Teen University

Young females working in a kitchen with a female chef

Eager to embark on the next part of your educational journey? Let TTC be your guide.

Are you getting ready to enter high school? Or maybe you're already applying to college? TTC offers classes, spring break camps and summer camps especially for teens through its Teen University program to help prepare you to take the next step towards educational success. 


 

Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

College Prep

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Computer Technology

App Design (Ages 7-17)
Build your own mobile app game to play on your Android or iOS device. Practice computational thinking skills including level design, if-then statements, variables, gameplay mechanics, troubleshooting, debugging and enhancing the gamer experience.

XDKC-811 11194 App Design (Ages 7-17) Oct. 19 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $39 TC 

 

Gamestar Mechanic (Ages 7-17)
Design your own video game while using critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create amazing aesthetics and storylines in Gamestar Mechanic’s collaborative, competitive and socially-interactive environments.

XDKC-646 11167 Gamestar Mechanic (Ages 7-17) Oct. 12 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $39 TC

 

Minecraft (Ages 7-17)
This class is for Minecraft enthusiasts of all abilities! Find your inner artist as you create 2-D and 3-D landscapes, architectural structures and art designs. More experienced with the game? Hone your skills to engineer complex works of machinery.

XDKC-565 11157 Minecraft (Ages 7-17) Oct. 5 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $39 TC

 

 

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Creative Arts

Glass Fusion Art (Ages 7-17)
Create fantastic glass tiles and pieces of jewelry. You can make your favorite team’s emblem, light catchers for your window, wall hangings, ornaments, and gifts for family and friends.

XDKC-765 11217 Glass Fusion Art (Ages 7-17) Nov. 23 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $55 TC

 

Holiday Ornament 3-D Printing (Kids and Adults) NEW!
Learn to make a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model and create a unique holiday ornament. Note: Please bring an adult with you to class.

XART-536 12032 Holiday Ornament 3-D Printing (Kids and Adults) Dec. 14 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $79 TC

 

Sweetgrass Creations (Kids and Adults)
Learn the history and art of weaving beautiful sweetgrass creations unique to the Gullah people of the Lowcountry. With instruction from local artisan Jennifaye Singleton of Geechee Handmade Sweetgrass Baskets, make your own sweetgrass basket, ornament, or keychain to take home. Registration is good for one craft item for an adult and child to create together. Or, one single adult or child may register. Materials provided 

XDKC-636 11214 Sweetgrass Creations (Kids and Adults) Nov. 16 Sa 10 a.m.-noon $55 TC

 

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Culinary, Baking and Pastry

Asian Fusion Favorites (Ages 7-17)

Learn simple, healthy Asian cooking by trying your hand at a savory mix of international favorites like Chinese egg rolls, Korean bulgogi, Asian lettuce wraps, garlic fried rice and Filipino jelly rolls.

XDKC-759 11164 Asian Fusion Favorites (Ages 7-17) Oct. 5 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 TC

 

Best in Brunches (Ages 7-17)

Wake up your taste buds with some breakfast-inspired dishes. French toast sandwiches, egg cookery, biscuits and gravy and cereal milkshakes are just a few recipes that can turn breakfast up a notch.

XDKC-810 11213 Best in Brunches (Ages 7-17) Nov. 9 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 TC

 

Birthday Cake Spectacular (Ages 7-17)

What's a party without a cake? Celebrate someone special by baking a homemade treat. Get recipes, baking tips and decorating ideas for wow-worthy cakes.

XDKC-623 11153 Birthday Cake Spectacular (Ages 7-17) Sept. 28 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $65 TC

 

Cake Pops and Chocolate Candies (Ages 7-17)

Learn how to create different designs and flavors of cake pops for special occasions and homemade versions of famous chocolate candy bars and treats.

XDKC-807 11170 Cake Pops and Chocolate Candies (Ages 7-17) Oct. 12 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $65 TC

 

Culinary Boot Camp (Ages 7-17)

Practice basic chef skills by making soup and a salad dressing, cooking a gourmet macaroni and cheese pasta, and sautéing vegetables. Master knife skills, learn sanitation procedures and practice food handling processes used by professional chefs.

XDKC-612 11161 Culinary Boot Camp (Ages 7-17) Sept. 7 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 TC

 

Dip, Dunk, Delicious! (Ages 7-17)

Try simple, kid-friendly recipes for the whole family to enjoy. Make sweet and savory dips and sauces for your favorite snack foods. Prepare corn dogs and chicken nuggets along with honey mustard and a sweet and spicy banana ketchup, cheese dip with toasted pita points, and creamy green goddess sauce with vegetables. Finish your dip-and-dunk snack party with a delightful cannoli cheese dip.

XDKC-809 11212 Dip, Dunk, Delicious! (Ages 7-17) Nov. 2 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $59 TC

 

Fabulous Friendsgiving Feast (Kids and Adults)

Gather ‘round the table with your family and friends to learn how to cook the best Thanksgiving-inspired lean recipes. Gobble up sweet potato casserole bites, turkey pigs in a blanket, macaroni and cheese bites and ham wraps! Registration is good for one child and one adult; or, one adult may register.

XDKC-653 11215 Fabulous Friendsgiving Feast (Kids and Adults) Nov. 16 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $65 TC

 

Gingerbread Houses (Kids and Adults)

Join us for a traditional family favorite at Trident Technical College. Decorate your very own gingerbread house baked in the Culinary Institute of Charleston Bake Shop kitchens. From gumdrop chimneys and peppermint windows, to powdered sugar snow and licorice lattice, create your own winter wonderland to take home and admire through the holiday season. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate while you decorate. Registration is good for one gingerbread house for a child and adult to decorate together.

XDKC-627 11218 Gingerbread Houses (Kids and Adults) Dec. 7 Sa 10-11:30 a.m. $75 TC

XDKC-627 11220 Gingerbread Houses (Kids and Adults) Dec. 7 Sa noon-1:30 p.m. $75 TC

XDKC-627 11221 Gingerbread Houses (Kids and Adults) Dec. 7 Sa 2-3:30 p.m. $75 TC

 

Holiday Cookie Decorating (Kids and Adults)

Come decorate Thanksgiving and holiday cookies without the setup and cleanup! Sip on warm spiced cider while trimming and garnishing gingerbread and sugar cookies. Make your own pumpkin dark chocolate bark or autumn white chocolate bark to enjoy at home or give as a gift. Registration is good for two dozen cookies and a batch of bark for a child and adult to decorate together.

XDKC-654 11216 Holiday Cookie Decorating (Kids and Adults) Nov. 23 Sa 9-11 a.m. $65 TC

XDKC-654 11219 Holiday Cookie Decorating (Kids and Adults) Nov. 23 Sa noon-2 p.m. $65 TC

 

Pastry Boot Camp (Ages 7-17)

Learn techniques used in professional pastry kitchens including making the perfect tart dough, the secret to a silky, smooth chocolate ganache, the difference between stovetop and baked custards, and just what is “pate a choux?”

XDKC-630 11155 Pastry Boot Camp (Ages 7-17) Sept. 14 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 TC

 

Pizza Extravaganza (Ages 7-17)

Roll your hands in fresh pizza dough while learning the best-kept secrets to a great pizza party. Make traditional pizzas, breadsticks, calzones and cinnamon twists. Easy-to-follow recipes help you recreate a special and scrumptious pizza night at home!

XDKC-657 11151 Pizza Extravaganza (Ages 7-17) Sept. 21 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $59 TC

 

Spooktacular Halloween Treats (Ages 7-17)

Come out for a spooky lineup of delicious and silly Halloween treats. Create and decorate festive cupcakes, Frankenstein rice cereal treats, and Halloween cream cheese swirl brownies.

XDKC-620 11207 Spooktacular Halloween Treats (Ages 7-17) Oct. 26 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 TC

 

Taco Takeover! (Ages 7-17)

This taco class covers so much more than the toppings. Take over your family’s taco night by learning how to cook and season shrimp, beef and pork tacos. Make melt-in-your mouth queso dip, fajitas, a fancy taco salad and traditional Mexican rice and beans. Finish the meal with sweet churro cupcakes.

XDKC-808 11196 Taco Takeover! (Ages 7-17) Oct. 19 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $59 TC 

 

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Health and Fitness

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Leadership Skills

A Glimpse of Sign Language (Ages 7-17)
Do you have a family member or friend who is deaf or hard of hearing? Want to help others in your community? Learn how to sign by practicing the alphabet, playing games and singing songs.

XDKC-590 11152 A Glimpse of Sign Language (Ages 7-17) Sept. 28 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $39 TC


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Math and Science

CSI Investigator – Halloween Whodunnit? (Ages 7-17)
Learn about forensic science and how to find and use physical evidence like fingerprints, impression evidence, hair and fiber evidence and chromatography. Lighthearted mystery-solving activities are appropriately leveled for a variety of ages. 

XDKC-593 11211 CSI Investigator – Halloween Whodunnit? (Ages 7-17) Oct. 26 Sa 1-5 p.m. $65 TC

 

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Nature and Outdoors

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Spring Break Camps

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Young Professionals

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