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; MC=Thornley Campus (formerly Main Campus); MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus

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

College Prep

SAT/ACT Prep: Math (Ages 13-17)

Boost your confidence in taking the ACT and SAT. Learn creative strategies that work and ease your test stress by practicing skills in operations and numbers, algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, data analysis, statistics and probability. Book included

XDTU-883 8460 Oct. 27-Nov. 10 Sa 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $199 MC

 

SAT/ACT Prep: Reading and Writing (Ages 13-17)

Want to raise your reading scores or improve on essay writing for the ACT or SAT? Untimed warm-up activities followed by a timed, SAT/ACT practice test gets you ready for the real test. Get individual suggestions and instruction on essays written during class. Book included

XDTU-882 8461 Sept. 29-Oct. 13 Sa 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $199 MC


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Computer Technology

Code Breakers (Ages 7-17)

Whether you’re a beginner coder or eager to learn new tricks, this class taps into your creativity to grow a solid foundation for web development. Practice coding languages like JavaScript, CSS, HTML and Python to create websites, video games and more.

XDKC-502 8443 Oct. 20 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $39 MC

 

Coding with Raspberry Pi (Ages 11-17)

From your smartphone to your TV, nearly all technology created in the 21st century is built with circuits. In this three-week class, learn the foundations of programming to create a functional circuit using the Raspberry Pi, a small, versatile, single-board computer. Continue using Raspberry Pi to program your own creations at home! Raspberry Pi is available for purchase at $89 or students may bring their own.

XDTU-638 8504 Oct. 27-Nov. 10 Sa 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $100 MC

 

Gamestar Mechanic (Ages 7-17)

Design your own video game. Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to create amazing aesthetics and storylines. Grow technical and digital literacy skills and learn how video games shape competitive and collaborative social interactions.

XDKC-646 8449 Oct. 13 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $39 MC

 

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 creative invention and mechanical skills to engineer complex works of machinery.

XDKC-647 8456 Oct. 6 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $39 MC



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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Creative Arts

Art and Soul Theater Day (Ages 12-17)

Enjoy a day of theater games, skits and even some improvisation in a relaxed setting. Participate in a mini performance at the end of the day.

XDTU-557 8436 Oct. 27 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $59 MC

 

Spectacular Soap and Candle Making (Ages 9-17)

Learn the art and craft of making soy candles and homemade, natural artisan soaps. Make your own candles and delicious-smelling bars of high-quality soap to take home.

XDKC-644 8463 Nov. 3 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $49 MC

 

Sweetgrass Creations (for 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 key to take home. Registration is good for one craft item for an adult and child to create together or one single adult may register. Materials provided

XDKC-636 8465 Oct. 6 Sa 10 a.m.-noon $55 MC

XDKC-636 8466 Nov. 17 Sa 10 a.m.-noon $55 MC

 

Woodworking: Hanging Wall Art (for Kids and Adults)

Learn how to cut, drill, sand, paint or stain wood with a soldering iron as you make a custom wall hanging. Create a work of art to last a lifetime, along with the memory you make with your child. Registration includes one craft project for an adult and child to create together. Materials provided

XDKC-658 8469 Nov. 3 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $65 MC

 

Woodworking: Holiday Ornaments (for Kids and Adults)

Using paint, soldering irons and other woodworking tools, design a keepsake wooden ornament for your tree or home. Give as a special gift or keep the ornament as a memento of the fun activity shared with your child. Registration includes one craft project for an adult and child to create together. Materials provided

XDKC-659 8474 Nov. 10 Sa 9-11 a.m. $55 MC


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Culinary, Baking and Pastry

Cheese Making Mania (Ages 7-17)

Learn the art of cheese making while enjoying the “fruits” of your labor. Try your fresh-made cheese paired with a variety of crackers and fruits. Take the rest home to add a delectable flavor to your family dinner.

XDKC-652 8439 Oct. 27 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $65 MC

 

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 8446 Sept. 8 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 MC

 

Fabulous Friendsgiving Feast (for Kids and Adults)

Gather ‘round the table with your family and friends to learn how to cook the best Thanksgiving-inspired 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 8447 Nov. 17 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $65 MC

 

Gingerbread Houses (for 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. For $20, you can purchase an additional kit that includes four gingerbread figures, a cookie Christmas tree and snowman, icing piping bag and assorted candies. Registration is good for one gingerbread house for an adult and child to decorate together or one single adult may register.

XDKC-627 8450 Dec. 1 Sa 10-11:30 a.m. $75 MC

XDKC-627 8451 Dec. 1 Sa noon-1:30 p.m. $75 MC

XDKC-627 8452 Dec. 1 Sa 2-3:30 p.m. $75 MC

 

Holiday Cookie Decorating (for Kids and Adults)

Come decorate cookies without the setup and cleanup! Sip on hot chocolate while trimming and garnishing holiday-shaped gingerbread and sugar cookies. Make your own white or dark chocolate peppermint bark to enjoy at home or give as a gift. Registration is good for two dozen cookies and a batch of peppermint bark for an adult and child to decorate together, or one single adult may register.

XDKC-654 8453 Dec. 8 Sa 9-11:30 a.m. $65 MC

XDKC-654 8454 Dec. 8 Sa 12:30-3 p.m. $65 MC

 

Make Your Own Sushi (Ages 7-17)

Why go out for sushi when you can make it at home? Learn how to cook and season rice and watch how to select and properly cut sashimi. Practice rolling the ingredients like a professional sushi chef! Cooked imitation options are available to appeal to a variety of tastes and dietary needs.

XDKC-655 8455 Sept. 29 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $65 MC

 

Pasta Party (Ages 7-17)

Fresh pasta is the start to every great Italian dinner. Learn simple, fresh and delicious pasta recipes. Try your hand at classics like angel hair, fettuccini and ravioli. Bring your newfound pasta-molding skills back home to add a spark of Italian flavor to your family’s kitchen table.

XDKC-656 8457 Nov. 10 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $59 MC

 

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 all about pâte à choux.

XDKC-630 8458 Sept. 15 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 MC

 

Pies, Cobblers and Crisps (Ages 7-17)

Try delicious desserts made the American way. Learn to bake scrumptious and delightful homestyle treats. Create mouthwatering fillings and decorative crusts to impress anyone, even your grandmother!

XDTU-600 8462 Nov. 3 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 MC

 

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 will help you recreate a special and scrumptious pizza night at home.

XDKC-657 8459 Sept. 22 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $59 MC

 

Spooktacular Halloween Treats (Ages 7-17)

Come out for a spooky lineup of delicious and silly Halloween treats! Create and decorate creepy cupcakes, marshmallow bones and Halloween blondies.

XDKC-620 8464 Oct. 20 Sa 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65 MC

 

Halloween Fun Day Bundle. Make a day of it! Register for both Spooktacular Halloween Treats and CSI Investigator: Halloween Whodunnit? And receive a 10 percent discount on both classes.


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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? Knowing sign language helps you connect with more people. Did you know that even babies can use sign language? Learn how to sign by practicing the alphabet, playing games and singing songs.

XDKC-590 8433 Oct. 6 Sa 9 a.m.-noon $35 MC


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Math and Science

CSI Investigator: Halloween Whodunnit? (Ages 7-17)

Join us for a Halloween-themed fantasy murder mystery as we use investigative skills to reveal “whodunnit.” Learn about forensic science and how to find and use physical evidence like fingerprints, impression evidence, hair and fiber evidence and chromatography. Activities are leveled to appeal to a variety of ages.

XDKC-593 8444 Oct. 20 Sa 1-5 p.m. $65 MC

 

Halloween Fun Day Bundle. Make a day of it! Register for both Spooktacular Halloween Treats and CSI Investigator: Halloween Whodunnit? And receive a 10 percent discount on both classes.


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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Nature and Outdoors

Fishing FUNdamentals (Ages 12-17)

Ever wanted to try out fishing but needed a place to start? Learn the basics of fresh and saltwater sport fishing including equipment, knot tying, bait, licenses, boating regulations and safety, as well as Lowcountry fish identification. Practice your new skills in Trident Tech’s very own fishing pond!

XDTU-637 8448 Oct. 13 Sa 8-11 a.m. $65 MC

 

Wilderness Survival Training (Ages 12-17)

Learn the lost secrets of outdoor survival such as prepping, tools and gear, outdoor cookery, first aid, how to find food and water, bushcraft, fire starting, navigation and emergency weather preparedness. This class is perfect for hikers, backpackers, nature enthusiasts and anyone heading for the great outdoors.

XDTU-588 8468 Nov. 10 Sa 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $65 MC



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Spring Break Camps

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Young Professionals

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