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 complete an application.

Payment methods: credit card

In Person

Come to the CCC Welcome Center/First Stop in Columbia Hall. Open Mon - Fri, 8 am – 5 pm

Payment methods: cash, check, credit card

By Phone

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

Pay after receiving notice of bill

Spring Term begins on Apr. 5th, 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.

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Beginning UkuleleMon4/5/20216/14/20214:00-5:00PMTOWL-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 May 31st. 10 sessions
Intermediate UkuleleMon4/5/20216/14/20215:00-6:00PMTOWL-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 May 31st. 10 sessions
Advanced & Intermediate SpanishWed4/7/20216/23/20215:00-6:00PMZoom$125.00Conversation 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. 12 sessions 
Meditation  Wed4/7/20216/9/20215:30-6:30PMZoom$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
Strong Inner SelfSun4/11/20215/23/20216:30-7:30PMZoom$45.00Got 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. It is highly recommended for those in the helping professions, yet open to all. No prior experience is necessary. 7 sessions
Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific NW: Getting StartedTue4/13/20215/11/20216:00-7:00PMZoom$40.00The 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
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat4/24/20214/24/202111:00AM-2:00PMTowler Hall, 3rd Floor$35.00Historically, maritime chafing mats—woven from retired fishing and crabbing line—were used to protect the most trafficked areas of the deck aboard wooden ships from everyday wear and tear. In this workshop, students will learn the history and purpose of chafing mats, how to select and prepare retired commercial fishing line for weaving, how to read and follow patterns, and how to weave mats from retired commercial line—harnessing the sea’s good karma. Participants will leave with their own finished mat! 1 session

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific NW: Let's Do It!Tue5/18/20216/15/20216:00-7:00PMZoom$40.00Now that you have the background information for preparing to garden vegetables, let's actually get going! In this class, students will learn the tricks that will make their plantings a success! 5 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Edible Mushrooms on the CoastSat6/5/20216/5/202110:00AM-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
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat4/24/20214/24/202111:00AM-2:00PMTowler Hall, 3rd Floor$35.00Historically, maritime chafing mats—woven from retired fishing and crabbing line—were used to protect the most trafficked areas of the deck aboard wooden ships from everyday wear and tear. In this workshop, students will learn the history and purpose of chafing mats, how to select and prepare retired commercial fishing line for weaving, how to read and follow patterns, and how to weave mats from retired commercial line—harnessing the sea’s good karma. Participants will leave with their own finished mat! 1 session

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Edible Mushrooms   on the CoastSat6/5/20216/5/202110:00AM-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
Meditation  Wed4/7/20216/9/20215:30-6:30PMZoom$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
Strong Inner SelfSun4/11/20215/23/20216:30-7:30PMZoom$45.00Got 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. It is highly recommended for those in the helping professions, yet open to all. No prior experience is necessary. 7 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific NW: Getting StartedTue4/13/20215/11/20216:00-7:00PMZoom$40.00The 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
Vegetable Gardening in the Pacific NW: Let's Do It!Tue5/18/20216/15/20216:00-7:00PMZoom$40.00Now that you have the background information for preparing to garden vegetables, let's actually get going! In this class, students will learn the tricks that will make their plantings a success! 5 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Advanced & Intermediate SpanishWed4/7/20216/23/20215:00-6:00PMZoom$125.00Conversation 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. 12 sessions 

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Beginning UkuleleMon4/5/20216/14/20214:00-5:00PMTOWL-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 May 31st. 10 sessions
Intermediate UkuleleMon4/5/20216/14/20215:00-6:00PMTOWL-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 May 31st. 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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