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1, 2, 3, 4 Parents
with Emily Buckhalter
For parents of children ages 1 through 4. Parenting young children is a challenge to all. New information on parenting and child behavior is now available for parents and care providers of children one through four. In this series of three 1.5 hour classes you will learn discipline methods that work, how to prevent tantrums, establishing routines to make life easier, and much more. The class consists of video vignettes, discussion, and activities.
For information and to register please call Deb Rich at 859-1580 or Emily Buckhalter at 859-1514.
This program is sponsored by KVCAP's Family Enrichment Council of Somerset and Kennebec County.
Archery Hunter Safety
with Russell Corson
Learn about archery equipment, proper hunting methods, responsibilities and general safety. Most classes will have some outdoor exercises. Passage of a final exam is required. Topics to be covered include laws, safety, equipment, first aid and survival, map and compass, ethics and landowner relations. You must attend every class to receive your certificate. Children 10-16 must be accompanied by an adult.
To register for this class call 474-5361.
Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training - BLAST
with Kelly Roderick
BLAST! Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training Program (the Second Edition) published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is an important program for babysitters. It is exciting and interactive and provides training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare. We will cover the most current practices for safety and injury prevention, First Aid basics for emergency, quick reference tools for babysitters, and a fun, easy to follow booklet. The program will prepare you to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid and CPR, and begin babysitting safely and competently. Designed for young people ages 12 and older who are interested in learning the skills for babysitting.
A parent or guardian must accompany young people 12 to 17. A lab fee of $20 is payable before the start of class. Fee includes book and certificate.
Instructor Kelly Roderick is a Certified BLAST Instructor with Atlantic Partners EMS. Deadline to Register: October 1, 2015
with Charlotte Gifford
Learn the basics of sewing. The first night we will make a "Go Green" tote bag to bring groceries home. Then we will be making a hand bag using zippers, pockets, buckles, snaps, and straps. Bring your sewing machine, notions, fabrics and a pattern if you have one. There will be lab fees if the instructor supplies materials.
No class 10/6 - Parent/Teacher conferences
Beacon Hospice Volunteer Training
with Kelly Herlihy
Be the person who makes a difference to a neighbor and their family as they face end of life issues: become a Beacon Hospice Volunteer. This free 21 hour, 7 week training will prepare you to support patients and their families. Led by the volunteer coordinator, our team of registered nurse case managers, licensed clinical social workers, clergy and bereavement specialists will provide the informational tools you will need to provide compassionate support for our patients and their families. You will learn the history and philosophy of hospice, medical issues at the end of life including pain and symptom management, communication, family dynamics, grief, loss and spiritual care. Once you complete the course, you decide how best to serve the hospice community. Hospice volunteer work is not about a patient’s demise, it is about their LIVING!
No class Nov. 11 - Veteran's Day
with Charlotte Gifford
If you have never crocheted before, or have not crocheted in a long time, this class is for you. Learn the basics of crochet. You will learn the chain stitch, single crochet and half-double crochet. During class you will learn to make dish cloths, a hot dish mat and advance to more challenging projects. When you complete the 8 week class you will feel comfortable making a simple scarf or afghan! If you have a crochet hook or yarn, bring to class. The instructor will provide instructional patterns, ball of cotton, and a hook.
No class 10/12/15 - Columbus Day
Other fees (paid later)
- Lab Fee - $10.00
Change Your Thoughts-Heal Your Body
with Linda Hargesheimer
Positive and difficult happenings in your life can effect you down to your cellular level. Identify and explore the emotional challenges that have impacted your health. Learn how your body physically responds to your emotions and techniques to overcome and eliminate difficult cellular memories so you can be happier and healthier. Bring paper and a pen/pencil to class.
Cholesterol and Your Health
with Nathaniel Petley
Join Dr. Petley, naturopathic doctor, for this one night session on cholesterol. What is cholesterol? Where does it come from? How do we maintain healthy levels?