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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
CPROF 034 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 7/21 to 7/23 T031 Prindle $54.00 Seats Avail: 31 of 35
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.
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.
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.
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.
CAG 029 AG 9:00AM-5:00PM Sa 8/1 T045 Russell $125.00 Seats Avail: 11 of 12
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
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
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.
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
KIDS 015 AG 9:00AM-3:00PM W 7/22 H112 Tucker $95.00 Seats Avail: 24 of 24
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.
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.
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.
CPE 040 AG N/A-N/A 7/7 to 8/28 FCTR Deschenes $35.00 Seats Avail: 13 of 35