Summer Quarter Workshops
CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
All levels of interest and abilities are welcomed to work on self-guided projects in an open studio setting. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing will be offered. We use CKK6--a white firing stoneware body. We bisque work to ^04 and glaze fire in electric kilns to ^6. Instruction at all levels to maximize learning opportunities. Materials included, and most tools available. Bring an apron, and for wheel work a towel.
CART 020 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM W 7/5 to 8/23 H119 Steveni D $199.00 Seats Avail: 13 of 25
PAINTING IN OIL (Mount Vernon Campus)
In class painting sessions taught using indirect method (Old Master's) oil painting techniques. Beginners will be shown methods to attain competent skills and techniques; experienced painters will attain a satisfying level of technical achievement through this methodical and challenging approach. Supply list posted at www.skagit.edu/communityeducation.
CART 045 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM T 7/11 to 8/29 H208 Steveni D $159.00 Seats Avail: 19 of 25
Computer Basics: Get more from your PC and Windows (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to personalize your computer and make it work for you! Have fun doing it with hands-on activities. Create files and folders to keep documents organized. Learn to back up and restore data to protect it, and schedule tasks to maximize your computer’s efficiency. Protect your computer from malware, viruses and worms and keep you running safe! Become a computer user expert and navigate your way through the world of computers that doesn’t seem so big anymore! No experience necessary.
CTI 091 AG 8:30AM-12:30PM Sa 7/22 F112 Hunter E $65.00 CLASS CLOSED
Computer Basics: Internet, search engines and social networks, Oh My! (Mount Vernon Campus)
Explore the Internet with hands-on activities. Discover what various Internet search engines have to offer. See how social media works and how it helps to keep you in touch with your friends and family. Set up an email account. Use the Internet to find out the latest information on your hobbies and interests. Learn the importance of Internet safety, and viruses, worms and scammer protection. Become an information navigator for today’s world! No experience necessary.
CTI 090 AG 8:30AM-12:30PM Sa 7/29 F112 Hunter E $65.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 16
Computer Basics: Navigating the Computer World (Mount Vernon Campus)
Come explore computers, basic terminology and get up-to-speed navigating the Computer World! Learn about advantages and disadvantages of the various computer platforms like laptops, desktops, and mobile devices, the differences between RAM and ROM, memory and hard drive space. This course helps you understand computers and printers, whether you just want some help with the computer setup you already have, or help at the computer store so you get what you want and need! No experience necessary. Excellent class for the novice.
CTI 089 AG 8:30AM-12:30PM Sa 7/15 F112 Hunter E $65.00 CLASS CLOSED
Microsoft Excel - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Turn your computer into something more than a 10-key adding machine! Learn to create professional-looking spreadsheets that do more than add a series of numbers. Learn about cells, columns, and rows, formatting tools, navigation, formulas, functions, headers and footers, saving and printing your spreadsheets. Students are provided with exercise files and an illustrated manual (digital file) covering the entire content of the class which may be printed for personal use. The manual includes step by step instruction and screen shots to aid in comprehension and retention outside of the classroom.
CTI 020 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM WTh 7/5 to 7/6 F112 Fotheringham $95.00 CLASS CLOSED
Microsoft Powerpoint (Mount Vernon Campus)
Gain the skills to create effective and professional presentations. Areas we will explore include basic design elements, creating and modifying slides, using shapes and images, adding charts and tables, applying animations and transitions, inserting headers and footers, and printing layouts and options for your presentation. A sample PowerPoint eBook will be issued to each student.
CTI 009 AG 5:00PM-8:00PM TTh 7/18 to 7/20 F110 Nunn B $95.00 CLASS CLOSED
Microsoft Word - I Introduction (Mount Vernon Campus)
Learn to create, format, save, edit, and print a variety of documents such as memos and letters, numbered lists, and tables. Work with tabs and learn to copy, cut and paste. Creating flyers and working with graphics will be introduced if time permits.
CTI 010 AG 5:00PM-8:00PM TTh 7/11 to 7/13 F110 Nunn B $95.00 CLASS CLOSED
Quick Books I (Mount Vernon Campus)
This workshop covers setting up a company's basic financial information, files, chart of accounts and master lists. Topics include standard transactions such as checks, sales entries and deposits, sales tax entries and reports. Some computer experience is helpful.
CTI 027 AG 5:30PM-8:30PM TTh 8/1 to 8/3 F110 Oakes T $95.00 Seats Avail: 11 of 12
Continuing Professional Education
Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card approved by the State of Washington and valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive card.
CPROF 034 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 7/18 to 7/20 T031 Prindle $64.00 Seats Avail: 19 of 30
CPROF 034 BG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 8/15 to 8/17 T031 Prindle $84.00 Seats Avail: 27 of 30
Voice-Overs: Now is Your Time (Mount Vernon Campus)
YOU'VE HEARD LISA FOSTER ON TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! Lisa Foster's voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Cafe Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.
CPROF 053 AG 6:30PM-8:30PM T 8/8 H112 Foster L $49.00 Seats Avail: 30 of 30
CONTINUING NOSEWORK (Mount Vernon Campus)
In Phase 3: Continuing Nosework teams will work to strengthen their search abilities. Problem solving skills for the canines will be set up and intertwined with less challenging puzzles to keep the learning fun. We will work on the four K9 Nosework elements of containers, exteriors, interiors and vehicles. All three odors of Birch, Anise and Clove will be used in this class. If the team has not worked with Clove, it will be introduced. This is a skill building class that is meant to be repeated as the team works towards learning more from their canine, possible competition and having FUN.
CPET 003 AG 6:00PM-7:30PM W 6/21 to 8/9 T031 Monroe C $150.00 Seats Avail: 3 of 8
Ballroom ABCs (Mount Vernon Campus)
Has Dancing With The Stars caught your interest, but you don’t know where to begin? Come join us and learn basic ballroom techniques. Dances will include Waltz, Rumba, Foxtrot, and Cha Cha. Proper dance etiquette will be stressed. Partner is requested but not required
CPE 028 AG 7:00PM-8:30PM Th 7/6 to 8/3 F119 Bedlington R $99.00 CLASS CLOSED
Senior Fitness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Class encourages range of motion, balance, strength training and cardiovascular exercises.
CPE 025 AG 9:00AM-10:00AM MW 7/5 to 8/23 GYM Deschenes S $54.00 Seats Avail: 12 of 36