Personal interest classes are set up based on community interest. If there is a class you would like to take and think others would be interested as well, call us at (910) 576-6222, extension 532. Your feedback and suggestions are always welcome!
This course is for experienced beekeepers or those students who have completed Introduction to Beekeeping course. This course examines best practices in hive maintenance, set-up and hive inspections, and proper medication management.
Advanced Beekeeping $25 6-9 PM M 3/2-4/20 Rm 230
ATV Training and Certification*
This course is to provide safety education and training to both leisure riders and
field personnel. The program consists of safety education and driver skills training. It complies with the curriculum guidelines recommended by the ATV Safety Institute.
ROV Training and Certification*
The ROV basic training and certification is designed for current and prospective recreational off-highway vehicle users and is conducted by ROV Driver Coaches who are specially trained and authorized to conduct the course. The RBDC is a training opportunity that provides current and experienced ROV users to learn and practice basic skills and techniques. It addresses basic operation and emphasizes safety awareness related specifically to ROV operation. The overall aim is to provide for driver development in the areas of skill and risk management strategies, including learning experiences to foster driver gains in basic knowledge, skill, attitude,values, and habits.
4-wheel Drive Training*
This 4x4 driving training is designed to teach advanced level driving. This is the perfect off-road training course to acquire the necessary skills to prevent getting stuck in extremely rocky/muddy environments and learn professional techniques to save your equipment from breaking down. Absolutely no previous 4WD experience required - just the desire to become a safer, smarter driver. If you have a driver's license, you can learn what it takes to successfully negotiate the roughest four-wheel drive trails or any other difficult off-road challenge.
*ATV and ROV Training & Certification, and 4-wheel Drive Training fees and dates to be announced. Training will take place at Uwharrie Off-road Training Center, 4026 NC Highway 109 North, Uwharrie, NC 27371.
Beginning Jazz Dance
Beginning Jazz Dance will be a course for the first time dance student or for someone who has taken dance previously. The class will focus on jazz dancing as a source of fitness, exercise,and fun. Students will gain skills such as flexibility and stamina by doing warm-ups, stretching,and learning basic dance moves. Students will also learn short jazz combinations each week to upbeat R & B, hip hop, and pop music. Comfortable attire that allows freedom of movement is recommended. Students may wear dance shoes, tennis shoes, or may choose to go barefooted.
Beginning Jazz Dance $50 6–7 PM T 1/26-3/16 Rm 231
Learn to decorate cakes and cupcakes professionally for fun, family, or profit. Topics include selecting decorating tools and how to prepare a cake and icing for decoration. Participants will learn how to ice different shapes of cake, make borders, flowers (including roses), novelty and character cakes, and other decoration techniques. A list of supplies is available when you register.
Cake Decorating $75 6-9 PM TH 2/5-3/12 Community Kitchen in Star, NC
Handbuilding with Clay
Students will learn how to construct wares by hand from coils of clay. They will also learn to form a more complex slab-built sculpture. The instructor will have examples of hand built work and give step-by-step instructions on how to duplicate it or create a unique piece of art. The class will cover various techniques and glaze applications. A per-pound clay fee will be charged to students for pieces fired.
Handbuilding with Clay $72 6:30-9:30 PM M 3/16-5/4 Rm 301
Multi Media Art
Beginning-to-advanced level students work in an open studio with an instructor one-on-one with as much or as little guidance as needed. Choose any medium from which to work including oils, acrylics, watercolors and pen/pencil.
Multi Media Art $45 9:30 AM-2:30 PM T 3/31-5/19 Rm 103B
The Perfect Massage
This course is designed to teach students about the importance of self-care. The instructor will cover basic massage therapy, body awareness, muscle stress, and spa treatments with the inclusion of aroma therapy. Instructor will provide handouts as needed.
The Perfect Massage $50 6-8 PM W 2/11-3/25 Rm 513