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Emotional Wellness with Essential Oils
with Katie Deabler
Did you know that essential oils are great for helping us navigate through our feelings? By simply smelling certain oils we can change our mood and emotions! In this class, we will cover each emotion and which oils you can use (and how you can use them) to benefit and balance your mindset. You will be provided with samples to bring home for personal use at the end of class.
Katie Deabler has been a wellness advocate for 4 years. She specializes in natural living with the use of essential oils. She makes her own household cleaners, candles, and skincare line from natural ingredients.
Foraging for Wild, Edible & Medicinal Plants
with Tom Seymour
This class consists of a classroom seminar at Medomak Middle School followed by an outdoor field trip. At the class session, Tom will give a narrated presentation of on-screen photos of edible wild plants, some of which have medicinal uses as well. All plants shown and discussed are available in the midcoast region of Maine and none are rare, endangered or threatened (most are common garden “weeds”). At the end of the session, participants should have a new understanding of and greater appreciation for these common, useful, healthful and tasty wild treats. The outdoor field trip takes place at the nature trail behind Medomak Middle School. Please bring water, good walking shoes and a snack or lunch to class.
Tom Seymour is a Maine naturalist, Registered MaineGuide, freelance writer and book author. His book credits includeHiking Maine, Fishing Maine, Birding Maine, Forager’s Notebook,Wild Plants of Maine and his most recent Foraging Mushrooms Mainepublished in 2017.
Geology of the Midcoast Area
with David Pope
Explore the geology of our immediate area through classroom work and field trips. From glacial sculpting and erratics to the primordial origins of the rock units, Mid-Coast Maine tells many geological stories. This course includes an introduction to rock and mineral identification, plate tectonics, bedrock geology and glacial geology all in local context. Maps, written text and on-line sources will be used. The weekly class schedule and several short field trip dates will be firmed up at the first class. Student interests will guide the course.
David Pope grew up rockhounding in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. He holds both an undergraduate and graduate degree in geology. He recently authored “Geology of the Pemaquid Region, Mid-Coast Maine”.
Getting Paid to Talk - Intro to Voice Acting
with Staff Voice Coaches
Have you ever been told that you have a great voice? This exciting class will explore numerous aspects of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries and the Internet in your area. We will cover all the basics, including how to prepare the all-important demo, and how to be successful and earn great income in this exciting field. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions and to hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors.
Class participants will even have a chance to record a commercial script under the direction of a real producer! This class is informative, lots of fun, and a great first step for anyone interested in voice acting professionally.
with Nyingje Rioux
Please note the cost of this class was incorrect in our winter/spring brochure. The correct price is $169 which includes all food cost.
This is a 6 week program for group Health Coaching. The first class we will review your personal health history privately. This will give the instructor a better understanding of your personal health goals and needs. Each week we will create a meal and discuss food related topics in order to help you make the best decisions when preparing food on your own at home. We will work together in interactive groups. We will cook four out of the six classes. Meals we will prepare include, Black Bean Enchilada Casserole and Chicken Veggie Casserole, along with other meals.
Nyingje Rioux is an Integrative Nutrition health coach.
Hunter Safety Online Class Jefferson
with Reggie Read
This is a required course for anyone applying for a crossbow hunting license. It covers the history of crossbows, responsibility and ethics, shooting and handling, laws and safety, and special concerns. A test will be administered and certification awarded.
Hunter Safety Online Class Jefferson
with Glenn Riker
The Online Course requires that students complete the knowledge portion of the course online prior to attending the skills and exam sessions (2 classes). The online portion of the course takes approximately 7 hours to complete. Students complete quizzes and an exam as they do the online course and are provided with a voucher to attend the skills and exam sessions upon completion of the online exam.
In the skills and exam sessions students must demonstrate to the instructor that they can safely handle a firearm, participate in activities, bring in a survival kit with appropriate contents and pass a 50 question test with a grade of at least 70%. Students must complete the online course and provide their voucher number to attend the skills and exam sessions. Students must also bring the voucher to the first class. Please visit www.hunter-ed.com/maine to complete the free online portion of the course. Registration and payment are required in advance for skills and exam sessions. Register early!
Intro to Public Speaking
with Clint Collamore
This course is designed to help you become a more effective and confident public speaker. We will demystify the process of writing, practicing, and performing a clear and engaging speech, work through the unique traits of oral versus written communication, and learn how to prepare speeches that are easy to deliver and understand.
Clint Collamore graduated from University of Maine at Augusta with B.S. in Public Administration, Minor in Business Administration, and Certificate in HR Management. He currently serves as Chairman of the Waldoboro Board of Selectmen, a member of the Waldoboro Shellfish Commission, and a member of the Waldoboro Day Committee.