College For Kids returns for the Summer of 2024 on the Saddleback College Campus. Give your kiddo the opportunity to experience college life in-person here at Saddleback!

Students can develop their own individualized class schedules, and choose from a wide variety of options including outdoor sports, art, coding, science, academics, and so much more!

Programs are available for youth ages 5 to 17. Daily schedule options include four different class times: before care, supervised lunch bunch, and after care! This year, students will have the opportunity to enroll in a full day of classes including before care supervised lunch bunch and after care.

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Explore our re-imagined summer programs for youth ages 5 to 17!

College for Kids has run on the Saddleback College Campus for over 50 years and offers kids the opportunity to experience what college life is like. Students can develop their own individual class schedules from a wide variety of options including, but not limited to, academic enrichment, outdoor sports, art, music, STEM, and more!

2024 Schedule

June 17 – August 1, 2024
    2-Week Programs, Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Session Dates
Session 1 June 17 - June 27, 2024
Session 2 July 8 - July 18, 2024
Session 3 July 22 - August 1, 2024

NOTE: No class on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 in observance of Federal Holiday, Juneteenth. No classes in session during the week of July 4, 2024.

Daily Schedule

Early Care 8  - 9 a.m.
Block 1 9  – 10:30 a.m.
Block 2 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Lunch Bunch 12:15 - 1 p.m.
Block 3 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Block 4 2:45 - 4:15 p.m.
After Care 4:15 - 5 p.m.

Cancellation Policy

  • To withdraw from a class or event, please call our office at least three (3) full business days before the start date.    
  • An electronic voucher for the amount will remain on your account for one (1) year.    
  • There are no refunds when you withdraw from a class or event. Material fees are not refundable.  
  • Missed classes are NOT eligible for reimbursement.    
  • No make-up classes or refunds for biological accidents or acts of nature. 

Stay tuned - College For Kids Year-Round is in development! 

Give your student The EDGE to help them develop skills and knowledge transferable to immediate scholastic accomplishments.

As part of our ongoing partnership with Capistrano Unified School District, Saddleback Community Education has revised its College For Kids summer academics program to closely align and support the Core Curriculum taught during the school year at middle and high schools.

The EDGE, a Saddleback College Community Education program, offers classes of academic enhancement in a high-interest student learning environment. Teachers empower students through exciting activities, academic rigor, and creative lessons. The EDGE equips students with the essential confidence and skills to achieve their full potential.

Session Schedule

Session Dates
Session 3 July 22 - August 1, 2024


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Propose A Program

Interested in teaching your own College for Kids Enrichment program? Have a special hobby, passion, or skill you’d like to share? Click here to submit a program proposal