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New hobby? Looking to learn from the experts? With classes in pottery, knifemaking, fitness and more, there's something for everyone. 

Please contact the Continuing Education Department if you require a class or for more information at 910-898-9672.

 

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FITNESS

GetFit StayFit
GetFit StayFit classes are designed for maximum calorie burn in the shortest amount of time. Get fit, get healthy, challenge your mind, challenge your body, and most importantly, have fun.
GetFit StayFit StixFit | 11/11-12/23 | MTH | 6:15-7:15 PM | Page Street Elementary | $25

GetFit StayFit Kickboxing Beast
Looking forward to a winter workout that brings in a new year with a kick and a punch? Strengthen your heart and lungs with this no-contact, fat-burning routine that surpasses all other cardio workouts. You will not be disappointed. Classes held at Page Street Elementary Gym
GetFit StayFit Kickboxing Beast | 1/7-3/10 | TTH | 6:15-7:15 PM | $40

GetFit StayFit Spring Bootcamp
New recruits and veterans–join Tammy in her 17th season of boot camp. This totally outdoor workout is like no other. Equipment needed: Boot camp stick & set of 8-10 lb. dumbbells.
GetFit StayFit Spring Bootcamp | 3/24-5/28 | TTH | 6:15-7:30 PM | $45

Yoga
Yoga is an effective method for managing anxiety and stress from daily life. In this class, emphasis will be placed on core strength, flexibility, and balance as well as breath control. For all skill levels.
Yoga | TBD | T | 6-7:30 PM | $40

BASKETMAKING

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Basketmaking classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

POTTERY PRODUCTION

MCC’s nationally recognized Pottery Program is known for its state-of-the-art facility, accomplished alumni, and talented staff. Now, this program is being offered for the first time to students through short-term Continuing Education (non-college-credit) classes. Learn all the skills taught in the degree program from the same instructors, but take only the courses convenient for your schedule and your pocketbook! Additional topics in pottery production may be scheduled at the students’ request. Please call us at (910) 898-9675 for more information.

Studio Pottery
For beginners and advanced students. Build skills and share knowledge in this open studio class that includes both wheel throwing and hand-building.
Section 1: 1/7- 4/28 | T | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 2: 1/9-4/30 | TH | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 3: 1/10-5/1 | F | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 4: 1/9-4/30 | TH | 6-9 PM | $127

Beginner Handbuilding Pottery
This 16-week class aims to teach students about different hand-building and decorating techniques. Learn to pinch, coil, slab build, and use slump molds as you make functional pots and sculptures. Beginner and advanced students welcome.
Beginner Handbuilding Pottery | 1/7-4/28 | T | 6-9 PM | $127

Beginner Wheel Throwing Pottery
This 8-week course is for students with little to no experience on the potter’s wheel. Always wanted to try your hand at the wheel and learn more about North Carolina’s rich history in clay? This may be the class for you. The 8-week sessions are designed to be introductory and non-committal, take one or both! Advanced students welcome.
Session 1: 1/6-3/2 | M | 6-9 PM | $72
Session 2: 3/9-4/27 | M | 6-9 PM | $72

Beginner Raku Pottery
Open to beginner and advanced students, this course introduces students to the firing process, Raku. Learn how you can burn horse hairs, emu feathers, and sawdust to create dynamic surface effects. Though Raku pottery is non-functional, it is as close to instant gratification as you can get with firing techniques. The fast turn-around will give students more opportunities for experimentation!
Beginner Raku Pottery | 1/6-4/27 | M | 9 AM-4 PM | $182

Gas and Salt Pottery
During this 16-week course, students will have the opportunity to learn about gas and salt firing as they work to fill each kiln. This class will have an emphasis on utilitarian stoneware, with the option to fire your work in our high fire gas reduction kiln, our large salt kiln, or midrange electric kiln.
Gas and Salt Pottery | 1/8-4/29 | W | 9 AM-4 PM | $182

Beginner Pottery Design
Feel like you could brush up on your design practice? Fear not! This 8-week course is here to help you think through your process of making. Technical skill and an eye for design go hand-in-hand when making pottery. Learn to be more purposeful when working in the studio as you develop from sketchbook to clay.
Beginner Pottery Design  | 1/8-2/26 |W | 6-9 PM | $72

Working Artist Wednesdays - Keep an eye out for WAWs; returning in March and April 2020!

Heritage Series

 

NRA Classes

NRA GUNSMITHING

For information about the NRA short-term gunsmithing classes please contact Alex Williams at 910-898-9744 or email williamsa4158@montgomery.edu.

SHOOTING INSTRUCTION:

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL CLASSES:

RELOADING CLASSES:

ADVANCED CLASSES I:

(Machining experience not required for these classes but a working knowledge of the subject matter is helpful.)

ADVANCED CLASSES II:

(Machining experience is required for the following classes.)

Specific age restrictions apply. 

Knife Making:

Christmas Knife Class
Just in time for a great Christmas Gift! MCC is proud to present our annual tradition of the Christmas Knife class with the legendary Ed Vanhoy. In this class, you will learn how to complete a knife from scratch including how to make a custom leather sheath. Students will design, shape, heat treat, cut custom grips, hollow grind, polish, and sheath their own knives. Whether the class is a present for a loved one, a chance to make a present for a loved one, or just a present for yourself you can’t beat this annual tradition. All Materials will be provided.
Christmas Knife | 12/5-12/8 | THFSASU | 9 AM - 6 PM | $375

*(SS) Self supporting classes are non-refundable except in the case of cancellation by the college.

TAXIDERMY

Taxidermy
Are you an active hunter or outdoorsman? Save money and begin your journey into the wild world of taxidermy. Gain the knowledge and hands-on skills needed to mount your own trophies. Classes include the business side of taxidermy if you're interested in making money with taxidermy. Instructor Andy Speer has hunted throughout the U.S. and is experienced in mounting hundreds of species. He's also been featured on Carolina All Out. See him on YouTube at Carolina All Out.
Bird Finishing | 11/6-12/16 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Mammal Taxidermy
An introduction to mounting game heads and life-size mammals. Emphasis is on proper measuring, skinning, form selection and mounting procedures.
Mammal Taxidermy | 1/6-2/11 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Deer Taxidermy
A closer look into mounting deer heads and life-size deer bodies to build skills and achieve a natural likeness.
Deer Taxidermy | 2/12-3/24 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Small Game Taxidermy
Emphasis on detail and life-like reproduction of small game mammals including construction of habitats.
Small Game Taxidermy | 3/25-5/4 | MTW | 8:30 AM-5 PM | $206.60

Beekeeping

Beekeeping Basics for Beginners
Plus 3 Saturday field days TBD
This course will deliver proven methods that will get the beginning beekeeper off to a good start. Class is taught by local, experienced beekeeper, Shirley Harris. Shirley understands the region, what works for local beekeepers, what pitfalls to avoid, and what to do to make your hives productive and even profitable.
Beekeeping Basics for Beginners | 3/9-5/4 | M | 6-8 PM | $40

Woodworking

Please call 910-898-9672 for information about upcoming Woodworking classes or to get your name on a waiting list.

 

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