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Gordon State College

Community Education

Envision new

Possibilities

Spring - Summer 2017


C ONTENTS

BUSINESS & WORKFORCE

JUNIOR HIGHLANDERS

4 Professional Development Courses

10 Swim Lessons

4 CPR Certification

Jr. Highlander Swim Lessons

4 Marketing Design Certification

Mommy & Me Swim Lessons

4 Legal Secretary

10 Basketball Camp

5 Math Mini Courses for Teachers

11 Soccer Camp

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

11 Highlander Softball Skills Camp

6 Microsoft Publisher

12 Extreme Adventure & STEM

6 Microsoft Excel

12 Wonderful World of Performing Arts

Workshop for the Rookie

12 Science Explorer Camp

Tips and Tricks Workshop

13 Private K-12 Tutoring

7 Microsoft Excel Levels One & Two

13 Baton Twirling

7 Quickbooks 2016 Series

13 Private Violin Lessons

7 Adobe Photoshop

13 Children’s Group Ukulele Class

7 Intro to Microsoft Outlook 2010

13 Fernbank Museum of Natural History

REGISTRATION

7 Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6

LIFE & LEISURE

14 Information

3 Fernbank Museum of Natural History

15 Form

8 Adult Swimming Swim Lessons Fitness Swimming 8 Fundamentals of Beekeeping 8 Pottery with Bob Detamore 9 Computer Basics Workshop

lander h ig H r io n Ju e Check out th mmer Camps! u Activities & S

Level One & Level Two 9 Basics of Music Theory & Ear Training 9 Acrylic Paint Night 9 Sea Glass Wire-Wrapping

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Dinosaurs, WildWoods, and Science... Oh, My! Join us as we visit some of the world’s largest dinosaurs and one of the largest old-growth urban forest in the country. This trip includes a comfortable round-trip ride from the Gordon campus, the museum, the giant screen theater, and the new outdoor nature adventures of the WildWoods and Fernbank Forest. All you need to bring is a sack lunch, bottled water, comfortable shoes, and a sense of adventure! Date: Friday, June 16 Time: 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Adults: $38 Children: $28 *No additional charge for Camp Science Explorer and Extreme Adventure & STEM camps.

Envision Your New Possibilities Welcome Friends, to Gordon State College Community Education! Who are we and what do we do? Our goal is to be a strong link between the college and community by offering courses and programs for lifelong learning experiences, for both personal and professional reasons. We keep these enrichment opportunities at a reasonable price and convenient to students of all ages.

Welcome to Community Education at Gordon State College

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Field Trip

We are looking forward to another active summer with our Junior Highlanders Program designed with kid’s needs in mind. Please be assured that we supervise our campers at all times. In addition to our diverse course offerings, Gordon is a popular choice for school, civic units, nonprofit agencies, and professional organizations seeking accommodations for their meetings or training events. Thank you for choosing GSC Community Education for fun, interesting, and challenging courses for this summer. Your Community Education Team, Debbie Christian and Jessica Eanes communityeducation@gordonstate.edu

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BUSINESS & WORKFORCE

American Heart Association BLS - CPR

courses will focus on skills and knowledge that can benefit you at work or in attaining professional certification.

The American Heart Association’s BLS (Basic Life

Students earn continuing education units. Certificates of completion and/or transcripts are available upon request.

Nursing Program and is also available to healthcare

Support) course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator, and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. It satisfies the requirements of students enrolled in the Gordon State College workers who provide service to patients in a wide variety of settings. An AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider card is included in the course fee and will be available from the Community Education Office upon successful completion of the course.

Customized Professional Development Customized professional development is a cost-effective and convenient way to provide training to your workforce. We are able to customize what fits best with the scheduling needs of your employees, whether it is consecutive days, spread out over time, or in the evenings. We can work with for-profit and non-profit organizations, and classes can be held either at your location or on the beautiful Gordon campus. Established Professional Development Courses Include: • OSHA 10-hour General Industry • OSHA 30-hour General Industry • Chemical Safety • Flagger Training • First Aid/CPR/AED • Bloodborne Pathogens • Workplace Violence • Fire Safety and Emergency Evacuation • Supervisor’s Safety Development Program • Fall Protection/Ladder Safety • Public Speaking • Business Writing • Microsoft Excel • Fire Safety Caregiver Certificate Course

Contact Us

For more information regarding our Professional Development Programs, please contact Debbie Christian at 678-359-5126, or e-mail: debbiec1@gordonstate.edu.

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Date: Thursday, July 13 or Friday, July 14 Time:10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Instructor: Annette Jackson Location: Nursing and Allied Health Science 114 Early-Bird Fee: $50 (expires two weeks before start date) Fee: $60

Marketing Design Certificate The Marketing Design Online Training Program focuses on helping you develop technical skill and creative artistry using applied marketing principles. You’ll complete a variety of projects, including

marketing

concept

development,

retouching, compositing, illustration, advertising design, logo design, and corporate branding. Required: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator CC (or Adobe Creative Cloud). Software is not provided with this program. No textbooks are required for this program. Online: www.careertraining.ed2go.com/gordon Start Date: Open Enrollment Instructor(s): Jeremy Bratt, Bruce Bicknell, Michael Hamm, and Boris Margolin Fee: $3,295

Legal Secretary This program teaches you all the skills you need to work for a lawyer in a law office. You will master everything from legal office management and accounting to legal terminology and legal writing. This program will prepare you for the National Association

of

Legal

Professionals

(NALS)

Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) examination. Online: www.careertraining.ed2go.com/gordon Start Date: Open Enrollment Instructor: Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed Fee: $2,295

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Worthwhile Mathematical Tasks and Singapore Modeling Method These mini-courses will explore the mathematics content and appropriate related pedagogy for primary, elementary, and middle school teachers in algebra. Methods and materials appropriate for each concept will be explored and align with NCTM principles and standards and GSE/Common Core standards. Each course completed successfully will result in one continuing education unit (CEU). Course transcripts are available upon request.

Singapore Modeling Method

Geometry and Measurement

The workshop will focus on mathematical problem

This class will be covering topics on two- and

solving; and the problems will vary from problems

three-dimensional

involving whole numbers to problems involving

(reflections, translations, rotations), symmetry,

fractions, decimals, multiplicative comparisons,

similarity and congruence, location and visualization,

shapes,

proportional thinking, and a “bridge to algebra”.

and concepts of measurement.

Date: Monday - Thursday, July 10 - 13 Time: 8:00 - 10:30 a.m. Instructor: Geoff Clement Location: Smith Hall 206 Early-Bird Fee: $68 Fee: $80

Date: Monday - Thursday, July 24 - 27 Time: 8:00 - 10:30 a.m. Instructor: Geoff Clement Location: Smith Hall 206 Early-Bird Fee: $68 Fee: $80

Numbers and Operations

transformations

Topics will include pre-number, early number,

Data Analysis and Probability

meaning of the four operations as well as

Topics in the Data Analysis

computational strategies, alternative algorithms,

course will include asking good questions,

mental math, and estimation for whole numbers,

collecting

fractions, and decimals.

data, measures of central tendency (mean,

will

include

fractions

and

concepts decimals;

representing/displaying

Topics in Probability will include basic concepts of chance, such as theoretical and experimental probability, sample space, and calculating simple probabilities.

Early Algebra with

portion of this

median and mode) and making predictions.

Date: Monday - Thursday, July 17 - 20 Time: 8:00 - 10:30 a.m. Instructor: Geoff Clement Location: Smith Hall 206 Early-Bird Fee: $68 Fee: $80

Topics

data,

Business & Workforce

Community Education

and

operations

understanding

equivalence; relational thinking; and making and justifying conjectures about general properties of

Date: Monday - Thursday, July 24 - 27 Time: 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Instructor: Geoff Clement Location: Smith Hall 206 Early-Bird Fee: $68 Fee: $80

arithmetic. Date: Monday - Thursday, July 17 - 20 Time: 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. Instructor: Geoff Clement Location: Smith Hall 206 Early-Bird Fee: $68 Fee: $80

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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS The age of computers is now, and training is the key to keep up with society. Courses range from basic computer tutoring to software development.

Microsoft Publisher

In this course, the instructor will teach you how to use the basic functions of Microsoft Publisher. These skills will increase your knowledge of basic graphic design in a way that is much less complicated than those pricey editions. With your new abilities, you will be able to create eye-catching and unique designs and have fun designing postcards, fliers, and so much more! Dates: Tuesdays - Thursdays, May 16 - 25 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Walter Bibbs Location: Instructional Complex 108 Early-Bird Fee: $119 on or before May 2 Fee: $135

Microsoft Excel Workshop for the Rookie Microsoft Excel is the chosen spreadsheet and

Please note: If you wish to bring your own laptop, please feel free to do so, or you may use the ones provided in the classroom.

analysis application used by most companies today. This two-hour workshop is designed to introduce basic Excel features, such as entering various types of data, working with formulas and functions, and creating simple charts. Learn the many advantages of worksheets and analyzing

The program software will need to be installed on your computer prior to the start of the course. Students will need to understand basic computer skills for these courses. • Adobe Photoshop • Microsoft Publisher • Microsoft Excel • Quickbooks Series • Microsoft Outlook

Dates: Monday, May 15 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Michael Lill Location: Instructional Complex 103 Early-Bird Fee: $19 on or before May 1 Fee: $25

Microsoft Excel Level Two and Microsoft Tips and Tricks students must be experienced in basic Excel usage.

Microsoft Excel Tips and Tricks Workshop

data for business or personal use.

Expand your understanding of how to use Excel with this tips and tricks workshop designed for the

experienced Excel user. Learn new shortcuts, editing and formatting, formulas, printing options, charts and functions to create simple, yet powerful, spreadsheets. Dates: Monday, May 22 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Michael Lill Location: Instructional Complex 103 Early-Bird Fee: $19 on or before May 8 Fee: $25

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Microsoft Excel Level One

Adobe Photoshop

This 12-hour course will provide a solid introduction

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop to create

for those new to spreadsheets and for self-taught

professional-looking images for both print and

users wanting to enhance their skills with Excel.

the web. This hands-on class will teach you to

This class is a basic overiew of how to generate

the techniques to “fix” the imperfections of the

formulas, use functions, and customization options.

original photo to create collages or your own

Basic PC and Windows skills are necessary but no

photo greeting cards and announcements.

previous spreadsheet experience required. CEUs

Basic computer skills required, but beware that

(1.2) provided.

Photoshop is fun and addictive and may lead to

Dates: Saturdays, June 17 - 24 Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Michael Lill Location: Instructional Complex 103 Early-Bird Fee: $124 on or before June 3 Fee: $140

Microsoft Excel Level Two

making more photo-enhancing projects. Dates: Tuesdays - Thursdays, July 24 - 26 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Instructor: Walter Bibbs Location: Instructional Complex 108 Early-Bird Fee: $59 on or before July 10 Fee: $70

This course goes beyond the basics of Excel to

Intro to Microsoft Outlook 2010

learn complex formulas and work with various data

Are you overwhelmed by emails, meetings,

analysis tools to get more from your spreadsheets.

and to-do lists? Harness the power of Microsoft

This course is meant for those who desire to

Outlook 2010, and you'll instantly enhance your

gain the skill sets necessary for calculating data

efficiency and productivity.

using functions and formulas, sorting and filtering data, using PivotTables for analyzing data, and customizing workbooks. At the end of this course, you will be able to organize worksheet and table data, use advanced formulas, analyze data using PivotTables, and create and modify charts. CEUs (1.2) provided. Dates: Saturdays, July 15 - July 22 Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Michael Lill Location: Instructional Complex 103 Early-Bird Fee: $124 on or before July 1 Fee: $140

Computer Applications

Community Education

In this course, you'll learn your way around the new ribbon-based interface and get up and running quickly. Then you'll focus on the core skills you really need in order to work smarter and faster. Online: www.ed2go.com/gsc Course Start Dates (each course last for six weeks) May 17 • June 14 • July 12 • August 16 Instructor: Bill Mann Fee: $95

Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6 You've taken your first steps into Web design, and your fingers are beginning to cramp from

Quickbooks 2017 Series Whether you're a small business owner or an accountant in need of a QuickBooks refresher, this series of courses will teach you the skills you need to navigate the latest version of the software like a pro. These courses cover everything from creating statements to more advanced functions, including batch invoicing and report generation. Online: www.ed2go.com/gsc Course Start Dates (each course last for six weeks) May 17 • June 14 • July 12 • August 16 Instructor: Scott Paxton Fee: $199

all that typing—but don't panic! Developing your coding skills has not been in vain! You're ready for Dreamweaver—Adobe's preeminent Web development application—which has been designed from the ground up to make developing websites easier. Prerequisites: ed2go's Creating Web Pages and Introduction to CSS3 and HTML5, or similar coding experience is recommended prior to taking this course. Please see course requirements for more information. Online: www.ed2go.com/gsc Course Start Dates (each course last for six weeks) May 17 • June 14 • July 12 • August 16 Instructor: Robert Fuller Fee: $95

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LIFE & LEISURE These courses cover everything from swimming to computer lessons and arts to beekeeping.

Fundamentals of Beekeeping Learn the ABeeCs of beekeeping and the importance of bees with this introductory course taught by Master Beekeeper, Brutz English. In this course, you will discover the highly structured bee colony inside the hive and how the bees

Life and Leisure courses are all about making your life better

work together to sustain the ecosystem around

by adding a little enrichment.

Saturday, the class will get to explore, up close

the world. Monday and Wednesday evening will be in a classroom setting on campus. Then on and personal, a local apiary (bee yard). Join us and find out for yourself the exciting world of bees.

Adult Swim Lessons Tired of sitting on the side of the pool? Get ready for summer and learn how to swim. Gordon’s very own American Red Cross Certified Swim Instructor, Laura Huggins, is offering her services to teach adults how to swim. Beginning lessons focus on floating, safety in and around the pool, and beginning swimming techniques. Dates: Mondays/ Wednesdays/ Friday May 15 - 26 Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am Instructor: Laura Huggins Location: Aquatic Center Pool Early-Bird Fee: $49 on or before May 1 Fee: $60

Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, June 5 - 10 Times: Monday & Wednesday, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon Instructor: Brutz English Location: Russell Hall 208 Early Bird Fee: $32 on or before May 22 Fee: $40

Pottery with Bob Detamore Students will study basic but important techniques of throwing pottery forms on the wheel, centering the ball, pulling cylinders, and handbuilding. We recommend that beginning pottery students take the Tuesday classes. More advanced students will work on more complex projects. Topics include pulling and attaching handles, sizing lids, applying glaze, firing, and more. The course includes clay, glazes, use of wheel, and firing in the kiln.

Adult Fitness Swimming Swimming offers optimum health benefits with a minimum of stress on your body. Regular swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness; so take advantage of this opportunity to improve your swimming technique and get in shape. Set

A tool set is available in the Gordon Bookstore (approximately $13). Please call 678-359-5053 for store hours. Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Instructor: Bob Detamore Location: Fine Arts 215 Early-Bird Fee: $114 (expires two weeks before start dates) Fee: $125

your own pace or seek assistance from our

Monday Evening Sessions: May 1 - June 26 (no class session on May 29)

qualified instructor. Participants must know

July 10 - August 28

how to swim. Dates: Monthly on Mondays/ Wednesdays/ Fridays Times: 8:00 - 9:30 am Instructors: Laura Huggins Location: Aquatic Center Pool Fee: $50 per month (to be paid before the 1st of each month)

Tuesday Evening Session: May 2 - June 27 (no class session on May 30) July 11 - August 29

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Dinosaurs, WildWoods, and Science... Oh, My! Friday, June 16 - Details on page 2.

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Computer Basics Workshop - Level Two

Are you feeling that computer technology has

Back by popular demand, Walter Bibbs will

passed you by? Maybe you’ve tried a standard

continue to the next level with the computer

computer course but felt it didn’t cover what

basics workshop. These more in-depth topics

you needed to learn. This class is for beginning

will include creating email accounts, sending and

computer users who have the desire to become

receiving emails, and internet searching.

more confident with the computer. The instructor will demonstrate tasks to be done by students, and will be available for personal assistance. Dates: Monday - Thursdays, June 5 - 8 Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Walter Bibbs Location: Nursing and Allied Health Sciences 125 Early-Bird Fee: $60 on or before May 22 Fee: $69

Basic Music Theory and Ear Training This online course in basic music theory, taught

Sea Glass Wire-Wrapping Learn to make one of a kind sea glass wire-wrapped pendants. The techniques learned during this course can be used to make beautiful pendants out of any stone. The instructor will provide all raw materials and step-by-step instructions. Students only need to bring wire cutters and their imaginations!

Dates: Monday - Thursdays, June 19 - 22 Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Walter Bibbs Location: Nursing and Allied Health Sciences 125 Early-Bird Fee: $60 on or before June 5 Fee: $69

Life & Leisure

Community Education Computer Basics Workshop - Level One

by Gordon’s own music professor, Dr. Neil Boumpani, can serve high school students that are planning to major in music in college, or aspiring songwriters who need to understand how to properly write down their music. It can also help those trying to produce their own music by giving them the understanding of the basics of music. The ear-training component will help the student develop his or her most important assets - the ears. We offer this online course to fit everyone’s busy schedules and allow each student to work on his or her own time schedule with an interactive component on Tuesday evenings.

Date: Saturday, May 20 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Instructor: Kimberly Wetzel Location: TBD Early Bird Fee: $42 on or before May 6 Fee: $50

Dates: Tuesdays, June 6 - July 18 (no session July 4) Time: 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Instructor: Dr. Neil Boumpani Location: Online Fee: $59.00 Gordon Student: $29

Acrylic Paint Night You don’t have to be an artist in order to complete a painting with a ‘Stache Studio instructor! Our experienced instructors provide everything you need, including step-by-step instruction (and moral support if needed!) to take home a painting you can be proud of. Participants can choose their own color scheme to enhance personal creativity. These workshop sessions are on the third Thursday of each month so save the dates on your calendar now. All needed materials are included. Dates: Thursday, May 18 Thursday, June 15 Thursday, July 20 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Instructor: ‘Stache Studio Instructor Location: Fine Arts 206 Early-Bird Fee: $35 (expires two weeks prior to start dates) Fee: $45

Visit our website or Facebook page to see the paintings selected for this summer.

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JUNIOR HIGHLANDERS

(Ages 6 months to 4 years)

Junior Highlander Swim Lessons

An introduction to water is an important step for

Beginning swim lessons focus on floating, safety

your baby or toddler’s journey to a lifelong love

in and around the pool, and beginning swimming

of swimming. The more children get in the water

techniques. A parent or guardian must be

and enjoy their experience the easier it is for them

present for children, but will not be in the water.

to learn to swim. Children will attend with mom,

Instructor: Laura Huggins Location: Aquatic Center Pool

dad, or an adult guardian in a calm and quiet atmosphere. The instructor will share tips and

Session I June 5 - 15 Monday - Thursday Early-Bird: $64 on or before May 22 Regular Fee: $75 Age

Times

3-4

9:30 - 10:10 a.m.

5-6

10:15 - 10:55 a.m.

7 - 10

11:00 - 11:40 a.m.

11 & Up

June 19 - 29 Monday - Thursday Early-Bird Deadline: $64 on or before June 5 Regular Fee: $75 Age

Times

3-4

9:30 - 10:10 a.m.

5-6

10:15 - 10:55 a.m.

7 - 10

11:00 - 11:40 a.m.

11 & Up

11:45 a.m.- 12:25 p.m.

Session III July 10 - 20 Monday - Thursday Early-Bird Deadline: $64 on or before June 19 Regular Fee: $75 Age

Times

3-4

9:30 - 10:10 a.m.

5-6

10:15 - 10:55 a.m.

7 - 10

11:00 - 11:40 a.m.

11 & Up

techniques on how to develop comfort and confidence in the water for your little one. Swim diapers are required. Dates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, May 15 - 26 Time: 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon Instructor: Laura Huggins Location: Aquatic Center Pool Early-Bird Fee: $49 Fee: $60

11:45 a.m.- 12:25 p.m.

Session II

11:45 a.m.- 12:25 p.m.

The Gordon State College Aquatic Center may close during thunderstorms and other severe weather situations. Please call 678-359-5123 or 678-359-5101 to verify the status of the class. No refunds will be given for swim class cancellations due to inclement weather, but credit to another class will be granted.

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Mommy and Me Swim Lessons

Basketball Camp

(Ages 7 - 14, Boys and Girls) This camp is designed to develop individual skill levels in the areas of dribbling, passing, shooting, physical conditioning, defense.

The camp also

addresses character education which includes, but is not limited to social and emotional learning, moral reasoning, cognitive development, life skills, health education, violence and anti-bullying prevention, critical thinking, ethical reasoning, and conflict resolution. Coach Bruce Capers, a former Harlem Globetrotter and Gordon Assistant Associate Professor and Head Men’s Basketball Coach, facilitates basketball and enrichment camps all over the world annually. Lunch, photo, lifeguards, swim time, and T-shirt are included in camp fee. Day Camp Option: Dates: Monday - Thursday, June 5 - 8 Time: 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Instructor(s): GSC Basketball Coaches Location: Alumni Memorial Hall Early-Bird Fee: $185 on or before May 22 Fee: $200 Overnight Camp Option: $500 (Ages 10 and up only) Registration cut-off on May 22. Check-in on Sunday, June 4 at 5:00 p.m., Check-out on Thursday, June 4, at 4:00 p.m.

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Soccer Camp

Highlander Softball Skills Camp

The camp is game-oriented and dedicated to

The Gordon State College softball program

developing players to meet their full potential while

is very excited to announce the return of the

providing individual attention and development.

Highlander Softball Skills Camp. The camp is

Each player is grouped by skill level so the

designed to cover all aspects of the game of

beginner and advanced player both benefit.

fast pitch softball including hitting, pitching,

(Ages 8 - 18, Girls Only)

(Ages 6 & Up, Boys and Girls)

With the great success of last year’s soccer camp, we will now offer two different weeks with

both

weeks

for

ages

six

and

up.

The camp includes a soccer ball, T-shirt, lunch and a time for swimming.

Session I Dates: Monday - Thursday, June 12 - 15 Time: 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Coaches: Scott Henderson & Chris Garland Location: Highlander Athletic Complex Early-Bird Fee: $185 on or before May 15 Fee: $199

Session II Dates: Monday - Thursday, June 19 - 22 Time: 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Coaches: Scott Henderson & Chris Garland Location: Highlander Athletic Complex Early-Bird Fee: $185 on or before May 22 Fee: $199

fielding, base running, catching, infield, outfield, as well as actual game training. In addition to learning individual position play from some of the best coaches and players in the country, the Highlander Skills Camp will also include live scrimmage games. This is not a typical camp as our goal is to ensure that all participating campers enhance and improve “their game,” both physically, and mentally to help achieve our camp motto of “The three days that made a difference in my game.” The camp will be divided up by age, skill level, and position. Dates: Monday - Wednesday, June 26 - 28 Instructor(s): GSC Softball Coaches, Guest Instructors and Players Location: GSC Softball Field Fee: See options below:

Junior Highlander Summer Camps & Activities

Community Education

Day Camp Option: $300 Sunday - Wednesday, June 25 - 28 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. Overnight Camp Option: $385 (Ages 10 and up only) Check in on Sunday, June 25, at 5:00 p.m.. Make sure to have dinner prior to arriving. We will have snacks at our players meeting Sunday evening. Check out will be Wednesday, June 28 at 5:00 p.m..

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Gordon State College Extreme Adventure and STEM

Science Explorer Camp

The GSC Extreme Adventure & STEM for

Each week will provide a structured environment

Teens offers a fun, adrenaline-filled learning

with exciting interactive experiences. Campers will

experience in science, technology, engineering

have hands-on experiments and projects to learn

and math, combined with traditional summer

about the natural world and better understand how

camp activities. We are looking for students who

it works. We will incorporate a schedule that will

enjoy discovering new things, solving problems,

keep camper’s minds and bodies active with indoor

and learning how things work through hands-on

and outdoor fun.

(Ages 13 - 17, Boys and Girls)

(Ages 4 - 10, Boys and Girls)

experiments.

Campers are to bring a sack lunch each day, wear

Our camp leader, Dr. Andy Osborne, along with other professionals, will actively educate students with the Gordon State College Challenge Course elements, science laboratory experiments, and a variety of science and engineering concepts. Camp registration includes lunch in Highlander Hall, swimming, T-shirt and admission to the Fernbank Museum (page 13) on June 16. Dates: Monday - Thursday, July 10 - 13 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Instructor: Dr. Andy Osborne Location: TBD Early-Bird Fee: $168 on or before June 12 Fee: $184

comfortable clothing and shoes, and bring swim wear and towel for swimming in the Gordon State College Pool. Ages 4 - 7 Dates: June 12 - 15 Time: 8:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. (optional swim time 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.) Instructor: Yvonne Stroud Early-Bird Fee: $149 on or before May 15 Fee: $160 Ages 8 - 10 Dates: June 19 - 22 Time: 8:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. (optional swim time 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.) Instructor: Yvonne Stroud Early-Bird Fee: $149 on or before May 22 Fee: $160

Admission for the Fernbank Museum of Natural History field trip is included for each Science Explorer that is registered! For more information, see page 13.

The Wonderful World of Performing Arts (Ages 6 - 14, Boys and Girls) Back by popular demand, we will once again partner with Ozier Dance Studio with a camp designed to build confidence and inspire creative

expression.

Over

the

course

of

this four-day musical theater camp, your child will experience the choreography, set design,

and

production

of

the

popular

Broadway musical, Annie. The week culminates in the finale performance on Thursday evening. Registration fee includes all supplies, T-shirt, swimming in the Gordon pool, and lunch in the Highlander Dining Hall. Dates: Monday - Thursday, July 17 - 20 Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: TBD Early-Bird Fee: $185 Fee: $200

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Children’s Group Ukulele Class

Does your child need extra help with reading,

alternative or supplement to private music

writing, math, and science skills? If so, we may be

instruction, and ukuleles are a good size and feel

able to assist with our tutoring program for grades

for young musicians. Your child will build music

K-12, taught by Gordon’s own certified tutors. The

skills and a sense of achievement by the end

goal is to help your child build self-confidence

of the eight-week class. In addition, on the final

while improving their grades. These customized

night of class the students will give a mini-concert

one-hour tutoring sessions meet weekdays at a

to show off their new talents. Children must bring

prearranged time within the hours of 9:00 a.m.

their own ukulele.

through 5:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday. Time slots are limited, so call today to arrange tutoring for your child. Call 678-359-5123 or email us at communityeducation@gordonstate.edu.

Baton Twirling

Children’s Group music classes are a great

Dates: Thursdays, June 1 - July 20 Ages 6 - 8: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. Ages 9 - 12: 6:45 - 7:15 p.m. Instructor: Ann Stansell Location: Fine Arts 110 Fee: $125

This course is for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of baton twirling as well as competition twirling. Students will learn marching and twirling routines. Participants will need to provide their own baton, which may be purchased with registration for a reduced rate. Students will have the option to take part in the 4th of July parade in Griffin, Georgia. Dates: Mondays, June 5 - July 17 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Instructor: Nanette Lewis Location: Alumni Memorial Hall Early-Bird Fee: $96 Fee: $116

Private Violin Lessons (Ages 4 to adult) The violin has been a longtime favorite for so

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Dinosaurs, WildWoods, and Science... Oh, My! Join us as we visit some of the world’s largest dinosaurs and one of the largest old-growth urban forest in the country. This trip includes a comfortable round trip ride the Gordon campus,

Junior Highlander Summer Camps & Activities

Community Education Private K-12 Tutoring: Reading, Writing, Math, and Science

the museum, the giant screen theater, and the new outdoor nature adventures of the WildWoods and Fernbank Forest. All you need to bring is a sack lunch, water bottle, comfortable shoes, and a sense of adventure! Date: Friday, June 16 Time: 8:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Adults: $38 Children: $28 *No additional charge for Camp Science Explorer and Extreme Adventure & STEM camps.

many people and is considered one of the most beautiful musical instruments in the world. We are honored to have Mary Stephenson impart such fine instruction. These weekly 30-minute lessons are tailored to the age and skill level of each student. Lessons are taught in either Suzuki or traditional method. Student recitals are usually scheduled twice a year. Reserve your time-slot now. Contact the Department of Community Education for available times and sources for instrument rental or purchase to be obtained before the first lesson. Dates: Monthly on Wednesdays 30-minute time slots from: 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Instructor: Mary Stephenson Location: Community Education Building Fee: $94 per month

For More Information: 678-359-5123 • www.gordonstate.edu/commed

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Registration

Information Web Registrations - Go to www.gordonstate. edu/commed and click on the “Registration” tab located on the left of the webpage.

Register in Person - Our office is located

on Spencer Street in Barnesville, GA. (Physical address: 404 Spencer Street, Barnesville, GA 30204)

Phone Registration - To register for courses by phone, please contact the Community Education office during our summer operating hours (listed below) at: 678-359-5123.

Registering by Mail or Fax - Registration

forms may be faxed to our office 678-359-5191. Mail your completed Community Education registration form with payment information to: Gordon State College Community Education 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204

Emergency Closing - Inclement Weather -

The decision to close Gordon State College due to inclement weather is carefully weighed before it is made. If the college is closed because of inclement weather, every effort will be made to provide make-up sessions at the discretion of the college. Please make sure the office of Community Education has your current contact information.

- Students with special needs must notify the Community Education office a minimum of two business days before the course start date so appropriate accommodations can be arranged. Student Accommodations

- The campus will be closed on May 30 (Memorial Day) and July 4 (Independence Day). No Community Education camps or courses will meet on these days. Holidays

Adult Course(s) Registrations (includes the information above) - To receive a refund for a course, students must withdraw prior to the first scheduled class meeting. Please call 678-359-5123 to drop a course. There will be no refunds, once a course has begun. REFUNDS

PARKING PERMITS - Community Education students need parking decals for their vehicles. Parking permits will be given to students from the Community Education office, once registration is completed.

Junior Highlander(s) Registrations

(includes the ALL course registration information above)

All Junior Highlander Registrations - Fees include a $50 non-refundable fee (except for swim lessons). All registrations will receive a handbook via email or postal mail. The forms in the handbook will need to be completed by the parent and/or guardian, and returned to the Community Education office prior to the start of the camp(s) registered. If the required forms have not been completed and returned, the child will not be allowed to participant in the camp(s).

- There will be no refunds once the selected camp has started. If you should need to withdraw your child from the program, please notify the Community Education office at least one week prior to the start of the camp; you will be given a refund for the camp registration minus the required non-refundable deposit. If a camp is canceled by the Community Education office due to low enrollment or other reasons, you will receive a full refund, including the non-refundable deposit. Refunds for Junior Highlander Camp(s)

Payment Plan(s) - Payment plans are available for all camps (swim lessons not included in payment

plan program). Please contact the Community Education office for more details and/or to set up a payment plan for your child’s Junior Highlander Camp registration(s).

Questions?

Contact us with any questions you may have via email: communityeducation@gordonstate.edu or by calling: 678-359-5123. Our Summer hours of operation are: Mondays - Thursdays, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Closed from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. for lunch)

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