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Merrymeeting Adult Education



General Enrichment

Registered Maine Guide Training

$500

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Jan 18, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Train to become a working Registered Maine Guide by learning the skills that guides use daily, including map & compass, coastal navigation, shelter building, separated client searches, cooking, canoeing, snowshoeing, SUPing, plus specialty skills for sea kayaking, fishing, and hunting future guides. This course doesn't include Maine IFW application process testing fees or First Aid. This hybrid program includes Zoom, all day workshops, and homework assignments.

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Forest Bathing through the Seasons

$55

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Mar 7, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 10 weeks

Wash yourself with nature’s healing powers as we transition from winter into late spring. We meet for three sessions, once each month, at the same outdoor space for 90 minutes. During our slow mindful walking and sitting, you will be guided with prompts and meditations to help you slow down, and connect with nature’s wonder and rebirth. We will breathe, connect, heal and give thanks each session finishing the session with a tea ceremony. Dress for the weather; bring a blanket to wrap yourself for meditations; something to sit upon such as a very small folding chair or a yoga mat; and a journal for writing or drawing. Location will be provided close to class start. 3 sessions ONLY: 3/7, 4/4, 5/2 (Mondays)

Forest Bathing through the Seasons

$55

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Mar 10, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Wash yourself with nature’s healing powers as we transition from winter into late spring. We meet for three sessions, once each month, at the same outdoor space for 90 minutes. During our slow mindful walking and sitting, you will be guided with prompts and meditations to help you slow down, and connect with nature’s wonder and rebirth. We will breathe, connect, heal and give thanks each session finishing the session with a tea ceremony. Dress for the weather; bring a blanket to wrap yourself for meditations; something to sit upon such as a very small folding chair or a yoga mat; and a journal for writing or drawing. Location will be provided close to class start. 3 sessions ONLY: 3/10, 4/14, 5/12 (Thursdays)

Bath Maine Driving Dynamics

$40

with Ron Jack

Calendar Mar 29, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Maine Driving Dynamics offers drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. This 5-hour course includes collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. Those completing the course receive a 3-point credit on their driving record. Must attend both evenings. Those ages 15 to 64 pay $40 and those 65-plus pay $25. For senior discount, please call 729-7323 to register.

NRA Basics of Pistol Handling for Women

$100

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Apr 26, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In a non-threatening safe environment with no live ammunition present, learn the basics of: handgun safety at home; how to handle a pistol safely; parts of a pistol and ammunition; fundamentals of pistol shooting including holding, stance and aiming; common malfunctions; cleaning; and selecting a pistol just right for you. The optional two-hour range time is separately scheduled and has a fee of $50 payable to the instructor. If you go to the range, you’ll fire either your own pistol or one from the instructor and try to put five rounds of ammunition through 4 separate target circles at ten feet using only 20 rounds. You will need 50 rounds of ammunition for your personal handgun. If “renting” a pistol from the instructor, she will have 50 rounds of ammunition for you for a cost of $25. To pass this nationally rated course and get certified you must: attend all sessions and actively participate, pass a written examination, and pass the ten-foot shooting qualification all within 2 weeks of the last class session. Certification can be used to apply for a Concealed Carry Permit.  No discounts

NRA Basics of Pistol Handling for Women

$100

with Alice Bean Andrenyak

Calendar Apr 27, 2022 at 9 am, runs for 2 weeks

In a non-threatening safe environment with no live ammunition present, learn the basics of: handgun safety at home; how to handle a pistol safely; parts of a pistol and ammunition; fundamentals of pistol shooting including holding, stance and aiming; common malfunctions; cleaning; and selecting a pistol just right for you. The optional two-hour range time is separately scheduled and has a fee of $50 payable to the instructor. If you go to the range, you’ll fire either your own pistol or one from the instructor and try to put five rounds of ammunition through 4 separate target circles at ten feet using only 20 rounds. You will need 50 rounds of ammunition for your personal handgun. If “renting” a pistol from the instructor, she will have 50 rounds of ammunition for you for a cost of $25. To pass this nationally rated course and get certified you must: attend all sessions and actively participate, pass a written examination, and pass the ten-foot shooting qualification all within 2 weeks of the last class session. Certification can be used to apply for a Concealed Carry Permit.  No discounts

Brunswick: Maine Driving Dynamics

$40

with Ron Jack

Calendar May 31, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Maine Driving Dynamics offers drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. This 5-hour course includes collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine’s highways. The course is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor. Those completing the course receive a 3-point credit on their driving record. Must attend both evenings. Those ages 15 to 64 pay $40 and those 65-plus pay $25. For senior discount, please call 729-7323 to register.

 





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