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Learn for Life

Summer 2014

schedule of non-credit classes

Feed your creative appetite! scc Corporate and Community Development continuing education | workforce development adult education & Literacy

REGISTER EARLY SO YOUR CLASS DOESN’T CANCEL! Cancellation Policy: Because St. Charles Community College Continuing Education (noncredit) classes are self-supporting, the decision to run a class is based on the number of people enrolled. The college reserves the right to cancel if sufficient enrollment is not achieved.

Registrations need to be received at least one week prior to the start of class to be considered in the determination of whether to cancel the class. An attempt will be made to notify registrants by phone or mail if a class is cancelled. Full refunds will be issued for classes cancelled by the college.

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This schedule of classes brought to you by the

SCC DIVISION OF CORPORATE & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT Dr. Ron Chesbrough, SCC President • Yvonne Wills, Division Dean Amanda Rose Associate Dean Extended Learning

Tina Sieker Associate Dean Continuing Education

Maureen Miles Coordinator Class Schedule

Kelly Paladin Layout and Design Class Schedule

College Mission SCC serves our community by focusing on academic excellence, student success, workforce advancement, and life-long learning within a global society. We celebrate diversity and we enrich the economic and cultural vitality of the region by providing an accessible, comprehensive, and supportive environment for teaching and learning.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Learn for ... growth Summer Camps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-15 Academic Enhancement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Youth. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16-17 Learn for ... inspiration Art. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-19 Crafts and Hobbies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Dance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20-21 Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Photography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Writing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Learn for ...w ell-being Fitness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Fitness Dance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Sports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Learnfor...fun 50+. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27 Money. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Language. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Learnfor...success Computers/Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-30 Professional Development/Certification. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Small Business . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Learnfor...discovery

Ed2Go, U Got Class, ProTrain, Center for Legal Studies, American Management Association, Carson Dunlop. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36

ADULT EDUCATION, LITERACY, ESL, HSE TESTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

HOW TO ENROLL, REGISTRATION, LOCATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-39

Online

Certificate programs

class held at west james courts

eligible for payment plan

Addresses can be found on page 35.

class held at st. charles county arts council

2014 Summer Camps Ages 5-16 All camps held on SCC campus unless otherwise noted by the following: class held at st. charles county arts council stem camp: science, technology, engineering and math

class held at nursing and allied health center

WEEK OF JUNE 9 An American Girl’s Life (Ages 7-12) Enjoy the week with Josefina, Kirsten, Rebecca, Molly and Julie. Journey into each doll’s time period. Explore a way to be helpful or charitable and choose a project to make for your favorite charity. Plant a garden, learn Spanish, eat chocolate fondue, create a scrapbook and more! 6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-4p

$169

Geocaching – The Search for Treasure! (Ages 7-12) Welcome to the “high-tech” treasure hunt. Join us for one of the fastest growing outdoor activities. Using handheld GPS units, you will hike SCC for buried caches. Be the first group to master reading a map and coordinates, learn the importance of maintaining your logbook and use Internet sites to update data that can be used by other hunters. After this week, you will be able to direct your own family on a similar adventure. Bring your GPS to camp if you have one. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

Percy Jackson Olympians, Lightning Thief Camp (Ages 8-12) Join Percy and his friends as mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus walk straight out of the pages of Percy’s Greek mythology textbook right into this fun and imaginative camp. Do you have what it takes to fight your way through a world of mythological monsters and dangerous demi-gods? If you find your way to camp half-blood, you just may learn to fight like a real hero, save mythological creatures and battle the powers of the underworld. Only you can complete your quest (with the help of your friends, of course!). 6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-4p $165

6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-noon $95

Broadway Musical Theater Revue (Ages 10-16) Perform in a musical revue! You will get a chance to pick music from such contemporary shows such as Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, High School Musical and Grease and participate in choreographed routines. Vocal instruction and dance terminology will be taught as you work on the revue. A performance will be held on Friday. 6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-4p

$165

Young Artists Camp (Ages 5-6) Get ready for fun! Eric Carle’s The Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug books will be the inspiration as we create art projects based on his colorful books. Sculpt a favorite character or animal with paper mache, design a mobile for the garden, eat a fruit caterpillar and more. We will walk to the library next door for story time and visit the area garden to see nature up close. 6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-noon $105

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LEGO® Robotics Engineering Camp (Ages 7-9) LEGOs® + Robots + Computers = Education, the LEGO® way! Designed for younger LEGO® builders, you will build LEGO® models featuring working sensors and motors, simple programming techniques, principles of simple and complex machines, and gearing your own creativity. Work in teams using NXT Mindstorm Robotics Kits. Projects include: cars, tanks, animals, sports equipment, robotic arm simulator, sumo wrestler and more! NO BEFORE-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 6/9-6/13 M-F 1-4p

$115

We the People – Drama Camp (Ages 8-16) Discover the joy of theater and the thrill of collaborating together to put on a show! Learn how to use your voice and body effectively to portray a character. We the People tells the story of a town preparing for their Independence Day celebrations by putting together a show. The production is a combination of difference comedic and meaningful vignettes about how the Constitution affects the past, present and future. Uncover behind-the-scenes secrets and pull it all together with a set, costumes and props as you perform for your family and friends on the last day. 6/9-6/27 M-F 6-9p

$249

Dance Disney® Camp (Ages 5-7) Be the next Ariel or Belle! Learn basic tap, ballet and princess routines. Each day you will create a princess activity or craft and on the final day perform a ballet and tap combo for your family and friends. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-noon $99

Kids in the Kitchen Love to be in the kitchen? Growing gourmets will have the opportunity to cook and have fun! Immerse yourself with cooking techniques, tools of the trade, basic etiquette, nutrition, safety, and even a little kitchen math. Students will be making gourmet sandwiches, homemade pizzas, cupcakes, pasta and more. Each day will be a different theme. Includes CD of recipes, aprons provided. Students must wear closed-toed shoes. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

Make Your Own 3D Video Game By popular demand, we are offering a 3D game design class. This experience allows you to develop a game concept that goes well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design. Learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling flow of gameplay and storytelling. Student-created games will be available on a password-protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

Ages 7-9 6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-noon $105

Ages 8-10 6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-noon $149

Ages 10-12 6/9-6/13 M-F 1-4p

Ages 11-14 6/9-6/13 M-F 1-4p

$105

$149

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Digital Photography Photoshop (Middle School) Unleash the photographer in you! Discover Adobe Photoshop and all the amazing things that it can do. Use Photoshop to easily edit and enhance photos from your digital photography. Get a chance to merge multiple photos together to make crazy images that can be printed and taken home. Create your own slideshow by adding special effects and music. Bring digital camera to camp. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

Project Runway and Fashion Design (Ages 10 & Up) The ultimate style camp! Create your own unique style inspired by top designers. Immerse yourself into the world of high fashion. Create skirts and shirts that scream WOW! Design cool accessories and get into the spotlight ready for the project runway show. Who will be this year’s top winners? 6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-4p $199

6/9-6/13 M-F 9a-noon $105

WEEK OF JUNE 16 Raging Reaction Lab/Grossology (Ages 7-12) Do you love to gross people out? In this ghastly camp, you will have burping contests, learn about farts and poop shoots and make fake barf, blisters and scabs. Not gross enough? Campers will also dissect owl pellets, make slime and learn about the physiology of snot. There will be experiments with Mentos and Coke and we’ll make pop and bottle rockets and self-inflating balloons. 6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-4p $165

Masterchef Step up and become a culinary master! Immerse yourself with advanced cooking techniques, tools of the trade, basic etiquette, nutrition, safety and even some kitchen math. Growing gourmets will be making delectable delights from breakfast to dinner in preparation for the final cookoff. A CD of all recipes and cooking information will be given to all masterchefs. Aprons provided. Bring a water bottle each day and wear closed toed shoes. Prerequisite: Must have taken Kids in the Kitchen or have prior kitchen experience. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 7-9 6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-noon $105 Ages 10-12 6/16-6/20 M-F 1-4p

$105

Harry Potter (Ages 7-9)

Kinder Science (Ages 5-7)

We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy at St. Charles Community College. Magical folks who have read the books by J.K. Rowling will enter a familiar world of delights! We also welcome Muggles wishing to learn about Harry Potter’s world. Our quest is to learn about magical creatures, Quidditch dueling and other wildly interesting objects. Are you up for the challenge?

Calling all young scientists! Discover the wonders of your world through science and creativity. Listen to stories, explore the outdoors, and experiment with fun hands-on activities such as making flubber, glitter Suncatchers and ocean wave bottles. Who knew science and nature could be so much fun! NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-4p $165

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6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-noon $99

Under the Sea Dance Camp (Ages 5-7)

Minecraft Designers If you love the game Minecraft but always wanted to design your own characters and buildings for your games, this camp is for you! Learn the basics of creating 3D modeling using a new industry-grade software to design your very own characters and import them into your favorite Minecraft games. Students must have Minecraft at home to import characters and a parent’s email addresses is required to create student accounts. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 8-10 6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-noon $149 Ages 11-16 6/16-6/20 M-F

1-4p

$149

Join the little mermaid and her friends under the sea! Learn basic tap, ballet and sea creature moves. Make a splash showing off your ballet and tap combo on the last day as you perform for your family and friends. Each day students will enjoy an under the sea themed craft or activity. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-noon $95

LEGO® Robotics Engineering Camp (Ages 9-13) Take your engineering skills to a new level using LEGO® NXT Robotics kits. Discover the challenges that make robotics technology accessible using problem-solving techniques. Create your robot using basic computer programming, principles of simple and complex machines, gearing and your own creativity. Teams will attempt to exploit the design weaknesses or incidental mechanical advantage of their opponents’ robots. A perfect blend of math, science and fun! Projects will include robotic arm, intelligent car, scorpion and a lawn mower. LEGO soccer and golf players kick the ball, cranes lift creatures, motorized bridges open up, all created and programmed by you. 6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-4p $225

Art Attack! (Ages 7-12) Use your imagination and a variety of materials to create awesome artwork. Paint, sculpt, explore texture and use a variety of other mediums to create works of art that you will love. You can expect the unexpected, and even make edible art that explodes! This is one cool camp. 6/16-6/20 M-F 9a-4p $179

WEEK OF JUNE 23 Drama Camp (Ages 8-16) All the world’s a stage! Experience the exciting process of theater through scene work and characterization. You will audition for a specific published play on the first day. For the following four days, you will block the play, work on characterization and gather props and costumes. A final performance will be on Friday. 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $165

Remember! Designer Girls (Ages 8-13)

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Do you love Pinterest? Create the hottest looks for your room and yourself in this design Pinterest-inspired camp. Make funky and hip photo boards, jewelry, hair accessories, room decorations and even cake pops to enjoy while you are doing all that creating! It’s going to be a fun-filled week with lots of take-home projects. 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $179

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Extreme LEGO® Robotics Engineering (Ages 9-16

Harry Potter (Ages 10-12)

Build and program robots using the new LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 system! Learn about mechanical and software design, loops, conditional statements, problem-solving and teamwork skills. Work in small groups, program and build your robot, and rise to the challenge. Control the robot to avoid obstacles, pick up and carry objects, and play sounds. Projects are structured so that students work in an open-ended, investigative environment while having fun.

We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy at St. Charles Community College. Magical folks who have read the books by J.K. Rowling will enter a familiar world of delights! We also welcome Muggles wishing to learn about Harry Potter’s world. Our quest is to learn about magical creatures, Quidditch dueling and other wildly interesting objects. Are you up for the challenge?

6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $225

6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $165

Ironchef (Ages 10-12)

Making Movie Magic (Middle School) Ever wanted to fly on screen like Superman or walk on an alien planet? Here’s your chance! Create your own short film through the whole process from storyboards to script writing to editing. Learn how to use a chromo key screen to take your audience on an adventure that is out of this world. You will leave the camp with your original movie on DVD. Invite your family and friends to your very own film festival. 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $185

Junior Detectives Reading Adventures (Ages 7-9) Jump start your reading potential in this camp! Practice literacy skills using the A-Z Mystery Book. Journal your clues and learn reading strategies to decode your mystery. Illustrate, solve and publish your own adventures. Start the school year with more confidence in your reading. 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $165

Beginning Volleyball (Ages 9-14) Learn the fundamentals of volleyball while having a great time! Students will be taught all the basic skills for volleyball (passing, setting, serving and spiking). Taught by an experienced volleyball coach. Tuition includes T-shirt. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-noon $109 8

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Kick it up a notch! Now that you know how to make tasty dishes, learn what goes into meal planning and more complicated menus. You will be putting together a different meal each day, creating breads, different types of salads, main courses, desserts and beverages. Each student will receive a CD with recipes. Aprons provided. Prerequisite: Must have taken Masterchef or have prior kitchen experience. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-noon $105

An American Girl’s Life (Ages 7-12) Enjoy the week with Josefina, Kirsten, Rebecca, Molly and Julie. Journey into each doll’s time period. Explore a way to be helpful or charitable and choose a project to make for your favorite charity. Plant a garden, learn Spanish, eat chocolate fondue, create a scrapbook and more! 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $169

Sid the Science Kid (Ages 5-7) Sid the Science Kid gets kids excited about science! Investigate the world of science that will make you think, talk and work like a scientist. Investigate weather, health, shadows and many more science activities. Use different science tools, make observations and record data. Camp concludes with a science adventure day. 6/23-6/27 M-F 9a-4p $165

WEEK OF JULY 7 Shoot and Score – Girls Basketball (Ages 9-14) Take your basketball game to the next level. Learn footwork, shooting, dribbling and pass techniques to become a better, more complete basketball player. Each day will include skill clinics, scrimmages and competitions. Tuition includes a T-shirt. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 7/7-7/11

M-F 8a-noon $139

Code Breakers Calling all future coders, programmers and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML5, JavaScript and CSS through a series of Web projects and design challenges each day, and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! Student projects will be available on a Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 8-10 7/7-7/11

M-F 9a-noon $149

Ages 11-16 7/7-7/11 M-F 1-4p $149

Crazy for Duct Tape and Silly Bandz!® (Ages 7-10)

Creative Chemistry (Ages 7-12) What do you get when you mix fun, curiosity, learning and excitement? Recipes for creative chemistry. Conjure up gum drop molecules, ice cream in a can, crystal snowflakes, water bottle rockets and other bizarre concoctions. You’ll want to do these experiments over and over again. Chemistry has never been so much fun! 7/7-7/11 M-F 9a-4p $165

Kids in the Kitchen Love to be in the kitchen? Growing gourmets will have the opportunity to cook and have fun! Immerse yourself with cooking techniques, tools of the trade, basic etiquette, nutrition, safety and even a little kitchen math. Students will be making gourmet sandwiches, homemade pizzas, cupcakes, pasta and more. Each day will be a different theme. Includes CD of recipes; aprons provided. Students must wear closed-toed shoes. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 7-9 7/7-7/11

M-F 9a-noon $105

Ages 10-12 7/7-7/11 M-F 1-4p $105

Do you love working with duct tape and Silly Bandz? Wild about wallets? Bonkers for bags? Make awesome accessories from the funkiest duct tape colors around. Make a wallet, bracelet, flower pots and much more. Plus create lots of fun designs with Silly Bandz. Looms provided. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 7/7-7/11

M-F 9a-noon $129

Be a Star! (Ages 8-16) Are you an aspiring young actor, singer or dancer? Be inspired as you learn multiple aspects of theater production and performance as you act out short skits, sing musical theater songs and choreograph dances in your own variety show. Young People’s Theater will show you how to be the star you have been dreaming of becoming! 7/7-7/18 M-F 9a-4p $299

Snazzy Scrapbooking (Ages 7-12) Love to take pictures but don’t know what to do with them? Are you a scrapbooker and want to work on your photo albums? Learn and use scrapbooking techniques including embellishments, stamping punches, Sizzix machine, paper layering, borders and tiles. We will also look at photo-taking techniques and use scrapbooking techniques to make cards and enhance school projects. The perfect camp for crafty kids! 7/7-7/11 M-F 9a-4p $175

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Future Inventors Manufacturing Camp (Middle and High School) Join us for this unique career exploration camp into the world of manufacturing. High school students in partnership with Component Bar Products in O’Fallon will design and build a product, experiencing the start-to-finish satisfaction of creating something you can show off with pride. In the process, you will learn how to do CAD design and operate various kinds of manufacturing machinery under the close supervision of expert manufacturing trainers. Middle school students will work in teams and learn how to collaborate together to work on robotic challenges using NXT Mindstorm kits and the newest technology – EV3 LEGO® Kits. Both groups will tour local manufacturing facilities to learn what types of jobs exist, what skills and training are required, and how those businesses are developed. You will have the opportunity to hear directly from local manufacturing company owners how they started their businesses, applying basic entrepreneurship principles to understand how a single product idea becomes a business. Whether you aspire to work in manufacturing or medicine, law or any other field, having a basic understanding of how things are made and how businesses develop will make you more appreciative of the world around you and the tools you will use in your life. T-shirts and transportation provided.

Comedy Theater Camp (Ages 10-16) Do you like to make people laugh or dream of being a stand-up comedian? Come laugh with us every day as you learn a variety of theater games and improvisational games. Perform your own comedy sketches and commercials for your friends and family for a performance on the last day. LOL! 7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-4p

$165

Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Ages 7-12) Are you a fan of the wimpy kid? Join Greg, his best friend Rowley and the rest of the gang as you create your own version of characters and events. Act out scenes from the book, play vocabulary charades and Wimpy Kid trivia. Laugh out loud as you design your own cartoons and write silly stories. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

7/7-7/11 M-F 9a-4p $159

7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-noon $95

WEEK OF JULY 14

Shoot and Score – Boys Basketball (Ages 9-14)

Computer Game Design (Middle School) Don’t just play the game – make it! Introduction into the awesome world of video game creation. Design your own arcade games, platform games, adventures and screensavers. You select your own heroes and monsters. At the end of the academy you will be able to save your game to play on your computer at home. 7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-4p

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$185

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Take your basketball game to the next level. Learn footwork, shooting, dribbling and pass techniques to become a better, more complete basketball player. Each day will include skill clinics and scrimmages. Tuition includes a T-shirt. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 7/14-7/18 M-F 8a-noon $139

Masterchef Step up and become a culinary master! Immerse yourself with advanced cooking techniques, tools of the trade, basic etiquette, nutrition, safety and even some kitchen math. Growing gourmets will be making delectable delights from breakfast to dinner in preparation for the final cookoff. A CD of all recipes and cooking information will be given to all masterchefs. Aprons provided. Bring a water bottle each day and wear closed toed shoes. Prerequisite: Must have taken Kids in the Kitchen or have prior kitchen experience. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 7-9 7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-noon $105 Ages 10-12 7/14-7/18 M-F 1-4p

$105

CSI: Mystery to Trial (Ages 7-12) Step into the shoes of a crime scene investigator. A mystery needs to be solved! Working together as a Crime Scene Unit, you will take crime scene photographs, search for clues and start a case file to keep track of the evidence. Learn real procedures for collecting fingerprints and analyzing DNA, put clues together and interview witnesses to find the truth of the mystery. A mock trial will be held on the final day of camp. Discover how forensic experts and witnesses testify in court. Play the jury, decide whether the evidence was properly handled, and deliver a verdict. 7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-4p

XGames (Ages 8-10) For serious gamers only! Beyond 2D and 3D, now it’s time to take it to another level by competing with the world. Develop games with a partner using a unique game engine. Learn advanced-level editing, simple figure modeling, intermediate event scripting and the impact of game play on user experience. System requirements for home experience: 2GB of RAM and 2.0GHz processor. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 8-10 7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-noon $149 Ages 11-16 7/14-7/18 M-F 1-4p

$149

LEGO® Robotic Engineering + Programming (Ages 9-14) Take your engineering and robotic skills to a new level using LEGO® Mindstream NXT Robotic Kits and Computers. Learn the secret ins and outs of the software and build robots. Programming language with implementation and functions of the software will be taught and challenges with your team members will make the class a blast! STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) is the focus of this very cool class. Prerequisite: Must have prior robotic experience. 7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-4p

$225

$165

Roald Dahl’s Revolting Recipes and Wacky Stories (Ages 7-9) Roald Dahl is one of our greatest storytellers. Explore how literacy and cooking come together in this hands-on unique experience. Make an enormous crocodile, create golden tickets and make your own chocolate factory. Recipes include: peach juice, strawberry flavored chocolate-covered fudge and edible marshmallow pillows. Get your creative juices flowing as you create your own version of poems and stories similar to the ever entertaining Roald Dahl. 7/14-7/18 M-F 9a-4p

$175

WEEK OF JULY 21 Broadway Musical Theater Revue (Ages 10-16) Perform in a musical revue. You will get a chance to pick music from such classic shows such as Oklahoma, Guys and Dolls, Cinderella and Fiddler On The Roof and participate in choreographed routines. Vocal instruction and dance terminology will be taught as you work on the revue. A performance will be held on Friday. 7/21-7/25 M-F 9a-4p $165

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Physics, Flight and Vehicles (Ages 7-12)

Search and Rescue LEGO® Robotics (Ages 7-9)

Blast into a fun-filled week. Design, build, and launch airplanes, flying gadgets, motor vehicles, hot air balloons and more! Learn the physics behind flight, and race your vehicles for speed and distance. You will learn the tactics to succeed as pilots using computers that allow you to fly with flight simulators. Watch the flight club perform aerobatics with their remote control airplanes, and learn how they control the flight and distance for their planes.

Create, program and control robots designed to respond to simulated disaster situations such as moving rubble and retrieving targets. Use LEGO® Robotic NXT kits and computers to learn robotics, computer programming and teamwork. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

7/21-7/25 M-F 9a-4p $175

7/21-7/25

M-F

9a-noon $105

Collage and Mixed Media Madness (Ages 7-12) Get ready for an eclectic and artistic week! This camp has it all – photography, painting, printmaking and much more. This is the ultimate art camp to get creative and bring home lots of cool projects. 7/21-7/25 M-F 9a-4p $175

Cupcake Wars (Ages 7-12)

Superhero Camp (Ages 7-10) Kapow! BAM! Splat! Transform yourself into your favorite superhero. Create masks and capes, build an action game, design, illustrate and write your own comic book. Dream to be your version of the Invisible Woman, X-Men, Super Girl and Spiderman. The sky is the limit! 7/21-7/25 M-F 9a-4p $175

Do you love to make cupcakes and watch Cupcake Wars on the Food Network? In this amazing camp, you can let your imagination and creativity run wild as you discover how to use icing, flavorings, candy clay, gumpaste, decorations and candies and turn them into creations of art. Each day you will be given a theme. On the final day, we will have our very own cupcake wars. Teams will create a business name and a logo. Are you up for the challenge? Aprons will be provided. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 7/21-7/25

Stop-Motion/Movie Trailer Filmmaking (Ages 10-14) Take your filmmaking to the next level! Stop-motion animations are created by taking multiple still images to form a movie. Learn how to do stop-motion to create a music video, mini movie, commercials or movie trailer. Create your own storyboard and use video editing software to edit animations and sync with music. The animations will come to life with the addition of music, special effects and professional titles. A creative, fun atmosphere for the young filmmaker. Invite your family and friends to your very own film festival. 7/21-7/25 M-F 9a-4p $185

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M-F

9a-noon $105

LEGO® Mania! (Ages 7-9) Use your imagination to design and build bridges, skyscrapers, vehicles, animals, bugs and more! In this camp, robotics are not used but kids will have a blast as they build cool projects with LEGO® kits. Challenges and different designs will be explored to make LEGO crazy kids have one fun week. NO BEFORE-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 7/21-7/25 M-F 1-4p $135

WEEK OF JULY 28

LEGO® Robotic Engineering (Ages 9-16) The Ultimate Challenge!

Drama Camp (Ages 8-16)

Take your engineering skills to a new level using NXT LEGO® kits for the ultimate challenges. Create your robot using computer programs, principles for simple and complex machines, gearing and your own creativity. Projects include solar racers, drawbridge, solar energy system, printer, Sodoku solver and more. Students work in teams.

All the world’s a stage! Experience the exciting process of theater through scene work and characterization. You will audition for a specific published play on the first day. For the following four days, you will block the play, work on characterization and gather props and costumes. A final performance will be on Friday.

7/28-8/1 M-F 9a-4p $225

7/28-8/1 M-F 9a-4p $165

App Attack! (Ages 8-10) Cupcake Wars (Ages 7-9) Do you love to make cupcakes and watch Cupcake Wars on the Food Network? In this amazing camp, you can let your imagination and creativity run wild as you discover how to use icing, flavorings, candy clay, gumpaste, decorations and candies and turn them into creations of art! Each day you will be given a theme. On the final day, we will have our very own cupcake wars. Teams will create a business name and a logo. Are you up for the challenge? Aprons will be provided. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 7/28-8/1

M-F

9a-noon $105

Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized game development tool, explore the world of phone-based and tablet applications. See first-hand how the world of apps publishing functions. Student-created apps will be accessible on a private site and can be played on any mobile device or computer. Parents may choose to publish apps if certain criteria are met. Final decisions are the sole discretion of Apple or Google. No prior experience is necessary, and students do not need to own a smartphone or tablet to take the class. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 8-10 7/28-8/1

M-F

9a-noon $149

Ages 11-16 7/28-8/1 M-F 1-4p $149

Advanced Volleyball (Ages 12-16) This camp is for the club volleyball player and/or high school-level players. Advanced skills will be taught to encourage the athletes to play at their highest level. Tuition includes T-shirt. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Blast Off Into Outer Space (Ages 7-12) Design, build and launch your own rocket out of paper, bottles, tubes and more. Learn about thrust, lift, balance and force while experimenting with several forms of propulsion such as chemical reactions and pressures. Teams will develop a business plan to create a rocket for NASA to use for space tourism. From designing, creating budgets, building and launching, you determine which team will be the next to send their rockets on a space vacation. If we can make it launch, it is going up! 7/28-8/1 M-F 9a-4p $169

7/28-8/1

M-F

9a-noon $109

Be Gleeful! Do you love to sing? Learn songs from some of Broadway’s best-loved musicals as well as kid-friendly pop numbers. Students will be encouraged to develop their vocal and performance techniques just like the stars on Glee. Performance on the last day for family and friends. NO BEFORE- OR AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. Ages 5-6 7/28-8/3

M-F

9a-noon $95

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Camp Scrubs (Middle School)

Mad Science Boot Camp (Ages 5-12)

Thinking of becoming a nurse or are you interested in exploring careers in the health field? Here’s your chance to experience this exciting career first-hand! Some of the camp highlights will be: receive your very own pair of scrubs and stethoscope, learn firsthand what it’s like to be a nurse and how to use a stethoscope, work on Human Patient Simulator, get a behind-the-scenes tour of an area hospital skills lab, plus check pulse, BP, and vitals. Learn the power of exercise, life in the ER, heathy living and eating right, the world of science and your heart.

Enlist in Mad Science Boot Camp and brush up on your science skills! Hang on for a week of non-stop science fun as we conduct more than 40 different activities. Use Morse code to send secret messages to your friend. Get a taste for space as you launch a bottle rocket, test soil for Martian life and experiment with space suit design. Discover pollution solutions by baking nachos with solar power. Test what your toes have to do with tennis. Grow jaws and claws to feed your beastly stomach. At the end of the week you will be awarded a certificate of achievement to show off all of your hard work. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP.

7/28-8/1 M-F 9a-4p

$185

8/4-8/8 M-F 9a-3p

$225

WEEK OF AUGUST 4 Search and Rescue LEGO® Robotics (Ages 7-9) Create, program and control robots designed to respond to simulated disaster situations such as moving rubble and retrieve targets. Use LEGO® Robotic NXT kits and computers to learn robotics, computer programming and teamwork. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 8/4-8/8 M-F 9a-noon $105

Mixed Media Sculpture (Ages 5-7) Cupcake Wars (Ages 10-12) Do you love to make cupcakes and watch Cupcake Wars on the Food Network? In this amazing camp, you can let your imagination and creativity run wild as you discover how to use icing, flavorings, candy clay, gumpaste, decorations and candies and turn them into creations of art! Each day you will be given a theme. On the final day, we will have our very own cupcake wars. Teams will create a business name and a logo. Are you up for the challenge? Aprons will be provided. NO AFTER-CARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS CAMP. 8/4-8/8 M-F 9a-noon $105

Mold and shape unconventional materials into beautiful and impressive sculptures! Bend wire, form clay, fold paper, and use lots of fun and exciting techniques and materials to make imaginative creations. Get inspired by the sculpture at our community garden at the St. Charles Arts Council and create your own garden sculpture to bring home. 8/4-8/8 M-F 9a-noon $99

Zentangle® Art & Design (Ages 7-10) Love to doodle and draw? Create custom backpacks and shoes, room decorations and unique pop art designs using ink, markers, printmaking and more! Explore the Zentangle® method, which is easy to learn, relaxing, fun and very cool. 8/4-8/8 M-F 9a-4p

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$179

Much Ado About Nothing Theater Camp (Ages 8-16) Enter the Shakespeare stage with courage and gusto as we take a trip through one of Shakespeare’s great comedies. Learn Shakespeare through games, scenes and crafts as you play with the play, Much Ado About Nothing. Perform this great play for your friends and family on the last day. A perfect blend of comedy and theater! 8/4-8/8 M-F 9a-4p

$169

Coming this summer ...

camps @ SCC! In support of the Missouri Department of Higher Education’s (MDHE) commitment to improve education and support the development of industry in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), St. Charles Community College will offer 32 youth STEM camps this summer at SCC and at the LU/ SCC Center for Nursing and Allied Health Sciences located in Dardenne Prairie. Our camps are designed to make learning fun and exciting and to encourage students to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The college is involved in a number of efforts to improve STEM education through academic programs and partnerships.

Just look for a next to the camp name to distinguish that it’s a STEM camp!

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Growth

Academic Enhancement ACT Cambridge Review

Fun With Improv (Ages 8 and Up)

All subjects on the ACT exam are covered. A complete preparation for the ACT exam using materials developed by Cambridge Education Services. Bring a calculator. Textbook required.

Do you like to make people laugh? Explore basic improvisation skills, and develop stage presence, poise and quick thinking. Conquer stage fright and build self-confidence for public speaking and theater.

7/21-9/8

7/9-7/30 W 7:30-9p $49

M

6-9p

$125

Theater Games (Ages 11 and Up) NEW! College Preparatory Math Summer Review This is a fast-paced intensive review of fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios, proportions and integers. It is suited to students who have a good foundation of basic math skills and vocabulary and need a refresher. Students needing more in-depth instruction should register for College Preparatory Math in Fall 2014. 5/27-6/19 T/Th 6-8p $85 5/28-6/23 M/W 10a-noon $85 7/21-8/13 M/W 10a-noon $85 $85 7/22-8/14 T/Th 6-8p

Can’t get enough of theater? Increase your stage presence by role playing and creating imaginary characters. Practice mini-scene development and physical movement games. 7/9-7/30 W 6-7:30p $49

Drawing and Watercolor Painting (Ages 8-14) Learn drawing and basic watercolor skills in a class for beginning artists. Practice drawing, and learn to add watercolor to your artwork. Students should wear old clothes or bring an apron. YOU WILL NEED TO PURCHASE A FEW SUPPLIES FOR THIS CLASS. 8/2-8/16 S

10a-noon

$59

Youth Introductory Theater Workshop I (Ages 8-10) Ace that audition! Learn basic stage terms and acting techniques through pantomime and theater games. Perform a mock audition on the last day for family and friends. Supply list available online. 7/7-7/28 M 6-7:30p $49

Introductory Theater Workshop I (Ages 11 and Up) Be a star! Learn acting techniques used by stage professionals to stand out at your next audition. Learn how to maximize your acting potential from scene work to makeup application. Supply list available online. 7/7-7/28 M 7:30-9p $49

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Young Champions – Self-Defense/Karate (Ages 4-16) Classes are designed for each age group with an emphasis placed on teaching personal safety and stranger awareness. Students learn discipline, respect and personal responsibility. Karate techniques are taught to be able to increase in belt rank. $6 per 45-minute session payable at each class. First class meets 6-9 p.m. in College Center 204 for orientation and to determine placement. Presented by Young Champions. Future day and meeting time will be determined by placement. 6/2-8/11 M 6-9p

Varies

Young Champions – Cheerleading (Ages 4-6) Program promotes coordination, confidence, poise, physical fitness, artistic expression and competitive spirit. Students learn fundamentals of cheerleading, cheer routines, stunting, how to perform in front of audiences and preparation for tryouts of junior high or high school squads. $6 per 45-minute session payable at each class. First class meets 6-9 p.m. in College Center 204 for orientation and placement. Presented by Young Champions. Placement determines day and time of class meeting. 5/22-8/14 Th 6-9p

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CHEE

Cheer Clinic

Love to dance and cheer?

Join the St. Charles Tiger Cheerleaders and learn some awesome dance and cheer routines! Become a cheerleader from bow to toe. Girls and boys ages 4-10. Two clinics will be held on Saturday, June 14, in the St. Charles Community College gym. Choose between 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. Must register before June 6 to receive free T-shirt.

Cost: $35 Register at stchas.edu/learnforlife.

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Inspiration

Art Open Artists Studio

Art & Wine – Seascape

Are you a current or former Continuing Education art student? Our studio is open for you! Use this time to complete your current art project at your own pace in this self-guided class. Collaborate with other artists while enhancing your artistic ability. Prerequisite: Must be a current or former Continuing Education art student.

Join us for an unforgettable evening of fun, friends and fine art where you can drink wine and be instructed by an artist step-by-step recreating a beautiful painting. Let the painting be your guide, choose your own colors and designs to make it your own unique painting. It’s easy and anyone can do it. We provide the canvas and materials to create your masterpiece, you bring your favorite wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverage and snacks. Must be 21 years old to consume alcohol.

5/27-7/1 T 6-9p $42

6/13 F 6-9p $45

Introduction to Oil Painting Art lovers and beginners welcome! Ron Hauser will guide you in traditional and contemporary methods. Bring a favorite photo or magazine picture to work from. Supply list available online. 6/12-7/17 Th 6-9p

Art & Wine – Abstract Painting 6/27 F 6-9p $45

$149

NEW! Painting With Soft Pastels Achieve depth and luminosity in your artwork. Pastels are simple to use and allow for brilliant color and subtle tones. Supply list available online.

Seascape

6/4-6/25 W 6-8p $69

NEW! Acrylic Painting II Abstract

Art is everywhere and in everything for the artist. Texture will be emphasized using acrylic products and a variety of tools to create your masterpiece. The possibilities are endless. Supply list available online. 7/8-7/29 T

6:30-8:30p $69

Acrylic

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Crafts/Hobbies

One-Stroke Painting Series Get great results from the very first lesson even if you’ve never painted before! One-stroking is an easy way for the novice painter to produce incredible results with just a few supplies. Developed by Donna Dewberry, it has quickly become a popular way to paint designs on walls, glass, wood, metal or any item that will accept paint. Class is taught by a certified instructor. Students can also become certified. Enroll in all four classes and save!

Crocheting for the Holidays

Individual dates and times below $275

Looking for inspiration to jump start your holiday projects? Put your basic crochet skills to the test and discover how to make those treasured heirloom hand-crafted ornaments and gifts. You’ll come away with several more advanced stitches to add to your crochet repertoire. Prerequisite: Must have basic crochet skills and be able to crochet both flat and round. Recommended for after I’m Hooked, Now What?

NEW! Basic Tool and Brush Study

6/3-6/24 T 7-9p $69

It is a must to start at the beginning and learn how to properly prepare your work area, basics of brush loading and the 3 Ps of One-Stroke Painting. Skill building study guide, brush set, paints and practice sets are yours to keep. 6/2-6/9 M 6-9p $85

NEW! Simple Strokes #1 Concentrate on learning the correct methods and applications for each stroke. Learn leaf/petal, vine study, leaf placement, scruffy filler flowers, flower and flower stem study. Bring brushes from first class, other supplies including book provided. Prerequisite: Basic Tool and Brush Study class 6/16-6/23 M 6-9p

$69

NEW! Simple Strokes #2 Build on your prior skills and discover how to properly execute the basic daisy stroke, comma strokes right and left and size variation of the daisy stroke. Bring brushes from first class; other supplies including book provided. Prerequisite: Basic Tool and Brush Study class. 7/28-8/4 M 6-9p $69

NEW! Simple Strokes #3 This is the third of three Simple Stroke Skill Builders. Learn the basic teardrop, ruffle teardrop, fancy teardrop, trailing flower and dab flower. Bring brushes from first class, other supplies including book provided. Prerequisite: Basic Tool and Brush Study class. 8/11-8/18 M 6-9p

$69

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Ballroom IV – Amalgamation of Dance

Dance A lifetime investment in fun and wellness, dance is a great way to get exercise without working out! Students are instructed to enroll with a partner. For full dance descriptions visit stchas.edu/ learnforlife.

ADVANCED STUDENTS ONLY. Students are instructed to enroll with a partner. 6/15-8/3 Su 4:10-5:10p $50

Imperial Swing Basic I 6/15-8/3 Su 2-3p $50 6/17-8/5 T 6:55-7:55p $50 6/19-8/7 Th 6:55-7:55p $50

Imperial Swing Basic II 6/17-8/5 T 9:05-10:05p $50 $50 6/19-8/7 Th 8-9p

Imperial Swing Basic III (Lindy) 6/19-8/7 Th 9:05-10:05p $50

West Coast Swing I and II Social dance instructors Stan Mayer and Linda Landwehr

6/18-8/6 W 8-9p

$50

Line Dance (variety)

Ballroom I (Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, East Coast Swing)

6/16-8/4

6/15-8/3 Su 12:55-1:55p $50 6/16-8/4 M 6:55-7:55p $50 6/18-8/6 W 6:55-7:55p $50

Ballroom II (Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Rumba, East Coast Swing)

M

9:05-10:05p

$50

Spins, Turns and Techniques Learn proper foot, arm and hand style positions as well as spins, turns and body positions. 7/19-7/19 S Noon-2p

$20

6/15-8/3 Su 3:05-4:05p $50 6/16-8/4 M 5:50-6:50p $50 6/18-8/6 W 9:05-10:05p $50

Ballroom III – Tango I 6/18-8/6 W 5:50-6:50p $50

Ballroom III – Bolero I 6/16-8/4 M 8-9p

$50

Ballroom III – Hustle II 6/17-8/5 T 8-9p

20

$50

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For more information about our instructors, visit www.stchas.edu/dance.

Belly Dance Summer Drills – Level 1 Four-week intensive review of the basics of Level 1 technique. Prerequisite: Must have completed one 12-week session in the spring or fall. 5/31-6/21 S 1-2p

$35

Belly Dance Summer Drills – Level 2A This course offers more challenging drills and combinations to students with a strong foundation in technique beyond a beginner level. Prerequisite: Must have completed one 12-week session in the spring or fall. 5/31-6/21 S 2:15-3:15p $35

Suzuki Music Education The Suzuki method is based on the concept that children can be taught to play an instrument in much the same way they learn to speak. Includes eight lessons plus a weekly group lesson. Lesson times are arranged between instructor and student. Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano available. 6/2-7/21 By Appointment $220 (30 minutes) $275 (45 minutes) $330 (1 hour)

Photography Art of Photography

Belly Dance Summer Drills – Level 3 For the experienced belly dance student. Four-week intensive review of Level 3 technique. Prerequisite: Must have completed one 12-week session in the spring or fall. 5/31-6/21 S 3:30-4:30p $35

Take the pictures you always wanted to take! This basic photography class teaches composition and simple camera settings. Learn through hands-on practice in the field and review images in the classroom. DSLR or point-and-shoot camera with manual controls required. 7/7-7/28 M 6:30-8:30p $95

Introduction to Hula Learn basic hula steps combined with contemporary Hawaiian music. Increase muscle tone in legs, arms, and buttocks. A terrific workout for your body and spirit. 6/4-7/23 W 7-8p 6/7-8/2 S 9-10a

$59 $59

Turbo Tahitian

Take the first steps and make your photos come alive! Correct and enhance photographs, organize a growing collection of digital photos, and share your work online and in print. Discover the key features of this comprehensive image organization and photo enhancement application. 8/4-8/18 M 6:30-9:30p $75

Join us for the newest form of cardio dance. Class will expose you to the movements of Tahitian dance while mixing it up with cardio to increase muscle and burn fat. 6/7-8/2 S

Photoshop Elements – The First Step

10:15-11:15a $59

Writing NEW! Writing for the Magazine Market

Music An Introduction to Voiceovers Have you ever wanted to be the voice everyone hears on commercials and documentaries? This fun and interactive class covers details of the industry and the importance of marketing and a demo tape. Receive a professional voice evaluation. Taught by a professional voice actor from the voice acting training company, Voices for All. Minimum age requirement is 18 years old. 6/11

W 6-8p

Have you been contemplating writing stories or articles for a certain genre but just not sure where to start? Learn from a published author and teacher various writing techniques, how to gather ideas and research, and how to choose the right market and draft the perfect query letter. 6/10-7/15 T 6-9p

$95

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New

Classes Coming this Fall!

Learn to take the perfect picture!

SCC Continuing Education is offering a new series of photography classes for any skill level – from beginners to advanced and everything in between. These non-credit classes, taught by professional photographers, will show you how to master your digital camera and give you tips and techniques to make you a better photographer. Some classes will have field trips for real-world experience!

AD SPACE “You don’t need big, expensive camera equipment to take great photos. In our classes you will learn how to master your digital camera, whether it’s a point-and-shoot or DSLR, and take your photos to the next level." Lynn Watkins – SCC instructor

Here’s what students are saying about our photography classes:

“Our instructor was great! She took a lot of time with us to make sure we understood the information.” “I really appreciate the instructor’s passion for photography. It comes through in her instruction and makes the class more exciting.” “Instructor was great! Very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. I was just wanting a little more information on photographing people specifically.” “Awesome class!”

Watch for the Fall 2014 schedule coming July 28. 22

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Well-Being

Fitness Boot Camp

Beginning Cardio Kickboxing

Targets the total body by toning and strengthening the major muscles of the upper and lower body while challenging the cardiovascular system through fastpaced cardiovascular exercises.

The latest for muscle conditioning and cardiovascular endurance. Timed interval drills training using martial arts and boxing moves.

6/3-7/24 T/Th 1-1:50p $95

Cardio Core Strength A blend of cardio, yoga, Pilates and strength training using a stability ball. This class is done using the Swiss ball. 6/2-7/23 M/W Noon-12:50p $95 6/2-7/23 M/W 6-6:50p $95

Muscle Conditioning Stationary muscle strengthening moves to define and sculpt muscles. Uses body ball, body bars, mat work, hand weights and resistance bands. 6/2-7/23 M/W 3-3:50p $95

Using the step platform, challenge the cardiovascular system and then turn to bands and weights to tone the muscles. M/W

4:30-5:20p

Sticky exercise mats (available in the SCC Bookstore) are required in ALL Pilates and yoga classes.

Beginning Yoga Hatha Yoga is the practice of meditation, stretching and breathing. Posture allows you to gain flexibility, tone muscles and enjoy the flow of breath within your body. Create a more fluid body, open mind and release tension from your muscles. 6/10-7/29 T 7-8:15p $75 6/11-7/30 W Noon-1:40p $95

Basic Strengthening Yoga

Step and Muscle Conditioning

6/2-7/23

6/3-7/24 T/Th Noon-12:50p $95

$95

Learn the basics and understand how breathing and postures are linked together when used in action. Teaches proper alignment and lengthens the spine. This gentle approach eases you into fitness and flexibility. Special instruction will be given to those focusing on a stronger back. 6/7-8/2 S

9-10:15a $75

Stretch and Strengthen Class is based on yoga, Pilates and dance for conditioning the total body. Emphasis is on core training and proper breathing. Incorporates the use of balls, mats, body bars and hand weights. 6/2-7/23 M/W 9-9:50a $95

Fitness Fact! For every pound of muscle gained, the body burns 50 extra calories every day!

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Classical Pilates – Contrology Classical Pilates is the complete coordination of body, mind and spirit. Pilates is designed to give you suppleness, natural grace, strength and skill that would be unmistakably reflected in the way you walk, work and play. You will develop muscular power with corresponding endurance, ability to perform arduous duties, to play strenuous games and run or travel for long distances without undue body fatigue or mental strain. 6/2-7/9 M/W 6/3-7/10 T/Th 7/14-8/20 M/W 7/15-8/21 T/Th

Sports Beginning Tennis I for Adults Did you know playing tennis increases flexibility, coordination and balance? Learn the rules of the game, forehand, backhand, serve and scoring. Taught by a pro at West James Courts. Bring tennis racquet and wear athletic shoes. 6/3-7/8 T

7:30-8:30p $95

1-2p $75 5:30-6:30p $75 1-2p $75 5:30-6:30p $75

Beginning Tennis II for Adults

Fitness Dance Zumba The latest craze in exercise, learn fun Latin dance steps to create an exhilarating aerobic workout. Based on interval training – a very effective way of working out your whole body while having fun!

Designed for the student who has taken a beginning class or could benefit from additional lessons. The pro at West James Courts will show how you can step up your game. Improve your forehand, backhand, serving, volleying, lobs, overhead and doubles strategies. Bring tennis racquet and athletic shoes. 7/15-8/19 T

7:30-8:30p $95

6/2-7/23 M/W 10-10:50a $95

Become a Personal Trainer ... Personal Trainer Certification

There is a shortage of personal trainers in the workforce. Come join this fun field and be a part of what ABCnews.com states is the fourth hottest job in the United States. Course is comprised of 16 hours of lecture, 16 hours of practical training and a 30-hour internship. Topics include biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. The National Exam is held on the ninth week. CPR/AED needed to receive certification. Textbook required. Call to order and start reading immediately, 888-330-9487, (www.witseducation. com). Class meets in HUM 104 Tuesdays, and CC 203 on Thursdays. 6/17-8/14 T/Th 7-9p 24

$675

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Want further information regarding Personal Training as a super career? Register now for an online orientation information session held at 3 p.m. June 5 at http://tinyurl.com/k4zmvgl.

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• Unrestored (1900-1970) • Restored (1900-1970) • Unrestored (1970-Present) • Restored (1970-Present) • Street Rods (1900-1947) • Street Rods (1948-1990) • Foreign (Rear wheel) • Foreign (Front wheel) • Under Construction • Rat Rod

• Special Interest (Kit cars, fire/ police, military) • Trucks (low rider, 4x4, SUV, Jeep) • Corvettes (1953-1982) • Corvettes (1983-Present) • Corvettes (1953-Present – Custom) • Mustangs (Stock) • Mustangs (Custom) • Camaro/Firebird (Stock)

• Camaro/Firebird (Custom) • Custom (1900-1970) • Custom (1971-Present) • VW (1938-1970) • VW (1971-Present) • 2004 – (Present Show Room)

Call 636-922-8233 or email wbrown@stchas.edu for details. Medals awarded to first 50 pre-registered Trophies will be awarded • Live DJ Proceeds from event will go towards performance-based scholarships.

Walk to End Alzheimer's 8 a.m.-noon | Sept. 27, 2014 | SCC Campus | Red Parking Lot For more information, visit www.alz.org. Visit www.alz.org/stl • Click on the Walk to End Alzheimers link. • Choose a walk site. • Click on the start a team, “join a team” or “walk as an individual” button, and the walk website will take you step-by-step through the registration process. Questions about registering online? Call 800-272-3900.

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50+ The World of Baseball Batter up! Do you know how baseball transformed from a pastoral game to a multi-billion dollar business, who were the great stars of the St. Louis Browns, or how the St. Louis Cardinals got their name? Explore the rich history of baseball through the ages. 6/10-6/24 T 1:30-3:30p $49

World War II was history’s most catastrophic military event, claiming more than 55 million lives and forever altering the world’s political and social landscape. This five-part series will examine the causes of the war, the reason for its outcomes and how it has shaped the present time. We will study the personalities who drove the conflict and examine not only the military operations of both the Pacific and European theaters, but the effects of the war on people and institutions here and abroad. Enroll in all five classes and save. Individual dates and times below

$80

History of WWII Session 1: Prelude to War This session covers time period 1919-1939. 6/5 Th

1:30-3:30p

$19

History of WWII Session 2: War Engulfs Europe This session covers time period 1939-1943. 6/12 Th 1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Session 3: The United States Enters the War This session covers time period 1941-1944. 6/19 Th 1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Session 4: The Social and Economic Aspects of the War This session covers time period 1939-1945.

Meet Richard Venn In addition to teaching various business and history college-level classes, Richard enjoys teaching classes on the history of baseball and WWII through Continuing Education. He claims that his students will never stump him on baseball or WWII trivia!

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6/26 Th 1:30-3:30p $19

History of WWII Session 5: The Last Days of the War and its Aftermath This session covers time period 1945-1948. 7/3 Th 1:30-3:30p $19

Social Security Optimization: What, When, Who, How!

Language

The Social Security Act of 1935 ensured that hard-working Americans would have income to support themselves during retirement. However, the benefits you are eligible to receive may not be as straightforward as you think. Just like other facets of your retirement savings, there are strategies you can employ to optimize your benefits. 6/19 Th 6-9p

$10

NEW! Rejuvenate Your Retirement Are you living the retirement lifestyle you always dreamed of? Could you be getting more out of your retirement years? Discover what those happiest in retirement are doing to sleep well at night and enjoy their lives. Workbook included. 6/19-6/26 Th 1-3p $59 6/24-7/1 T 9:30-11:30a $59

Modified Aerobics A gentler approach to the typical fitness class. Choreographed dance moves are set to a variety of music. Hand weights, body bars, balls and bands tone the muscles, while stretching adds to your flexibility. Great class if you’re new to exercise or just getting back to it. 6/3-7/24 T/Th 9-9:50a

Basic Sign Communication Learn the manual alphabet and basic signs and participate in activities that increase recognition of signs learned. Textbook required. Children under age 15 must enroll with a parent/guardian. 6/10-7/15 T

6-8:30p

$79

ESL Learners Study of U.S. Culture and Community Designed to help the ESL learner be successful in American life, community, work and school. Each day will focus on a different aspect of American culture, including getting help when you need it (medical care and emergency services), health and wellness, community resources, social etiquette, work and school expectations and what to do for fun. Credit students will be required to complete assignments/assessments for successful completion (not required for students taking as non-credit). 8/4-8/8 M-F 9a-noon

$60

Also available as 1-credit-hour class. Register for ESL 199, or speak to Dawn Huffman for more information.

$65

Money Strategies for Estate Planning Wills, Revocable Wills, Living Trusts, Powers of Attorney, TOD and POD, the dangers of joint tenancy, life insurance, gifts to minors, avoiding probate, estate taxes, family business concerns and more. Taught by local attorney Jim Borchers. 6/12-6/19 Th 6:30-9p

$35

Don’t forget about our dinner theater this summer! Based on the 1988 film of the same name, this energetic musical centers on two competing con men living on the French Riviera. At first, the suave and experienced Lawrence Jameson takes the less sophisticated rookie, Freddy, under his wing. But soon, Freddy tries to compete directly with Lawrence. The competition comes to a peak when they agree that the first man to extract $50,000 from the female heiress, Christine Colgate, wins and the other must leave town. A hilarious battle of cons ensues that will keep audiences laughing, humming and guessing to the end. 7/24 Th

6-10p

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Online ticketing – purchase tickets at stchastickets.com or call 636-922-8050.

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Computers/Technology Computer students are encouraged to bring a USB jump drive to class to save work for reference at home.

Beginner’s Guide to Computers Don’t be left behind in the digital age. Become acquainted and comfortable with your computer. Get started with the alphabetic keyboard, how to use the mouse, navigate the Internet, basic email accounts, basic word processing and become familiar with today’s most popular software. 7/10-7/31 Th 6:30-9:30p $79

Microsoft Windows 8 Recently upgraded to Windows 8 but having some difficulty navigating the new interface? Learn the basics so you can make the most of this powerful operating system that is intended to give you an efficient way to manage all the apps, programs, files and folders you use regularly. Explore how to move around and customize the new Start screen, Charms bar and desktop. Computers provided however you are welcome to bring your portable device to class.

Our computer guarantee: If you need a refresher or additional classroom time, you may repeat the identical class at no charge for up to one year. Limited seats are available. Standard refund policy applies – you must have attended the class to use the guarantee. Because of the limited number of guarantee “refresher” seats available, you cannot reschedule a refresher class. If you register to repeat a class and do not attend, you forfeit your right to further refresher classes. Please check your schedule carefully before scheduling refresher classes.

Adobe Photoshop – Part 1 Make your digital images come alive! Learn about layout, panels, tools, filters, adjustments, edging, brushes, masking and formats. eBook optional. 6/3-6/24 T 6-8:30p $95

Photoshop Elements – The First Step

6/12-6/19 Th 6:30-9:30p $49 7/9-7/16 W 6:30-9:30p $49

Take the first steps and make your photos come alive! Correct and enhance photographs, organize a growing collection of digital photos and share your work online and in print. Discover the key features of this comprehensive image organization and photo enhancement application.

Adobe InDesign

8/4-8/18 M 6:30-9:30p $75

Create sophisticated professional quality page layouts for print publishing. Get innovative with the work area, tools and palettes. Learn to set up a document, letterhead, business cards or brochures, work with color, text, graphics, images and prepare for printing. Create PDF files that play movies and more. Jump start your design career! eBook optional.

Microsoft Publisher 2013 Create brochures, letterhead, invitations, postcards, greeting cards, newsletters and simple Web pages using Publisher. 5/22-5/29 Th 6:30-9:30p $69

7/8-7/29 T 6-8:30p $95

Microsoft Access 2013 Create, edit and manage a database. Customize tables and fields, add and delete records, and perform simple queries. 7/9-8/6

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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Take advantage of Outlook and organize your busy life. Learn the most efficient ways to communicate, schedule meetings, organize email, set up calendars, journal, create and use task lists and manage contacts. 6/9-6/30 M 6:30-9:30p $89

iPad Basics

Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Use Microsoft PowerPoint to entertain, inform, sell or motivate. Make your next presentation on your own. Prerequisite: Windows experience and keyboarding ability. 6/17-7/8 T

6:30-9:30p

$89

Not using your new device to its fullest potential? Learn some of the best apps to keep up to date with your calendars and contacts, organize your folders for easy access, and easy note-taking skills. Find out where that PDF you downloaded went to, easy ways to print, and how to share files. Stay up to date with the latest in social media. Bring device to class. 7/23-7/30 W 6:30-9:30p $49

QuickBooks Fundamentals Accurately manage your financial data. Conquer invoicing, receiving payments, making purchases, entering bills, paying bills, banking, paying employees, viewing reports, backing up files and printing. Prior knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping is helpful. Textbook required. 7/12-7/26 S

8:30a-12:30p $95

Computer Tutoring Receive one-on-one computer tutoring from a qualified Continuing Education instructor. Tutoring session is three hours. Lesson time is arranged between instructor and student. By Appointment

$149

Microsoft Excel Series

Microsoft Excel 2013 Module III

Microsoft Excel is the most widely used spreadsheet application used by employers today. Confidently navigate the program’s environment and discover how to use this powerful tool. From designing your spreadsheet to advanced formulas, we have a handson module for you! Enroll in a class from each module and save. Individual dates and times below.

Learn to efficiently manage a workbook, perform calculations using functions and formulas, how to sort your data and data ranges. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience.

Tuition $149

Microsoft Excel 2013 Module I For the very beginner. Learn the fundamentals, creating and saving information, navigating a worksheet, entering information and editing. 5/27 T 6:30-9:30p $39 6/23 M 6:30-9:30p $39 8/11 M 6:30-9:30p $39

Microsoft Excel 2013 Module II Master formatting a worksheet, using document themes and creating and working with charts and gridlines. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience.

6/3 T 6:30-9:30p $39 6/30 M 6:30-9:30p $39 8/25 M 6:30-9:30p $39

Microsoft Excel 2013 Module IV Working with tables and creating PivotTables. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience. 6/5 Th 6:30-9:30p $39 7/2 W 6:30-9:30p $39 9/8 M 6:30-9:30p $39

Microsoft Excel 2013 Module V Effortlessly analyze data creating scenarios, work with the Web, external data and make the most of macros. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience. 6/10 T 6:30-9:30p $39 7/7 M 6:30-9:30p $39 9/15 M 6:30-9:30p $39

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Microsoft Office Certificate To remain competitive in today’s workforce, employees must demonstrate a strong working knowledge of many key software applications. This certificate will assist you with upgrading your current skills and learning new ones. Classes are taught by practicing profesPrerequisites: sionals who emphasize real-world skills • Knowledge of computers that can be immediately applied to the • Beginning Computer Keyboarding workplace. or the ability to type 20 words per minute.

To earn the certificate, the student must complete the following required courses:

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Microsoft Word (all five modules) Microsoft Excel (all five modules) Microsoft Access Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Publisher Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Word Series Microsoft Word is the most widely used word processing application on the market. This powerful program will allow you to create professional-looking content quickly. Develop simple documents by changing fonts, underlining, centering, indenting, cutting and pasting and using more advanced features: headers, footers, tables, templates, mail merge, macros, table of contents, footnotes and much more. Enroll in a class from each module and save! Individual dates and times below. Tuition: $149

Microsoft Word 2013 Module I For the very beginner. Learn the fundamentals, understand the ribbon, create and save documents and work with text. 6/2 M 6:30-9:30p $39 7/29 T 6:30-9:30p $39

Microsoft Word 2013 Module II Conquer formatting characters, paragraphs, lines, spacing, margins and pages. Learn to apply themes and styles for that professional look. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience. 6/4 W 6:30-9:30p $39 7/31 Th 6:30-9:30p $39 30

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Top reasons adults enroll in the Microsoft Office Certificate Program:

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Acquire new technical skills Update and enhance job skills Retrain for a new career Increase earning potential

All classes are WIA fund approved.

Culminating project and final exam: $169 (Required to receive certificate)

Microsoft Word 2013 Module III Learn to efficiently manage a workbook, perform calculations using functions and formulas, how to sort your data and data ranges. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience. 6/9 M 6:30-9:30p $39 8/5 T 6:30-9:30p $39

Microsoft Word 2013 Module IV Perform a mail merge, create outlines, long documents and references. Properly use document collaboration tools and collaborating with other programs. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience. 6/11 W 6:30-9:30p $39 8/7 Th 6:30-9:30p $39

Microsoft Word 2013 Module V Effortlessly analyze data creating scenarios, work with the Web, external data and make the most of macros. Prerequisite: Module I or prior experience. 6/16 M 6:30-9:30p $39 8/12 T 6:30-9:30p $39

Professional Development/ Certification Food Protection Manager Certification Prepares students for the Food Safety Certification exam. Addresses food safety practices, prevention of food-borne illness and personal hygiene guidelines. Food Safety Manager Certification exam given at end of class. Must register seven days prior to class. ServSafe book and materials included. 7/14 M 8a-4p

$135

Paralegal Certificate Course This intensive, nationally acclaimed program is desgined for beginning as well as advanced legal workers. Training includes instruction on how to assist trial attorneys, interview witnesses, investigate complex fact patterns, research the law, and assist in preparing cases for courtroom litigation. Must take two consecutive seven-week sessions. Rate: $1,189 (includes both sessions). For more information or to register, call 636-922-8233. 5/5-6/20 Class taught online 6/30-8/15 Class taught online 8/25-10/10 Class taught online 10/20-12/5 Class taught online

OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Seminar This course is an OSHA-authorized instruction on safety topics with an emphasis on hazard recognition. Topics include: OSHA regulations, personal protective equipment, walking/working surfaces, hazard communication and electrical safety. Participants will be issued a 10-Hour OSHA card. 6/4-6/25 W 7-9:30p

$156

Small Business Accounting Review for QuickBooks Having trouble understanding basic concepts of accounting? This review will get you on your way in no time. Learn basic bookkeeping entries. Main focus will be transaction analysis and preparing entries. 6/14-6/28

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9a-noon

$69

QuickBooks Fundamentals Accurately manage your financial data. Conquer invoicing, receiving payments, making purchases, entering bills, paying bills, banking, paying employees, viewing reports, backing up files and printing. Prior knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping is helpful. Textbook required. 7/12-7/26 S

8:30a-12:30p $95

About Online Learning Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It’s easy. It’s fun.

How the Course Works It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a Web address to get into your online classroom. You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access. Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect:

For each unit, you will: • Read assignments for each day from the textbooks provided at registration. • Have the option of accessing the online readings • Listen to the audio presentation for the unit and view the slides • Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

Participate when you want You can participate anytime, day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are no live, real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate. For the best learning, participants should log into the course 2-3 different days each week. The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

Discussion The discussion for each unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night. Your instructor will log into the discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments and respond to comments by you and the other participants. We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course. It’s easy. It’s fun.

For the best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day, since it is a weeklong course.

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NEW! Certificate in Presentation Media Whether your presentation is online or in-person, presentation media not only enhances your message but often makes your message successful. Find out how to use Prezi, the new slide software that goes beyond one-dimensional presentations, and the finer points of Photoshop for presentations. Then discover the design elements to create successful visual presentations using any media. $495 for all 3 classes with certificate. 4.8 CEUs

NEW! Management Certificate Nothing creates success like a solid foundation. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness. Then learn how to improve your management of time and productivity. Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. Finally, get the keys to manage different generations in your workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. $595 for all 3 courses and certificate. 4.8 CEUs

Prezi Take a journey into the world of creative presentations. Bring your vision to life with Prezi and leave PowerPoint behind. Learn how to use and engage your creative side for amazing presentations. Your audience will be engaged with what you are presenting as well as how you are presenting. 6/2-6/27 Class taught online $195

Photoshop for Presentations Acquire the skills to navigate an extensive list of Photoshop features. You will gain both a foundational and advanced understanding of the popular software, and practice the most commonly used methods, such as managing text, working with layers, and image file properties. You will learn the purpose of each photo-editing tool and walk away with the skills to use them. You will even learn what the pros know. 7/7-8/1 Class taught online $195

Creating Visual Presentations Make your visual presentations look professional and communicate effectively. Get the latest, most advanced techniques on graphic design principles, including page layout, typography and basic design considerations. Take away more skills to create an effective and beautiful visual presentation on any presentation software program that you choose. 8/5-8/29 Class taught online $195

Management Boot Camp Enhance your management skills through this course for supervisors, managers and emerging leaders. Discover the keys for effectively managing your employees. Find out how to create clear expectations, engage and motivate employees, and increase your effectiveness through use of the DiSC personality profile (included). 6/2 – 6/27 Class taught online $295

Time and Productivity Management Time is even more valuable in this century than in the last. How effectively you manage your time and productivity can affect your business and personal life in many ways. Tips and techniques you won’t get anywhere else for managing time and increasing productivity. 7/7-8/1 Class taught online $195

Managing Generations in the Workplace Gain an understanding of managing workers in different generations in the workplace. Discover what motivates each generation at work, what incentives they respond to, and what messages they value. Generations X and Y are significantly different than the Boomer generation. Each generation has different expectations and styles of work in the workplace. 8/5-8/ 29 Class taught online $195

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NEW! Managing Social Media Platforms Certificate

NEW! Inbound Marketing Certificate

Different social networks have distinct characteristics and different features and are used to develop a two-way communication and marketing strategy for your organization. Find out what you can be doing, what you should be doing, and take back a plan to integrate social networks into your communication and marketing.

Inbound marketing is a way to help potential customers find you through organic search. Inbound marketing is more effective than outbound marketing, where you push sales messages to your potential customers. Inbound marketing is the future of marketing in the 21st century. $495 for all 3 classes and certificate. 4.8 CEUs

$495 for all 3 courses and certificate. 4.8 CEUs

Twitter Twitter is a hot social media platform these days and everyone seems to be using it. Learn the best way to take advantage of the unique opportunities Twitter offers and discover the best ways to create relationships and network with your key constituents. 6/2-27 Class taught online $195

Facebook for Business Find out what goes on behind the scenes on Facebook Pages and how to increase the chances that your message is seen and acted on. Discover new tools and proven techniques to increase business and expand your reach. Discuss how to adapt your marketing message for the Facebook platform and how to integrate Facebook across all marketing areas. This is an advanced class and assumes you have started a Page on Facebook and have some basic knowledge of the platform. 7/7-8/1 Class taught online $245

LinkedIn for Business LinkedIn is the most popular business social network and the website for professionals to network, build business relationships and provide or receive referrals. Most people rarely get beyond setting up a profile and, therefore, miss out on all the advanced features that have come to make LinkedIn so popular. Learn how to set up your personal profile so that it gets noticed by others. Discover how LinkedIn can be used to generate leads, recruit new employees, and find new jobs. 8/5-29 Class taught online $195

Introduction to Inbound Marketing Inbound marketing is a process of using your website in a way that it attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere and social media. The average human today is inundated with more than 2000 outbound marketing interruptions per day and we’re all figuring out how to block them. Caller ID, spam filters, TiVo, and satellite radio are all things we use today so that we can avoid being marketed to. In this course, you will discover how to attract customers to your site, what kind of content to share with them, how to use landing pages and forms to collect names and email address, and how to implement lead-nurturing campaigns that result in sales. 6/2-6/27 Class taught online $195

Content Marketing You have a website, but why will your customers want to come back or buy something or take action? Discover ways to identify who your ideal audience is. Learn how to create content that is engaging and purposeful. Find out what you want to say to them. Explore where you want to say it. And finally, find out how you want to say it. 7/7-8/1 Class taught online $195

Advanced Inbound Marketing Get under the hood of inbound marketing and learn how to monitor, measure and manage the integrated results of your inbound marketing activities at a more advanced level. We’ll focus on the data that actually matters and how it is influenced by visitor/ user engagement. Gain deeper insights into user behavior; learn how to track meaningful conversions, measure visitor engagement and how to use landing pages more effectively including how to create forms that get results. 8/5-8/29 Class taught online $195

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Be a tourist close to home! See St. Louis, or even Missouri, in a new light. Explore it as if you are a tourist, and you’ll discover new treasures right in your own backyard! Experience Road Scholar in Missouri. These week-long, all-inclusive programs provide an inspirational blend of exploration and education. • New program in fall of 2014! Join us to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Missouri. This new program explores the unique role of Missouri in the Civil War. With its divided allegiances and particular variety of guerilla warfare, did you know that only two states saw more battles than Missouri? Let history come alive as you travel with local authors to visit significant sites and discuss battle strategies, guerilla tactics and the men and women who lived, fought and made history in Civil War-era Missouri. 2014 date: Oct. 5-11. Other programs include: • St. Louis Signature City – Learn the history and unique culture of St. Louis. It really is a place you can be proud to call home! 2014 dates include: 6/15-6/20; 9/21-9/26; 10/26-10/31. • Bicycling the Katy Trail: Rails to Trails Corridor Across Missouri – Two path options allow you to choose to ride 25-30 miles a day, or a longer route that covers up to 45 miles a day on a dedicated bike path with generally flat terrain, all while exploring the history of Missouri along the way. 2014 dates include: 6/7-6/14; 9/6-9/13; 10/11-10/18. Come on your own, bring a spouse or bring a friend. For more information, visit www.roadscholar.org. Search USA, Central and Missouri to learn the details of a program close to you. Or, call us at 636-922-8233 and one of our staff will be glad to provide details.

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Online Courses Take classes that fit YOUR schedule, anytime, anywhere! For questions or assistance, email ccdreg@stchas.edu, or call 636-922-8233. American Management Association®

General Courses A wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet. All courses are led by expert instructors. Topics include accounting and finance, business, computer applications, design and composition, health care and medical, language and arts, law and legal, personal development, teaching and education, technology, writing and publishing GRE and GMAT prep. Register:  ed2go.com/stchas

Career Training Certificate Programs Certificates available in: healthcare and fitness, business and professional, IT and software development, management and corporate, media and design, hospitality and service industry, skilled trades and industrial, sustainable energy and going green. Once a course is accessed either by requesting materials or viewing lessons, there are no refunds. Register:  gatlineducation.com/stchas

Skills for the 21st Century Get skills for the 21st century. Boost your productivity and your organization’s bottom line. Courses include: business and career skills, business, communication, courses for K12 teachers, management and leadership, new media marketing, social media for business, training and education. Classes start the first Monday of the month and run for four weeks. Register: www.stchas.edu/ugotclass

Paralegal Certificate Online Course The Paralegal Certificate Course© is the cornerstone of The Center for Legal Studies programs, and paralegalism is one of the fastest growing careers in the country. legalstudies.com/courses/paralegal.html To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

American Management Association Certificate Programs Programs include accounting, communications, customer service, finance for managers, human resources, leadership, management, manufacturing/ quality, marketing, negotiation skills, personal development, project management, purchasing, strategic planning, supervision, team building and time management. Register: flexclassroom.com/stchas

Green, Renewable Energy and Trade Skills Training SCC Workforce Development, in partnership with ProTrain Online, is your solution for green, renewable-energy and trade-skills training. These online courses will help you learn the skills you need to excel in the jobs for the new economy. Includes: business/management/ leadership, career and services, green renewable energy and industrial/skilled trades. stchas.theknowledgebase.org To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

Home Inspection Certificate A home inspection is a documented, professional opinion of a home, based on a visual evaluation and operational testing of the home’s systems and components to determine their current condition. This 10-course online certificate program provides students with the technical skills and expertise needed to succeed in the home inspection field. Students learn how to conduct visual examinations and deliver written reports on the physical and operational condition of homes or housing units. To register, call SCC Continuing Education at 636-922-8233.

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Workforce Development The mission of the SCC Workforce Development Department is to deliver customized training to the current workforce, re-direct the ready workforce to gainful employment and assist the development of the next generation of workers using programs and events to strengthen their understanding of the world of work. Business and Industry Program: Developing the Current Workforce The Business and Industry Program of St. Charles Community College has been a leading force in the St. Charles County business community since 1992. The Business and Industry Program works with large and small employers to identify job skills and training needs for thousands of workers and employers targeting primarily St. Charles, Pike, Lincoln, Montgomery and Callaway counties.

Our training features: • Experienced facilitators in a wide range of disciplines. • On- and off-site training options. • Flexible scheduling. • A focus on adult learning. • Cutting-edge technology and resources.

Liaison to State Training Funds The SCC Workforce Development Department is recognized by the state of Missouri as a Local Education Agency (LEA) for the application and administration of state funds for company training programs, new jobs training and similar grant funding programs. If your company meets state guidelines, you may be eligible to receive funding assistance to support employee training. Workforce Development can assist you in applying for state funds. For additional information, call 636-922-8474 or email workforcedevelopment@stchas.edu.

Missouri Career Center Partnership The Missouri Career Center Partnership is a federally funded program that provides professional job search assistance to job seekers in St. Charles County. The program is part of the Workforce Investment Act serving individuals who have been displaced from their jobs and are unlikely to find employment in their previous occupation. This service is provided through the St. Charles County Department of Workforce Development at the Missouri Career Center. Contact the Missouri Career Center at 636-255-6060.

Services Provided: • Job Search Assistance: Including résumé preparation, identification of transferable skills, informational and job interviewing skills and marketing yourself to employers. Various workshops and networking opportunities are provided. • Individual Career Consultation: An individual plan of action is developed to determine job search goals and career direction. • Career Resource Center: For use by customers during their job search. Phones, copier, fax machine, IBM computers, laser printers and employer directories are available. Internet access is also available. • Job Placement Assistance: Including current labor market information and access to available job listings from area employers. • Training Opportunities: Available for eligible customers who require upgrade training or retraining into a different career. Contact our office to see if you qualify. • Résumé Development and Critique: Gives the job seeker an excellent opportunity to enhance his or her résumé to its fullest extent. • Career Assessments: Various standardized formal assessments are used to allow job seekers to match their skills and temperaments to other occupations. This is a must for the job seeker wishing to enter into a new industry.

School-Business Programs: Investing in the Future Workforce Today’s youths are tomorrow’s workforce. School-Business Programs has established a coalition of educators and business leaders who work together to make a difference in the lives of young people. Programs focus on career development, career exploration and career readiness. For more information, call 636-922-8474. 36

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Adult Education and Literacy Adult Education and Literacy (AEL/ESL/HSE) St. Charles Community College coordinates a four-county effort (St. Charles, Warren, Lincoln and Pike) to teach basic reading, math and writing skills, to prepare people to take the High School Equivalency tests (HSE) and to assist non-native speakers in gaining English proficiency. Free day and evening classes are available. Students must be at least 17 years old and not enrolled in secondary school. For more information about class times, locations or the services below, call SCC at 636-922-8411 or visit stchas.edu/ael.

High School Equivalency Instruction is available for students to improve basic skills, learn new skills and to prepare for and pass all five of the High School Equivalency tests.

English as a Second Language (ESL) ESL classes provide reading, writing, listening and speaking activities at English proficiency levels for people wishing to improve their English language skills.

Citizenship Preparation Classes help students prepare for the citizenship interview. Students must have a resident card for four years or more (two years if spouse is a citizen) and at least intermediate-level English skills.

TOEFL Preparation Classes help students prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Students whose first language is not English must pass this test for admission to college.

Celebrating Adult Education and Literacy in St. Charles County! AEL STUDENT RECOGNITION CEREMonY 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. facebook.com/sccael

Pronunciation Classes In this class students will learn how to pay closer attention to the unique, challenging sounds of the English language. Students will actively improve their rhythm and intonation, practice aloud as a group and individually with an instructor. Students will enhance listening and communication skills through practicing better pronunciation.

High School Equivalency (HSE) Testing On Jan. 1, 2014, the approved high school equivalency test for the State of Missouri became the HiSET which is offered by Educational Testing Service (ETS). This test is available only on computer but can be taken at various sites across Missouri, including St. Charles Community College. Paper and pencil high school equivalency tests are no longer offered for community test takers. Registration for the HiSET is done entirely on the computer. Registration information, cost information and test scheduling can be found at www.hiset.org. Students who register for all five equivalency tests will pay $95. These five tests must be scheduled within the span of one year. Students who wish to register and pay for tests separately will pay $32 for the first test and $22 each for the remaining four test sections (total of $120). All payments must be made by electronic check, debit or credit card. Please refer to the HiSET website for more detailed information (www.hiset.org). The SCC Adult Education and Literacy program can be reached at 636-922-8411.

Volunteer Opportunities Volunteer tutors are needed to work with adult literacy students and in the HSE and ESL classrooms. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and must have a clear background check. They work with individuals or small groups of students under the direction of the classroom teacher. Training is provided. No previous experience is required. Call 636-922-8504 or email jboria@stchas.edu for more information.

For more information about aEL/ESL/HSE, call 636-922-8411 or visit stchas.edu/ael.

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Registration Payment must be received when you enroll. Online – 24 hours a day – 7 days a week stchas.edu/learnforlife

Announcements will be made on KMOX Radio (1120 AM), KSDK TV (Channel 5), KMOV TV (Channel 4), and KTVI TV (Channel 2). In the case of evening classes held at middle schools and high schools in the area, the SCC classes will not meet if it has been announced that the schools themselves are closed.

Accommodations/Support: By Phone – Call 636-922-8233 at least one

week before the first class meeting during the hours listed below. Telephone registration: Visa, Discover and MasterCard only accepted as payment.

By Mail – Send the registration form, with your check or money order to: SCC Division of Corporate & Community Development 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, HUM 103 Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 In Person – Register in HUM 103. Registration hours: • 8a-7p Monday-Thursday; • 8:30a-4p Fridays. Refund Policy: If you drop a class, you will receive a 100 percent refund if the class is dropped one business day before the first meeting. No refund will be given if the class is dropped the day of class or later. Events which may require more advanced notice to cancel include, but are not limited to, certain business and industry classes, conferences, trips, day trips and other special events. For these exceptions, refer to the LAST DAY TO CANCEL information listed in the course description. If you have a situation that warrants an override of the above policy, an explanation of the circumstances should be made in writing to the Division of Corporate and Community Development. The appropriate associate dean will review the situation to determine if a refund can be granted and will notify you accordingly. Refunds should be received within 30 days. Inclement Weather Policy: In the event of

severe weather conditions or other emergencies, the SCC president may cancel classes and close the campus for a partial or full day. The college will update the SCC website (stchas. edu) and main number 636-922-8000, send a text message through the Emergency Alert System, and contact selected radio and television stations, when the timing of conditions allow, by 5 a.m. for day classes and no later than 4 p.m. for evening classes (if bad weather develops during the day). The college will typically update the college website and main number prior to contacting the selected radio and television stations. It is recommended to use the college’s website or main number in order to receive information in a more timely manner.

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St. Charles Community College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Please email accessibilityservice@stchas.edu with your accommodations request. It is recommended that you contact the college 10 business days prior to the event.

How to Read a Course Description Create Your Own Photo Book If you’ve ever dreamed of publishing your photos in a book, this course is for you. Learn how to create photo albums, calendars, cards and more. Impress your friends and family with special holiday gifts! 5/9-5/23 W 6:30-9:30p $79 $5

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Campus-Closed Dates May 26 – Memorial Day July 4 – Independence Day

Calendar of Events May 17 – Middle Eastern Dance Performance July 19-Aug. 2 – Continuing Education Art Show View more at stchas.edu/calendar.

Send your registration form and check to: St. Charles Community College, Corporate & Community Development – HUM 103 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 To pay by credit card, visit stchas.edu/learnforlife or call 636-922-8233. Fees should be included in your payment if indicated in the course description. Name____________________________________________________________________________ Address_______________________________ City/State________________ ZIP____________ Date of Birth: Mo.______ /Day_____/Year____ Home Phone (

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Class Locations Classes are located on the SCC campus unless otherwise noted. Class location information is listed below. NOTE: For on-campus classes, students should go to the Humanities Building Room 103, during office hours, or call 636-922-8233 for specific room assignments. After hours and on Saturdays, go to the ADM Welcome Center.

Locations found in this schedule Nursing & Allied Health Center #1 Academy Place Dardenne Prairie, MO 63368

St. Charles Community College 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Cottleville, MO 63376-2865 636-922-8000

St. Charles County Arts Council 7443 Village Center Drive O'Fallon, MO 63368 636-561-0028

West James Courts 1330 Harvestowne Industrial Court St. Charles, MO 63304 636-441-0006

Equal Opportunity Policy

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an equal opportunity employer. Inquiries may be directed to: Vice-President for Human Resources, 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive, Cottleville, MO 63376-2865.

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Upcoming Events Middle Eastern Dance Performance 7:30pm Saturday, May 17 FREE

YPT Fall and Winter Auditions stchas.edu/ypt Date and times available in August

Continuing Education Art Extravaganza July 19 - August 2

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