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After School & School Vacation Week Programming


To enroll for After School and School Vacation Week Programming call 1-800-818-3434 to register.
YTH courses are not eligible for Commonwealth of Mass. employee tuition waivers.
Rise Up! Girl Empowerment
This workshop will help to emphasize girl's concepts of self-confidence, inner strength and helps awaken them to their own personal brand of leadership. Tweens will experience an empowering yoga class, group sharing, connection, and creative expression. Girls will create a personal manifesto, personally created aromatherapy mist, affirmation cards, instant comfort box and will take home an INSPIRE journal and swag bag. This class is for young ladies ages 12-16. This class has a $25 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class via cash or check. Make check payable to Sharon Marrama. (2 hours) $50

11/02               2:00pm - 5:00pm                   S                B                     MARRAMA
YTH 743 30             17557                         BH 002
Secure the Bag: Professional Development for High School Students
This hybrid course is designed to educate and engage high school students on a pathway for professional development while still in high school. Students will learn how their professional attire can have an impact on their daily networking. Topics to be discussed include: Awareness, Social Capital, Self-Management, Relationship Skills & Decision Making and Entrepreneurship. A materials fee of $25 is required and payable at the first class via cash or check. There are three required on campus meetings for this hybrid course: Tuesday, October 8th, 22nd and November 12th from 5pm-6:30pm. This course is taught in partnership with Michael James Moise, Chief Executive Office of Organic Gentlemen: Image Consulting Firm and MCC Alumni. (10.5 Hours) $125
10/08 - 11/12                5:00pm - 6:30pm             T                L                    Organic Gentleman
YTH 766 80                        17961                         LC 207

Youth Ensemble
YTH 768 80   18023    S     Academic Arts Center, Lowell     10am-12pm     Orlando Cela
The ensemble will prepare music from standard repertoire, and during rehearsals will learn about the historical context and importance of the works, the structure, and the lives of the composers. At least one concert will be produced at the end of the semester. This class is for students between the ages of 15-17 ½ (high school juniors and seniors) and are invited to audition with the instrument of their choice. Students will be placed according to their level and age. (30 hours) $300
Prerequisite: Youth should play an orchestral string or woodwind instrument, and be involved with their school music programs and/or have private lessons. Must bring your own instrument in working order. Early-intermediate level or above. Please prepare two short selections of contrasting styles and speeds, no more than 5 minutes total. Auditions take place Saturday, September 21 and rehearsals begin September 28. Upon completion of registration please request an audition time by contacting Orlando Cela at
Flute Ensemble
PER 943 80    18024    S     Academic Arts Center, Lowell    2pm-4pm    Orlando Cela
Flute players 18 years or older are invited to audition. Participants will be rotated and are welcome to use any auxiliary flutes they may have. Works will comprise of a wide variety of original works, plus arrangements specially written for the ensemble. Prerequisite: Participants should be ready to demonstrate proficiency playing in regular concert flute; ability to play in auxiliary flute (alto, bass) very desirable. Please prepare two contrasting selections demonstrating candidate's best playing ability, no more than 5 minutes. Auditions take place, Saturday, September 21 and rehearsals begin September 28. Upon completion of registration please request an audition time by contacting Orlando Cela at (30 hours) $300 
**These courses will take place at the Richard and Nancy Donahue Family Academic Arts Center, 240 Central Street, Lowell, MA 01852** This course is not eligible for tuition waivers.


Last Modified: 9/18/19