October Community Programs at Chesapeake College

NOW YOU ARE IN CHARGE! A Boating Safety Course Designed for the Novice Boater
The skipper is incapacitated and the vessel operation is now in your hands – what will you do? This course will familiarize the student with the basics of vessel safety equipment, electronic instrumentation, navigation aids, vessel operation, and effective communications with the Coast Guard and Department of Natural Resources. Course fee: $25. Classes held at the Wye Mills Campus, Saturday10/10/09, 9 am – 1 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT

Image and success go hand and hand. In less than a minute, people create a perception of who we are and what we are about based on their five senses and their own gut feeling. Learn the three keys to projecting more Confidence, Credibility, Influence and Power! Course fee: $35. Classes are held at the Wye Mills Campus, Thursday, 10/1 – 10/15/09, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

LEARN TO DANCE – AND FAST!
Do you have a wedding on your calendar? Want to look great on the dance floor? Come learn the ballroom basics during this crash course for beginners or for anyone needing to refresh their step. Learn how to Fox Trot, Rumba, and Swing. This course is open for couples or singles. Course fee: $45. Classes held at the Oxford Community Center, 10/7 – 10/28/09, 7-8 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

INVESTMENTS: STOCKS, BONDS, AND FUNDS
This course is designed for both the beginning and experienced investor. Instruction will focus on how to establish and achieve investment goals as well as ways to protect and repair a portfolio, in light of recent market volatility. Course fee: $35. Tuition: $15. Classes held at the Wye Mills campus, Wednesday 10/7 – 10/21/09. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

CHINA-MYTHS BUSTED
It’s too far! The flight is too long! For a number of reasons many travelers write-off the notion of travel to China. This course will explore the view of China as a travel destination with focus on the people and their incredibly ancient heritage. Course fee: $25. Class will be held at the Wye Mills campus, Wednesday 10/7/09, 6-9 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN
This course is designed to provide basic language skills that will enhance the Italian travel experience. Course fee: $50. Tuition: $94. Classes to be held at the Wye Mills campus 10/8 – 12/17/09, 6:30- 8:30 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

ADVANCED KNITTING TECHNIQUES
Knitters, learn how to fine tune your basic skills by learning advanced techniques. Each night will feature a hands-on demonstration and sample projects for students to see and practice with. Course fee: $35. Tuition: $11. Classes will be held in St. Michaels, Monday, 10/12 – 11/23/09, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

SEWING FOR BEGINNERS
Have you ever needed to sew on a button, fix a hem, or patch a hole? This class is designed with you in mind. Learn the basics of sewing by hand. Course fee: $25. Classes held at the Wye Mills campus, Monday and Wednesday the week of 10/12/09, 6-8 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

MANAGING YOUR DIGITAL IMAGES

Free your digital memories from your computer memory! Learn how to organize, archive and edit your digital pictures so they can be easily accessed to create scrapbooks and other projects on your computer. Students will be provided Memory Manager Software. Course fee: $30. Materials fee: $55 (includes software). Classes will be held at the Wye Mills campus on Wednesday 10/14-10/21/09, 6-8 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

CAPTURE YOUR LIFE’S STORY: MEMOIR WRITING COURSE
Jump start your memoir! Writing your memoir is really a gift to those you love. Classes will explore writing topics, learning to use private and public resources to, and keys to organizing your memoirs. Course fee: $29. Classes will be held at the Wye Mills campus on Thursday 10/15/09 or Thursday 11/5/09, 10 am – 1:30 pm (1 session). For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

ALTERNATIVE PROCESS
Rediscover the creative possibilities of photography. Go beyond the digital age by going back to the 19th Century to create evocative images using historical photographic techniques. Previous darkroom or advanced photography knowledge is not required. Course fee: $108. Tuition: $50. Courses will be held at the Academy of the Arts, Wednesday 10/28-12/9/09, 6-9 pm. For more information or to register, contact Marci Leach at 410-827-5833 or mleach@chesapeake.edu

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