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Columbia Gorge Community College

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with Staff

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 22, 2023 at 9 am
2 additional sessions through Jun 10, 2023

Learn the basics of shooting the bow and arrow, utilizing some of the techniques and methods that have been adopted by the Celilo Bowman Archery Club. This course is for people 8 years of age or older with the desire to shoot a bow and arrow, but have little or no experience. Learn archery shooting fundamentals while gaining knowledge about equipment options and choices. Note: all equipment will be provided by the Celilo Bowmen Archery Club, but you may bring your own. Closed toe shoes or boots required. Every class participant must sign a waiver to access and shoot on the grounds. Anyone under the age of 12 must have parent or guardian present throughout the class. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to first class to fill out paperwork. No discounts or waivers.

First Aid CPR & AED - Hood River campus


with Amanda Butler

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 22, 2023 at 9 am

The Heartsaver First Aid Course Teaches rescuers to effectivelyrecognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutesuntil emergency medical service personnel arrive. The course alsoprovides a complete health and safety training solution for firstaid, adult/infant CPR, and Automated External Defibrillation AED.Course meets the State of Oregon daycare licensing requirement.American Heart Association (AHA) requires all students to have acopy of the course textbook to prepare for the course and to haveit available for personal use. Students must bring a copy of thetextbook to class. The book will be provided to you in class.

Primero Auxilios/Resucitación Cardiopulmonar y AED - The Dalles Campus


with Juan Reyes

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 22, 2023 at 9 am

El Curso de Primero Auxilios de Heartsaver enseña a rescatistas a reconocer y tratar eficazmente las emergencias de adultos en los primeros minutos críticos hasta que llegue el personal del servicio médico de emergencia. El curso también provee un entrenamiento completo de salud y seguridad de soluciones de Primeros Auxilios, Cardiopulmonar y Resucitación de adultos e infantes,y un Desfibrilador Automático Externo (conocido por sus siglas en inglés, AED). El curso cumple con el requisito de licencia para el cuidado infantil del Estado de Oregon. La Asociación de American Heart (AHA, por sus siglas en inglés) requiere que todos los estudiantes tengan un copia del libro de texto para prepararse para el curso y para tenerlo disponible para uso personal. El libro se le proveerá en clase.

Introduction to Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde: Past & Present


with C Heidt

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 25, 2023 at 6 pm

This training will explore the history of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde. We will examine the events leading to their present- day status as a sovereign tribal nation. Participants will examine ways in which this information challenges the narrative they previously believed about Native histories and brainstorm ways in which this information can be integrated into their teaching practices. Set Two in DIV

Unexpected Paths Towards Culturally Relevant Early Learning Experiences; Culturally Responsive Open-Ended Play


with A Miller

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2023 at 6 pm

This training will explore open-ended play as an avenue for promoting culturally relevant early learning. We will practice strategies for selecting culturally responsive open-ended materials and implementing relevant open-ended play-based learning experiences. We will link theory, hands-on play, and cultural difference as powerful primary elements of relationships with children and families in early learning. Participants will plan strategies to share information with families. Set Two in DIV & FCS

BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Course - Hood River


with Amanda Butler

Calendar Next available session starts May 6, 2023 at 9 am

Covers the knowledge and skills for Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare providers, initial and renewal certification. Prepares a wide variety of healthcare professionals to recognize sudden cardiac arrest, respiratory emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in both children and adults. Successful completion of this course provides certification and an AHA BLS Provider Card. The American Heart Association (AHA) requires all students to have a current copy of the course textbook to have it available for personal use. This book will be provided to you in class.

Spanish/English Conversational // Español/Inglés conversacional


with Theresa Rocha

Calendar Next available session starts May 8, 2023 at 4:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class brings together Spanish and English learners to practice having conversation. Spanish learners will partner with English learners and be guided in everyday discussions. There is no prerequired class needed. All levels of students are welcome from beginners to advance. No discounts or waivers.

Esta clase reúne a alumnos españoles e ingleses para practicar conversación. Los alumnos españoles acompañarán con estudiantes ingleses y serán dirigidos en discusiones diarias. No hay clase prerequerida necesaria. Todos los niveles de estudiantes son bienvenidos desde principiantes a avanzar. Sin descuentos ni exenciones.

3D Design Using Blender


with Lindsey Hegemann

Calendar Next available session starts May 9, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Do you ever feel like 3D modeling is too complicated and expensive to learn? It doesn't have to be! Blender is a free, open source 3D modeling program and a valuable skill to have for many reasons. It can be used for a wide variety of purposes, like mockup engineering, sculpting, drawing, animation, 3D printing, game development, physics simulation, video editing, compositing, and rendering. Use Blender to explore any and all of these possibilities without the huge investment required by many other 3D programs. This course will guide you through the fundamentals of 3D Design. 3D modeling skills offer an incredible advantage for all sorts of creative pursuits. With these skills under your belt, you only have to see where your creativity takes you. It is recommended but not required to bring a Laptop and 3-button Mouse for this course. It is also recommended to download Blender, a free 3D modeling program that we will use for basic design and model alteration.

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