Classes and Workshops
How old do I need to be to take a class?
Cabrillo Extension classes are for students 18 and older unless otherwise noted.
How do I register?
Registration is easy with our online registration portal. Or, scroll to the bottom of this page for all registration options.
Camps for Kids Ages 5-18
The Cabrillo Extension Summer Youth Program is an important part of our commitment to help meet the community’s needs. Our camps provide a safe and engaging environment for children to explore and grow. Join us for a summer full of active, fun-filled, diverse, high-quality camps for developing young brains and bodies.
Creative Classes by Expert Artists
Cabrillo Arts is a reflection of the creative community that is Santa Cruz. Through hands-on classes and workshops students enjoy expert instruction, access to cutting-edge equipment and state-of-the-art facilities, and the opportunity to collaborate and connect with their community.
For Writers of all Levels
What is your story? In these classes, you'll find everything you need to delve deeper into the written word - whether you want to explore your favorite authors, write for yourself, or get your foot in the door as a professional writer.
Cooking Skills for Personal Use
Join Cabrillo Culinary faculty and other expert chefs as you learn new recipes and skills! These classes cover a broad range of savory, sweet, nutritious, and delicious foods, presented in short, easy-to-digest workshops.
Focused on Caring for Yourself
Take care of your body and mind! Health and wellness workshops can help you conquer everyday stress, get in touch with yourself, and learn the art of creating handmade products that you can enjoy in your everyday life.
Home Improvement, Gardening, and More
Turn your house or living space into your dream home! Find everything from the basics of gardening, to becoming a beekeeper, to remodeling your kitchen, bathroom, or whole house in these classes.
Workshops to Take You Outside
Explore the beauty of Santa Cruz County and beyond! These workshops encourage you to go outside through hikes and nature walks, or prepare you to plan your own getaway.
Meet Your Professional Goals
Looking to build new skills or looking for a new career path? Build your professional skills and meet your workplace goals this autumn with courses in human skills, customer service, notary, and more.
For anyone looking to learn to ride or improve their skills
Take the only California Motorcycle Safety Program approved class in Santa Cruz County!
If you struggle with finding time to go to school, our not-for-credit online classes are here to help you study and learn at home, in the office, and at convenient times that always work with your schedule. Most classes are only $108 for a six week course.
Note: A separate log in is required to access fully online classes.
Registration is Easy!
- Create or log in to your Extension profile - no college application required!
- Find your class(es) and add to your cart
- Click "Checkout" to complete your payment by Visa or Mastercard
The Extension team is available by phone Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm
6500 Soquel Dr., Building 2100A
Aptos, CA 95003