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To register via phone using a VISA or MasterCard: call (360) 416-7638 or check out our new online registration option for returning students. E-mail: CommunityEd@skagit.edu for more information. MV Campus Map (PDF)

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* Community Education classes are self-supporting so fee waivers do not apply to any of the courses in this section of the schedule. All costs associated with these classes must be covered by the tuition gathered through registration.

Summer Quarter Workshops

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MUSIC COMPOSITION/TECHNOLOGY: IDEA TO MASTER (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is open to all ages seeking experience in composing music for film and TV or just writing a song. This is a pathway to breaking down the creative steps and technology operated to create a master recording for a song, score, game and Internet.

6116   CMUSC 012   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   T 7/14 to 8/18   H112   Smith M   $225.00  Seats Avail: 23 of 24

SOLAR POTENTIAL: SOLAR WORKSHOP/SHW CERTIFICATION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Calculating Solar Potential, a workshop, lecture and hands-on session covering an overview of system types, theory, selection and design of passive solar, solar for hot water, electricity, and pumping water. The first half of this course will detail the basic principles of solar charts and calculations, the second installing a solar water heating system.

6236   CSCI 012   AG   8:30AM-4:30PM   Sa 7/11   A125   Gossen   $79.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 15
Also meets: A125 in Angst Hall Patterson

Art

CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
All levels of interest and abilities are welcomed to work on self-guided projects in an open studio setting. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing will be offered. We use CKK6--a white firing stoneware body. We bisque work to ^04 and glaze fire in electric kilns to ^6. Instruction at all levels to ensure maximize learning opportunities. Materials included, and most tools available. Bring an apron, and for wheel work a towel.

6028   CART 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 7/8 to 8/26   H119   Steveni   $199.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 15


COLOR PENCIL MAGIC (Whidbey Campus)
Learn the basics of working with Prismacolor pencils. In-class practice, exercises and demonstrations will focus on basic use knowledge and techniques related to these vibrant wax based pencils. Join whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Individual attention will be given to develop your skills. Students will need to provide their own Prismacolor pencils. Contact Sharon.Hall@skagit.edu for additional supplies needed. Minimum class size is 6, maximum is 20.

7000   CART 060   AG   5:00PM-7:00PM   T 7/7 to 7/14   C001   Hall S   $45.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 20


Linoleum Block Printing (Whidbey Campus)
Learn to carve and print your own linoleum block. Create an art image or a design for personalized cards. Studio time will focus on design, carving,demonstrations, experimentation with color application and hand and press printing techniques. Individual guidance will be given in each of these areas. Students will need to provide their own carving tools and linoleum blocks. Contact Sharon.Hall@skagit.edu for additional information. Minimum class size is 6, maximum is 20.

7001   CART 061   AG   5:00PM-7:00PM   T 7/21 to 8/4   C001   Hall S   $65.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 20

Continuing Professional Education

Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card approved by the State of Washington and valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive card.

6213   CPROF 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 7/21 to 7/23   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 31 of 35

6214   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 8/18 to 8/20   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 35 of 35


Voice-Overs: Now is Your Time (Mount Vernon Campus)
YOU'VE HEARD LISA FOSTER ON TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! Lisa Foster's voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Cafe Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.

6224   CPROF 053   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   Th 8/6   H112   Foster   $40.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 24

Early Childhood Education

Homeschool Parent Qualification (Whidbey Campus)
This course meets the Washington State legal requirements as a "Qualifying Course" for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. It also provides basic information for those who already qualify to homeschool or who are deciding whether the homeschool educational option fits their needs. The course content will include presentation of legal requirements and "how-to" information concerning homeschooling and develop practical skills for application in your homeschool. All class sessions are required to receive the Certificate of Completion. For information about the class content or requirements contact the instructor at (206)365-5313.

6053   CECE 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/14 to 8/15   B201   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 15
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM B201 in Whidbey Old Main


Homeschool: Intro to Homeschooling In Washington (Whidbey Campus)
This course provides basic information about homeschooling in Washington State, including the historical background of this educational option, as well as the current legal requirements for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. Opportunity for Q&A allows individual concerns to be addressed, like special needs students or homeschooling families moving to Washington from other states. Whidbey Island Campus.

6052   CECE 010   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   F 8/14   B201   Rosenzweig   $55.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 15

Gardening And Landscaping

PETSAVER CPR AND FIRST AID FOR PETS (Mount Vernon Campus)
This eight-hour class is designed for anyone who works with or lives with dogs and cats. Become your client or pet's First Responder by learning life-saving skills including First Aid for common injuries, and illnesses, 3 types of CPR, basic wellness care, dental care, senior and end-of-life care and much more. Hands on and lecture. Cost includes a 42 page APetSaver book and a PerSaver certificate of training good for two years. Instructor has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician for 25+ years.

6015   CAG 029   AG   9:00AM-5:00PM   Sa 8/1   T045   Russell   $125.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 12

Kids' College

Intro to Game Making (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you want to learn how to create and design your own computer game? Come join us for a fun-filled week learning how to make games using a drag and drop game-making software program. During this week-long class, you’ll learn to create games like Space Invaders, Mario land, car racing, and Zelda. No special knowledge required. Grades 3, 4 and 5

6334   KIDS 024   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/13 to 7/17   S161   Hunter E   $99.00  Seats Avail: 9 of 18


Intro to Game Making (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you want to learn how to create and design your own computer game? Come join us for a fun-filled week learning how to make games using a drag and drop game-making software program. During this week-long class, you’ll learn to create games like Space Invaders, Mario land, car racing, and Zelda. No special knowledge required. Grades 6, 7, 8 and 9

6336   KIDS 025   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/13 to 7/17   S161   Hunter E   $99.00  Seats Avail: 3 of 18


SKETCHING & CARTOONING GRADES 4-6 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn basic skills to start drawing cartoon-like faces. This is a perfect start for a young person who would like pointers to get them started. In addition, the instructor will reveal a closely guarded secret to drawing that will help turn normal kids into master artists! Bring a lunch. Materials fee $5 payable to instructor. GRADES 4, 5, 6.

6319   KIDS 014   AG   9:00AM-3:00PM   W 7/8   H112   Tucker   $95.00  Seats Avail: 21 of 24


SKETCHING & CARTOONING GRADES 7-9 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn basic skills to start drawing cartoon-like faces. This is a perfect start for a young person who would like pointers to get them started. In addition, the instructor will reveal a closely guarded secret to drawing that will help turn normal kids into master artists! Bring a lunch. Materials fee $5 payable to instructor. GRADES 7, 8, 9

6321   KIDS 015   AG   9:00AM-3:00PM   W 7/22   H112   Tucker   $95.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24

Physical Education

ICHING: A PATTERN LANGUAGE IN YOGA AND QIGONG (Mount Vernon Campus)
The ICHING, an ancient oracle based on 64 archetypes of nature is but a reflection of the nature withIN and withOUT of us. The flow of yin and yang as set within the trigrams can be orchestrated in healing movement such as in Qigong and Yoga. Based upon the 12 meridians, Dr. Gossen will give examples of the 5Element understanding of the style of Qigong (MogaDao) and Yoga (Forrest) that she teaches. Focusing on the Summer and Heart Median for this class. First hour is the scholar work, second is a full practice of Qigon (ZangFu 10 forms of Morning Medical) and the last hour is Forrest Yoga with the integrated forms from our study. All welcome. No experience necessary.

6133   CPE 019   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 7/10   F119   Gossen   $45.00  Seats Avail: 29 of 30


INTRODUCTION TO BALLROOM DANCE (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn confidence and grace on the dance floor while you learn the basics to many of the popular Ballroom dances: Cha Cha Cha, Swing, Rumba, Salsa, Foxtrot and more during this 8 week series.

6135   CPE 026   AG   6:00PM-7:00PM   W 7/8 to 8/26   F120   Rueb   $95.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 24


SENIOR FITNESS-INDEPENDENT WORKOUT (Mount Vernon Campus)
Independent workout for the senior population. Initial orientation to fitness center with "check-in" throughout the quarter.

6140   CPE 040   AG   N/A-N/A   7/7 to 8/28   FCTR   Deschenes   $35.00  Seats Avail: 13 of 35

Fall Quarter Workshops

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Art

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY WKSHP (Whidbey Campus)
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7327   CART 062   AGW   12:00PM-5:00PM   SaSu 9/26 to 9/27   C001   Trimbath   $94.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12


SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ARTISTS (Whidbey Campus)
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7329   CART 063   AGW   5:30PM-8:30PM   T 10/13   C001   Trimbath   $28.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


ENCAUSTIC PAINTING/COLLG (Whidbey Campus)
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7331   CART 064   AGW   12:00PM-5:00PM   SaSu 10/17   C001   Tinuviel   $47.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12


EXPERIMENTAL DRAWING (Whidbey Campus)
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7333   CART 065   AGW   12:00PM-5:00PM   Sa 11/7   C001   Hand   $47.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12

Physical Education

Hawaiian Hula Introductory Class (Whidbey Campus)
This course is similar in nature to the workshop but will allow for the learning and practice of more complex steps. A different Auana (modern) hula will be taught. The introductory workshop is not a prerequisite yet both could be taken sequentially.

7325   CPE 016   AGW   5:00PM-6:00PM   T 9/22 to 12/8   A118   Manning   $0.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 18

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