Morning courses are taught by Cornell students with a hands-on approach to learning. Students enroll in one course for the week.
Healthy, kid-friendly meals and snacks, afternoon electives, swimming, bowling, and field trips will keep your Big Reds busy and active all day, while they make great new friends.
- Resident Big Reds participate in youth activities from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and also take part in supervised evening activities between 6:30 p.m. and bedtime (counselors are available to monitor dorm floors/rooms until 11 p.m.). They reside adjacent to parents in Court/Kay Hall or with parents at the Hilton Homewood Suites. See Housing for details.
- Commuter Big Reds attend from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Morning Courses for Big Reds
Youth program fees
The weekly residential program fee (per youngster, per week) covers tuition, housing, seventeen meals, and all morning, afternoon, and evening activities. It does not cover special instructional fees for some youth courses, as noted in the course listings. Children (other than teens) in on-campus programs reside adjacent to parents in Court/Kay Hall or with parents at the Hilton Homewood Suites.
*Reduced rates apply to the second and all additional children (after the first, oldest child) accompanying a registered adult in residence on campus.
**The weekly commuter rate for Li'l Bears, Tykes, Explorers, Big Reds, and Junior Cornellians includes the full program (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday), lunches, and snacks. The Commuter Teen rate includes the full program (8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday to Friday), lunches, snacks, and dinners.