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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 Kickboxing Beast | 9/3-11/5 | T | 6:15-7:15 PM | Star Elementary | $25
GetFit StayFit Fall Boot Camp | 8/19-10/24 | MTH | 6:15-7:30 PM | $45
GetFit StayFit StixFit | 11/11-12/23 | MTH | 6:15-7:15 PM | Page Street Elementary | $25

Yoga
Yoga is a method of integrating mind, body, and soul, with a goal of cultivating balance and harmony in one’s life. This class is for all levels and bodies. Emphasis will be placed on core strength, flexibility and balance, as well as concentration and breath control. Yoga is great for managing anxiety and the stressors of daily life. This class also teaches skills for stress management and fostering balanced life skills.
Yoga | 8/22-12/5 | Th | 6:00-8:00 PM | $130

  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.

Beginner Handbuilding
Learn the basic techniques of coil and slab building pots and sculptures with guided projects. Beginners and advanced students welcome.
Beginner Handbuilding | 9/10-11/19 | T | 6-9 PM | $127

Studio Pottery
For beginners to advanced students. Build skills in this open studio class which includes wheel throwing and hand-building.
Studio Pottery | 8/19-12/9 | M | 6-9 PM | $127

Studio Pottery
For beginners to advanced students. Build skills in this open studio class which includes wheel throwing and hand-building.
Section I: 8/20-12/3 | T | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 2: 8/15-12/5 | TH | 9 AM-4 PM | $182
Section 3: 8/16-12/6 | F | 9 AM-4 PM | $182

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:

Pistol Shooting Fundamentals with Gary Byerly (SS)*
Capacity: 12
This course, taught by a nationally-known IDPA and USPSA champion, will focus on the fundamental techniques necessary for fast and accurate handgun shooting. Topics will include proper grip, stance, sight alignment, and trigger control. Other topics such as drawing from a holster, performing magazine changes, and controlling recoil will be discussed at length.
Pistol Shooting Fundamentals | 10/11 | F | 9 AM - 6 PM | $149
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Carbine Shooting Fundamentals with Gary Byerly (SS)*
Capacity: 12
This course, taught by a nationally known IDPA and USPSA champion, will focus on the fundamental techniques necessary for fast and accurate carbine shooting. The firearms platforms that will be focused on will be AR-15, AR-10, AK-47 and AK-74 style carbines. Topics will include proper grip, stance, sight alignment, and trigger control. Other topics such as rifle manipulation, performing magazine changes, and controlling recoil will be discussed at length.
Carbine Shooting Fundamentals | 10/12 | SA | 9 AM - 6 PM | $149
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*(SS) Self supporting classes are non-refundable except in the case of cancellation by the college.

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL CLASSES:

 AR-15 Armorer Course with Jacob Porter (SS)*
Capacity: 16
Our AR-15 armorer course is a comprehensive course covering the assembly/disassembly, cycle of operations, nomenclature, gas system, barrel twist and length, barrel replacement, aftermarket parts and modifications, ballistic issues, brands, cleaning and maintenance, sights/optics, headspace, firing pin protrusion, along with service and repair of the AR15 platform.
AR-15 Armorer Course | 9/7-9/8 | SASU | 9 AM - 6 PM | $205
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Custom Polymer Grip Stippling with Olivia Clark
Capacity: 12
Learn how to professionally stipple polymer framed handguns. Instruction will include creating features like hard borders, undercuts, polishing, engraving and developing your own patterns. You will learn how to properly stipple by learning how to remove old texture, cutting in lines (hard borders), removing material on the trigger guard and polishing it beyond factory smooth to a mirrored finish. Everything that separates a novice stippler from a professional will be addressed in this 2-day class. Students will get to feel and see the difference between factory offerings, and custom professional quality work.
Custom Polymer Grip Stippling | 10/11-10/15 | TWTHFSA  | 9 AM - 6 PM | $201.60
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*(SS) Self supporting classes are non-refundable except in the case of cancellation by the college.

RELOADING CLASSES:

 Bullet Casting with Pat Weaver (SS)*
Capacity: 12
This course will provide an in-depth look at the processes of casting lead bullets. Selection of molds and alloys, bullet styles, safety practices, and casting procedures will be covered exhaustively. Students will learn to cast their own lead bullets in a safe, professional manner in a controlled environment.
Bullet Casting | 10/11-10/13 | FSASU | 9 AM - 6 PM | $230
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*(SS) Self supporting classes are non-refundable except in the case of cancellation by the college.

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.)

 

Suppressor 101 with Ronnie Beal (SS)*
Capacity: 12
This class will take students through the necessary steps to build their own legal suppressor. A portion of class time will be devoted to laws and regulations regarding suppressors and other NFA items. Suppressor design theory will be explored in detail. Students will have the opportunity to build a legal suppressor.
IMPORTANT: Students must have an approved ATF Form 1 in order to register for this class.
Lathe experience is required.
Suppressor 101 | 10/11-10/15 | FSASUMT | 9 AM - 6 PM | $399
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*(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 Skinning | 8/19-9/24 | MTW | 9:30 AM-6 PM | $206.60
Bird Mounting | 9/25-11/5 | MTW | 9:30 AM-6 PM | $206.60
Bird Finishing | 11/6-12/16 | MTW | 9:30 AM-6 PM | $206.60

Beekeeping

Beekeeping - Beyond the Basics
Your bees made it through their first winter, now what do you do to keep them healthy? Beekeeping is full of challenges and to be successful, all beekeepers need to keep up-to-date on the latest strategies and always be honing their skills. This class is designed to meet those goals and many more. This class is not for the beginner, but for beekeepers that have had at least one-to-two years of experience keeping bees.
Beekeeping - Beyond the Basics | 9/9-10/28 | M | 6-8 PM | $40 Hive Visits | TBA | SA | 10 AM-1 PM

 

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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