Give your kids a fun & meaningful summer.
What is Discover YOUniversity?
Discover YOUniversity is a workshop based summer program for kids ages 6 to 13 years old. Kids select one exciting workshop and spend each evening learning from experienced adult instructors. All of the workshops are designed to be fun, hands-on and engaging whether kids are just beginning or already experienced.
Check-in is at 5:45pm and workshops run from 6:00-8:30pm each night. Workshops break in the middle for a 35 minute Large Group session during which we have games, music, videos and present a story from the Bible.
See below for a complete list of workshops.
Kickin' It with Chloe
Ages 6-13 Class Limit 12
Students will be learning the fundamentals of the game of soccer, as well as the techniques of passing, dribbling, shooting and defense. It is an opportunity for both experienced and not, to hone their skills or learn new ones!
Teacher | Chloe Edwards
Chloe Edwards has worked at the Santa Clarita Soccer Center for three years. She teaches kids from ages 1-16 years old the basic skills of soccer and helps coach the Soccer Center's youth indoor league. She is currently a freshman at Cal State University of Northridge where she is a member of the Women's Soccer team. She loves soccer and it is one of her favorite things to watch and help children fall in love with the sport as well.
Ages 6-13 Class Limit 20
Training to fight courageously in the arenas of Patience, Discipline and Self-Control.
Teacher | Lynn Murphy
Lynn has been studying martial arts for the past 18 years. She has a first degree black belt in Kung Fu, and a third degree black belt in Taekwondo. She has trained in Tai Chi and Krav Maga as well.
It's Time to Cheer
Ages 7-10 Class Limit 10
Kids will learn cheers, jumps, and easy stunts. Come cheer with us!
Teacher | Danielle Gallegos
Danielle cheered for 6 years, including all through out high school and did gymnastics. She also loves to teach kids about cheerleading.
Ages 9-13 Class Limit 8
We will learn the basics of riding, balance, safety and beginner tricks! A limited number of skateboards will be available to borrow. If you have your own please bring it.
Note: ALL skaters are required to bring and wear their own helmet.
Teacher | Jeremiah Bergman
Jeremiah has been skating along with other board sports for nearly 10 years. He teaches surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding.
Ages 8-13 Class Limit 30
Students will learn the fundamentals of the team sword fighting martial art Evach Lahak. Foam swords and safety glasses will be provided for class use.
Teacher | Jeremy Meagher
Jeremy has studied Evach Lahak for over 20 years. He leads the local field for the Sword of the Spirit Christian Ministires.
Ages 7-13 Class Limit 15
Discover how to paint using watercolors and acrylics. We will explore the color wheel, and then dive into color theory by creating a beautiful landscape. After our excursion with landscape, we'll travel over to acrylics and using an image transfer technique that you're bound to fall in love with.
Teacher | Dan Nickels
Dan has been a high school art teacher for the past 15 years. He graduated with a degree in graphic design and art education from Southeast Missouri State University. When he's not making things, he loves to mountain bike, go on adventure trips, and hang out with his awesome family..
Ages 6-7 Class Limit 14
What is your favorite hobby? If you are still learning that, this class is a great place to begin. You will be introduced to several creative hobbies from cooking, to crafting, and even sewing.
Teacher | Jennifer Gray
Jennifer was a preschool teacher for nearly 15 years. She loves working with young children and providing a safe, creative place for them to learn. She too, is a lover of all things crafty.
The Wizard of Oz
Ages 6-13 Class Limit 15
Come and enjoy all aspects of Theatre: auditions, costumes, props and acting. At the end of the week, we will perform a 10 minute rendition of "The Wizard of Oz" with a biblical message! Come and enjoy all aspects of Theatre!
Teacher | Carlotta Levy
Carlotta has been acting and directing for many years! You may have seen her in some of the productions at The Sanctuary. Currently she works as a realtor in Santa Clarita, known as the Duchess of Real Estate.
Learn to Cook Italian
Ages 8-13 Class Limit 16
Learn to be a chef! Cook with healthy ingredients and create fun foods like pizza, meatball sandwiches, and more.
Teacher | Sherry Chirillo
“Mrs. C” born into an Italian family, has been teaching healthy Italian cooking for the past eight years. You will learn how to take simple, fresh ingredients and make them into delicious meals for your family and friends.
Pop, Fizz, Fly Hands-on Science
Ages 9-13 Class Limit 15
Things will pop, fizz, and fly in this hands-on workshop as students explore the science of flight, water, eggs and more.
Teacher | Laura Fischer
Laura is a curious person who LOVES learning, especially about science. She taught hands-on science classes for years and loves helping students develop a love of science.
Ages 9-13 Class Limit 8
Come learn the practical skill of sewing by making projects you can take home! Projects will be different than previous years. Previous experience is not necessary.
Sewing machines will be provided, however if you have one you are encouraged to bring your own.
Teacher | Mary Manning
Mrs. Manning has been sewing since the age of 10 years old.
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED. For late registration, please call our offices at (661) 252.7255 ext. 308
Classes are subject to change without prior notice. Any registrants for existing classes will be notified by DiscoverYOUniveristy staff.