Upcoming Classes & Workshops

To register, call: 503-338-2408 or
email: communityed@clatsopcc.edu

Each term, the CCC Community Ed Department offers a variety of non-credit classes and workshops that enrich lives and inspire learning in our community.

All classes are taught by qualified, local community members and visiting instructors who have experience in their field, a love of teaching and want to share their knowledge and expertise. Courses vary in length from single-session workshops to ten-week courses. Offerings vary from term to term and adapt to meet the community’s ever-evolving needs.

Try something new at CCC—sign up to take a class today!

A new term is on the horizon!

Which means it is time to figure out what non-credit classes and/or workshops you’d like to take at CCC. Registration is open.

Please note, classes and workshops can fill up, so we encourage students to register at least 3 days in advance to secure a spot.*

3 easy ways to register + pay

Online

Login to your MyCCC account. If it is your first time to take a class at CCC, you will need to create a new account.

Payment methods: credit card, mailed bill

In Person

Come to the CCC Welcome Center in Columbia Hall. Open Mon, Wed & Thurs, 10 am – 3 pm

Payment methods: cash, credit card, mailed bill

By Phone

call: 503-338-2408
OR
email: communityed@clatsopcc.edu

Winter Term begins on Jan. 4th, 2021.

Find classes

by start date

Find classes that align with your schedule. Courses vary in length from single-session workshops to ten-week courses. New classes start during various weeks.

Title Day Start date End date Time Location Fee Description
Beginning Ukulele Mon 1/4/2021 3/15/2021 4:00-5:00PM TOWL-201 $60.00 Dust off that ukulele and learn how to play it!  In this class, you'll learn basic chords and strumming  patterns, how to read ukulele tabs, and how to play in a group.  Bring your ukulele as well as a tuner and black stand, if you have them. All beginning ukulele players are welcome! No class on Jan. 18th. 10 sessions
Intermediate Ukulele Mon 1/4/2021 3/15/2021 5:00-6:00PM TOWL-201 $60.00 Are you an experienced ukulele player?  Come learn more difficult chords, strumming patterns, and riffs.  Develop your skills to get ready to join the local ukulele orchestra! Bring your ukulele as well as a tuner and black stand, if you have them. All experienced ukulele players are welcome! No class on Jan. 18th. 10 sessions
Meditation Tue 1/5/2021 3/9/2021 4:00-5:00PM Zoom $50.00 This is an ongoing meditation class and silent sitting group offered year round. In this class, participants explore the present moment experience using the foundational practices of breath, body, heart, and mind. This is a non-religious class lead by a Zen priest. All are welcome! 10 sessions
Advanced & Intermediate Spanish Wed 1/6/2021 3/10/2021 6:00-7:00PM Zoom $90.00 Conversation is an engaging and immersive way to practice any language. Enjoy reading, studying, and commenting on essays, stories, and short novels in a fun group setting while practicing Spanish. We will use a variety of published works to promote speaking, with time in each class dedicated for asking questions and studying grammar to sharpen your skills and confidence in the Spanish language. 10 sessions
Strong Inner Self Wed 1/6/2021 3/10/2021 6:00-7:00PM Zoom $60.00 Got boundaries ? Too sensitive ? Too empathic ? Assess, learn, and practice beginning Self Mastery tools to clear and protect your energy field. This course includes guided meditation, breathing tips, and group reflection on some of the universal qualities which support your self-care journey in our ever changing world. It is highly recommended for those in the helping professions, yet open to all. No prior experience is necessary. 10 sessions
Writer's Workshop Thu 1/7/2021 3/11/2021 5:00-7:30PM Zoom $110.00 Half support group and half swift kick, this course is focused on the writer’s process of getting from idea to draft. This class will allow the writer to delve deep into their practice and come away with twenty or so pages that have been composed and revised based on instructor and peer feedback. Among other craft topics, we will talk about plot, the distinction between story and plot; dialogue, pure fun with words by playing with diction and cliché; tension, identifying opportunities to amp up or reduce the tension of the story; and point of view, choosing the best vantage point for your story. This class will work with a new craft topic each session utilizing small group feedback and a gentle workshop process. All genres of creative writing and all levels of experience are welcome. Each student will receive close readings with personalized notes from the instructor. Bring the seeds of your story, and we’ll watch them grow. There will be homework required between sessions, and the instructor will foster a supportive writing community. 10 sessions
Interval Training 2 days/ week 1/11/2021 3/19/2021 45 min/ day Online $95.00 This online workout features a combination of strength and cardio activities that will provide a high-calorie burn and body sculpting. Each 45 minute video will consist of a 4 minute warm-up, 30 minutes of cardio/strength intervals, followed with core exercises on the floor and stretching. Participants who do two video classes per week can increase their caloric burn up to 350 calories per class and over the course of 10 weeks can improve their metabolism and strength. Students need 5-8 lb weights and a stability ball. 20 sessions
Vegetable Gardening Basics: Getting Started Tue 1/12/2021 2/9/2021 6:00-7:30PM ARTB-101 $50.00 The coastal Pacific Northwest can be an intimidating place to grow vegetables, but when armed with some basic knowledge, tools, and proper planning, anyone can grow a beautiful and bountiful vegetable garden. In this beginner's class, learn methods and best practices for growing vegetables in our area, including how to prepare and improve difficult soil, research and select good, hearty seeds, navigate area hazards, and tend a garden to a bountiful harvest! 5 sessions
Jewelry Metal-smithing (Beginning students) Thu 1/14/2021 2/11/2021 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $80.00 Metalsmithing is the art and practice of forming and fabricating metal into jewelry. In this class, students will learn how to make metal jewelry by using hand tools to produce pierced (cut-work) designs that reflect their individual style. Please bring safety glasses to class. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 (returning student)/$30 (new student) for supplies. 5 sessions
Jewelry Metal-smithing (Returning students) Thu 1/14/2021 2/11/2021 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $65.00
Jewelry Soldering Thu 1/14/2021 2/11/2021 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $65.00 Build upon the skills developed in Jewelry Metalsmithing! In this class, students will learn high-temperature soldering to make fabricated jewelry out of copper and brass. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 for supplies. Prerequisite: Jewelry Metalsmithing or Instructor permission. 5 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Septic Systems  Thu2/25/20212/25/20215:30-7:00PMTOWL-307$20.00Working silently underground, septic systems work hard every day to dispose of waste and wastewater. In this seminar, homeowners, renters, realtors, and the curious will learn everything they want to know , and likely did not want to know, about septic systems, including how they work, where and how to find one on a property, and how to properly feed and maintain a system to ensure longevity. 1 session

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Edible Mushrooms   on the CoastSun3/7/20213/7/202110:00AM-12:00PMZoom$20.00The Pacific Northwest coast features an abundance of edible mushrooms. Come learn how to identify these tasty treasures (and avoid the poisonous ones), when and where to look for them, and how to prepare and preserve them once you've collected them. 1 session

by category

Find classes that inspire you! Offerings vary from term to term and adapt to meet the community’s ever-evolving needs. Not finding what you need? To request a course, email communityed, and we’ll see what we can do!

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Jewelry Metalsmithing (Beginning students)Thu1/14/20212/11/20216:00-8:00PMARTB-101$80.00Metalsmithing is the art and practice of forming and fabricating metal into jewelry. In this class, students will learn how to make metal jewelry by using hand tools to produce pierced (cut-work) designs that reflect their individual style. Please bring safety glasses to class. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 (returning student)/$30 (new student) for supplies. 5 sessions
Jewelry Metalsmithing (Returning students)Thu1/14/20212/11/20216:00-8:00PMARTB-101$65.00
Jewelry SolderingThu1/14/20212/11/20216:00-8:00PMARTB-101$65.00Build upon the skills developed in Jewelry Metalsmithing! In this class, students will learn high-temperature soldering to make fabricated jewelry out of copper and brass. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 for supplies. Prerequisite: Jewelry Metalsmithing or Instructor permission. 5 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Interval Training 2 days/ week1/11/20213/19/202145 min/ day Online$95.00This online workout features a combination of strength and cardio activities that will provide a high-calorie burn and body sculpting. Each 45 minute video will consist of a 4 minute warm-up, 30 minutes of cardio/strength intervals, followed with core exercises on the floor and stretching. Participants who do two video classes per week can increase their caloric burn up to 350 calories per class and over the course of 10 weeks can improve their metabolism and strength. Students need 5-8 lb weights and a stability ball. 20 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Edible Mushrooms   on the CoastSun3/7/20213/7/202110:00AM-12:00PMZoom$20.00The Pacific Northwest coast features an abundance of edible mushrooms. Come learn how to identify these tasty treasures (and avoid the poisonous ones), when and where to look for them, and how to prepare and preserve them once you've collected them. 1 session

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Strong Inner SelfWed1/6/20213/10/20216:00-7:00PMZoom$60.00Got boundaries ? Too sensitive ? Too empathic ? Assess, learn, and practice beginning Self Mastery tools to clear and protect your energy field. This course includes guided meditation, breathing tips, and group reflection on some of the universal qualities which support your self-care journey in our ever changing world. It is highly recommended for those in the helping professions, yet open to all. No prior experience is necessary. 10 sessions
Meditation  Tue1/5/20213/9/20214:00-5:00PMZoom$50.00This is an ongoing meditation class and silent sitting group offered year round. In this class, participants explore the present moment experience using the foundational practices of breath, body, heart, and mind. This is a non-religious class lead by a Zen priest. All are welcome! 10 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Vegetable Gardening Basics: Getting StartedTue1/12/20212/9/20216:00-7:30PMARTB-101$50.00The coastal Pacific Northwest can be an intimidating place to grow vegetables, but when armed with some basic knowledge, tools, and proper planning, anyone can grow a beautiful and bountiful vegetable garden. In this beginner's class, learn methods and best practices for growing vegetables in our area, including how to prepare and improve difficult soil, research and select good, hearty seeds, navigate area hazards, and tend a garden to a bountiful harvest! 5 sessions
Septic Systems  Thu2/25/20212/25/20215:30-7:00PMTOWL-307$20.00Working silently underground, septic systems work hard every day to dispose of waste and wastewater. In this seminar, homeowners, renters, realtors, and the curious will learn everything they want to know , and likely did not want to know, about septic systems, including how they work, where and how to find one on a property, and how to properly feed and maintain a system to ensure longevity. 1 session

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Advanced & Intermediate SpanishWed1/6/20213/10/20216:00-7:00PMZoom$90.00Conversation is an engaging and immersive way to practice any language. Enjoy reading, studying, and commenting on essays, stories, and short novels in a fun group setting while practicing Spanish. We will use a variety of published works to promote speaking, with time in each class dedicated for asking questions and studying grammar to sharpen your skills and confidence in the Spanish language. 10 sessions 

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Beginning UkuleleMon1/4/20213/15/20214:00-5:00PMTOWL-201$60.00Dust off that ukulele and learn how to play it!  In this class, you'll learn basic chords and strumming  patterns, how to read ukulele tabs, and how to play in a group.  Bring your ukulele as well as a tuner and black stand, if you have them. All beginning ukulele players are welcome! No class on Jan. 18th. 10 sessions
Intermediate UkuleleMon1/4/20213/15/20215:00-6:00PMTOWL-201$60.00Are you an experienced ukulele player?  Come learn more difficult chords, strumming patterns, and riffs.  Develop your skills to get ready to join the local ukulele orchestra! Bring your ukulele as well as a tuner and black stand, if you have them. All experienced ukulele players are welcome! No class on Jan. 18th. 10 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Writer's WorkshopThu1/7/20213/11/20215:00-7:30PMZoom$110.00Half support group and half swift kick, this course is focused on the writer’s process of getting from idea to draft. This class will allow the writer to delve deep into their practice and come away with twenty or so pages that have been composed and revised based on instructor and peer feedback. Among other craft topics, we will talk about plot, the distinction between story and plot; dialogue, pure fun with words by playing with diction and cliché; tension, identifying opportunities to amp up or reduce the tension of the story; and point of view, choosing the best vantage point for your story. This class will work with a new craft topic each session utilizing small group feedback and a gentle workshop process. All genres of creative writing and all levels of experience are welcome. Each student will receive close readings with personalized notes from the instructor. Bring the seeds of your story, and we’ll watch them grow. There will be homework required between sessions, and the instructor will foster a supportive writing community. 10 sessions

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*Non-credit Class/Workshop Refund Policy: If a class or workshop is canceled for any reason, students will receive a full refund. For one or two-session classes and workshops, students must drop the  class or workshop one day prior to the class start date in order to receive a full refund. For a class with three sessions or more, students must drop the class within two business days of the class start date in order to receive a full refund.

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