Youth Programs

We have a variety of programs to keep your youngster busy. Below is a list of classes and other programs designed especially for youth. Looking for something specific, contact us at 501.450.3118 or outreach@uca.edu.

Cake Decorating for Kids

Due to its popularity last year, we decided to bring this class back as well. Kids will join Patti Stobaugh, owner of Patticakes Bakery, in decorating a 6" round cake for Mother's Day. Patti will share techniques such as how to use Russian tips to make cool flowers and also use edible plaques for kids to write a note to mom. This evening will be a special experience for kids and a sweet treat for mom!

Regular Fee: $20

Fri, May 11 -

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hands-on class

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Cubs in the Kitchen: Bunny Hop Brunch II

In this class, cubs will create an easy Easter Brunch casserole and Spring Confetti bars that will impress all of their friends and family. Also, Tiffany will have a special Easter Brunch drink for cubs to make on their own. Hop on in for a good time!

Regular Fee: $40

Sat, March 10 -

9:30 am - 11:30 am
Hands-on class, ages 7-12

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Tiffany Block

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Cubs in the Kitchen: Chocolate Wonderland

Chefs will be in a chocolate wonderland for 3 hours! Cubs, ages 7-12, will get the opportunity to incorporate the use of chocolate in savory and sweet dishes. There is one prerequisite for this class. You must love chocolate!!!

Regular Fee: $35

Wed, July 11 -

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hands-on class, ages 7-12

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Tiffany Block

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Cubs in the Kitchen: Cooking from the Heart

Food is love....food is ART. In this class, young chefs will explore their creative sides while preparing several varieties of edible art. They'll never look at food the same way when you allow them to cook from the heart. This class is open to junior chefs between the ages of 7-12. Let your cubs come out of culinary hibernation to sharpen their culinary skills and develop their creativity!

Regular Fee: $35

Sat, February 17 -

9:30 am - 11:30 am
Hands-on class, ages 7-12

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Tiffany Block

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Cubs in the Kitchen: Cooking from the Heart – Toddler Edition

Food is love....food is ART. In this class, the little chefs will have the opportunity to explore their creative sides while preparing several varieties of edible art. They'll never look at food the same way when you allow them to cook from the heart. This class is intended for toddlers ages 3-6 to work alongside their favorite grownup. Allow your child's creative side to bud and develop as they also get to enjoy tasty treats!

Regular Fee: $35

Sat, April 28 -

9:30 am - 11:30 am
Hands-on class, ages 3-6

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Tiffany Block

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Cubs in the Kitchen – Culinary Camp

This three-day culinary camp for kids ages 8-12 years old is back by popular demand! Junior chefs will work in small groups to prepare a dish that will incorporate a surprise atypical food ingredient. Each day of the camp, chefs will explore a different cooking focus resulting in an exciting culinary experience. Day 1: Appetizers with a surprise ingredient Day 2: Entrée with a surprise ingredient Day 3: Desserts with a surprise ingredient This three-day "chopped junior" style camp will teach young chefs cooking skills that are sure to tap into their creative talents. In addition to being exposed to a "surprise' food ingredient each day, chefs will also take a closer look at the food items and how to incorporate them into meals at home. Note: The 2018 camp will be a repeat of the 2017 camp program & menus.

Regular Fee: $125

Tues, Wed, Thurs, June 26 - June 28

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hands-on camp, ages 8-12

Location: UCA Downtown

Instructor: Tiffany Block

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Family Lego Day at UCA

This is our most popular class for kids! Kids build cars, trucks, landmarks and unique creations with Lego. Kids will receive tips for future Lego builds, learn Lego trivia and have a chance to win Lego prizes! They will also learn the basic steps in making a Lego movie using licensed Lego software. Parents or guardians must be present. Kids will receive a Lego kit and minifigure.

Regular Fee: $65

Sat, April 14 -

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This class is eligible for the Community Education 50% discount for UCA faculty, staff, students, retirees and paid UCA Alumni Association members. AGES 5+

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Infant and Toddler Safety

You can never be too safe when you have little ones around the house. This class will cover important safety issues such as safe newborn sleeping, child passenger safety restraint, choking prevention and more for the newborn up to age 4.

Regular Fee: FREE

Sat, March 10 -

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
One-Day Class

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UCA Cub Fit Camp

UCA Cub Fit Camp invites rising 4th and 5th graders to campus for a dynamic daily schedule of activities related to health and wellness. Kids will: learn about Arkansas agriculture at the mobile farm, chill out with yoga workshops, learn how fruits and vegetables can keep you from getting sick, splash around in the HPER Center pool and much more! Family members are also invited to see the campers present what they have learned on the final afternoon of camp.

Regular Fee: $100

Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, July 23 - July 27

8:30 am - 4:00 pm
For more information, please visit this page: uca.edu/outreach/cubfit

Location: Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center

Instructor: Various health and wellness professionals

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