Continuing Education Classes – Life Enrichment

Art: Mixed MediaBridge: Duplicate - BeginnersBridge: Duplicate - IntermediateBoating for WomenCalligraphy Copperplate, Introduction to
Cleanse Your Body 101 Workshop: Easy Ways to Prevent Disease with Jade Morton Computers for Mature Users - Beginners Creative Writing Workshop with Rick DobleDance: Ballroom IntroductionDance: Beginner - Cha ChaDance: Intermediate - Cha Cha
Dance: SwingDance: Beginner - TangoDance: Beginner - WaltzLine Dancing for Your BrainDance: ShagGolf for Beginners
Happiness Now: How to Be Happy - Instructor Jade MortoniPhone & iPad for the Mature User - BeginnersiPhone & iPad for the Mature User - IntermediateNavigating the Carteret County GIS WebsiteParenting - Love and LogicPublish Your Own e-Book for Free
Raising Chickens 101Restore Body & Mind: Four Week Series with JadeSimplicity of Sewing Level ISimplicity of Sewing Level IISmoothie & Juicing 101 Workshop: Easy Ways to Feel AmazingWaterfowl Carving
Yoga for Beginners - DowneastYoga – Gentle Back with JadeYoga – Gentle De-Stress with JadeYoga – Gentle Restore with JadeYoga – Intermediate Level II with Sasha

 

 

Art – Mixed Media
Learn to draw, paint, or use watercolor; whatever medium you like. Open to beginners and experienced artists.
Course Fee: $45 for day class/ $35 for evening class
Start Date
01-03-2019    Thursdays    9 am-12 pm, 6 sessions, Western Carteret Library, Rm. 3, Cape Carteret
02-21-2019    Thursdays    9 am-12 pm, 6 sessions, Western Carteret Library, Rm. 3, Cape Carteret
02-21-2019    Thursdays    6:30 – 8:30 pm, 6 sessions, Bryant Bldg., Rm. 3109 on campus
04-11-2019    Thursdays    9 am-12 pm, 6 sessions, Western Carteret Library, Rm. 3, Cape Carteret

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Bridge for Beginners – Duplicate
Designed to introduce you to the bidding basics and guidelines for the play of the hand. Open to novice duplicate Bridge players. Let’s play! Recommended textbook: Bidding in the 21st Century.
Course Fee: $60
Start Date
01-17-2019   Thursdays   6:30 – 8:30 pm, 8 sessions, Location TBA

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Bridge Intermediate – Duplicate
Refining basic bidding and play of cards; modern conventions, when to draw trumps (or not), opening leads; planning the play and defense; second round bidding and play; and slam bidding. Recommended textbook: Bidding in the 21st Century.
Course Fee: $60
Start Date
03-21-2019   Thursdays   6:30 – 8:30 pm, 8 sessions, Location TBA

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Boating for Women
Want to do more than just hold the rope? This women’s only class will cover many aspects of boating to make this boating season more stress free and enjoyable. Students will learn the tide and wind implications of steering and docking, tying boat to dock, backing the boat trailer to launch and retrieve your vessel, and much more. Learn skills that will help you get on the water with more confidence.
Course Fee: $40–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
04-27-2019    Saturday    9 am – 12 pm, 1 session, Martec Bldg., Rm. 101

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Calligraphy – Copperplate, Introduction to
Learn the art of ornamental handwriting to create modern pieces by using the copperplate style of calligraphy and the tools required to create this style. Students will practice, critique and complete at least one project. Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: identify copperplate calligraphy; demonstrate basic skills in letter formation; and utilize new skills in a simple, original calligraphy project. Recommended book: Mastering Copperplate Calligraphy by Eleanor Winters.
Course Fee: $30
Start Date
01-17-2019   Thursdays  6:30 – 7:30 pm, 6 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 202
04-04-2019   Thursdays  6:30 – 7:30 pm, 6 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 202

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Cleanse Your Body 101 Workshop: Easy Ways to Prevent Disease with Jade Morton
Cleansing your body even a little everyday can improve your health by beginning to reduce accumulated toxins from what we eat, drink and the environment. Some symptoms of toxicity are weight gain, headaches, brain fog, body aches and lack of energy just to name a few. This workshop will help become aware of hidden toxins and begin to reduce your chances of disease and cancer. Discover easy ways to cleanse your body and to regain your health. Hand out includes recipes, ingredients to avoid and “Local Health Resources”. Instructor Jade Theresa Morton is a Certified Holistic Health Coach/Wellness Educator.
Course Fee: $10
Start Date
01-09-2019    Wednesday    12 – 1:15 pm, 1 session, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Computers for Mature Users – Beginners
Beginners and students new to the computer will be introduced to the basics of using a computer and its related components. This class will cover parts of the computer, terminology, windows basics and programs, and creating files and folders. Students will also learn how to navigate the Internet using search engines, basic Internet safety, and email usage. No experience is necessary, but access to a computer is helpful. Additional supplies may be needed.
Course Fee: $50
Start Date
02-04-2019  Mondays     5:30 – 7:30 pm, 4 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 319
03-09-2019  Saturdays   10 am – 12 pm, 4 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 318

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Creative Writing Workshop with Rick Doble
Discover your hidden writing skills with enhanced fiction and nonfiction ideas. Journey through the art of storytelling, while exploring fundamental techniques. Taught by Rick Doble, a published author with decades of experience.
Course Fee: $40
Start Date
03-06-2019    Wednesdays    6 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 115

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Dance: Ballroom Introduction
Dance like a star! Experience the elegance of the Waltz and the Fox Trot, the liveliness of the Swing and the drama of the Tango, Rumba, and Cha Cha. No partner or prior experience necessary. Great for couples date night!
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-07-2019    Monday    7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
03-04-2019    Monday    7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
04-18-2019    Thursday  7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Dance: Ballroom – Cha Cha – Introduction
This class will focus on one specific dance, the Cha Cha. No partner necessary.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Dance: Ballroom – Cha Cha – Intermediate
The next level of Cha Cha. Must have taken Cha Cha – Introduction or have experience beyond beginner. No partner necessary.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
02-21-2019    Thursday   7 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Dance: Ballroom – Swing
Dance like a star! Experience the liveliness of the Swing! No partner or prior experience necessary.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
04-18-2019    Thursday    8 – 9 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Dance: Ballroom – Tango – Beginner
This class is much like Ballroom Introduction, but will focus on one dance, the Tango. No partner or prior experience necessary. Great for couples date night!!
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
03-04-2019    Mondays    8 – 9 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Dance: Ballroom – Waltz – Beginner
Dance like a star! This class is much like Ballroom Introduction, but will focus on one dance, the Waltz. No partner or prior experience necessary. Great for couples date night!
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-07-2019    Monday    8 – 9 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Dance: Line Dancing for Your Brain
Students will learn line dancing to the oldies, country, modern and soul music. Moving the body and remembering the dance steps builds physical and mental strength.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Dance, Shag
Beginner to intermediate shaggers welcome. Learn the popular North Carolina State Dance for social dancing at parties, weddings, beach music concerts and clubs. No partner necessary.
Course Fee: $25–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-17-2019   Thursday   6 – 7 pm, 4 sessions, Bryant Bldg. Open Area
02-21-2019   Thursday   6 – 7 pm, 4 sessions, Bryant Bldg. Open Area
03-28-2019   Thursday   6 – 7 pm, 4 sessions, Bryant Bldg. Open Area

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Golf for Beginners
For the novice and quasi-experienced student. LPGA golf pro Nina Foust will guide students in developing proper habits for practicing the sport of golf. Students will learn posture, stance, grip, swing and follow through techniques to make golf more enjoyable. Clubs will be available if needed.
Course Fee: $75–Insurance Fee: $0.55

Start Date
03-04-2019    Monday   10 – 11 am, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
04-15-2019    Monday    10 – 11 am, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
04-15-2019    Monday    6 – 7 pm, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
06-03-2019    Monday    10 – 11 am, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport
06-03-2019    Monday    6 – 7 pm, 5 sessions, The Golf Farm, Newport

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Happiness Now: How to Be Happy – Instructor Jade Morton
Discover the science and practice of the secrets to happiness. Learn tips and activities that have been proven to increase happiness along with ways to shape habits for your wellbeing. Handouts and resources included. Instructor, Jade Morton is a Certified Holistic Health Coach/Wellness Educator.
Course Fee: $45
Start Date
01-16-2019    Wednesday    12 – 1:15 pm, 1 session, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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iPhone & iPad for the Mature User – Beginner
For the novice home user. Discover the basic functions and features of the Apple iPhone or Apple iPad. Topics will include iMessaging, security, photo taking, personalization, security, organization, and much more. This class is for beginners. Students should bring one iPhone or iPad to class.
Course Fee: $70–Book Fee: none
Start Date
01-15-2019   Tuesdays    9 am – 12 pm, 6 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 202

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iPhone & iPad for the Mature User – Intermediate
For the mature user who wants to know more and do more with their Apple iPhone or iPad product. This advanced class, for the home user, will take the students to the next level of interaction and utilization within the device. Topics will include: exploring iOS11, better quality photos, iCloud storage, word processing app, social media, control center, 3D touch, Siri, iPad docking, drag and drop, settings and new apps and hints. Students must know their Apple ID and password, have taken the beginning course, and be very familiar and comfortable with an iPhone or iPad. Bring your iPhone or iPad to class.
Course Fee: $70–Book Fee: none
Start Date
03-05-2019   Tuesdays    9 am – 12 pm, 6 sessions, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 202

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Navigating the Carteret County GIS Website
The GIS (Geographic Information Systems) serves Carteret County citizens with a wide array of geographical data and maps. Learn how to navigate the new GIS website for Carteret County by query, parcel, address, or sales search. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge to use this system.
Course Fee: Free

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Parenting – Love and Logic
Designed to increase the parenting skills of parents of all aged children. Emphasizes the use of loving statements in combination with logical consequences of a child’s behavior to help the child to grow up to be a responsible adult. Learn strategies that will reduce the use of anger, threats, and warnings.
Course Fee: $40/couples fee; $30/single parent fee–Book Fee: $10.00

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next class.

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Publish Your Own e-Book for Free
A simple method for preparing your book so that it can be sold as an e-Book. This workshop also covers obtaining a free ISBN number and the e-Book conversion process, plus marketing and selling your e-Book online at Amazon and other book sellers.
Course Fee: $45
Start Date
02-20-2019    Wednesday    6 – 9 pm, 1 session, Wayne West Bldg., Rm. 221

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Raising Chickens 101
Students will learn the basic fundamentals of raising chickens at home. Includes breeds, chicken coops, hatching methods, feeds and hands-on experience. Experience first hand the care and hatching of biddies. One class includes a hands-on experience to a farm with working coops.
Course Fee: $40
Start Date
01-10-2019  Thursdays  6 – 7:30 pm, 6 sessions, McGee Bldg., Rm. 263 (Note: Last class will meet Saturday, 02-16-2019, 9 – 10:30 am at Rhodes Chicken Coops, Newport.)
03-07-2019  Thursdays  6 – 7:30 pm, 6 sessions, McGee Bldg., Rm. 263 (Note: Last class will meet Saturday, 04-13-2019, 9 – 10:30 am at Rhodes Chicken Coops, Newport.)

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Restore Body & Mind: Four Week Series with Jade
This series will guide you through easy step-by-step ways to help you restore and transform your life! Receive the awareness you have been looking for the inspire you to create a sustainable healthy life for you and your family. This series is a great SELF-CARE resource for Cancer Prevention/Recovery, Care Givers and Human Service Professionals. Includes health workbook, recipes and wellbeing resources. Jade Theresa Morton is a Certified Holistic Health Coach/Wellness Educator.
Course Fee: $45
Start Date
01-23-2019    Wednesdays    12 – 1 pm, 4 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Simplicity of Sewing Level I
Learn the skill of sewing, and save money by making clothes and household goods! Become more familiar with your sewing machine, discover tools to make sewing easier, and learn how to choose fabrics and patterns. Several projects will be completed as time allows. Bring your sewing machine and instruction manual. Np experience necessary.
Course Fee: $40
Start Date
01-28-2019    Mondays    6 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, McGee Bldg., Rm. 123

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Simplicity of Sewing Level II
In Level II, students will learn about making garments and other products. Instructor, Suellen Leonard will guide students beyond beginners in completing several projects as time allows. Bring your own sewing machine and instruction manual. Previous sewing experience is required to take this class.
Course Fee: $40
Start Date
03-18-2019    Mondays    6 – 8 pm, 6 sessions, McGee Bldg., Rm. 123

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Smoothie vs Juicing 101 Workshop: Easy Ways to Feel Amazing!
Did you know not all smoothie and juicing recipes are “healthy”? This workshop guides you on which ingredients can improve your health and which ingredients will sabotage your efforts. Would you like to naturally increase your vitality, build your immune system, sustain a healthy weight, and feel better? Workshop includes healthy food ideas, recipes, and a “local health resource” list. Instructor Jade Theresa Morton is a Certified Holistic Health Coach/Wellness Educator.
Course Fee: $10

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next available class.

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Waterfowl Carving
Learn to cut, carve, and finish the wooden waterfowl of your choice. **The night class will meet for 24 hours with a total cost of $55.55, instead of the 32 hour day classes with a total cost of $65.55.
Course Fee: $65–Insurance Fee: $0.55
Start Date
01-07-2019   Mondays    8 am – 12 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Shop 3
01-07-2019   Mondays    1 – 5 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Shop 3
01-07-2019   Mondays    6 – 9 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Shop 3**
03-18-2019   Mondays    8 am – 12 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Shop 3
03-18-2019   Mondays    1 – 5 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Shop 3
03-18-2019   Mondays    6 – 9 pm, 8 sessions, McGee Bldg., Shop 3**

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Yoga for Beginners – Downeast
This is a fitness-based yoga class that welcomes all levels. This class will work on stability, flexibility, and promote wellness through breath work and postures. All fitness levels are encouraged to attend with modifications available to each participant as needed. Each class will end with a resting segment to help achieve relaxation.
Course Fee: $30–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Bring your own mat

Contact Mary Schronce at schroncem@carteret.edu or 252-222-6207 to be added to interest list for next available class.

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Yoga – Gentle Back with Jade
Instructor Jade Theresa Morton guides students through therapeutic style yoga stretches, deep breathing and relaxation techniques to relieve stress, reduce pain and allow the body to heal. This class is designed to safely improve flexibility, alignment, bone density, and core strength while aiding with anxiety, grieving, cancer recovery and PTSD. Appropriate for all adults and no prior yoga experience needed. Chair modifications are available.
Course Fee: $40–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Please bring a yoga mat
Start Date
01-10-2019   Thursdays    12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
02-28-2019   Thursdays    12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
04-18-2019   Thursdays    12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Yoga – Gentle/De-Stress with Jade
Instructor Jade Theresa Morton gently guides students through therapeutic style yoga stretches, deep breathing, and relaxation techniques to relieve stress from the body and mind as it calms the nervous system. This class is designed to safely improve flexibility, strength, alignment and reduce pain while aiding with anxiety, grieving, cancer recovery and PTSD. Appropriate for all adults and no prior yoga experience needed.
Course Fee: $40–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Please bring a yoga mat
Start Date
01-08-2019    Tuesdays    5:30 – 6:30 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
02-26-2019    Tuesdays    5:30 – 6:30 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
04-16-2019    Tuesdays    5:30 – 6:30 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Yoga – Gentle Restore with Jade
Instructor Jade Theresa Morton guides students through therapeutic style yoga stretches, deep breathing and relaxation techniques to relieve stress and help restore the body and mind. This class is designed to safely improve flexibility, strength, alignment and reduce pain while aiding with anxiety, grieving, cancer recovery and PTSD. Appropriate for all adults and no prior yoga experience needed. Chair modifications are available.
Course Fee: $40–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Please bring a yoga mat
Start Date
01-08-2019    Tuesdays    12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
02-26-2019    Tuesdays    12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
04-16-2019    Tuesdays    12:10 – 1 pm, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

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Yoga – Intermediate Level II
Join advanced yoga instructor, Sasha McClure, RYT 500, as she guides students through an alignment-based Vinyasa Flow in this new Yoga-Intermediate II class. Understanding of basic posturing will be helpful, but is not required. All are welcome!
Course Fee: $50–Insurance Fee: $0.55–Please bring a yoga mat
Start Date
01-04-2019    Fridays    8:30 – 10 am, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
02-22-2019    Fridays    8:30 – 10 am, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus
04-12-2019    Fridays    8:30 – 10 am, 6 sessions, Camp Glenn Bldg. on campus

 

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