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June 2021

So you want to build a van (or camper)

June 12, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

Description: This class is an introduction to building a van or camper taught by an instructor who has built multiple vans and campers for light off-road and cross-country travel and living. In this half-day course, you will learn the basics of choosing and planning a van or camper build. We will meet in-person at Salida High School. No equipment required. The course will cover how your goals, expectations, and budget should guide your choice of platform, with a tour of… Read more: So you want to build a van (or camper)

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Creative Nature Writing Workshop

June 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

Join this one-day writing workshop as we explore the world of nature writing, begin a writer's journal, and practice sensory writing techniques in both the indoor and outdoor classroom (weather permitting). This class will require an openness to sharing your life and writing as we connect with one another after a long year of isolation. Please bring the following materials: an unlined journal, colored pencils and/or pens, a camp chair or picnic blanket, and a picnic lunch. Location TBA. Faculty: … Read more: Creative Nature Writing Workshop

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Homeschooling 101 Workshop

June 16, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

Join Jan Marie Smith for a virtual workshop on how to get started with homeschooling, such as the letter of intent to the school district, available curriculums, minimum hours required, area home school groups, coops and learning pods, creative play, project based learning, online tutoring options, mandatory state testing, and more. Different age groups will be covered over the 4 week series, including K-6th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade. Jan started home schooling her son 10 years ago and… Read more: Homeschooling 101 Workshop

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July 2021

Telling Your Family Story

July 7, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

Do you have family stories in your head that you'd like to pass on to family members? Do you have an inspiring family story you'd like to tell, but don't know where to start? Do you have a trove of family memorabilia and materials, but don't know how to organize it or how to determine what's valuable to future generations and what will not be? Would you like to join a lineage association, but need proof in order to do… Read more: Telling Your Family Story

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September 2021

Basic Computer Literacy

September 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

In this class, we will cover general computer interactions, basics of word processing using Microsoft Word, basics of spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel, browsing the internet, and using email, including how to avoid pitfalls (such as clicking links in unsolicited emails).  Classes: September 7 through September 28 Meets: Tuesday; 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Cost: $49 Register Now!  Search for Basic Computer Literacy on Community Education Classes…

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Rock Climbing II

September 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

Building on skills gained from previous rock climbing classes or personal experience, this course is designed to help you take your climbing skills to the next level. Based on the experience and interest of the students, we can cover a variety of topics from anchor construction, climbing self-rescue basics, to lead climbing on sport or traditional routes, and more. Whether you're an indoor climber hoping to take your climbing skills outside or maybe you've been top rope climbing for a… Read more: Rock Climbing II

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Grappling with Uncertainty in the World’s Toughest Race and Beyond

September 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

After watching World's Toughest Race on Amazon Prime (if possible), participants engage in an interactive evening with Travis (www.travismacy.com) including direct instruction, multimedia, and Q-A. As public health orders allow, this course will take place in-person at the SteamPlant following social distancing requirements. Bring your questions and enthusiasm! Faculty:  TRAVIS MACY Classes: September 15 (only) Meets: Wednesday; 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Cost: $10 Register Now!  Search for Grappling with Uncertainty in the World’s Toughest Race and Beyond on Community Education Classes…

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Grappling with Uncertainty in the World’s Toughest Race and Beyond

September 15, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

After watching World's Toughest Race on Amazon Prime (if possible), participants engage in an interactive evening with Travis (www.travismacy.com) including direct instruction, multimedia, and Q-A. As public health orders allow, this course will take place in-person at the SteamPlant following social distancing requirements. Bring your questions and enthusiasm! Faculty:  TRAVIS MACY Classes: September 15 (only) Meets: Wednesday; 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Cost: $10 Register Now!  Search for Grappling with Uncertainty in the World‚Äôs Toughest Race and Beyond on Community Education Classes…

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GED/HSE Preparation

September 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

This course prepare students to take the GED or another high school equivalency exam. Each student's needs are assessed to to determine skill level and develop an educational plan. This self-paced course allows students to work at their own pace. The GED test is not given as part of this course. Faculty:  Bradley March Classes: September 27 through December 20 Meets: Monday; 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Cost: $75 Register Now!  Search for GED/HSE Preparation on Community Education Classes…

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English As A Second Language

September 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

Each student's needs are assessed to determine skill level and develop an educational plan. This self-paced course allows students to work at their own pace. Faculty:  Magdalena Falconi-Emslie Classes: September 28 through December 21 Meets: Tuesday; 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Cost: $75 Register Now!  Search for English As A Second Language on Community Education Classes…

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Intercambio

September 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CMC Salida, 202 N F Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States

Focuses on true conversational practice of Spanish and English between native Spanish speakers and native English speakers. Spanish and English learners will meet together under the direction of facilitators to practice their target language in group and paired teams. Weekly meetings will focus on rotating between themes and cultural sharing. Faculty:  Magdalena Falconi-Emslie Classes: September 28 through December 21 Meets: Tuesday; 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Cost: $75 Register Now!  Search for Intercambio on Community Education Classes…

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