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

Summer Term begins on July, 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.

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Chair Exercise for Seniors2 days/week7/6/20218/27/2021Anyvia Video$50.00This seated exercise program is designed for Seniors 65+  who are looking for exercise they can do at home and at whatever time suits them. The majority of each session is done in a chair working upper and lower body along with core exercises.  Participants may use their own 2-3 lb hand weights depending on their ability. The last 5 minutes of the class is done standing behind the chair focusing on balance and strength of the lower body.  This video series of 30-minute classes will be sent to participants via email so that they may view them on their own computers. 16 sessions
Interval Training Mon/Wed7/7/20218/25/20217:30-8:20AMPATRIOT-306$80.00This workout features a combination of strength and cardio activities that will provide a high-calorie burn and body sculpting. Each class features different combinations of activities and is a great form of cross training. After 30 minutes of cardio intervals, participants will do core strengthening on the mat and finish with a good stretch. Students should bring a set of 5-7 lb hand weights to class. 15 sessions
Meditation  Wed7/7/20218/25/20215:30-6:30PMvia Zoom$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! 8 sessions
Beginning UkuleleMon7/12/20218/30/20214:00-5:00PMTOWLER-201$50.00Dust 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! 8 sessions
Intermediate UkuleleMon7/12/20218/30/20215:00-6:00PMTOWLER-201$50.00Are 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! 8 sessions
Bird WatchingThu7/15/20217/15/20216:00-8:00PMvia Zoom$25.00Take time to familiarize yourself with the beautiful birds of the Pacific NW.  Learn to identify them by sight, sound, habitat, and behavior. Even in urban areas, birds are some of the easiest wildlife to observe, but how can you tell which is which? Learn how to tell thrushes from warblers, hawks from eagles, waterfowl from wading birds, and more. Whether you're a backyard bird watcher or eager to go out into the wilderness to check species off your life list, this is a great class to get you started! 1 session
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat7/17/20217/17/202111:00AM-2:00PM3rd Floor of Towler Hall$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! The class is limited to 8 students. 1 session

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat8/14/20218/14/202111:00AM-2:00PM3rd Floor of Towler Hall$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! The class is limited to 8 students. 1 session

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Bird WatchingWed9/8/20219/8/20216:00-8:00PMvia Zoom$25.00Take time to familiarize yourself with the beautiful birds of the Pacific NW.  Learn to identify them by sight, sound, habitat, and behavior. Even in urban areas, birds are some of the easiest wildlife to observe, but how can you tell which is which? Learn how to tell thrushes from warblers, hawks from eagles, waterfowl from wading birds, and more. Whether you're a backyard bird watcher or eager to go out into the wilderness to check species off your life list, this is a great class to get you started! 1 session
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat9/18/20219/18/202111:00AM-2:00PM3rd Floor of Towler Hall$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! The class is limited to 8 students. 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!

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat7/17/20217/17/202111:00AM-2:00PM3rd Floor of Towler Hall$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! The class is limited to 8 students. 1 session
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat8/14/20218/14/202111:00AM-2:00PM3rd Floor of Towler Hall$35.00
Weaving Traditional Maritime Mats  Sat9/18/20219/18/202111:00AM-2:00PM3rd Floor of Towler Hall$35.00

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Interval Training Mon/Wed7/7/20218/25/20217:30-8:20AMPATRIOT-306$80.00This workout features a combination of strength and cardio activities that will provide a high-calorie burn and body sculpting. Each class features different combinations of activities and is a great form of cross training. After 30 minutes of cardio intervals, participants will do core strengthening on the mat and finish with a good stretch. Students should bring a set of 5-7 lb hand weights to class. 15 sessions

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Bird WatchingThu7/15/20217/15/20216:00-8:00PMvia Zoom$25.00Take time to familiarize yourself with the beautiful birds of the Pacific NW.  Learn to identify them by sight, sound, habitat, and behavior. Even in urban areas, birds are some of the easiest wildlife to observe, but how can you tell which is which? Learn how to tell thrushes from warblers, hawks from eagles, waterfowl from wading birds, and more. Whether you're a backyard bird watcher or eager to go out into the wilderness to check species off your life list, this is a great class to get you started! 1 session
Bird WatchingWed9/8/20219/8/20216:00-8:00PMvia Zoom$25.00

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Meditation  Wed7/7/20218/25/20215:30-6:30PMvia Zoom$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! 8 sessions

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Beginning UkuleleMon7/12/20218/30/20214:00-5:00PMTOWLER-201$50.00Dust 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! 8 sessions
Intermediate UkuleleMon7/12/20218/30/20215:00-6:00PMTOWLER-201$50.00Are 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! 8 sessions

ClassDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Chair Exercise for Seniors2 days/week7/6/20218/27/2021Anyvia Video$50.00This seated exercise program is designed for Seniors 65+  who are looking for exercise they can do at home and at whatever time suits them. The majority of each session is done in a chair working upper and lower body along with core exercises.  Participants may use their own 2-3 lb hand weights depending on their ability. The last 5 minutes of the class is done standing behind the chair focusing on balance and strength of the lower body.  This video series of 30-minute classes will be sent to participants via email so that they may view them on their own computers. 16 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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