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Summer 2013

Continuing Education Class Schedule Personal and Professional Enrichment

Welcome to CCBC ... Who Enrolls

Enrollment is limited. Please register early! Anyone 18 years of age or older is invited to enroll for adult classes. No previous background is required.


Non-credit classes do NOT earn college credit. The registration deadline for classes beginning the week of June 3 is May 29. For all other courses, you can register up until two weeks prior to the start date! REGISTRATION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013.


In certain courses, the purchase of books or manuals is required for maximum benefit. Students may make these purchases at the College Bookstore or online at

Registration ..................................................... 3 Business & Entrepreneurial.......................... 4 Certificate & Fast-Track Programs ............ 4 - 5 Computers & Technology ........................... 5 - 8 Culinary & Spirits........................................... 8 Fine Arts .......................................................... 9 Fitness, Sports, & Recreation ..................... 9 - 10 Health, Alternative Health & Wellness..... 10 - 11 Languages ........................................................ 11 Lifelong Learners .......................................... 11 Music & Dance ............................................... 11 - 12 Special Interests............................................. 12 Technical & Professional............................... 12 - 13 Youth & Teens ............................................... 13 Camps For All Ages ..................................... 13 Workforce & Career Development ........ 14 Ed2go................................................................ 15

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To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

The registration deadline for classes beginning the week of June 3 is May 29. For all other courses, you can register up until two weeks prior to the start date. REGISTRATION BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013. Register by mail

Refund Policy

1. Complete one registration form for each person. 2. Attach a check or money order payable to “CCBC” for class tuition and lab fees if applicable. Write your telephone number on your check. Do not mail cash. 3. Mail the registration form and payment to: CCBC, Information & Registration Center 1 Campus Drive, Monaca, PA 15061-2588 4. Cancelled checks and money order stubs will serve as your receipts.

1. Refunds are available for pre-registered students under the following restrictions: a. 100% refund of tuition only, if written notification is received prior to the first class meeting. b. 50% refund of tuition only, if written notification is received prior to the second class meeting.

If you do not hear from the College, consider yourself registered; if there is a problem, the office will contact you.

Register in Person or by Phone (limit to two people per call) 1. In Person Registration: Information and Registration Center 2. Phone Registration: 724-480-3575. Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 3. Payment is due at the time of registration. Phone registration by credit card only. • Note: If registering for others, please have home addresses, birth dates, and telephone numbers of applicants available.

R eg i stra ti on a nd Ad v a nce P a yment a re requ i red .

Registration and advance payment are required.

Lab fees, which cover course material and technology costs, are non-refundable. No refunds after the second class meeting. Please allow 2-3 weeks for refund processing.

Senior Citizens Tuition for PA resident students, age 65 years or older, will be waived for a majority of non-credit courses on a space available basis. Other costs (textbooks, lab fees, supplies, etc.) must be assumed by the individual.

Books Required texts can be purchased at the College Bookstore or at

Course Locations All courses will be held on CCBC’s main campus (Monaca, PA) unless otherwise noted in the course description. Continuing Education classes do not earn college credit and are not listed on official college transcripts.


To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Business & Entrepreneurial - Certificate/FAST-TRACK


$49 + $10 Lab

Learn about: Accounting Concepts, Setting up a Bookkeeping System, The Balance Sheet, The Income Statement, and The Cash Flow Statement. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Tues., 6/11-7/9, 6-8 p.m. STC, Room 4009.

E-Mail Marketing OCCP45301

$30 + $10 Lab

Franchising - Intro OCCP52701

$25 + $10 Lab

Hands-on class learning the practical aspects of selling via e-mail and the Internet. 3 Hours. Thurs., 7/18, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4020.

Learn everything you’ll need to know to decide if franchising is for you or not. 2 Hours. Thurs., 6/6, 6-8 p.m. STC, Room 4020.

Summer 2013 Marketing on a Shoestring Budget OCCP04001 $40 + $10 Lab There are many ways to market without a large budget. This class will provide you with strategies to expand your market but not your cash expenditures. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Tues., 7/9-7/16, 6-8 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

Selling for Results OCCP45201

$30 + $10 Lab

The most important sales tools in your kit…how to prospect, develop a sincere sales presentation, handle objections, and follow up. You’ll be headed for success if you practice these tips faithfully. 3 Hours. Tues., 7/23, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

Writing a Winning Business Plan OCCP20001 $59 + $10 Lab

Low Cost Advertising OCCP55301

$30 + $10 Lab

Pricing Your Product or Service OCCP54501

$30 + $10 Lab

Sales Forecasting OCCP55401


$25 + $10 Lab

Tuition waivers are not available for certificate programs.

Topics include: different media types and advantages/disadvantages of each; costs, the advertising budget, and selection of media appropriate for your market; and the creation of your promotional message. 3 Hours. Wed., 7/17, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4020.

Understand how to maximize your profit by optimizing the price of your product/service. 3 Hours. Thurs., 7/25, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4020.

Learn how to understand research sales figures and how to gather data for your industry and business to become more competitive and profit-driven. 2 Hours. Wed., 7/24, 6-8 p.m. STC, Room 4020.

Understanding Financial Statements OCCP04601 $30 + $10 Lab

If you don’t use a financial statement in your business, you could be hurting yourself. Used properly, this can help you to make better decisions about your own business. 3 Hours. Thurs., 6/27, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4020.

Spring Series for Future/New Business Owners

Take One or Take them ALL (recommended order) Starting Your Own Small Business OCCP38001 $79 + $15 Lab Most people who take this class say it should be longer, but we like to keep it short and sweet so that you’ll have all that you need to know before you decide whether or not to start a new business. 9 Hours-3 Weeks. Tues., 6/4-6/18, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

Raising Capital & Getting Help for Your Small Business OCCP45101 $30 + $10 Lab Find out who has the money you need and how to wrestle it away from them! You’ll also learn how to obtain government loans, grant money, and how to deal with venture capitalists and angels. 3 Hours. Tues., 6/25, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4102.


Without a roadmap, how will you know if and when you have you reached your destination? Learn the crucial elements in every successful business plan and get help writing yours! 6 Hours-3 Weeks. Tues., 7/30-8/13, 6-8 p.m. STC, Room 4020.

CompTIA’s A+ Certification OCCP06501 $1,995 + $120 Lab

Students will learn the components of a personal computer and peripheral devices, how to install an operating system, and be introduced to networks and security. Students will cover installations, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing and preventive maintenance. This certification requires students to pass two supervised tests. Lab fee includes book and a tool kit. Prereq: knowledge of Windows operating system, Internet usage, and file management. 70 Hours-10 Weeks. Sat., 6/22-8/31, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121B.

GIS Mapping Certificate Program OCCP47301 $1,100 + $125 Lab

The GIS (Geographic Information System) Mapping Certificate Program develops the skills necessary to understand and utilize ESRI’s ArcGIS 10.3 software and introduces GIS concepts including data structures and sources of data, GIS tools, supplications, and resources. Exercises include spatial data display and query, map generation, and simple spatial analysis using ArcGIS software. Students obtain skills necessary to attain an entry level GIS Technician position in the fields of: Civil Engineering, Conservation, Criminal Justice, Defense/Intelligence, Economic Development, Local Government, and Marcellus Shale. 30 Hours-10 Weeks. Tues., 6/18-8/27, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC, (Chippewa), Room 121B.

Assistance for Students with Disabilities The Supportive Services Office assists students with disabilities by arranging for reasonable accommodations. For more information, contact 724-480-3502 prior to the start of the class so that appropriate accommodations can be arranged.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Certificate/FAST-TRACK - Computers & Technology Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology $1,995

Designed to prepare you for a position as a medical coding and billing professional, the Medical Terminology portion of the course introduces elements of medical terminology, such as the etymology of words used to describe the human body.You’ll learn to apply proper terminology and spelling for major pathological conditions.This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. 300 Hours. Visit

Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology


The Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology program will give you the knowledge and skills to start a new career as a medical transcriptionist. To work in this field, you need to understand and correctly spell medical terms. This program includes complete medical terminology training to set you up for success. Your transcription equipment and all materials are included. This online program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers. 300 Hours. Visit


$26 + $5 Lab

You will not regret taking this class, even if you’ve owned your iPod for months. It is capable of much more than you realize! Please bring your iPod. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Mon., 7/15-7/22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

iPhone RECR40301

$26 + $5 Lab

If you are only using your phone to call, text, and use the Internet, you need to sign up for this class! Please bring iPhone to class. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Mon.,7/29-8/5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.


PA Department of Health Certification Courses In: EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC PARAMEDIC BASIC VEHICLE RESCUE TECHNICIAN • Fully Accredited EMS Training Facility • Dedicated Classroom & Equipment • Continuing Education for all Levels of EMS Provider • First Aid, BCLS, & AED Training for Industrial Responders • OSHA Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogen Programs For more information, call 724-480-3530 or e-mail

Apple iPad RECR40001

$85 + $15 Lab

We will cover the general usage, functions, apps, setup, and troubleshooting of an Apple iPad, as well as how to set up an iCloud account, work Emails, and download/use everyday apps. Please bring iPad. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 6/10-7/1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

INTRODUCTORY Computers (Intro) - Your First Step OCCP00901 $65 + $40 Lab

For first-time users, learn to: use a mouse and keyboard, understand how a computer works, and learn basic computer skills. This is a prerequisite for Computer Basics 101 for Home & Office. 9 Hours-3 Weeks. Wed., 6/12-6/26, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Summer 2013

Computer Basics 101 for Home & Office OCCP40801 $115 + $50 Lab

Learn to create/use desktop icons and task bars and customize your PC by using the Control Panel. File management techniques using Windows Explorer followed by a review of basic Internet and e-mail usage will be covered. 18 Hours-6 Weeks. Wed., 7/10-8/14, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

D.I.Y. - EZ Slideshows for Weddings, Graduations, and Parties RECR39401 $25 + $10 Lab

You don’t have to pay someone to do this…it is THAT easy! Turn your digital photos and videos into a fun movie slideshow that you can use for all of your special summer events! 2.5 Hours. Sat., 6/8, 9-11:30 a.m. STC, Room 4023.

eBay - Learn to Buy and Sell RECR12501 $45 + $10 Lab

Make some extra money by selling some of your collectibles that you no longer want or need. You’ll learn the most important techniques for grabbing your customers’ attention! 5 Hours-2 Weeks. Thurs., 6/13-6/20, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Facebook - Intro RECR06501

$30 + $10 Lab

Getting to Know “The Cloud” RECR40401

$55 + $10 Lab

Twitter - Intro RECR32901

$30 + $10 Lab

Where Did I Put My File? OCCP47901

$49 + $20 Lab

The “Face” has changed! Learn what you can do to get and stay connected! Participants must have an online e-mail account such as Gmail or Yahoo prior to attending class. Please bring an electronic photograph of self. 3 Hours. Wed., 7/10, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Discover the free tools for utilizing the power of anytime/anywhere technology. This class is for introductory or intermediate computer users. 10 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 6/10-7/8 (no class 6/24), 6-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

What the tweet are you talking about? Learn how to utilize this quick and efficient way of communicating. Participants MUST have an email account such as Yahoo! or Gmail prior to attending class. 3 Hours. Wed., 6/12, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

How much time have you wasted at work or at home looking for files? Never get caught in that trap again. This will set you straight with what you need to do to organize yourself online. 3 Hours. Wed., 6/12, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED QuickBooks 2012 - Intro OCCP04701

$125 + $30 Lab

Learn how to set up your books, enter data, and create transactions. Prereq: knowledge of Windows and accounting concepts. 9 Hours-3 Weeks. Wed., 7/10-7/24, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

QuickBooks 2012: Reports OCCP43501

$59 + $15 Lab

Focus on how to create reports, modify existing reports, and “memorize” a report for use later. Also included is preset Reports that are built-in to QuickBooks. Prereq: QuickBooks Intro class or expertise with QuickBooks and accounting practices. 3 Hours. Wed., 7/31, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Computers & Technology QuickBooks 2012: Payroll OCCP39101

Summer 2013 $59 + $15 Lab

Learn how to use the payroll module effectively, set up an employee, and print his/her paycheck. Prereq: QuickBooks Intro class or expertise with QuickBooks and accounting practices. 3 Hours. Wed., 8/7, 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

MICROSOFT OFFICE ONE-DAY SEMINARS ALL one-day seminars are held in Chippewa using Office 2010. Excel: Quickstart OCCP24301

$49 + $15 Lab

Excel: Formulas & Functions OCCP24601

$49+ $15 Lab

Excel: Database Techniques OCCP24401

$49 + $15 Lab

Designed for students who have a basic knowledge of Excel, this course teaches advanced features such as working with large worksheets and workbooks, linking cells and formulas, tables, outlines, filters, graphics, templates, and more! Purchase textbook from CCBC bookstore for first class. 12 Hours-4 Weeks. Thurs., 7/11-8/1, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Excel: Interactive Forms OCCP24501

$49 + $15 Lab

Microsoft Excel 2010 - Intro OCCP02401 $90 + $25 Lab

Excel: Pivot Tables OCCP38601

$49 + $15 Lab

Website Design - Beginners OCCP01201 $85 + $25 Lab

For those with no experience, learn how to register a domain name, find website hosting, learn about content development, and complete homework that will enable you to create your website. 10 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 7/9-7/30, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.


This seminar focuses on an introduction to general Excel skills including navigation, spreadsheet design, intro to formulas and functions, editing techniques, using multiple worksheets, and basic charting. 3 Hours. Fri., 6/7, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

This seminar focuses on the mathematical aspects of Excel and how to create effective equations and error-free functions. 3 Hours. Fri., 6/14, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

How to Maintain Your PC with Windows 7 OCCP04401 $49 + $15 Lab

Use Windows 7 to protect your information while keeping your system tidy and running at peak performance. Prereq: “Where Did I Put My File?” class.Prereq: “Where Did I Put My File?” class. 3 Hours. Wed 6/19 6:30-9:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A

SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS Microsoft Excel 2010 - Intermediate OCCP02501 $90 + $25 Lab

Learn Excel 2010 basics: using the Ribbon interface, creating and editing a worksheet, utilizing automated formats, creating an impact with charts, using formulas and functions, formatting worksheets, and more! Purchase textbook from CCBC bookstore for first class. 12 Hours-4 Weeks. Thurs., 6/6-6/27, 6-9 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Photoshop for Dummies RECR20201

$59 + $10 Lab

This beginner’s course will cover the use of Photoshop’s tools, unique features, and basic techniques every new user should know. Learn how to crop, rotate, resize, create basic shapes, cut unwanted objects from images, add text, understand layers, restore damaged photos, and more. Class will use Photoshop CS6, but any Adobe user will benefit. 6 Hours-3 Weeks. Wed., 6/12-6/26, 6-8 p.m.VFC, Room 3111.

Your expert instructor will lead you through list management and database features, such as sorting, filtering, and creating reports. You’ll learn to identify the correct structure for an Excel database, design a simple database, and manage data using sorting and filtering techniques. 3 Hours. Fri., 6/21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

This seminar focuses on creating reusable interactive forms in Excel for expense reports and spec sheets. Participants will learn about creating reusable interactive forms such as check boxes, radio buttons, and drop-down lists. 3 Hours. Fri., 7/12, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

Along with pivot tables and macro features, this seminar focuses on the tools Excel provides for manipulating data using sorts, filters, outlines, subtotals, pivot tables, and pivot charts. An introduction to macros will be provided. 3 Hours. Fri., 7/19, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

PowerPoint in a Day OCCP02601

$99 + $15 Lab

You will be the hit of the office after you learn how to create a presentation from start to finish (including sound/motion and custom designs for your presentations). 6 Hours. Fri., 7/26, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

Word: Quickstart OCCP03001

$49 + $15 Lab

Word: Merges & Mail Labels OCCP25001

$49 + $15 Lab

Pick up the basics and others will think you’ve been using Word for years! 3 Hours. Fri, 8/2, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.

Save valuable time by producing mail merges for mass mailings and for creating mailing labels. 3 Hours. Fri., 8/9, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ASC (Chippewa), Room 121A.


To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Gatlin Online

Summer 2013

Enhance your career opportunities at home! CCBC, through a partnership with Gatlin Online Educational Services, is proud to offer over 100 offerings of online certificate programs. Payment plans available for online certificate programs.

PROGRAMS INCLUDE: • • • • • • • • • •

Business and Professional

Chartered Tax Professional Certified Bookkeeper Grant Writing Lean Mastery Legal Secretary Paralegal Payroll Practice & Management Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgt. Six Sigma Black Belt Six Sigma Green Belt

180 Hours 140 Hours 300 Hours 60 Hours 350 Hours 300 Hours 80 Hours 300 Hours 200 Hours 100 Hours

IT and Software Development • • • • •

AutoCAD 2011 (150 Hours) AutoCAD 2011 with AutoCAD 3D Comp TIA™ A+ Certification Comp TIA Network+ Certification Training Microsoft Office 2010 Master Certification Training • Microsoft Project 2010 • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Certification Training • Mobile Web Developer

230 Hours 150 Hours 80 Hours 300 Hours 60 Hours 82 Hours 200 Hours

Healthcare and Fitness • • • • • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • •

Chartered Tax Professional Certified Bookkeeper Grant Writing Lean Mastery Legal Secretary Paralegal Payroll Practice & Management Purchasing & Supply Chain Mgt. Six Sigma Black Belt Six Sigma Green Belt

180 Hours 140 Hours 300 Hours 60 Hours 350 Hours 300 Hours 80 Hours 300 Hours 200 Hours 100 Hours

Media and Design cds max Event Management & Design Game Art Certificate Graphic Design with Photoshop CS4 Graphic Design with Photoshop CS5 Marketing Design Certificate Residential Interior Designer Video Game Design & Development Web Applications Developer Webmaster

300 Hours 300 Hours 360 Hours 200 Hours 200 Hours 360 Hours 120 Hours 500 Hours 360 Hours 150 Hours

For more information and to view more programs visit To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Computers & Technology - Culinary & Spirits

Summer 2013

LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINARS ONLINE CLASSES To receive your password for your webinar, you MUST supply your email address upon registration for all three classes listed below! Contact BEFORE registering to ensure computer compatibility.

Live Video Webinar: 20 Ways to Earn Residual Income ONLI41401 $19 + $20 Lab

Uncover over twenty specific ways to earn consistent, dependable, ongoing and reliable income from: stocks, bonds, mutual funds, mortgages and insurance; on-demand publishing, internet, webinars and opt-in marketing. 2 Hours. Sat., 6/8, 9-11 a.m.

Live Video Webinar: How to Build a Fun and Profitable Home-Based Business ONLI04801 $19 + $20 Lab

Learn skills and activities that, step by step, will lay out what it takes to make more money! You’ll focus on your personal business activities: tangible things you can do and measurable activities to recruit new customers, increase visibility and grow your income! 2 Hours. Sat., 6/8, 12-2 p.m.

Live Video Webinar: How to Conduct a Webinar ONLI41501 $19 + $20 Lab

Webinars make it possible for you to communicate with your clients and prospects anywhere in the world! Experience how a live video feed webinar platform works. Contrast the differences between in-person vs. electronic formats. Discover how to monetize your content. Receive a list of 38 ways to promote your program. 2 Hours. Sat., 6/8, 3-5 p.m.

CULINARY & SPIRITS Cake Decorating - Basic RECR00401


Using the Wilton Method, you’ll bake a great cake, make/color icing, and learn the best way to ice a cake. You’ll create icing drop flowers, rosettes, shells, pompom flowers, leaves, shaggy mums, and the ribbon rose. Required text can be purchased from the instructor for $5 at the first class. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 6/3-6/24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

Cake Design - Advanced Gum Paste Flowers RECR27301


Learn to create realistic-looking gum paste flowers, like Gerbera daisies, briar roses, Stargazer lilies, and more. Your final project is a floral spray that showcases your expanded decorating skills! Required text can be purchased from the instructor for $5 at the first class. Please email shirley.a.bruce@ for supplies list before first class. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon., 7/87/29, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

Cookin’ Light ‘N Easy & BYOB RECR32401

$16 + $20 Lab

Use those garden vegetables and an array of fresh ingredients to create endof-summer sizzling entrees. Bring your favorite wine if you like! 3 Hours. Thurs., 8/22, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wonderfood Catering, 2697 Brodhead Rd. (next to Subway), Aliquippa. Call 724-203-0967 for directions.


Picnic Pleasures & BYOB RECR32501

Summer 2013

WINE & HOME BREW SERIES Classes meet at 1810 Tavern

234 Bridge St., Bridgewater, 7-8:30 p.m. Wine 101 - Granada, Spain RECR15101

$10 + $30 Lab

Wine 102 - The Kiwi Nation RECR15102

$10 + $30 Lab

Wine 103 - Urban Winemaking RECR15103

$10 + $30 Lab

Wine 104 - Summer Wine Series RECR15104

$30 + $75 Lab

We will explore wines from the region of Andalucia (historically the cradle of winemaking until the area was plagued with Phylloxera) in the province of Granada. Thanks to the Palomar family, this region is being brought back and introduced to the U.S. under the label Veleta. Tues 6/25.

Even though New Zealand will be in their “winter” while we are in “summer,” the wines are perfect for patio sipping, a late supper or entertaining your friends. Best known for Sauvignon Blanc, we’ll also sample Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir & Riesling. Tues 7/23.

Featured is The Pittsburgh Winery, the newest in our area producing wines from popular grapes. The quality is sure to surprise those who think of only fruit or sweet wines coming from PA. Tues 8/20.

Take 3 classes and save $15 for attending all sessions! Refunds only if written notification is received before first session.

Beer Sampling & Pairing RECR41301

$15 + $6 Lab

Home Brewing - Intro RECR39001

$20 + $6 Lab

Sample a dozen types of beer while you discover great pairing combos and common beer terminology related to your taste buds and sense of smell. 2 Hours. Thurs., 6/13, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beaver Brewing Company, 1820 7th Ave., Beaver Falls,

Learn how to brew and taste beer, step-by-step, from a professional brewer at a local brewery. Tasting included! 3 Hours. Thurs., 6/27, 6-9 p.m. Beaver Brewing Company, 1820 7th Ave., Beaver Falls,

$16 + $20 Lab

Be the first at your summer picnics to bring some unique foods with an extra flair. WOW your guests by turning common picnic foods into some interesting creations. Bring your favorite beverage if you like! 3 Hours. Thurs., 6/20, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wonderfood Catering, 2697 Brodhead Rd. (next to Subway), Aliquippa. Call 724-203-0967 for directions.


To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Fine Arts - Fitness, Sports, & Recreation

Summer 2013


Calligraphy - Irish RECR37201


This style of writing, called Uncial, is a beautiful calligraphy style made famous by The Book of Kells. The instructor will provide all supplies/materials with written instructions. Cost for supplies for students new to Karen’s classes is $20 paid to the instructor at the first class or $10 for returning students. 6 Hours-2 Weeks. Sat., 6/22 & 6/29, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.

Charcoal & Pencil Drawings RECR01401


For beginners and intermediates, this class teaches simple exercises to develop your ability and skills in drawing. Please bring 18”x24” newsprint and/or drawing pad, charcoal, and pencils. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Tues., 6/11-7/9, 6:30-8:30 p.m.VFC, Room 3005.

Belly Dancing RECR28401

(see p. 12)

Boating - Personal Watercraft & Boating Safety Certification RECR03602 $10

This class is geared towards those who must possess a boating safety certificate: those who operate a personal watercraft or a boat with a 25 hp or more and were born after Jan. 1, 1982. After passing the test, your certificate will be mailed upon filling out the state form. Please bring a brown bag lunch. 8 Hours. Ages 12 through Adult. Sat., 5/18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

Gentle Yoga

$55 + $5 Lab

This slower-paced class focuses on stretching all areas of the body while relieving stress and increasing flexibility. Basic poses, gentle breathing techniques, meditation concepts and yoga terminology will be taught. Modifications will be made for each student if needed, regardless of age or physical ability. Please bring a mat. 12 Hours-8 Weeks. RECR21701 Wed., 6/5-7/31 (no class 7/3), 10-11:30 a.m. CEC, Room 2204 RECR21702 Thurs., 6/6-8/1 (no class 7/4), 6:30-8 p.m. HSC, Room 6025 RECR21703 Sat., 6/8-8/3 (no class 7/6), 9:30-11 a.m. HSC, Room 6025


Jewelry Wax Carving RECR26801

$62 + $30 Lab

Learn the basics of Jewelry Wax Carving, as you design your personalized wax carving of a ring. Please bring the following items to the first class: tool box, an apron, pencil/pen, ruler, and notebook. There will be tools to share in class. Note: there is no actual casting in this class. 12 Hours-4 Weeks. Sat., 6/8-6/29, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. VFC, Room 3010.

Nature Inspired Art RECR23901


A regionally acclaimed landscape artist will help you to explore how to use what we find in nature to create a piece that is influenced by your own perception of the natural world. Bring your choice of painting, drawing, and paper supplies with you to class. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Wed., 6/5-7/10 (no class 7/3), 6:30-8:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3005.

Photography (Digital) for Beginners RECR03801 $65 + $20 Lab

Discover how to take better pictures with your point and shoot camera. Topics include camera operation, shooting modes, exposure control, and composition. Please bring your camera and manual. 9 Hours-3 Weeks. Tues., 6/18-7/2, 6-9 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.

Photography (Digital SLR) Workshop RECR06201 $95 + $20 Lab

For serious hobbyists and those considering photography as a career, learn how to use your digital SLR camera. Topics include: exposure control, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, flash techniques, composition, and lighting. Please bring your digital SLR camera, manual, and lunch. 6 Hours. Sat., 8/3, 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6114.

Stained Glass - Intro RECR04501

$65 + $30 Lab

Create beautiful works by learning design theory, pattern making, glass cutting, copper foil work, and soldering (sun catchers and stained glass panels). Instructor’s tools available. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 6/4-6/25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3010. No Senior Waivers.

Golf - Advanced RECR02201


Golf - Beginning


Bring a 9 iron to the first class as we emphasize working with your natural abilities to enhance your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Additional charge per student each night to use driving range’s golf balls. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon. & Wed, 6/3-6/26, 8-9 p.m. Ironwood Golf Center, 3036 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa. No Senior Waivers. Bring a 9 iron to the first class, but all clubs will be covered. Learn how to grip your club, how to swing, and what clubs to use. Additional charge per student each night to use driving range’s golf balls. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Mon & Wed, 6/3-6/26. Ironwood Golf Center, 3036 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa. No Senior Waivers. RECR02101 5-6 p.m. RECR02102 6-7 p.m. (6-7 pm is open for parent and child enrollment) RECR02103 7-8 p.m.

Golf - Play with the Pro

$35 + $25 Lab

Kayaking with Venture Outdoors

$15 + $30 Lab

Receive instruction (9-hole playing lesson) from a golf pro. Learn course management, proper club selection, strategy, shot making, and handling diverse situations. Prereq: Beginning Golf class or prior experience on a golf course. Lab fee includes green/cart fees. Approximately 3 Hours. 5 p.m. Deer Trails Country Club, 311 Engle Rd., Industry. No Senior Waivers. RECR31201 Fri., 6/7 RECR31202 Fri., 6/28 For the novice, we’ll begin with instruction about equipment and technique and then head onto the water for practice. With experienced guides to lead the way, you’ll see how easy it is to paddle. Equipment, guides, and instruction are provided by Venture Outdoors. Note: Only solo kayaks will be offered for these paddles, the minimum age for a solo kayak is 12. 2 Hours. Rochester, PA, Public Boat Launch. Contact for directions & waiver information. RECR41901 Sat., 6/8, 9-11 a.m. Rain day 6/9 RECR41902 Sat., 6/8, 1-3 p.m. RECR41903 Sat., 8/10, 9-11 a.m. Rain day 8/11 RECR41904 Sat., 8/10, 1-3 p.m.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Fitness, Sports, & Recreation - Alternative Health, & Wellness


Let’s Go Camping RECR10501

$25 + $5 Lab

Ready for that camping trip but not sure what to do next? From tents to tag-alongs, learn the tricks to make your outings a success. Discover what to take, what to leave home, and how to prepare. Topics include menu planning, cooking, places to go, and different styles of camping. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Wed., 6/12-6/19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.


Overnight Backpacking with Venture Outdoors RECR27201 $15 + $30 Lab

Dust off your backpacking skills as we experience the beauty of Raccoon Creek State Park. Hike 4-5 miles the first day over moderate terrain with stops to historic landmarks. Later, we’ll build a campfire, eat dinner, relax and let the storytelling begin. On Sunday, hike 6-7 miles to the park office completing the loop hike. Guides will discuss wildlife, trees, and edible plants along the way. Cost covers guides and campsite fee. Please bring your own backpacking gear and food. Minimum age 16. Meet at 10:00 a.m. on Sat., 7/13, at Raccoon Creek State Park. Ends approximately 2:30 p.m. on Sun., 7/14. Contact for directions, meeting location, & waiver information.

Summer 2013

Yoga Flow

$45 + $10 Lab

Zumba® RECR32601

$65 + $10 Lab

Zumba Gold

(See p. 11)

This moderately paced flow style class focuses on classic hatha yoga postures linked in a vinyasa flow. Class includes Sun Salutes, core strengthening, and a wide range of standing, seated, and kneeling/reclining postures. Appropriate for new and continuing students who are able to get up and down from floor. Please bring a yoga mat. 8 Hours-8 Weeks. NOTE - New Location 99 Bridge St., Bridgewater. RECR05101 Mon., 6/10-7/29, 5-6 p.m. RECR05102 Thurs., 6/13-8/8 (no class 7/4), 6-7 p.m.

New dances have been added to this class to keep everyone hopping! If you’ve never tried Zumba, it’s not too late to join this lively Latin rhythms dance class. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 6/3-7/29 (no class 6/12), 6:157:15 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.



Pilates - Intro RECR10201


Pilates - Advanced RECR27601


CPR: Healthcare Providers

$27 + $7 Lab


CPR: Heartsaver AED OCCP01101

$27 + $7 Lab

Target the deepest muscles in the body to create a strong core. Movements have a prescribed number of repetitions to create balance in the body by strengthening weak muscles and lengthening bulky ones. Please bring hand weights and an exercise mat. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 6/3-8/12 (no class 7/3), 5:15-6:15 p.m. HSC, Room 6025.

Advanced Pilates is for those who wish to go even deeper with stretching and advanced strengthening. Please bring hand weights and an exercise mat. 20 Hours-10 Weeks. Mon. & Wed., 6/3-8/12 (no class 7/3), 6:30-7:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6025.


Tabata - Intro RECR44001

Tabata interval workouts are all the rage these days, and for good reason.This cardio/strength training is fun, blasts calories, and moves quickly so it’s hard to get bored. You perform an exercise at maximal intensity for 20 seconds, followed by 10 seconds of rest.You repeat this pattern eight times, making one tabata round four minutes. There will be multiple Tabata rounds in the one hour. Increase your aerobic capacity, anaerobic capacity, and resting metabolic rate. 16 Hours-8 Weeks.Tues. & Thurs., 6/11-8/6 (no class 7/4), 6:15 -7:15 p.m. CEC, Room 2204.

Tai Chi - Intro RECR12401

$49 + $10 Lab

This class is a great way to reduce stress/tension, develop effective relaxation/ meditation techniques, promote flexibility in joints, and increase self-awareness. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Tues., 7/9-8/13, 7:15-8:15 p.m. Chippewa Wellness Center, 723 Shenango Rd., Beaver Falls.

Tone It Up RECR14101


Increase your leg, arm, and core muscle tone with a simple floor and hand weight workout. Requires 1, 2, or 3-pound handweights and an exercise mat. 3.5 Hours-7 Weeks. Wed., 6/5-7/24 (no class 6/12), 5:30-6 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.


Come find out the specific names of your angels and the best time and manner to become connected with them. Receive an angel card reading with a special message from the angels in one of the three classes offered. 2 Hours. 7-9 p.m. STC, Room 4009. RECR40601 Thurs., 6/6 RECR40602 Wed., 7/10 RECR40603 Tues., 8/6 Using AHA guidelines for infant, child, and adult victims, this course is for personnel who care for individuals in and out of the hospital. Skills demonstration/written test result in a two-year completion card. 4 Hours. 6-10 p.m. HSC, Room 6017. OCCP06201 Thurs., 6/6 OCCP06202 Thurs., 6/20

This all-inclusive class uses AHA guidelines for adults, children, and infants including the use of an automated external defibrillator, to teach CPR. Skills demonstration results in a two-year completion card. 4 Hours. Wed., 6/5, 6-10 p.m. HSC, Room 6017.

Enter the Enchanted: Pendulums for Divination $23 + $10 Lab

Learn the history and uses of pendulums to heighten your intuition, access your unconscious, answer questions in your life for guidance, and to clear and balance your energy centers. Participants receive a pendulum blessed by a reiki practitioner. 2 Hours. 7-9 p.m. STC, Room 4009. RECR20901 Tues., 6/25 RECR20902 Wed., 8/14


Flower Essences RECR43901

$30 + $10 Lab

A flower essence is the vibrational imprint of a flower that has been transferred and stabilized in water. Essences can help us recognize, resolve, or release different conditioned ways of perceiving the world and help us experience greater well-being. 2.5 Hours. Thur., 7/18 6-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Alternative Health, & Wellness - Languages - Lifelong Learners - Music & Dance Healing Hands: An Energy Experience RECR41601


Le Tarot - Be Empowered! RECR06701


Using the natural currents of life-force that flow through our hands, learn how to it is possible to release blocked currents of energy that accompany symptoms of illness and restore a person’s balance and health. 3 Hours. Sat., 6/15, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

Learn the mystical art of tarot reading by comprehending the numerology, esoteric symbolism, the card colors in regards to our chakras, and how each card is astrologically based. Learn to use your intuition when reading for yourself or others. 10 Hours-4 Weeks. Thurs., 8/1-8/22, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4009.

Medical Billing and Coding + Medical Terminology $1,995

This nationally recognized Medical Billing and Coding and Medical Terminology online certificate program is designed to prepare you for a position as a medical coding and billing professional. See p. 5

Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology


The Medical Transcription + Medical Terminology program will give you the necessary knowledge and skills to start a new career as a medical transcriptionist. See p. 5


WRAP® Your Way to Better Health RECR18101 $59 + $10 Lab

The Wellness Recovery Action Plan® self-help system identifies your personal resources and then use those resources to help you stay well. If you’re interested in improving your emotional and mental well-being, WRAP can be used to track triggering events, early warning signs, and signals for when things are breaking down with corresponding action plans. WRAP was developed for use by mental health consumers but has evolved to be far-reaching in its ability to assist any individual in gaining empowerment and self-reliance on the path to maintaining wellness. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Mon., 6/10-7/29, 6-8 p.m. STC, Room 4102.

LANGUAGES Italian - Beginning RECR30501



This continuation of Beginning Italian will cover such topics as reading, translating, conversing, and composing. Use same text as Beginning Italian course. 30 Hours-10 Weeks. Tues., 6/4-8/6, 7-10 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

Spanish - Beginning RECR31001

Spanish Refresher RECR40701

$45 + $5 Lab

For students who have some experience speaking Spanish, this class will focus on a review of grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation, as well as common phrases used while traveling to Spanish-speaking areas. 10 Hours-5 Weeks. Wed., 6/26-7/31 (no class 7/3), 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6005.



These classes are designed for adult learners who prefer smaller classes. Instructors will introduce topics at a comfortable pace and in some cases with books designed in larger font and conducted in a non-technical manner.

Computers for 55+ Learners OCCP16901

$50 + $15 Lab

In this slow-paced, stress-free, no-experience required class, learn the basic functions of a computer. You’ll review common terminology, learn how to create/store documents, and how to use the Internet/e-mail. Welcome to the World of Computers book should be purchased from CCBC bookstore for first class. 9 Hours-6 Weeks. Tues., 6/4-7/9, 6-7:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Driver Safety Program for Seniors RECR10601 Free Tuition + $15 Lab

Participants learn defensive driving techniques; new traffic laws; rules of the road; the effects of medication; and how to safely adjust driving to compensate for age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. Your certificate of completion entitles you to a 5-10% reduction in insurance premiums. 8 Hours-2 Weeks. Sat., 7/13-7/20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

eBay for Beginners RECR12502

$45 + $10 Lab

Learn the nuts and bolts of the eBay auction site. Receive personalized attention in creating an eBay and PayPal account. Prereq: Very helpful to have basic computer skills. 5 Hours-2 Weeks. Thurs., 7/18-7/25, 6:30-9 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Genealogy 101 - Who Do You Think You Are? RECR02001


Come explore your ancestry! Learn basic genealogy techniques in this stepby-step itinerary of where to go, how to do it, and what to do when you get there. 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 6/4-6/25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2202.

Emphasis is on conversational Italian and forming/using basic language structures, useful vocabulary, pronunciation, and learning common phrases. Text required. 30 Hours-10 Weeks. Wed., 6/58/7, 7-10 p.m. HSC, Room 6104.

Italian - Intermediate RECR30601

Summer 2013

$82 + $5 Lab

This intro course teaches the basics of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and simple sentences. With an emphasis on inclass participation, this class offers some fundamentals of the language for those with no knowledge of the language. 16 Hours-8 Weeks. Mon., 6/17-8/5, 6:30-8:30 p.m. HSC, Room 6005.

Genealogy 102 - Getting to the Root Directory RECR29101 $35 + $10 Lab

In this follow-up course, discover not only how to choose the right genealogy software but how to conduct genealogy research on the Internet. This journey uses a PC to put all the pieces together (basic computer skills required). 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 7/16-8/6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Zumba Gold® RECR36701


Everyone will enjoy the lively music routines at a slower pace, with longer and safer warm-ups and cool-downs. Less intense movements used for those with more limited joint mobility. 8 Hours-8 Weeks. Mon., 6/3-7/22, 5-6 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

MUSIC & DANCE Ballroom Dancing - Intro RECR00301


Learn the swing, cha-cha, rumba, salsa, waltz, and fox trot. Tuition listed above is per person. Register with a partner and use a separate registration form for each person. 15 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 6/6-7/18 (no class 7/4), 6:30-9 p.m. AEC.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


Music & Dance - Travel - Special Interests - Technical & Professional Ballroom Dancing - Intermediate RECR21201


Belly Dancing - Intro RECR28401


Advanced dances you’ll learn include the cha-cha, mambo, salsa, meringue, and swing. These dances will be taught in the popular “club” style. Tuition listed above is per person. Register with a partner and use a separate registration form for each person. 15 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 7/25-8/29, 6:30-9 p.m. AEC.

You must try this class for the fun and the fitness benefits you’ll gain from isolating your ribs, abs, and hips to exotic music. All ages can enjoy this calorie-burning dance. 9 Hours-6 Weeks. Wed., 6/5-7/17 (no class 7/3), 7:30-9 p.m. CEC, Room 2301.

Guitar RECR16801

$45 + $5 Lab

This course is designed for both beginners and intermediate students who want to improve their guitar playing by learning songs and music theory. Students must bring a guitar, small amplifier (electric guitars only), notebook/pen, guitar strap, and picks. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Sat., 6/8-7/20 (no class 7/6), 11 a.m.-12 p.m. LRC, Room 9115.

ON THE ROAD / TRAVEL Travel Germany RECR40801

$23 + $5 Lab

Frolic to the land of castles, beer gardens, and the Black Forest with a seasoned European traveler who will share many “wunderbar” trip tips. Some of the most popular sites will be discussed for those planning to trek to this multifaceted country. 3 Hours. Thurs., 7/11, 6-9 p.m. HSC, Room 6005.


$52 + $5 Lab

This course is designed for dogs over six months of age who have had prior training. The class will cover all skills necessary to pass either the American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen test. The 10 basic obedience skills will be taught and reinforced through practice. On the last week, the test will be administered and dogs passing all requirements will receive AKC Good Citizen recognition, including a certificate. No dogs Week 1, but bring vaccinations record then. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 6/6-7/18 (no class 7/4), 6-7 p.m. ASC, Chippewa (meet in employee parking lot).

Be Smart - Be Ready - Be Safe!

$22 + $24 Lab

“The best class I have ever taken at CCBC,” is how a recent student described this class. All women will feel safer after learning how to properly use pepper spray through hands-on drills. Simple self-defense techniques will be demonstrated. Students will receive a high quality pepper spray (25 bursts), 3 practice canisters, and a safety awareness manual. 3 Hours. CEC, Room 2202. RECR41401 Mon., 6/17, 6-9 p.m. RECR41402 Sat., 7/13, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Do-It-Yourself Dog Grooming RECR14901

$30 + $5 Lab

Learn how to properly maintain all coat types, including clipping and scissoring long haired dogs and proper stripping technique for wire-haired breeds. You’ll learn first aid, nail trimming, ear care, bathing, tooth brushing, and gland expression. Even if you love splurging on your canine comrades, it’s still nice to know how to keep your pet in shape in between groomings. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Thurs., 6/20-6/27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. VFC, Room 3007.



Do-It Yourself Hemming

Summer 2013 $25 + $5 Lab

Can’t find anyone to hem your clothing? Want to save money? Learn the basics of hemming pants/trousers by machine or needle and thread. Find out how to measure and plan your projects. You will be amazed how easy it is! 2.5 Hrs. . CEC, Room 2203. No Senior Waivers. RECR22701 Thurs., 6/20, 6:30-9 p.m. RECR22702 Sat., 7/13, 9-11:30 a.m.

Hospice Volunteer Workshop RECR28501

Free Tuition

SpeakEasy - Public Speaking OCCP51201

$25 + $6 Lab

Learn from experienced staff caregivers how to comfort and assist patients and their families as they confront end-of-life issues and challenges. Individuals can be certified to fulfill a variety of volunteer roles within the Heartland Hospice family after completing this course. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided each day. 14 Hours-2 Days. Fri. & Sat., 6/14 & 6/15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. LRC, Room 9111.

Never again cringe at the thought of speaking in front of others! Learn tips for overcoming your fears and how to have fun giving a lively and interesting presentation. 4 Hours-2 Weeks. Wed., 6/19-6/26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.

Writer’s Development Network RECR03401

$60 + $17 Lab

If you’ve been working on manuscripts and writing material but need to take your work to the next level, join us. Consisting of research, continual chapter, and manuscript development, students will be able to submit their work and receive manuscript and publishing consultation. Prereq: Writer’s Publishing Workshop. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Sat., 7/27-8/31, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4023.

Writer’s Publishing Workshop RECR03301 $60 + $15 Lab

This course will equip you with strategies and techniques for: organizing themes and ideas, developing themes and ideas into chapters, completing material ready for publication, pursuing publication avenues, learning how to copyright material and write author proposals, freelancing, locating publishers, self-publishing, and marketing. Please bring a writing tablet and pencil. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Sat., 6/8-7/20 (no class 7/6), 10 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4009.

Zen Buddhism - Intro RECR44201

Free Tuition

Join Dr. Cynthia Marshall as she introduces the study and art of Zen Buddhism. Arrive at 4:45 p.m. for meditation. 8 Hours-8 Weeks.Tues., 6/10-7/30, 5-6 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.


$65 + $50 Lab

Great for people without electronic experience but also a good “hands-on” refresher course, this class explains how diodes, transistors, capacitors, and other electronic components work. Class projects include building circuits, a voltage regulator, a motor speed controller, an LED flasher, an electronic alarm, the Big Ear audio amplifier, a ~ 1 watt audio amplifier, and an electrolysis hydrogen generator circuit. This class will use solderless breadboards that allow students to assemble circuits by plugging them into a reusable plug board. 12 Hours-6 Weeks. Thurs., 6/20-8/1 (no class 7/4), 6:30-8:30 p.m.VFC, Room 3010.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452

Technical & Professional - Youth & Teen - Summer Camps Wind and Solar Energy for the Tinkerer - Part One RECR36901 $65 + $50 Lab

In this hands-on class, students will become better informed about alternate energy by learning about energy production methods and uses while building working models of large-scale energy producing devices and equipment. Projects include building a solar panel, a mini windmill, a current regulator, a super capacitor battery, and a light emitting diode flashlight. 15 Hours-6 Weeks. Mon., 6/17-7/22, 6:30-9 p.m. VFC, Room 3010.

Wind and Solar Energy for the Tinkerer - Part Two RECR44101 $65 + $89 Lab

Students will gain knowledge and experience with alternate energy concepts while building working models of energy producing devices and equipment. Projects include building a regular battery AA, AAA, or C battery charger, Lead-Acid Battery Desulfator, electrolysis hydrogen gas generator, a parabolic solar heater/cooker, and a sun tracker. 15 Hours-6 Weeks.Wed., 6/19-7/31 (no class 7/3), 6:30-9 p.m. VFC, Room 3010.

Summer 2013


Follow Me Robot CHLD16801

$30 + $120 Lab

How would you like to build a robot that has four built-in microphones? It will detect the sound source and move accordingly. It is your own robot to build and take home. Make it move to your commands. Learn about the different gears and sensors as you build it. Join in our Sumo wrestling and obstacle course events with your own robot. See everything happening as you build. Ages 9-13. 15 Hours. Mon.-Fri., 6/10-6/14, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.


Junior Engineering 1 CHLD16201

$30 + $120 Lab

Exploration of simple machines at an entry level are applied and discussed. Concepts learned are problem solving, team work, and communication skills. Students will creatively build and modify machines through basic engineering skills using unique LEGO® kits and curriculum. Registration Deadline 6/24. Ages 6-10. 15 hours. Mon-Fri, 7/8-7/12, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

KinderKamp CHLD01901

$45 + $5 Lab (Pre School)

Students will learn the basic principles of playing guitar by learning music theory; holding, tuning, and maintaining a guitar; learning the fretboard; playing single notes, chords, and scales; and exploring different styles. Students will have the opportunity to perform at the end of the semester. Students must bring a guitar, small amplifier (electric guitars only), notebook/pen, guitar strap, and picks. Guitar tuners preferred. Ages 7-17. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Sat., 6/87/20 (no class 7/6), 9-10 a.m. LRC, Room 9115.

Messy Hands CHLD02001

$45 + $10 Lab (Pre School)

Julie’s House of Rock (Guitar) CHLD15401


YOUTH & TEENS Guitar - Intro CHLD04401

$39 + $5 Lab

$39 + $5 Lab

Improve your existing guitar skills through performance. Acoustic or electric guitars (amp needed) are required along with notebook, pen, guitar strap, and picks. Expand your guitar abilities by being challenged according to your own personal skill level. Ages 7-17. 6 Hours-6 Weeks. Sat., 6/8-7/20 (no class 7/6), 10-11 a.m. LRC, Room 9115.

Karate/Martial Arts - Intro

Students learn martial arts and self-defense techniques and exercises that develop strength, coordination, discipline, vitality, and self-confidence. Sun., 6/2-8/18. CEC, Room 2301. CHLD14701 $45 6 Hours-12 Weeks (Ages 5-6) 9:15-9:45 a.m. CHLD14702 $65 12 Hours-12 Weeks (Ages 7-12) 10-11 a.m.

Study Smarts:Train your Brain CHLD00801


You’ll no longer dread studying after you learn some hints, tips and advice on note-taking, test-taking, and how to spot what’s really important when studying for exams. You’ll learn how to set goals, manage your time, Ages 10-16 (6th-10th grades). 8 Hours-4 Weeks. Tues., 7/9-7/30, 6-8 p.m. STC, Room 4103.

CAMPS FOR ALL AGES Battle It Out - Collision Cars with LEGO® CHLD16001 $30 + $120 Lab

Students will use LEGO® kits to build a variety of battling machines. This is a class of exploration, problem solving, and risk-taking with a goal of learning and experimenting with how machines work and compete. Concepts incorporated into camp include basic engineering principles, gearing and gear ratios, electric motors and energy, friction, forces, motion/aerodynamics, and communication skills. Registration Deadline 6/24, Ages 10-13. 15 Hours. Mon.-Fri., 7/8-7/12, 1-4 p.m. HSC, Room 6115.

Finger plays, songs, story time, and fun projects will be included in this one-week camp for preschoolers. Popular daily themes will involve peer interaction, and tons of Kinderfun. Ages 3-5. 7.5 Hours. Mon.-Fri., 6/10-6/14, 9-10:30 a.m. HSC, Room 6023B.

Do you love to get your hands in everything? Then you will enjoy our many hands-on educational activities. Crafts, painting, and baking will be included. Ages 3-5. 7.5 Hours. Mon.-Fri., 6/10-6/14, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. HSC, Room 6023B.

Model Airplanes - Bridge Building Electronics Gadgets CHLD16401 $30 + $120 Lab

Build your own rubber-powered model airplane. Use your model as a learning tool in aerospace education, or just have fun building a sound airplane that actually flies when assembled. Have fun designing and building model bridges. Join us in our bridge building contest as we test whose bridge holds the most weight. Build 6 electronic projects, including a police siren, burglar alarm and morse code transmitter. Learn how different electronic components work. Build your imagination and fly with Sciensational Workshops. Ages 7-13. 15 Hours. Mon.-Fri., 6/10-6/14, 1-4 p.m. CEC, Room 2203.


Space Robots CHLD15601

$125 + $40 Lab

Bring your Mindstorm NXT (or reserve one of the classroom kits) and design your robot to visit a few moons, hone your terraforming skills, and compare your fictional exploration of planet Pantheon with Curiosity’s discoveries on the planet Mars. Robo campers help transform Pantheon into an environment where humanoids can live and thrive. STEM education is a fundamental part of the Terraformers experience, expounding science, technology, engineering and math concepts in an engaging ‘hands-on minds-on’ environment. Ages 8-14. 12.5 Hours. Mon.-Fri., 8/5-8/9, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

Video Gaming & Story Telling in a 3D Virtual World CHLD11701 $75 + $20 Lab

Using software developed by former CMU Professor, Randy Pausch (The Last Lecture), you will learn how to enter the world of computer gaming and storytelling. Learn basic to intermediate computer science programming concepts while creating animated movies and simple video games using www. software. Upon completion of this class, students will be given a t-shirt to show off their new skills. Please provide requested size when registering. Ages 11 and up. 15 Hours. Mon.-Fri., 6/24-6/28, 1-4 p.m. STC, Room 4022.

To register by phone: 724-480-3575 • • For course information: 724-480-3452


WORKFORCE & CAREER DEVELOPMENT CCBC Washington County Center Bailey Center I - 125 Technology Drive, Suite 004 Canonsburg, PA 15317 Questions? Call: 724-480-3581. To register, call 724-480-3575 PLEASE NOTE: WORKFORCE CLASSES DO NOT QUALIFY FOR SENIOR CITIZEN TUITION WAVIER.

Casino Dealer Training All Table Games classes are held at the Washington County Center, Southpointe Attention First Time Students. INTRODUCTION TO GAMING IS A PREREQUISITE TO ALL GAMING COURSES. Therefore, you can only register for table games classes if you have completed or are scheduled for Introduction to Gaming. Class times and dates are subject to change. To obtain information about schedule changes, course additions or course cancellations, contact us at 724-480-3581. PREREQUISITE FOR BEING A DEALER: Dealers must possess the ability to deal multiple games and variations of those games. Manual dexterity, color perception and the ability to stand 100% of the time is expected. Basic math skills, quick recall and the ability to calculate without aid are required. As a dealer, you will be exposed to second hand smoke and higher than normal noise levels. Exceptional guest services skills and the ability to handle difficult people are essential. A dealer must possess excellent verbal communication skills and be able to adjust interaction with people when necessary. Since a dealer is part of a Casino’s entertainment, an outgoing personality is an important attribute. Professional appearance and attitude are equally important. Personal grooming and appropriate dress must meet Casino standards. The minimum age requirement to perform the work of a dealer is 18. Successful candidates will be able to work a flexible schedule including all shifts (evenings, weekends and holidays) as well as pass an audition/interview and all pre-employment testing. If hired, the employee must secure and maintain a Pennsylvania Gaming License. All dealers are required to successfully complete CPR instruction

Introduction to Gaming

$175 + $5 Lab

In this class, you’ll cover the basics of the casino atmosphere along with chip handling techniques, chip color value, value of a bet and pit procedures, and the roles of each position in the casino chain of command. Additional topics include customer service, conflict resolution, time and self-management, dealing with difficult people, and CPR. This course is a prerequisite for other dealer training courses. 32 Hours. Classes held Mon.-Thurs. GAMI007-01 6/3-6/13, 12-4 p.m. GAMI007-02 6/3-6/13, 6-10 p.m. GAMI007-03 7/15-7/25, 6-10 p.m. GAMI007-04 8/19-8/29, 12-4 p.m.

Blackjack and Banked Card Games GAMI010-01 $765 + $50 Lab

This class focuses on the fundamentals of dealing Blackjack with an emphasis on card totaling, chip handling and cutting, card shuffling, and card placement. You’ll also learn Carnival games such as 3-Card Poker, 4-Card Poker, Let It Ride, and an introduction to Pennsylvania Table Games. Special attention will be given to game and accounting procedures, accuracy and speed. 120 Hours. Classes held Mon.-Thurs. 7/29-9/18, 6-10 p.m.

Craps GAMI002-01

$900 + $50 Lab

Learn the fundamentals of dealing Craps with an emphasis on accurate and quick multiplication, cheque handling, the procedures on a variety of bets, and knowledge of odds. An introduction to Pennsylvania Table Games is included with special attention on accounting procedures, and game speed. 160 Hours. Classes held Mon.-Thurs. 6/17-8/12, 12-5 p.m.


Poker GAMI006-01

$450 + $50 Lab

Roulette GAMI003-01

$520 + $50 Lab

Baccarat GAMI004-01

$450 + $50 Lab

Learn the fundamentals of Poker with emphasis on accurate and quick mental computations, card handling, rake/antes/blind bets, side bets, brushing, shilling, proposition players, procedures, game rules/regulations, game speed, dealer’s responsibilities, and game security. 80 Hours. Classes held Mon.-Thurs. 6/177/22, 6-10 p.m.

You’ll learn the fundamentals of dealing Roulette with an emphasis on accurate and quick mental computations, cheque handling, memorization of wheel and table layouts, procedures and game speed, and accuracy in clearing the table. 80 Hours. Classes held Mon.-Thurs. 7/29-8/29, 6-10 p.m.

Course emphasizes the knowledge of commissions, percentages, mental computations, procedures, accuracy, and game speed. The importance of customer service as a significant component of the game will be stressed. 80 Hours. Classes held Mon.-Thurs. 7/29-8/22, 12-5 p.m.

CUSTOMIZED WORKFORCE TRAINING Customized Workforce Training we bring training to you! In a knowledge economy, the value of a business lies in the skills and abilities of its people. Community College of Beaver County partners with employers and other regional organizations to provide customized training solutions that enhance the performance capabilities of members. To learn more about our capabilities, visit or call Steve Morgan, Business Development Coordinator, at (724) 480-3583.

Certified WEDnetPA Partner Community College of Beaver County has been a certified WEDnetPA Partner for our region since the program’s inception in 1999.We have assisted hundreds of manufacturing and /or technology-based companies in obtaining grant funds through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for basic skills and information technology training. This training can be provided by any third party training provider, the grant recipient’s in-house staff or any one of the WEDnetPA partners. At CCBC, our Business Development Coordinator can work with your organization to help build a talented and trained workforce. For more information on qualification requirements for this grant program, visit or contact Merilee Madera at 724-480-3448. Interested in offering a class at CCBC? Call us if you have an idea for a personal enrichment course, a business workshop or a seminar. Please call 724-480-3447 with your idea or e-mail

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