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

Fall Term begins on Sept. 28th, 2020.

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
Individual Lessons: Guitar1 day/ week9/28/202010/30/20200.5 hr/dayTBA$75.00Studies have shown that learning to play music enhances brain function and contributes to a well-rounded education. In this one-on-one course, students will gain a greater knowledge of music and acoustic, electric, or guitars. These 5 half-hour lessons emphasize technique and music theory for amateur or professional guitarists. For more information or to register, call 503-338-2408. 5 sessions
MeditationTue9/29/202012/1/20205:30-6:30PMZoom$45.00This 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 experienced meditators are welcome! If you are new to meditation, please sign up for the Introduction to Meditation class. 10 sessions
Meditation: An IntroductionTue9/29/202010/27/20204:00-5:00PMZoom$25.00In this class, participants  explore the present moment experience using the foundational practices of breath, body, heart, and mind. Concentration, posture, and establishing a practice will be emphasised. This is a non-religious class lead by a Zen priest. The class is designed specifically for beginners, although anyone is welcome to join! 5 sessions

Title Day Start date End date Time Location Fee Description
Jewelry Metal-smithing (Beginning students) Thu 10/1/2020 10/29/2020 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 10/1/2020 10/29/2020 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $65.00 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
Interval Training 2 days/week 10/2/2020 11/6/2020 1 hr/day Online $50.00 This online workout features a combination of strength and cardio activities that will provide a high-calorie burn and body sculpting. Each 1-hour video class features different combinations of activities and is a great form of cross training. Participants will engage in core strengthening by completing 2 video classes per week for 5 weeks.  10 sessions
Writing a Great First Chapter Sat 10/3/2020 10/3/2020 10:00AM-1:00PM Zoom $20.00 In this course, students will learn the “Dos” and “Don’ts” of writing a captivating first chapter: how to improve your first chapter, ways to hone and develop your craft, and how to generate a reader’s (or agent’s) interest and keep them engaged. The course is divided into three sections and includes instruction, review and critique. Writing examples will be provided, but students may also bring their own first chapter to share and critique in class. 1 session
Candle Making Mon 10/5/2020 10/19/2020 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $50.00 Candles are the perfect cool weather project that will bring light to your home and handle power outages in style. In this workshop, students will explore the possibilities of wax, making both container candles and hand-dipped tapered candles. Please bring the following to class:  a few half-pint canning jars or old-fashioned glasses that are not too narrow and no more than 4" tall, candle scents or dyes, and a bibbed apron. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 for supplies. 3 sessions
Sailing:  Competent Crew 1 day/ every other week 10/7/2020 11/4/2020 1 hr/day Zoom $50.00 Gain confidence in your ability to understand the workings on the sailboat and enjoy contributing as a knowledgeable crew member. Learn tips on how to hold a straight course when at the helm, sail trimming, and rules of the road so you're not second guessing who has to give way.  Fee includes NauticEd online course access and Zoom check-ins with the Instructor. 3 sessions
Edible Mushrooms on the Coast Wed 10/14/2020 10/14/2020 6:00-7:30PM Zoom $15.00 The 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
Natural Healthcare Series: Boosting the Immune System Wed 10/14/2020 11/4/2020 6:00-7:00PM Zoom $25.00 This 4-week series explains some basics of Asian medicine theories and practices to do on yourself or on friends and family. In this course, students will learn how to find and use acupressure points, safely use herbal medicinal formulas, use cupping, gua-sha/spooning and moxibustion therapies for common everyday health conditions on both themselves and others. 4 sessions
Septic Systems Thu 10/22/2020 10/22/2020 5:30-7:00PM TOWL-307 $20.00 Working 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

Individual Lessons: Guitar 1 day/week 11/2/2020 12/4/2020 0.5 hr/day TBA $75.00 Studies have shown that learning to play music enhances brain function and contributes to a well-rounded education. In this one-on-one course, students will gain a greater knowledge of music and acoustic, electric, or guitars. These 5 half-hour lessons emphasize technique and music theory for amateur or professional guitarists. For more information or to register, call 503-338-2408. 5 sessions
Soap Making Mon 11/2/2020 11/16/2020 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $50.00 Take a modern look at the ancient craft of soap making. In this workshop, students will learn three different methods to make soap: melt and pour, hop process, and cold process. Students will craft lovely soaps for gifts or home. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 for supplies. 3 sessions
Meditation: An Introduction Tue 11/3/2020 12/1/2020 4:00-5:00PM Zoom $25.00 In this class, participants  explore the present moment experience using the foundational practices of breath, body, heart, and mind. Concentration, posture, and establishing a practice will be emphasised. This is a non-religious class lead by a Zen priest. The class is designed specifically for beginners, although anyone is welcome to join! 5 sessions
Jewelry Soldering Thu 11/5/2020 12/10/2020 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
Interval Training 2 days/week 11/6/2020 12/11/2020 1 hr/day Online $50.00 This online workout features a combination of strength and cardio activities that will provide a high-calorie burn and body sculpting. Each 1-hour video class features different combinations of activities and is a great form of cross training. Participants will engage in core strengthening by completing 2 video classes per week for 5 weeks.  10 sessions

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@clatsopcc.edu, and we’ll see what we can do!

Title Day Start date End date Time Location Fee Description
Jewelry Metalsmithing (Beginning students) Thu 10/1/2020 10/29/2020 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 Metalsmithing (Returning students) Thu 10/1/2020 10/29/2020 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $65.00
Jewelry Soldering Thu 11/5/2020 12/10/2020 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
Candle Making Mon 10/5/2020 10/19/2020 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $50.00 Candles are the perfect cool weather project that will bring light to your home and handle power outages in style. In this workshop, students will explore the possibilities of wax, making both container candles and hand-dipped tapered candles. Please bring the following to class:  a few half-pint canning jars or old-fashioned glasses that are not too narrow and no more than 4" tall, candle scents or dyes, and a bibbed apron. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 for supplies. 3 sessions
Soap Making Mon 11/2/2020 11/16/2020 6:00-8:00PM ARTB-101 $50.00 Take a modern look at the ancient craft of soap making. In this workshop, students will learn three different methods to make soap: melt and pour, hop process, and cold process. Students will craft lovely soaps for gifts or home. For more information, please call the instructor, Virginia Hall, at 503-325-0998. Fee includes $15 for supplies. 3 sessions

Title Day Start date End date Time Location Fee Description
Interval Training 2 days/ week 10/2/2020 11/6/2020 1 hour/day Online $50.00 This online workout features a combination of strength and cardio activities that will provide a high-calorie burn and body sculpting. Each 1-hour video class features different combinations of activities and is a great form of cross training. Participants will engage in core strengthening by completing 2 video classes per week for 5 weeks.  10 sessions
Interval Training 2 days/ week 11/6/2020 12/11/2020 1 hour/day Online $50.00

Title Day Start date End date Time Location Fee Description
Individual Lessons: Guitar 1 day/ week 9/28/2020 10/30/2020 0.5 hour/day TBA $75.00 Studies have shown that learning to play music enhances brain function and contributes to a well-rounded education. In this one-on-one course, students will gain a greater knowledge of music and acoustic, electric, or guitars. These 5 half-hour lessons emphasize technique and music theory for amateur or professional guitarists. For more information or to register, call 503-338-2408. 5 sessions
Individual Lessons: Guitar 1 day/ week 11/2/2020 12/4/2020 0.5 hour/day TBA $75.00
Edible Mushrooms on the Coast Wed 10/14/2020 10/14/2020 6:00-7:30PM Zoom $15.00 The 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
Sailing:  Competent Crew 1 day/ every other week 10/7/2020 11/4/2020 1 hour/day Zoom $50.00 Gain confidence in your ability to understand the workings on the sailboat and enjoy contributing as a knowledgeable crew member. Learn tips on how to hold a straight course when at the helm, sail trimming, and rules of the road so you're not second guessing who has to give way.  Fee includes NauticEd online course access and Zoom check-ins with the Instructor. 3 sessions

TitleDayStart dateEnd dateTimeLocationFeeDescription
Natural Healthcare Series: Boosting the Immune SystemWed10/14/202011/4/20206:00-7:00PMZoom$25.00This 4-week series explains some basics of Asian medicine theories and practices to do on yourself or on friends and family. In this course, students will learn how to find and use acupressure points, safely use herbal medicinal formulas, use cupping, gua-sha/spooning and moxibustion therapies for common everyday health conditions on both themselves and others. 4 sessions
MeditationTue9/29/202012/1/20205:30-6:30PMZoom$45.00This 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 experienced meditators are welcome! If you are new to meditation, please sign up for the Introductio to Meditation class. 10 sessions
Meditation: An IntroductionTue9/29/202010/27/20204:00-5:00PMZoom$25.00In this class, participants  explore the present moment experience using the foundational practices of breath, body, heart, and mind. Concentration, posture, and establishing a practice will be emphasised. This is a non-religious class lead by a Zen priest. The class is designed specifically for beginners, although anyone is welcome to join! 5 sessions
Meditation: An IntroductionTue11/3/202012/1/20204:00-5:00PMZoom$25.00

Title Day Start date End date Time Location Fee Description
Septic Systems Thu 10/22/2020 10/22/2020 5:30-7:00PM TOWL-307 $20.00 Working 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

Title Day Start date End date Time Location Fee Description
Writing a Great First Chapter Sat 10/3/2020 10/3/2020 10:00AM-1:00PM Zoom $20.00 In this course, students will learn the “Dos” and “Don’ts” of writing a captivating first chapter: how to improve your first chapter, ways to hone and develop your craft, and how to generate a reader’s (or agent’s) interest and keep them engaged. The course is divided into three sections and includes instruction, review and critique. Writing examples will be provided, but students may also bring their own first chapter to share and critique in class. 1 session

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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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