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American Sign Language 2 - ASL for Intermediate 2.3.16

$50

with Carrie Pierce

Feb 3, 2016 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks
This advanced ASL course will build on the foundation of ASL I by adding vocabulary to increase conversation as well as grammar skills. We will look at the use of contrastive structure, how to ask questions, tell time and sign with numbers. Vocabulary topics will be based on class interest. We expect there will be opportunities for interaction with members of the deaf community. This course is taught without use of voice but with use of games and other activities as well as peer interaction. All students are required to have at least 12 hours of prior experience with a certified deaf instructor. Registration $50. 6 weeks 5:00-7:00 p.m. Begins Wed 2/3 CHRHS Rm 223 Carrie Pierce enjoys teaching ASL to people of all ages. She provides a dynamic and fun environment where participants take part in a variety of interactive learning experiences. Carrie is certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association, the State of Maine (for Early Childhood Special Education and Deaf Education), and has both Bachelors and Masters degrees from Gallaudet University. She has taught in schools and universities all over Maine.

American Sign Language for the Family 4.6.16

$50

with Carrie Pierce

Apr 6, 2016 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks
This class is for families interested in learning sign language. A variety of instructional methods will be used including hands-on activities, short lectures, learning stations and group/partner work. We will cover introductions, colors, abc’s, numbers, action words, family, food and time signs. Voice will not be used throughout much of this class and we will rely on different strategies to communicate. Children aged 5-12 are welcome. They must be able to sit for at least 15 minutes at a time and follow rules. Parents are required to remain with their children during the entire class, preferably the same parent each week, to support the learning process and to build on language skills developed the week before. When registering please indicate the parent/s who will be in attendance and the ages of children. Registration $50, $75 for a family. 8 weeks 5:00-6:15 p.m. Begins Wed 4/6 CHRHS Rm 219 Carrie Pierce enjoys teaching ASL to people of all ages. She provides a dynamic and fun environment where participants take part in a variety of interactive learning experiences. Carrie is certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association, the State of Maine (for Early Childhood Special Education and Deaf Education), and has both Bachelors and Masters degrees from Gallaudet University. She has taught in schools and universities all over Maine.

American Sign Language I - ASL for Everyone 4.6.16

$50

with Carrie Pierce

Apr 6, 2016 at 6:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks
American Sign Language is one of the most used languages in the U.S. It is a visual language with its own grammar, gestures, and syntax. American Sign Language can help you communicate better in a new way, using your eyes and hands. In addition, if you need to know ASL in order to communicate better with a friend, family member, client, student or employee, this is a perfect opportunity for you. This class is rigorous, but fun, and you will come away with new knowledge about ASL and the deaf community. This class is not for children. Registration $50. 8 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Wed 4/6 CHRHS Rm 219 Carrie Pierce enjoys teaching ASL to people of all ages. She provides a dynamic and fun environment where participants take part in a variety of interactive learning experiences. Carrie is certified by the American Sign Language Teachers Association, the State of Maine (for Early Childhood Special Education and Deaf Education), and has both Bachelors and Masters degrees from Gallaudet University. She has taught in schools and universities all over Maine.

America’s Boating Course 4.26.16

$90

with John McMullen Wawenock Sail &Power

Apr 26, 2016 at 6:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Learn the basics of boating: rules of the road, navigational lights and buoys, use of compass for bearings, marine charts and introduction to piloting. This course meets the requirements of most states for a recreational boating license. Book and piloting tools are included. Registration deadline is April 12. Registration $90. 7 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Tues 4/26 CHRHS Rm 111 This class is taught by Wawenock Sail and Power Squadron certified instructors.

Archery Hunter Safety 4.12.16

$10

with Vic MacCallum ME Dept. Inland F&W

Apr 12, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
An archery education course will provide a student with a wealth of knowledge regarding equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities, and general safety. Most classes will have some outdoor exercises. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate. Topics covered will include laws, safety, equipment,first aid & survival, map & compass, ethics, and landowner relations. Registration $10. 3 nights 6:00-9:00 p.m. Class meets Tues 4/12, Tues 4/19 & Wed 4/20 Beaver Lodge This class is sponsored by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Beaver Lodge is off Rt. 235 in Hope.

Astronomy 3.24.16

$30

with Neal Foley

Mar 24, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks
In this class we will meet our galaxy and nearest universal neighbors. Through a combination of film, star charts and discussion, students will examine the planets and brightest stars, learn about different types of telescopes and how to identify the major constellations. Weather permitting, we will spend the final class out under the stars. Registration $30. 3 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Thurs 3/24 CHRHS Rm 235 Neal Foley has been star gazing since he could first see. He has studied all facets of astrology and astronomy and how the stars and planets influence our universe. As a farmer, he looks to the moon and stars as tools for growing crops and livestock.

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ATV and Snowmobile Safety 5.9.16

$10

with Vic MacCallum ME Dept. Inland F&W

May 9, 2016 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Many accidents are reported each year due to improper operation of a snowmobile or ATV. Participation in this course will teach you how to operate and maintain both an ATV and a snowmobile properly  Laws, responsibilities and personal safety will also be covered.  Passage of a final exam is required. The ATV part of this course will teach ATV riders to stay safe and observe the regulations of off-road riding. Anyone under 16 years of age must complete this course prior to operating an ATV on land other than that owned or leased by their parent or guardian. All participants must attend all days of this class in order to receive their certificate. Those 16 and under must be accompanied to the class by a parent. Registration $10. 2 weeks 6:00-9:00 p.m. Begins Mon 5/9 Beaver Lodge This class is sponsored by the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Beaver Lodge is off Rt. 235 in Hope.

Backyard Chickens 4.11.15

$20

with Sarah Ruef-Lindquist

Apr 11, 2016 at 6 pm
Have you ever wanted to have chickens on your property? In many cities and towns homeowners have added small chicken flocks to their yards and gardens as part of the movement towards local food and sustainable living. Some towns even hold “Coop Tours” of the charming and unusual housing chicken owners have created. This class will teach you the basics of small-scale chicken ownership. Topics will cover local ordinances, buying and raising chicks, coop size and design, health and safety, food and water, flock behavior and equipment. Registration $20. 1 night 6:00-8:00 p.m. Class Mon 4/11 CHRHS Rm 221 Sarah Ruef-Lindquist lives in Camden and has been raising chickens in her backyard since 2007. She and her husband Peter were instrumental in changing Camden's zoning ordinance to allow small flocks of chickens on lots under two and a half acres.





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