Youth Classes

Program Description

Scholarship Writing Workshop
Instructor: M. Dickinson

Prerequisite: Junior or Senior in High School or Students Transferring to a 4-Year College

Learn how not to pay full price for college at this afternoon workshop.  Discover what scholarship committees are looking for by discussing tips and strategies for highlighting your unique strengths.  This workshop will assist you in writing a personal statement, creating an academic résumé and help you know who, as well as how, to ask for letters of recommendation.

1 Friday                 Feb. 15                            1:30 – 5:00 p.m.
CRN 11307           Bldg. 3 – Rm. 311              Fee $5


Dining Etiquette
Instructor: S. Godke

Prerequisite: Ages 14 and up

First impressions are VITAL! Whether you are on a date, college visit or social gathering, you need to know dining etiquette. Join us for a five-course meal in the private dining room as the talented Chef Stephanie Godke reviews proper dining etiquette.

1 Wednesday         Feb. 20                            6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
CRN 11296           The Cellar                       Fee $30
(Last day to receive a refund: Feb. 12)

The Cellar, 1375 State Street, Geneseo, IL


Babysitting Clinic
Instructor: L. Carey

Prerequisite: Ages 11 – 16 

This clinic will teach students the responsibilities of a babysitter, what parents expect, how to handle emergencies, caring for and handling infants and young children, feeding techniques and diapering, age-appropriate toys and activities, tips for bedtime issues and much more! Students will learn basic first aid and how to handle emergencies that arise such as injuries, illnesses and household accidents. As babysitting will be many students’ first job, interviewing also will be reviewed. Preregistration is required. Sorry, walk-ins are not allowed. Students need to bring their own sack lunch and snack. Certificate will be awarded upon completion.

1 Saturday              Apr. 13                            9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CRN 11309           Outreach – Rm. 406          Fee $55

1 Saturday              Apr. 27                            9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CRN 11310           Kewanee – CEC                Fee $55