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Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education



Our Classes

Acrylic Painting for Beginners

$60

with Michelle Mishaan

Calendar Next session starts Jan 23, 2019 at 9 am

This class will cover the basics needed to feel more comfortable with this medium. 

We will learn about the numerous supplies and techniques

of watercolor as well as creating well-designed paintings. 

Each class will cover topics of interest, demonstrations of techniques and plenty of time for exploration by the students at their own level. 

 

Advanced Digital Photography

$40

with Kermit McGary

Calendar Next session starts Apr 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

This class will start with a review of essential techniques from the basic class and would cover those materials in more depth.  Some new materials will also be introduced.  Plan on exploring specific types of photography based on input from the participants.  Possibilities include sports photography, night photography, composition techniques, etx.

Basic First Aid Training Class

$45

with PAUL STEWART

Calendar Next session starts Feb 6, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Register for a course designed to certify or re-certify in this approved course from the American Safety & Health Institute.

Bone Builders

$20

with Cheryl Ladner & Lynn Glover

Calendar Next session starts Jan 28, 2019 at 9 am

Bone Builders is a research based exercise program develped by Tufts University.  This is an exercise and education program designed to prevent and help alleviate osteoporosis and improve general fitness.  Each session consists of balance, strengthening, and stretching exercises.  Some utilize hand or leg weights.  Exercise groups are lead by RSVP volunteers, and supported by a trained RSVP staff member.  The group exercise sessons, which last about one and a hours or so, are held twice a week.  A typical group ranges from 8 to 18 participants age 50 and beyond.  men and women are welcome.  Bone Builders sessons include valuable health information such as nutrition and exercises.  Equipment to begin the program is provided.

CNA MEDS ~ TBA

$1,000

with Kim Fox, RN

Calendar Next session starts at 8 am

Requirements to take part in our CNA Meds Certificate Program:

You need to be a CNA for at least a year.

You need to contact us to set up an appointment to pre-test you in your reading skills and to fill out paperwork.

It follows the RSU 29 White days.

Prepay is required.

CPR, AED Class

$45

with PAUL STEWART

Calendar Next session starts Feb 4, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Register for a course designed to certify or re-certify in this approved course from the Amercian Safety & Health Institute.

Digital Camera & Photography

$40

with Kermit McGary

Calendar Next session starts Mar 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn how to get the most from your digital camera.  Know what features to look for when shopping for a ditial camera and accessories.  Explore digital cameras including: exposure modes, lenses, menus, and terminology.  Cover basic to advance photography techniques, such as exposure, composition, image quality, depth of field and much more as applied to sports, portrait, and scenic photography. Learn to troubleshoot and solve common photography problems.

Drawing for Beginners ~ TBA

$50

with Michelle Mishaan

If you've never drawn before, or your skills are a little rusty, then this class is for you.  Learn to draw what you see with confidence.  Study the stilllife, interior spaces. and landscape to master the drawing elements - shape, contour line, composition, light and shadow, texture and perspective.





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