Youth Programming

New! Summer Engineering Camp

EXPLORE ENGINEERING for High School Juniors & Seniors
Explore Engineering Brochure

Week long camp - June 23 to June 27, 2014, 9am-4pm
High School Students who successfully complete camp will earn one college credit.

  • Modeled after UW-Platteville's program, this one-week course is designed to help juniors and seniors gain a better understanding of the field of engineering
  • Site Visits to area firms, including Regal Ware, Signicast, Creative Design Network, and LacLawrann
  • Students will spend time with local engineers and then perform hands on experiments to further understanding
  • Instructor: Guy Campbell, a UW-Washington County and UW-Platteville Mechanical Engineering lecturer

New! Growing Entrepreneurs Summer Camp

 GROWING ENTREPRENEURS for High School Students (entering grades 9-12)

Thursday, July 10, 2014  9:30am-4:00pm
Cost $49 (includes lunch and program materials)
Growing Entrepreneurships - Summer Camp Brochure

Students will discover what it takes to start and operate a small business!
Camp Activities include:

  • Learn your entrepreneurship potential
  • Idea generation and innovation exercises
  • Round table discussions
  • Question/answer sessions with local entrepreneurs
  • Learn business plan components

Co-sponsored by UW-Washington County's Continuing Education Division and UW-Extension Washington County/4H Youth Development

Youth Theatre: Vaudeville

Performance Dates:

Saturday, April 26 7:00PM & Sunday, April  27 1:00PM

Tickets will be sold the day/time of the event or call 335-5200 to reserve your tickets.

Adults: $7,  Seniors/Children (12 & under): $5 

Moraine Youth Choir  

M.Y. Choir (ages 8 and up) requires no audition. This group focuses on discovering melody and rhythm through playing (flutophone) and singing, as well as on developing group choral skills. Each child receives his/her own flutophone.

M.Y. Barbershoppers (ages 12-18) are selected by audition. Focusing on 3- and 4-part harmony, they further develop group choral skills and vocal technique, discovering melody, rhythm, harmony and languages in the music of many different styles and places.

A place where you belong!  Discover and explore the powerful rhythms, moving melodies, and stunning harmonies of world music. MY Choir will focus on discovering melody and rhythm through playing (flutophone and drums) and singing, as well as on developing group choral skills together. MY Choir will further develop group choral skills and vocal technique as we discover melody, rhythm, and harmony in music of many styles from around the world. 

Fall dates coming soon.

Math Placement Test Prep Workshop

Have your math skills grown rusty? Are you anxious about getting a good score on the math placement test? If so, take the upcoming workshop. $139.00 and ten hours could save you four months!

Your math placement test measures your math skills and your score indicates at what level you start your college math. Placing in the appropriate college level course can save you time and money.

The workshop will cover decimals, fractions, percentages, integers, basic equations and basic geometry. The workshop is designed to ease math anxiety and help students feel more confident about taking the math placement test necessary to register for credit courses at college.

The Math Placement Test Prep Workshop is a non-credit class designed to help students optimize their success on the math placement test.

Summer dates coming soon!

Tuition: $139.00
Where: UW-WC, Professor Thapa

Math Placement Test Prep Workshop Registration

ACT Exam Preparation

This three-session course is designed to assist you in preparing for the ACT assessment   exam, and is just in time for the fall testing dates. Topics covered include test-taking strategies, English, Math, and Science. Students will also take a practice exam and receive the results in time to brush up before taking the ACT exam. Participants receive a 532 page study guide. Lunch on Saturday is included with tuition.

Spring Session ll

Monday, May 12   4:30pm-8:30pm English & Reading
Saturday, May 17  8:00am-2:30pm Math, Science, and General Information
Monday, May 19   4:30pm-8:30pm Optional Practice Exam

Tuition: $129.00


Washington County Youth Orchestra

Join us in playing the standard concert repertoire, such as Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Wagner, along with the not-so-standard, such as Video Games Live. Our concert in early May is open to the community.We also play at the UW-WC commencement in mid-May. We have several talented section coaches to lead our monthly sectional rehearsals. Middle and high school musicians are welcome to audition. Contact Dan Ackley at 414-573-7101 to schedule an audition or get more information.WCYO is under the direction of Dr. Daniel Ackley, a member of the UW-WC Music Department, where he has taught since 1994.

Dates: Saturdays, September 14- May 3
Rehearsal Times: 9:30am-11:30am
Spring Concert Date: Sunday, May 4, 3:00pm
Cost: $125.00
Location: UW-WC 

Washington County Youth Orchestra Registration