Personal Enrichment

Cabinetmaking

CAB 3100

Learn the fundamental techniques of cabinetmaking. Course topics include understanding the difference between production and custom cabinets; proper selection of woods, materials, tools and finishes; learning how to plan, blueprint and build a small cabinet; understanding cabinet installation; and understanding how to estimate building and labor construction costs.

Students will need: Safety glasses, hearing protection, N95 mask, measuring tape, pencil, folding rule (instructor will specify what type of folding rule during the first class – do not purchase this ahead of time).

Students must wear closed toe shoes. Pants must fit snugly at the waist and properly throughout, because loose-fitting pants or shirts can catch in the machinery and cause serious injury. While operating machinery, never wear long sleeves that fit loosely or do not button at the wrist. Long hair must be tied back into a bun at all times to prevent getting caught in machinery. The instructional space is comfortable but not heated or air-conditioned, so students should dress accordingly.

Student projects and project sizes will be determined during the first class and students will purchase materials after that.

Safety is fundamental and will be discussed at length during the first class. Failure to comply with shop rules will result in removal from the class.

Classes are held at Freeman Wood Crafters (FRWC), located at 413 Church St. in Eden.

 

Instructor: Freeman Cost: $202
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CAB-3100-01 61129 MW 05/20/24-09/23/24 6:00pm-9:00pm FRWC

 

Carpentry: Core Skills

CAR-3108

This course provides instruction related to the core skills used by carpenters in residential and commercial settings. Topics include safety, hand/power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundations, construction framing, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to construct, erect, install, or repair structures and fixtures made of wood, such as concrete forms; building frameworks, including partitions, joists, studding, and rafters; wood stairways, window and door frames, and hardwood floors. Class will be held at the Center for Construction Trades and Woodworking, located at 333 S. Scales St., Reidsville. Be sure to apply for the Eagle Train & Gain Scholarship for this program.

Instructor: Freeman Cost: $202
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CAR-3108-01 61124 TTH 06/11/24-10/08/24 6:00pm-9:00pm CCTW

 

Family Tree Maker Advanced

This course is for students who have successfully completed Introduction to Family Tree Maker and Family Tree Maker Intermediate, or for those who have an advanced level of experience with the Family Tree Maker software. Students will learn to do more in-depth research to find and record additional ancestors and descendants in Family Tree Maker 2019, scan and edit photos using Family Tree Maker’s Photo Darkroom, and design more customized genealogy charts and reports. Participants will learn to document their research properly by using source templates. Students will also learn to extract branches of their families to work with or share. Other topics to be covered will be finding data and relationship errors and fixing them and using Soundex (a phonetic coding system) to locate people in US Censuses and other large databases. Upon completion, students will be able to take the knowledge gained and continue to expand their family trees within Family Tree Maker. They will also be able to use the skills gained to produce a quality family history book, suitable for publishing. In addition, those employed in or wishing to pursue a career in genealogy services will learn more advanced research, data entry, scanning, organizational, and computer skills. They will be able to offer extensive assistance to clients or patrons who are working on their family histories or other research projects. This course is instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Students should bring a thumb drive with their Family Tree Maker backup file (including media) on it to the first class.

 

Family Tree Maker Intermediate

OST 7145

This course is for students who have successfully completed Introduction to Family Tree Maker or for those who have an intermediate level of experience with the Family Tree Maker software. Students will learn to do in-depth research and record additional ancestors and descendants in Family Tree Maker 2019, scan and improve the appearance of their photos before entering them into Family Tree Maker and produce customized genealogy charts and reports. They will learn to document their research properly by entering repositories, sources, and citations. Upon completion, students will be able to expand their family trees within Family Tree Maker and use the skills gained to produce a mediumly complex family history book. In addition, those employed in or wishing to pursue a career in genealogy services will learn more advanced research, data entry, scanning, organizational, and computer skills. This course is instructor-led and delivered on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Students should bring a flash drive (at least 16GB) with their Family Tree Maker backup file on it to the first class.

Intro. to Kayaking Lakes and Water Safety for Women

Paddle with new confidence and ease as we teach you basic strokes and maneuvers to help you have more fun paddling and to prevent injury. We start from the beginning, how to get in and out with less chance for capsizing, how to handle the boat, seating and foot adjustment, paddle grip, forward, reverse and side strokes instruction and practice. No experience necessary. Classes will take place at local lake. Location will be emailed to participants once registered and paid.

Instructor: TBA Cost: $68
Course Code Section Days Date Time
SEF-3001-01 61151 TH 06/27/24 5:45pm-8:00pm

Intro. to Stand Up Paddleboarding Lakes and Water Safety for Women

We start from the beginning in this class, how to get on and stand up, how to balance on the board, basics strokes and maneuvers to help prevent injury and paddle with ease. We teach steering, turning, stopping, and board knowledge. You’ll be amazed at how learning just a few basic skills makes this “walking on water” activity so much fun! Classes will take place at local lake. Location will be emailed to participants once registered and paid

Instructor: TBA Cost: $68
Course Code Section Days Date Time
SEF-3001-04 61226 TH 07/25/24 5:45pm-8:00pm

Introduction to Family Tree Maker

OST 7144

In this course, students will learn to research and record their ancestors and descendants utilizing the Family Tree Maker software, scan and enter their photos, and produce genealogy charts and reports. They will also learn to manage facts and sources, add other media, and sync to ancestry.com. Upon completion, students will be able to take the knowledge gained and continue to expand their family trees within Family Tree Maker. They will also be able to produce a simple family history book. This course is a necessity for those wishing to document their families and preserve them for future generations. In addition, this course is beneficial to those employed in or wishing to pursue a career in genealogy services. The course is instructor-led and delivered in person on campus. Prepayment of tuition is required. Students should bring a flash drive with 16GB or more of storage space.

Students must possess basic computer knowledge and be comfortable performing basic computer operations in Windows.

To be notified of upcoming classes please fill out the Introduction to Family Tree Maker Interest Form.

Level 1 Kayaking Lakes and Water Safety for Women

In this class, we review what was taught in prior class and we work on refining strokes and maneuvers. If you have never taken any kayak instruction, we suggest you take the Intro. before taking this class as they all build on one another but it is not required. We will cover everything mentioned in Intro. as well as work on steering, j-leans (balance and using the body), torso rotation, posture, lightly cover environments such as wind, waves, and environment. Classes will take place at local lake. Location will be emailed to participants once registered and paid.

Instructor: TBA Cost: $68
Course Code Section Days Date Time
SEF-3001-02 61152 TH 07/11/24 5:45pm-8:00pm

Level 2 Kayaking Lakes and Water Safety for Women

If you have not taken Level 1, we strongly recommend you take Intro. and/or Level 1 before taking this class. In this class, we expand on everything mentioned in Intro. and Level 1 plus continue refinement of strokes and maneuvers, steering, adding new maneuvers such as bracing and work on stamina, distance, safety and deep water re-entry techniques, comfort falling out of boat and re—entry and practicing wet exits if desired. You can participate or just watch the capsize and re-entry portion of the class. Learning how to get back in, in deep water is an important skill to know about and practice. Classes will take place at local lake. Location will be emailed to participants once registered and paid

Instructor: TBA Cost: $68
Course Code Section Days Date Time
SEF-3001-03 61225 S 07/20/24 10:00am-12:00pm

Painting on a Black Canvas

CSP 7771

Black canvas should be purchased black, not painted black. The reason for this type canvas is that it provides a dramatic background for showcasing your colors and scene. It is a great painting lesson to try. Any level painter is welcome. Student supply list: basic acrylic paints and brushes, 16×20 black canvas, paper plates and towels, water container, plastic table cover.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $73
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7771-01 59902 W 05/29/24-07/17/24 1:00pm-4:00pm HUM 101

Painting: Holiday Christmas Painting

CSP 7140

This course is highly anticipated every year. Each week students will create holiday and decorative small paintings to give away or keep. Special instruction on glass painting and other specialty painting will be taught. Students’ Supply List: Table cover, paper towels, paper plates, water container, basic acrylic colors, basic brushes, at least 8 small canvases (any small size you’d like)

Instructor: Boles Cost: $73
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7140-01 59905 W 10/16/24 – 12/11/24 1:00-4:00pm HUM 104

Painting: Underwater Seascape

CSP 7771

Paint an underwater scene of the creatures and beauty of the ocean. Supplies needed: Canvas, basic acrylic paint colors, basic brushes, water container, paper towels, paper plates, and table cover.

Instructor: Boles Cost: $73
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7771-01 59041 W 03/13/24-5/01/24 1PM-4PM HUM104

Pottery: Exploring Ceramics

CSP 7772

Develop the skills needed to work with clay. This 24-hour course provides students with the skills and techniques to make functional and decorative objects out of clay. Using the potter’s wheel and various hand building techniques, students take their designs from clay to glazed and fired ceramic pieces. Beginners in clay will leave with a solid foundation
and understanding of working in a cooperative pottery studio and more advanced makers will be able to focus in and further develop their ideas. Clay, glaze materials and firings are provided.

Instructor: Knirs Cost: $150
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7772-02 61103 M 10/21/24 – 12/9/24 5:00pm-8:00pm CCA 104
CSP-7772-01 61102 W 10/16/24 – 12/11/24 1:00pm-4:00pm CCA 104
CSP-7772-03 61104 W 10/16/24 – 12/11/24 5:00pm-8:00pm CCA 104

 

Pottery: Exploring Clay

CSP 7766

Learn how to design and make pottery using the potter’s wheel and various hand-building techniques. This 24-hour course is open to all levels and will focus on individual instruction. Beginners in clay will leave with a solid foundation and understanding of working in a cooperative pottery studio and more advanced makers will be able to focus in and further develop their ideas. Clay, glaze materials and firings will be provided.

Instructor: Knirs Cost: $123
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7766-02 59907 W 05/22/24-07/17/24 1:00pm-4:00pm CCA 104
CSP-7766-03 59908 W 05/22/24-07/17/24 5:00pm-8:00pm CCA 104
CSP-7766-01 59906 M 06/03/24-07/15/24 5:00pm-8:00pm CCA 104

 

Instructor: Knirs Cost: $150
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
CSP-7766-02 61100 M 08/19/24-10/14/24 5:00pm-8:00pm CCA 104
CSP-7766-01 61099 W 08/21/24-10/09/24 1:00pm-4:00pm CCA 104
CSP-7766-03 61101 W 08/21/24-10/09/24 5:00pm-8:00pm CCA 104

 

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Woodworking – Advanced: Fine Points of Furniture Construction

PRC 7127

Prerequisite: PRC 7100

Learn the heritage art of woodworking at an advanced level. Coursework includes discussion on the history, trends, and practice of the art and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Upon completion, students will be prepared to either advance to a higher skill level or to fabricate and market their goods. Safety equipment is required (safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.). Students need wood for projects, which they learned about in the pre-requisite Fundamentals of Woodworking course. Wood obtained from anywhere other than the CCWW must be inspected and approved by the instructor. A $20 supply fee is included in the cost of the class to cover wear and tear on machinery, and basic supplies (i.e. glue).

Classes are held at the Center for Construction Trades and Woodworking (CCTW) located at 333 South Scales Street in Reidsville. This is the former Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW), which was renovated and renamed in Spring 2022.

Instructor: Smith Cost: $202
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PRC-7127-01 58920 TTH 06/04/24 – 08/13/24 8:00am – 3:30pm CCTW
PRC-7127-01 58921 TTH 08/27/24 – 11/21/24 8:00am – 3:30pm CCTW

 

Woodworking – Fundamentals

PRC 7100

Learn the heritage art of woodworking at the introductory level. Course work includes discussion on history and trends, practice, and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Upon completion, participants will be prepared to either advance to a higher skill level or to fabricate and market their goods. Discussion is held at the beginning of class about what types of wood will work best for each student’s project and guidance is provided about obtaining wood. The quantity and purchase amount will vary per student and per project. The Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW) has poplar wood for purchase. If students prefer wood other than poplar, it may be purchased elsewhere. Please call the instructor at 336-394-4718 for recommendations. Some students prefer to bring in wood from other sources. Neither Rockingham Community College staff nor the CCWW staff will cut down trees or retrieve fallen wood from private community members. Wood obtained from anywhere other than the CCWW must be inspected and approved by the instructor. Students must provide safety glasses and hearing protection. A $20 supply fee is included in the cost of this class to cover wear and tear on machinery and basic supplies (i.e. glue).

Classes are held at the Center for Construction Trades and Woodworking (CCTW) located at 333 South Scales Street in Reidsville. This is the former Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW), which was renovated and renamed in Spring 2022.

This course is a prerequisite for all other PRC courses.

Instructor: Smith Cost: $147
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc
PRC-7100-01 58958 W 09/04/24 – 11/01/24 5:45-9:15PM CCTW

 

Woodworking – Intermediate

PRC 7143

Learn the heritage art of woodworking at the intermediate level. Course work includes discussion on history and trends, practice, and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Upon completion, students are prepared to either advance to a higher skill level or to fabricate and market their goods. Students need wood for projects, which they learned about in the pre- requisite Fundamentals of Woodworking class. Wood obtained from anywhere other than the CCWW must be inspected and approved by the instructor. A $20 supply fee is included in the cost of this class to cover wear and tear on machinery and basic supplies (i.e. glue).

Classes are held at the Center for Construction Trades and Woodworking (CCTW) located at 333 South Scales Street in Reidsville. This is the former Center for Creative Woodworking (CCWW), which was renovated and renamed in Spring 2022.

Instructor: Smith
Course Code Section Days Date Time Loc Cost
PRC-7143-01 58961 TTH 06/04/24 – 08/13/24 5:45pm-9:15pm CCTW $202
PRC-7143-01 58962 T 09/03/24 – 11/21/24 5:45pm-9:15pm CCTW $147
PRC-7143-02 58963 TH 09/05/24 – 11/21/24 5:45pm-9:15pm CCTW $147

 

Address

Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu