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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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Art

Basic Earring Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
Introduction to the basics of making earrings.  You will have an opportunity to make two pairs of earrings. You will have a choice of making earrings with each a post back and an earwire (dangle) back. You will learn how to use basic tools and jewelry findings including instruction on using jump rings, head pins and eye pins.  All materials, tools, beads, and jewelry findings will be provided for two pair of earrings.   Materials fee of $12 cash payable to instructor at beginning of class.   

6048   CART 017   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 7/15   T045   Guay   $39.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12

6049   CART 017   BG   9:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 8/16   T041   Guay   $39.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12


Make & Take Bracelet Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the basics for making a beaded bracelet.  You will learn the use of basic tools, beading wire, crimping and clasps. All materials, tools, beads and jewelry findings will be provided for one bracelet.  Choose either a lobster clasp or toggle clasp. Materials fee of $12 cash payable to the instructor at beginning of class.  

6051   CART 018   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 7/10   T045   Guay   $39.00  CLASS CLOSED

6052   CART 018   BG   1:00PM-4:00PM   Sa 8/16   T031   Guay   $39.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 15


Scrapbooking 1: For Beginners (Mount Vernon Campus)
Want to make a beautiful scrapbook album but just don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of scrapbooking, tools you will need, and organizing tips that will make it easy to create works of art with your photos. This simple yet useful class will walk you step-by-step how to start and finish an album with useful ideas and helpful hints to organize your photos, compose them on pages and embellish your pages to fit any occasion you desire. From banners to gems, adhesive, punches, cardstock, and cutters you too can make a scrapbook! By the end of the class you will take home a 2 page layout with some of the tips and techniques you have learned. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6038   CART 009   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 7/19   N120   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED

6039   CART 009   BG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 8/2   N120   Photo   $35.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


Scrapbooking 2: Beyond Albums (Mount Vernon Campus)
So you know how to put a scrapbook together and want to move beyond the traditional albums. This class is designed to stretch your imagination and spark our ideas to scrap on many different surfaces. From paper bags to hard chipboard there are many different ways to create a scrapbook. Learn tips and tricks, create several different projects for including your photos. Any occasion is perfect to display photos in a mini album or altered book. By the end of class you will take home a finished mini album! Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6041   CART 010   AG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 7/19   N120   Photo   $35.00  CLASS CLOSED

6042   CART 010   BG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 8/2   N120   Photo   $35.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


Sculpting with Sheet Metal Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is an introduction to working with sheet metal using simple hand tools and basic fastening techniques. Students will bend, form and cut sheets of metal into shapes which they will use to construct a small sculptural object. Sculptures can be embellished with folded aluminum screen and metal cut-outs using fastening techniques that include small rivets, tabs, brads and hinges. Materials fee $20 payable to instructor first class.

6065   CART 029   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   W 7/16 to 8/27   T045   Roberts   $155.00  CLASS CLOSED

Continuing Professional Education

Alcohol Server Permit 12 or 13 (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the legal aspects of responsible alcoholic beverage service for bartenders and servers including how much to serve, when to stop serving and the legal responsibilities of restaurants, bars and individuals in the service industry. This class meets the requirements for licensing by the State of Washington and is a required class for anyone working as a professional bartender or server. No prior bartending or liquor knowledge is needed. Students of this class must be between the ages of 18 – 20 for Permit 13, and 21 or over for Permit 12. Instructor is a certified trainer for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

6246   CPROF 044   AG   1:00PM-4:30PM   Sa 8/16   T045   Ronnestad   $35.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Each class is six hours and meets for two three hour sessions. Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card that is valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive the flagging card.

6240   CPROF 034   CG   8:00AM-2:00PM   W 6/25   OFF   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 35

6238   CPROF 034   AG   9:00AM-4:00PM   Sa 7/19   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 35

6239   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 8/5 to 8/7   T031   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 34 of 35


Professional Bartending (Mount Vernon Campus)
Become a licensed Bartender! This class is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to start careers as professional bartenders. This fun and exciting class will cover how to mix, measure and serve more than 300 of today's most popular cocktails - from Electric Iced Teas and Smith & Wessons, to B-52's, Apple Martinis and Lemon Drops! Learn professional free pouring and layering techniques, bartending terms, job searching, serving in a safe and responsible manner, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing tips! No prior liquor knowledge is required. This course includes the Alcohol Server Permit class, you do not need to register for both. Must be 18 or over. Textbook req $16 paid to instructor at first class.

6247   CPROF 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   ThF 8/14 to 8/16   T045   Ronnestad   $189.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 24
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-4:30PM T045 in Walter Roberts Hall


ReDesign & Redecorate Your Home (Mount Vernon Campus)
Redesign a room that brings pleasure and comfort into your life! Learn about elements to consider--furniture placement, color, flooring, lighting, window treatments, accessories and how to define space! Photos and dimensions of your room will be used to apply the principles discussed in this class.

6828   CPROF 003   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   T 7/15 to 7/29   T031   Hall K   $55.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


SEWING: Beginning Sewing (Mount Vernon Campus)
Make a Sewing Work Apron to keep your sewing tools handy while you work! Bring your sewing machine--become more familiar with it, learn how to thread it, wind a bobbin, and sew with it. Student will need to purchase fabric and bring sewing tools (list provided.) (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6253   CPROF 055   AG   5:00PM-7:00PM   Th 7/10 to 8/7   T041   Sherrer   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


SEWING: Copy a Garment (Mount Vernon Campus)
Do you have a favorite pant or jacket? Hate to see it wear out and not be able to wear it anymore? Don't fret. Learn how to make a copy of the pattern garment without taking it apart. Some sewing experience suggested. Bring drafting materials (list provided) and a $5 materials fee to first class. (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6252   CPROF 054   AG   3:30PM-5:30PM   MTWTh 8/4 to 8/7   T045   Sherrer   $99.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 10


SEWING: How to Read a Pattern (Mount Vernon Campus)
Are you confused about all those symbols on commercial patterns?? Do your sewing projects turn out a little "wonky"? Learning to read the pattern is instrumental in successful sewing. We'll learn to "read" a commercial pattern, cut it out, mark it and sew it. You'll also learn an easy system to store and locate your patterns. Some experience suggested (able to use sewing machine with some success, and some familiarity with commercial patterns). Student brings drafting and sewing tools, and fabric (list provided). Materials fee $5 payable to instructor first night of class for the pattern. (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6256   CPROF 057   AG   7:00PM-9:00PM   Th 7/10 to 7/31   T041   Sherrer   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


SEWING: Special Projects (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers a variety of useful sewing skills: mitered corners, bias binding, lined/zippered bag, self-filled tubing for button loops etc., set in a zipper (requires zipper foot attachment for machine), pocket welts, and "bagging" a vest or jacket. Students will need to bring a sewing machine, an iron (with steam setting), sewing tools, fabric and notions (list provided). (Limited to 10 students--enroll early.)

6257   CPROF 058   AG   1:00PM-3:00PM   MTWTh 8/4 to 8/7   T045   Sherrer   $99.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 10

Culinary Arts & Hospitality Mgmt

CULINARY: Basic Pastry Skills Development Boot Camp (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the fundamentals of pastry and the techniques used in creating basic preparations such as custards, pate choux, quick breads and cakes. Materials fee included.

6090   CCAHM 012   AG   3:00PM-8:00PM   F 8/22 to 8/23   C041   Rodriguez   $150.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 8
Also meets: Sa 8:00AM-1:00PM C041 in Campus Center Bldg


CULINARY: Basic Skills Development Boot Camp (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore the fundamentals of culinary arts studying hands on knife skills, bread making, dry heat cooking methods, moist heat cooking methods and terminology. Materials fee included.

6088   CCAHM 011   AG   3:00PM-8:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   C041   Rodriguez   $150.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 8
Also meets: Sa 8:00AM-1:00PM C041 in Campus Center Bldg

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.

6095   CECE 011   AGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM B201 in Whidbey Old Main

7007   CECE 011   AGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 0 of 0
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM

7008   CECE 011   BGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $75.00  Seats Avail: 0 of 0
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM

6096   CECE 011   BGW   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 8/15 to 8/16   B201   Rosenzweig   $75.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM B201 in Whidbey Old Main

Home Brew

HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the fundamentals of brewing your own beer at home. This class begins with two classroom sessions of 2 hours each and provides a comprehensive course handout that will help you start your own home brewing hobby. (Or obsession as some spouses call it!) This beginning class will show you all the skills and techniques you need to brew malt extract based beers for yourself. following the classroom sessions you'll spend a day brewing a batch of your own with the instructor and your fellow students. The brewing session will be held at the local home brew shop where large brew pots, burners and propane will be provided. The lab fee for the course provides you with a take home kit of all the basic tools you'll need to get your first batch "under your belt" including the ingredients for that first brew. You will leave the brew session with your own fermentor full of five gallons of wort (unfermented beer) as well as complete instructions and equipment for fermenting, testing and bottling your beer when it is done.

6036   CBREW 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 8/12 to 8/16   T031   Rock   $245.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM Off


HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION: Classroom Only (Mount Vernon Campus)
A classroom only option is also available for those who want to learn what home brewing is all about but may not yet be ready to commit to the expense of embarking on this wonderful hobby. This option may also be attractive to those who already have some of the equipment but would like to get a good introduction to the brewing process to get a better start. You may still participate in the brew day with this option so you can see the process and all the equipment in action. What you will NOT get with this option is the equipment, ingredients and fermentor full of five gallons of wort to take home on brew day.

6037   CBREW 012   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 8/12 to 8/16   T031   Rock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM Off

Kids' College

Collision Cars (Mount Vernon Campus)
Students use unique LEGO® kits to build a variety of battling machines. This is a class of exploration, problem-solving and risktaking with a goal of learning and experimenting with how machines work and compete. Models include arm bot, blade bot, broom bot, crawl bot, flipper bot, net bot, ramp bot, triceratops bot, winch bot, armored bot. Grades 4-8. Includes take-home project.

6318   KIDS 020   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   MTWTh 7/7 to 7/10   A125   Staff   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED


Gears Gadgets (Mount Vernon Campus)
Great hands-on learning and building.  Students creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using LEGO® kits.  Models include a race car, windmill, merry-go-round, levers/pliers, pulley/crane.  Grades 1-3.  Includes a take-home project. 

6317   KIDS 019   AG   9:00AM-12:00PM   MTWTh 7/7 to 7/10   A125   Staff   $149.00  CLASS CLOSED


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

6330   KIDS 024   CG   9:00AM-12:00PM   DAILY 7/14 to 7/18   S161   Hunter   $99.00  Seats Avail: 11 of 16


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

6332   KIDS 025   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   DAILY 7/14 to 7/18   S161   Hunter   $99.00  Seats Avail: 17 of 24


Kids n' Clay (Mount Vernon Campus)
A ceramic class for ages 8-12. The class emphasizes hand building techniques of pinch, coil, and slab, along with the art of glazing. Students explore making functional and decorative pottery. Materials fee $15 included. (Use KIDS 030 BG for parent accompanying child -- add $49.)

6338   KIDS 030   AG   12:00PM-3:00PM   MTWTh 8/18 to 8/21   H119   Tate   $99.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 20

6339   KIDS 030   BG   12:00PM-3:00PM   MTWTh 8/18 to 8/21   H119   Tate   $49.00  Seats Avail: 19 of 20


Mosaic Garden Art Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
Students will make a unique, colorful mosaic garden piece using pre-made forms and covering them with pottery shards, mirror, toys, trinkets and found objects. Instruction will focus on color, patterns and adhering tile pieces onto forms which will then be grouted. All materials will be provided, though students are encouraged to bring their own special momentos or found objects to use in their mosaic. Open to all skill levels. Ages 8-15. Materials fee $20 payable to instructor.

6307   KIDS 009   AG   10:00AM-5:00PM   Sa 7/26   T045   Roberts S   $75.00  CLASS CLOSED


SEWING: Teen Sewing Camp (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to sew! Make a decorative pillow for your bedroom and a backpack type bag to carry your "stuff." Bring a sewing machine, sewing notions and tools (list provided). Materials fee $20 payable to instructor first night of class. (Limited to 8 students--enroll early.)

6304   KIDS 002   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   MTWTh 8/4 to 8/7   T045   Sherrer   $99.00  Seats Avail: 8 of 8


Two-Day Drawing Camp & Scribble Fest! (Mount Vernon Campus)
Experimental Drawing Workshop. Want to explore drawing from your imagination? We'll jump into using lines, shapes, and patterns in expressive drawings exploring on paper, mylar and in the air itself. We'll cover the drawing basics, various drawing media, and experiment with some large-format spontaneous work. This fun-filled workshop is a great way to draw out your inner energetic artist! All skill levels welcome. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first session. Ages 11-14.

6335   KIDS 029   AG   1:00PM-4:00PM   WTh 7/23 to 7/24   H119   Behnke   $89.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 12

Physical Education

Cuban Salsa (Mount Vernon Campus)
Beginning Casino (Cuban Salsa). Learn the basic steps, turn patterns and how to move about the floor. Casino is a social partner dance, but it is not necessary to bring a partner to the class.

6515   CPE 021   AG   7:00PM-8:15PM   T 7/15 to 8/19   F120   Gonzalez Y   $54.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 24


FITNESS: CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONING (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore and enhance both aerobic and flexibility fitness and their relationship to overall health.

6517   CPE 022   AG   11:00AM-12:00PM   MW 7/7 to 8/25   FCTR   Holsinger   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED


FITNESS: STRENGTH TRAINING (Mount Vernon Campus)
An introductory course exploring the health benefits and advancing the techniques of strength exercise.

6519   CPE 023   AG   12:00PM-1:00PM   MW 7/7 to 8/25   FCTR   Holsinger   $99.00  CLASS CLOSED

Fall Quarter Workshops

Close Fall Workshops

OCEANOGRAPHY (San Juan Center)
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5786   COCEA 011   AP   11:30AM-2:00PM   MW   RM C   Balise   $90.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24

Art

SKETCHING/CARTOONING (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6040   CART 033   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 9/30 to 11/18   H112   Tucker   $99.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


DYEING TECHNIQUES/ART (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6041   CART 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 9/30 to 10/14   T045   Moncrief   $95.00  Seats Avail: 14 of 14


INTRO HOT/COLD MOSAICS (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6044   CART 036   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 10/8 to 11/12   T045   Mitchell   $165.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


MAKING HOLIDAY WREATHS (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6038   CART 032   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   W 10/15   T031   Ronnestad   $39.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


MAKE LOTIONS/POTIONS (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6043   CART 035   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   T 10/21 to 11/4   T045   Moncrief   $95.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


HANDMADE HOLIDAY GIFTS 1 (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6035   CART 030   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   W 10/22   T031   Ronnestad   $39.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25


HANDMADE HOLIDAY GIFTS 2 (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6037   CART 031   AG   5:00PM-8:00PM   M 10/27   T041   Ronnestad   $39.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25


MAKE/TAKE JEWELRY/BRACLT (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6046   CART 039   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 10/30   T045   Guay   $39.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
Clay people of all levels who are interested in self-guided creation of works in a communal setting are welcome. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing and glaze theory along with kiln firing will be offered. Includes basic instruction, along with a fun and productive time in the studio making pottery or ceramic sculpture. Materials included.

6027   CART 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   Th 9/25 to 11/13   H119   Tate   $189.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


Scrapbooking 1: For Beginners (Mount Vernon Campus)
Want to make a beautiful scrapbook album but just don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of scrapbooking, tools you will need, and organizing tips that will make it easy to create works of art with your photos. This simple yet useful class will walk you step-by-step how to start and finish an album with useful ideas and helpful hints to organize your photos, compose them on pages and embellish your pages to fit any occasion you desire. From banners to gems, adhesive, punches, cardstock, and cutters you too can make a scrapbook! By the end of the class you will take home a 2 page layout with some of the tips and techniques you have learned. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6016   CART 009   AG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 10/18   N121   Photo   $35.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15

6017   CART 009   BG   10:00AM-12:00PM   Sa 11/15   N121   Photo   $35.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


Scrapbooking 2: Beyond Albums (Mount Vernon Campus)
So you know how to put a scrapbook together and want to move beyond the traditional albums. This class is designed to stretch your imagination and spark our ideas to scrap on many different surfaces. From paper bags to hard chipboard there are many different ways to create a scrapbook. Learn tips and tricks, create several different projects for including your photos. Any occasion is perfect to display photos in a mini album or altered book. By the end of class you will take home a finished mini album! Materials fee $10 payable to instructor first class.

6019   CART 010   AG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 10/18   N121   Photo   $35.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15

6020   CART 010   BG   1:00PM-3:00PM   Sa 11/15   N121   Photo   $35.00  Seats Avail: 15 of 15


Sculpting with Sheet Metal Workshop (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is an introduction to working with sheet metal using simple hand tools and basic fastening techniques. Students will bend, form and cut sheets of metal into shapes which they will use to construct a small sculptural object. Sculptures can be embellished with folded aluminum screen and metal cut-outs using fastening techniques that include small rivets, tabs, brads and hinges. Materials fee $20 payable to instructor first class.

6032   CART 029   AG   6:30PM-9:00PM   W 9/24 to 11/12   F119   Roberts   $155.00  Seats Avail: 10 of 10


Stained Glass Art (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover the time-honored craft of stained glass. You will explore the process of creating a stained glass panel. Students will progress at their own pace and develop projects appropriate to their skill level--from light-catchers to lampshades. Topics to be covered include design and color as well as technical issues such as cutting, foiling and leading. Safety issues will be addressed in depth. All levels welcome. Basic materials are supplied (some glass, foil, lead and solder; additional costs will vary depending on individual projects).

6024   CART 014   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 10/6 to 10/10   T031   Mitchell   $165.00  Seats Avail: 18 of 18


Watercolor Painting (Mount Vernon Campus)
In-class painting, exercises, demonstrations and individual attention to increase your skills, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Learn about washes, glazing, color mixing, dry and wet techniques, brushes, and different brush strokes.

6022   CART 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   W 9/24 to 11/12   H208   Cooper   $149.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25

Business Management

SOCIAl MEDIA BUSINESS (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6062   CBMT 018   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 10/1   A125   Shotton   $50.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


STRATEGIC MARKETING (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6063   CBMT 019   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 11/5   A125   Shotton   $55.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


LINKED INSIGHTS (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6061   CBMT 017   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 11/19   A125   Shotton   $55.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


(Almost) Free Marketing for Businesses (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class is for businesses that want to take advantage of effective marketing strategies that are available everybody, without reinventing the wheel. Not sure which marketing options are best for your business?  We will address the pros and cons of Facebook, Pinterest, Linked-In, review sites, Newsletters, Networking, and more! A great class for new businesses who don’t want to spend lots of money with little results. 

6054   CBMT 014   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 10/15   A125   Shotton   $55.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


Facebook 201--Content for your Business Page (Mount Vernon Campus)
You have your Facebook Business page up, but have NO idea of what to put on it! This class will provide you a list of possible posting topics, as well as give you the top five ways of increasing the number of “LIKES” (which generates customer leads!) 

6065   CBMT 044   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 10/29   A125   Shotton   $55.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


Pinterest for Your Business (Mount Vernon Campus)
If you have a product based business that is eye catching- THIS is the class for you! Pinterest is also valuable for service based businesses too, and is the fastest growing referral site online! We’ll walk you step by step to set up your Pinterest Business account, create “Boards” and “Pins” that will lead customers back to your website. Learn how to manage your account in as little as one hour a week.

6058   CBMT 015   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   W 12/3   A125   Shotton   $55.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


MOTV INTERV/12-STEP RECV (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6129   CHSRV 020   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   M 10/20 to 11/3   A125   Duwors   $140.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24

Continuing Professional Education

SEWING: PANT SLOPER (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6234   CPROF 062   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   W 10/8 to 10/22   H112   Sherrer   $90.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


SEWING: BODICE/SLV SLOPE (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6235   CPROF 063   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   W 10/29 to 11/19   H112   Sherrer   $90.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20


Alcohol Server Permit 12 or 13 (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class covers the legal aspects of responsible alcoholic beverage service for bartenders and servers including how much to serve, when to stop serving and the legal responsibilities of restaurants, bars and individuals in the service industry. This class meets the requirements for licensing by the State of Washington and is a required class for anyone working as a professional bartender or server. No prior bartending or liquor knowledge is needed. Students of this class must be between the ages of 18 – 20 for Permit 13, and 21 or over for Permit 12. Instructor is a certified trainer for the Washington State Liquor Control Board.

6222   CPROF 044   AG   1:00PM-4:30PM   Sa 11/8   T045   Ronnestad   $35.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Each class is six hours and meets for two three hour sessions. Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card that is valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive the flagging card.

6216   CPROF 034   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 9/22 to 9/24   T011   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 35 of 35

6217   CPROF 034   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   TTh 10/14 to 10/16   T011   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 35 of 35

6218   CPROF 034   CG   6:00PM-9:00PM   MW 11/17   T011   Prindle   $54.00  Seats Avail: 35 of 35


House Building in San Juan County (San Juan Center)
This workshop will prepare you for homebuilding and residential contracting while also introducing you to methods for conducting an effective and cost-conscience project. The course provides you with information, resources and problem-solving strategies to help you achieve a successful house building project. For those already experienced this class offers business practices to further sharpen your skills.

5803   CPROF 014   AP   11:30AM-2:00PM   MW   RM C   Russell   $57.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


Professional Bartending (Mount Vernon Campus)
Become a licensed Bartender! This class is designed to provide participants with the skills needed to start careers as professional bartenders. This fun and exciting class will cover how to mix, measure and serve more than 300 of today's most popular cocktails - from Electric Iced Teas and Smith & Wessons, to B-52's, Apple Martinis and Lemon Drops! Learn professional free pouring and layering techniques, bartending terms, job searching, serving in a safe and responsible manner, increasing customer satisfaction, and increasing tips! No prior liquor knowledge is required. This course includes the Alcohol Server Permit class, you do not need to register for both. Must be 18 or over. Textbook req $16 paid to instructor at first class.

6223   CPROF 045   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   ThF 11/6 to 11/8   T045   Ronnestad   $189.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-4:30PM T045 in Walter Roberts Hall


You're On the Air (How to Really Make it in Voice-Overs!) (Mount Vernon Campus)
VOICE-OVERS are hot today! You don't have to be an actor to get voice-over work, but it certainly doesn't hurt! With such notable talent as Morgan Freeman, Glenn Close, and Alec Baldwin lending their voices to commercials, films, and videos, one would think that it would be next to impossible to break into this field. Not so! You'll learn about an exciting, new way to get around the competition and actually turn voice-overs into a thriving full or part-time business! Our instructor will discuss the voice-over business as a whole, the numerous opportunities, the incredible income potential, and will discuss the all-important 'demo' and how to have it produced. You'll step up to the mic and do some practice recording, and best of all, you'll hear the results!

6227   CPROF 053   AG   6:30PM-8:30PM   M 11/20   H024   Foster   $40.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24

Early Childhood Education

Homeschool Parent Qualification (Mount Vernon 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.

6078   CECE 011   AG   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 10/3 to 10/4   T031   Rosenzweig   $95.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM T041 in Walter Roberts Hall

6079   CECE 011   BG   6:00PM-9:00PM   F 10/3 to 10/4   T031   Rosenzweig   $75.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM T041 in Walter Roberts Hall

English And Literature

CHILDRNS BOOKS: POLISH (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6089   CENGL 056   AG   6:30PM-8:00PM   Th 10/9 to 10/16   N121   Harris   $49.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25

Gardening And Landscaping

Gardening Successfully in Skagit County - Session 2 (Mount Vernon Campus)
Maintenance Techniques for a Healthy Yard. Learn how to create and maintain a beautiful, healthy yard that fits our climate and your lifestyle. This session covers weed, pest, and disease management; lawn care and pruning; and growing edibles in small spaces. Participation in Session 1, Building Blocks for a Healthy Yard, desirable but not required. Taught by WSU Skagit County Extension Master Gardeners. Certificate of completion.

6008   CAG 027   AG   6:00PM-8:30PM   T 10/14 to 10/28   T019   Staff   $59.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25

History

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (San Juan Center)
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5752   CHIST 014   AP   11:30AM-1:45PM   TTh   RM C   Hahn   $90.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24

Home Brew

HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the fundamentals of brewing your own beer at home. This class begins with two classroom sessions of 2 hours each and provides a comprehensive course handout that will help you start your own home brewing hobby. (Or obsession as some spouses call it!) This beginning class will show you all the skills and techniques you need to brew malt extract based beers for yourself. following the classroom sessions you'll spend a day brewing a batch of your own with the instructor and your fellow students. The brewing session will be held at the local home brew shop where large brew pots, burners and propane will be provided. The lab fee for the course provides you with a take home kit of all the basic tools you'll need to get your first batch "under your belt" including the ingredients for that first brew. You will leave the brew session with your own fermentor full of five gallons of wort (unfermented beer) as well as complete instructions and equipment for fermenting, testing and bottling your beer when it is done.

6070   CBREW 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 10/14 to 10/18   T041   Rock   $245.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM T031 in Walter Roberts Hall


HOME BREWING: INTRODUCTION: Classroom Only (Mount Vernon Campus)
A classroom only option is also available for those who want to learn what home brewing is all about but may not yet be ready to commit to the expense of embarking on this wonderful hobby. This option may also be attractive to those who already have some of the equipment but would like to get a good introduction to the brewing process to get a better start. You may still participate in the brew day with this option so you can see the process and all the equipment in action. What you will NOT get with this option is the equipment, ingredients and fermentor full of five gallons of wort to take home on brew day.

6072   CBREW 012   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   TTh 10/14 to 10/18   T041   Rock   $95.00  Seats Avail: 12 of 12
Also meets: Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM T031 in Walter Roberts Hall

Physical Education

SENIOR FITNESS (Mount Vernon Campus)
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6193   CPE 025   AG   9:30AM-10:20AM   MW 9/22 to 12/3   GYM   Deschenes   $54.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24


CURATIVE MOVEMENT (San Juan Center)
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5791   CPE 018   AP   9:00AM-12:00PM   SaSu 10/17 to 10/25   RM CR   Wen   $190.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24
Also meets: SaSu 1:30PM-4:30PM Rm Cr


Cuban Salsa (Mount Vernon Campus)
Beginning Casino (Cuban Salsa). Learn the basic steps, turn patterns and how to move about the floor. Casino is a social partner dance, but it is not necessary to bring a partner to the class.

6191   CPE 021   AG   7:00PM-8:15PM   T 9/30 to 11/4   F119   Gonzalez   $54.00  Seats Avail: 24 of 24

World Language - Italian

Beginning Conversational Italian (Mount Vernon Campus)
By the end of this class, you should be able to have a basic conversation with Italian people about common situations, travel confidently in Italy and interact appropriately in social situations. Throughout the course, you will discuss Italian culture and traditions so you can obtain a well-rounded and informed knowledge of the Italian people.

6132   CITAL 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   T 9/23 to 11/18   N123   Sica   $149.00  Seats Avail: 20 of 20

World Language - Spanish

Conversational Spanish I (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn the Spanish sound system, basic vocabulary and simple Spanish grammatical structures as you develop an ability to understand and respond to simple spoken Spanish.

6241   CSPAN 011   AG   6:00PM-8:00PM   M 9/29 to 11/17   N119   Guillen   $149.00  Seats Avail: 25 of 25

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