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Intro to Electronic Navigation

$11

with Dave Field

Calendar Feb 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this 5-week class, you will study the Global Positioning System and learn the ins and outs of satellite-based navigation. You will learn how to enter waypoints, create planned routes and navigate them safely, as well as learn how to navigate using charting software on computers, chart plotters, tablets and even smart phones. You will learn how to plan routes on your home computer before setting foot on your boat.

This course is designed to be taught to beginning boaters with no specific prerequisites. It does not cover traditional paper charting skills.

Contact us (862-6422) if you need any more information about this course and we can connect you with the instructor. 

A $10.00 PLUS Power Squadron fee will be payable to the instructor the first night of class and a $50.00 Student Manual will be made payable to the instructor the first night of class. 

 

Intro to Gmail & Google Apps

$21

with Shawn Kimball

Calendar Mar 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this new, 2-night class, you will learn how to be more productive using Google. The instructor will provide individualized instruction to show you how to use the free applications that are part of the Google Suite such as email, documents, slideshows, spreadsheets, etc.

Bring your laptop or smartphone or borrow one of our laptops. This course is designed for the beginner or intermediate user.

We will meet March 20 and March 21.

Intro to Google Drive & Docs - Orono

$11

with Alison Schwamkrug

Calendar May 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night class, you will be introduced to the storage and sharing features of Google Drive. We will also look at the collaboration features of the processor Google Docs. 

Students should have basic computer knowledge and an active email account. Bringing your personal laptop is encouraged but not required.

A small class size wiil ensure that students receive individualized attention. 

 

Intro to Organic Gardening - Hampden

$11

with JOHN JEMISON

Calendar Mar 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You'll learn how to grow your own organic garden in this popular one-night program. We'll talk about the basics of soil science, composting, crop rotation, green manures, weed control and natural insect control.

You'll leave with lots of information that you can take with you to use in your own garden.

 

Intro to Organic Gardening - Orono

$11

with JOHN JEMISON

Calendar Mar 13, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You'll learn how to grow your own organic garden in this popular one-night program. We'll talk about the basics of soil science, composting, crop rotation, green manures, weed control and natural insect control.

You'll leave with lots of information that you can take with you to use in your own garden.

 

Intro to Soap Making

$19

with Yolanda Castiglia

Calendar Feb 13, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this one-night, hands-on class, you will learn how to make soap from scratch using natural oils and ingredients. We'll discuss materials, safety and different types of soap making. 

Participants will collectively make a master batch of soap and scent to their own liking and take them home with them.

The $19.00 course fee will include the cost of all ingredients and materials.

 

Introduction to Basket Making - Orono

$38

with Vicki McCarron

Calendar Jan 29, 2019 at 5:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This 3-session class is designed for new basket weavers. You will meet once a month for three months and make a different basket each session. Each class, the basket will get progressively more difficult. Overall, you will learn two types of basket bottoms, several styles of weaving and a variety of rim finishes.

Once you register for the class, you will be provided with a list of supplies and tools to bring to class.

A $12.00 materials fee will be payable directly to the insructor each class ($36.00 total for all 3 sessions).

 

Introduction to Digital Photography

$67

with Michael Hallahan

Calendar Feb 5, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Get the most out of your digital camera and learn from an experienced professional photographer how to take great photographs during this 6-week class. Some of the topics covered in this class will be: Basic Photographic Concepts, Digital Photography’s Strengths and Weaknesses,

Workflow from Camera to Print, Basic Adobe Photoshop Techniques and Long-Term Digital Image Storage. This course is designed for the beginning digital photographer.

 





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