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College for Kids

Current Classes

Enrolling is easy

  • PHONE – (231) 995-1700
  • MAIL or FAX – download a registration form (PDF) »
  • IN PERSON – come to Extended Education in the north wing at NMC University Center in Traverse City. Map & office hours »
  • Note: Online registration is temporarily suspended while we transition to a new software system for registering online.

2017 Summer kids Program

  • 175+ courses are offered each summer for ages 3-17
  • Get on the mailing list to receive the 2017 schedule of summer classes.
  • Remember to include your email if you would like to receive e-news updates about College for Kids.
  • College for Kids summer program runs June 19-August 11, 2017 (registration begins March 27).
  • Kids on Campus week is July 17-21. For this one week, students choosing both morning and afternoon classes may stay for lunch.
  • GRASP Reading & Math at-home program runs June 12-August 12 (registration begins in February).


  • Partial financial aid is available for families meeting low-income requirements — call (231) 995-1700 for a scholarship form. Awards typically cover half the cost of the class.
  • Enrich a child's life by donating to the College for Kids scholarship fund. Learn more »

Want to receive the summer catalog?

Summer 2017 classes will be available March 27. Get on the mailing list »

Include your email if you would like to receive e-news updates about College for Kids.


We are looking for energetic individuals to create and teach unique one-week classes. The program serves children ages 3 to 17, classes for preschool and lower elementary are preferred. Please read the program overview here. If you would like to teach a class, email a cover letter with your contact info, teaching experience, class ideas, and targeted age groups to Julie Doyal at jdoyal@nmc.edu anytime in December, but before January 6, 2017. Course proposals may be accepted after that date as needed.