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College Transitions 2017-18
with Heidi Nolan
College Transitions are programs that allow a student who already possesses a high school diploma to brush up on skills in order to gain entrance into college. If you are having trouble passing college entrance exams, or the college has told you to take adult education classes to bring you up to entrance standards, you need the College Transitions program. There is no fee for this program and you can drop in any time. Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Tuesday 5:00-8:00 p.m. Begins September 5, Tuesday evenings begin September 19. Adult Learning Center 7 Lions Ln. Camden
with Heidi Nolan
This class for speakers of non-English languages will help you improve your English skills with one-on-one tutoring. Taught by Heidi Nolan. Adult Learning Center 7 Lions Ln, Camden
Genealogy for Beginners
with Dorothy Prescott
Learn how to gather and organize information in your own family history search. This three-part class will lead participants through the basic process of uncovering and sorting through the wealth of genealogical information available on the internet and from other sources. Registration $35. 3 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Mon 11/27 CHRHS Rm 224 Dorothy Prescott is a member of The General Society of Mayflower Descendants and is familiar with many local lines of descent.
Gold Leafing Workshop
with Bo Smith
In this workshop students will discover the techniques used to create beautiful gold leaf on picture frames, sculpture or wood. The instructor will teach two styles of gilding using traditional and non-traditional materials. Students will gain an understanding of this art form as they work on a piece brought from home. Registration $30, plus $90 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 3 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Thurs 11/30 CHRHS Rm 231 Bo Smith is an artist and educator who has been restoring antique clocks for sixteen years. She has studied techniques of gold leafing and gives demonstrations at the Clock Shop in Rockport.
HiSET Preparation Daytime 2017-18
with Heidi Nolan
Heidi Nolan runs our daytime learning center for adults that helps people obtain their HiSET Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Superintendent's building, also known as the "Bus Barn," behind the middle school in Camden. Drop in anytime it is open to talk to Heidi. Instruction is individualized to meet your needs and you can come and go freely throughout the semester. Heidi will help you in the areas where you need help. When you are ready, we will give you the official tests. There is no fee for HiSET training or testing. Begins Tues 9/5 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Adult Learning Center 7 Lions Lane, Camden Heidi Nolan oversees our learning center and has taught adult literacy classes over five years for Five Town CSD and the U.S. Army.
HiSET Preparation Evening 2017-18
with Heidi Nolan
This class is individualized to meet your needs and you can come and go freely throughout the semester. Heidi will help you in the areas where you need help. When you are ready, we will give you the official tests. There is no fee for HiSET training or testing. Heidi also runs our day-time learning center Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Superintendent's building, also known as the "Bus Barn," behind the middle school in Camden. Drop in anytime it is open to talk to Heidi. 12 weeks 5:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Tues 9/19 CHRHS Library Conference Room Heidi Nolan oversees our learning center and has taught adult literacy classes over five years for Five Town CSD and the U.S. Army.
Introduction to the Natural History of Midcoast Maine
with Kristen Lindquist
Maine is noted for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Can you identify the song of our state bird? Better yet, can you identify our state bird? (It’s the Black-capped Chickadee.) Ever wondered how to find the North Star? Can you name three wildflowers you might find in the Camden Hills? In this two-session class you will develop basic literacy in the natural history of wildlife-rich midcoast Maine by learning how to identify some of the trees, wildflowers, birds, butterflies, animal tracks, and even stars and constellations most easily found here. Geared for the real beginner, this class will enhance your basic knowledge and awareness of the natural world around you! Registration $25. 2 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Tues 11/28 CHRHS Rm 210 Kristen Lindquist is an amateur naturalist who leads birding field trips throughout the state and serves as a guide at the annual Acadia Birding Festival. She wrote the Knox County chapter of the new book Birdwatching in Maine, and her natural history column appears each month on PenBayPilot.com. A member of the board of Merryspring Nature Center, she is also the first female member of the Maine Bird Records Committee.
iPhone Camera and Photos
with Hugo Heriz-Smith
In this class the instructor will concentrate primarily on how to gain maximum enjoyment from the camera and photo management tools on your iPhone. Other questions and tools will be addressed as they come up or seem appropriate. Participants need to have a minimum of iOS 10 installed on their phone. Registration $35. 4 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Wed 11/29 CHRHS Rm 219 Hugo Heriz-Smith moved to Maine in 2004 and lives in Camden. He has worked with Mac and Windows/DOS computers since the late 80's. He has been self-employed helping small business and residential customers with a wide range of technology needs since 2001, focusing on those using Apple products.