Moraine Valley Community College || Valley Learning Center for Children and Teens

Imagination required for the eFun Exploration Academy

Students create an assortment of art forms in the 3-D Fun with Clay class.

Working with partners is fun in the Minecraft Makeabot classes!

From cartooning to sewing, learning is fun at the Valley Learning Center.

Students build and program LEGO robots to solve Minecraft-inspired challenges.

Youth ages 8 and up learned to sew a new outfit.

Kids are busy making fun projects in the Return of the Dinosaurs class.

“The class was a lot of work, but it was fun.” Jacob, 8

“Building robots is awesome.” Justin, 11


Valley Learning Center

Summer School Programs for Children and Teens
Keep your kids busy this summer doing something they will enjoy while learning something.

eFun Stem Academy
The Academy challenges students with authentic, hands-on explorations.


“My favorite part of the reading class is that we got to read a different story each day. Some of them were fables. Then we talked about them after we finished and I really liked that part. This was more fun than regular school because I made new friends and was learning.”
McKenna, 10

Summer 2015 schedule online now!

  • Click on "Class Schedule"
  • Click on "Click here to Begin"
  • Click on Search, Register and Pay for non-credit classes
  • Click on Topic Code, select the Youth category

And then follow the steps to search classes, register and pay.
You also can register your child by calling (708) 974-2110 (TTY 711) or in person in the Registration Office in Building S.

At Moraine Valley, fun and learning go together! Your kids and teenagers can pursue their unique interests in classes created just for them.

Technology-minded kids can master the latest software. Future scientists can study chemistry or learn about space. Artistic children can attend theater workshops, play musical instruments, or learn to paint. Young athletes will improve their abilities at our fast-paced sports camps.

We also offer academic help for kids to improve their reading, math, and writing skills without the stress of grades or homework. State-certified instructors teach all of our academic courses, so you can feel confident about the education your child receives.

eFun STEM Academy

eFun STEM Academy excites students about science and technology. Classes include Lego programming, movie making, game making, and Android app programming.

eFun STEM Academy challenges students with authentic, hands-on explorations.

No prior Lego or programming experience is required. Students are taught everything they need to know during class. Students will work in teams of two. Friends are welcome to sign up together and can be partners.

Four ways to register

(708) 974-2110
TTY 711)
In Person
Registration Office, Building S

“Click Here,” then “Search, Register and Pay for Noncredit classes.” In section called “Topic Code”, click on drop-down menu and select appropriate "Youth" topic.

Parental Responsibilities

Parents or guardians should drop off the children no more than 10 minutes before a class begins and picked up promptly at the classroom no earlier than 10 minutes before a class ends. Children are not to be left unattended on campus.

Please feel free to contact us at (708) 974-5735 or come to the CCCE office in Room T904 in the Center for Contemporary Technology (Building T).

We reserve the right to dismiss students who are unable or unwilling to conform to an instructor's rules. These programs are not designed to provide assistance for children with severe learning disabilities, emotional or behavioral problems, or delayed cognitive development. Parents are advised to consult with their local school personnel or their pediatrician for special assistance.

Cancellation Policy

It is the parent's responsibility to drop a child's course at least three calendar days (9 a.m.-5 p.m.) prior to the start of the class to receive a full refund. Classes dropped less than three days before the start of the class will receive no refund. No-shows do not constitute a cancellation. No credit may be used toward another section for missed classes.