In addition to the listings below offering a wide variety of enrichment classes, workshops and summer programs for children, teens and adults in New Jersey, see Education Services and other Enrichment categories for specific interests.
Community adult schools offer a wide variety of interesting courses and workshops for personal enrichment and growth. Brochures are typically mailed to area residents prior to registration in Sept. and Jan. or available online. College prep, study skills classes, and enrichment classes for kids may also be offered.
• The Adult School
Classes in Chatham, Madison, Florham Park, Basking Ridge,
Warren and Westfield. Online classes through Ed2Go.
• County College of Morris Enrichment
214 Center Grove Rd., Randolph
• Jointure Child Enrichment & Adult Education
• Middlesex Community School
• Montclair Adult School
Department of the Montclair Public Library
• Morris Community School
• Morris Hills School of Adult and Continuing Education
• Raritan Valley Community College
• South Orange Maplewood Adult School
• Union County College Continuing Education
The Baird Visual and Performing Arts
The Baird, 5 Mead St., South Orange, 973-378-7754. Year round cultural programs include art, dance, theater and music for adults and children starting at 2 1⁄2 yrs. old.
County College of Morris College for Kids & Teens
County College of Morris, 214 Center Grove Rd., Randolph, 973-328-5070. Technology, art and SAT prep classes are offered fall and spring semesters for children and teens. Summer programs are also offered.
317 George St., New Brunswick, 732-690-7991. Accelerated academic enrichment in science, engineering, computer science, math and language arts. Class placement based on demonstrated academic achievement which allows students to study advanced topics with mental peers, providing them with a unique opportunity to develop lifelong friendships with other children close to their age who share similar interests.
Madison Community House Classes
Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave., Madison, 973-377-0244. Classes and one-day workshops offered after school Sept.-May in cooking, arts and crafts, dance, music and science.
Middletown Arts Center
36 Church St., Middletown, 732-706-4100. Children, teen and adult classes in art, music, dance and theatre; birthday parties; summer arts camps.
Newark Museum Classes
Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark, 973-596-6637. Classes for ages 3 to 14 and adults are inspired by the museum's galleries of art and science.
Raritan Valley Community College Youth Programs
Rt. 28 & Lamington Rd., North Branch, 908-526-1200, ext. 8404. Year round classes for ages 6-17 in computers, academics, enrichment, visual and performing arts, sciences, job skills, study skills, exam prep, sports and fitness. Daytime classes for homeschooled children.
Union County College
1033 Springfield Ave., Cranford, NJ 07016, 908-709-7600. Academic and leisure enrichment classes for ages 11-18, SAT prep and adult enrichment.