Teen & adult courses

Teen & adult courses

Teen & adult courses

Adults and teens 16 yrs. and over

Teen Stop Motion
Join the world of stop motion creation as you and your team will use Lego and clay to sculpt, record, add voice-overs and produce your very own movie.
Wednesdays, April 8, 15, 22, 29 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. - $100

Street Photography

Street photography is a reflection of everyday life— real expressions of public places and spaces that people visit every day; the street where you live, the local flea market, the abandoned barn. In this course you will learn to take candid pictures of things that you don’t notice in your daily life. We will alternate shooting field trips and in-class critique sessions and each field trip will involve a new challenge to develop your skills and introduce you to new techniques. Monday April 6, 13, 20, 27  May 4, 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Backyard Farming

Growing your own fruits and vegetables close to home can be a relaxing and productive hobby that will tantalize your taste buds and calm any worries about food production. In this class, you’ll learn how to plan, prepare, plant and harvest your own vegetable garden for truly local produce. This hands-on workshop is held at Sentimental Farms. Saturday May 2 from 1 to 4 p.m.


If you have an interest in learning to forage for wild edible plants, join this one-day workshop. You will be introduced to some of the many edible plants found on the Niagara escarpment during the spring. This class will help you identify both edible and poisonous plants in the field, ethical wild crafting and proper harvesting techniques. Saturday May 23 from 1 to 4 p.m.



Spanish 101

Get ready for travel, an exchange, or your gap-year away…or just impress your friends next time you are out for tacos! Have fun in an informal and conversational setting. No experience needed.

Jan. 13 to Feb. 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.—$150

Social media mashup
Social media is changing the world and how people and organizations communicate, connect and engage. Learn how the power of facebook, twitter, instagram and linkedin can transform and amplify personal and professional relationships.

Jan. 26 to Feb 9 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.—$100

Artist studio
Are you creative … or wished you could explore that side of you? Experiment with new ways to express your artistic side through writing, drawing, photography and more. Each week will focus on a new talent and will encourage you to express your inner artist.

Jan. 26 to Mar. 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.—$150

Your digital edge
Through the use of the latest web tools you will create stunning create a stunning digital portfolio to expand and enhance your e-portfolio. Come learn how to best present your work both in person and online.

Jan. 13th to Feb. 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.—$150

 Photoshop workshop
Explore the concept and process of digital collage, manipulate and correct your digital images. Expand your digital horizons and stimulate creativity, beyond your imagination. Learn what the professionals know and create digital art using your own effects and personal brushes.
Saturday February 28th from 9am to 4pm - $100 +txInDesign workshop
Learn how to make your print media work as you design and create cost-effective, professional-looking newsletters, brochures, cards, flyers, and posters in this fun and interactive course. Learn the tricks of the trade and much more from a professional graphic designer.
Saturday March 7th from 9am to 4pm - $100 +tx


YU YOUTH LEADERS - New for Summer 2015!

We have designed these special interest workshops to build knowledge in a friendly, supportive and enjoyable environment. Special Interest Programs take place on campus in the evening or on weekends and have various costs. Registration is open up to one week before the workshops begin but you are best to sign-up early as they often sell-out!

 Note: If you have registered with Youth University before you can login using your existing account.


Cancellation by phone or in writing must be received at least seven days prior to the published course start date. Cancellation requests received before the seven-day deadline will result in fees being refunded, less a $20 administration fee per course. We regret that no refund is available when a cancellation is recieved after the seven-day deadline.















Summer camp registration is OPEN!
June 29, 2015 - 10:30am - September 4, 2015 - 5:30pm

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