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Session II: Map & Compass Level I

$50

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jun 8, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn how to read a topographic map and DeLorme Gazetteer, colors of a map, symbols used, topography, and more. Learn latitude and longitude and locating your position, parts of a compass, how to make a bearing on a map, and determining distance. Introduction to using a compass outside will be covered but not practiced. The class takes place on Zoom. No discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Session II Foraging

$40

with David Spahr

Calendar Jun 27, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

This 2.5 hour course will include walking the woods to find edible wild food along with detailed descriptions for habitat and structure of the plants. David has been foraging for over 50 years.  No equipment is absolutely necessary but a knife and basket or paper bags are optional.  No discounts. Covid 19 safety protocols will be followed, including masks and social distancing.

Session III: Malaga Island History Talk

$25

with Alice Bean Andrenyak, MMG

Calendar Jul 15, 2021 at 7 pm, runs for 1 week

Malaga Island is a 41-acre island at the mouth of the New Meadows River in Casco Bay, ME. It was the site of an interracial community from the Civil War until 1911 when the residents were forcibly evicted from the island. Travel back in history and learn about who used the island before the colony, about the colony and its history, and then about it now. Take a virtual tour with Master Maine Guide, Alice Bean Andrenyak, who specializes in its tumultuous history. The class takes place on Zoom. No discounts

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Dog Grooming: 4 Course Bundle

$200

with Alphonso Govan

All sessions are delivered one-on-one with individual dog owners. Each dog and their person are unique and have individual needs. These needs are most easily addressed and successfully mastered in this format of individual dog grooming workshops. There are no steadfast class dates. Once you register your name will be sent to the instructor and he will contact you to set up the classes. No discounts. The class takes place on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Dog Grooming: Bath Time!

$50

with Alphonso Govan

It's all about a spa day for your dog! Shampooing your dog, cleaning their ears and eyes, clipping their nails, brushing their coats, and if necessary, how to perform anal gland expression. What are the recommended shampoos? Are there certain types of wipes to use around their eyes and ears or will a face cloth with some shampoo work? Answers to these questions and more! No discounts. The class takes place on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Dog Grooming: Bonding and Calming

$50

with Alphonso Govan

Do you want to get comfortable with your furry friend and they with you through the art of touch? Some dogs do not react well when first experiencing the feel of touching but do adjust rather quickly as they realize it is very calming. This class will show you how to massage your dog and why this benefits you both. We will also take time to go over what tools are needed for grooming, including why you need a stuffed animal to practice on. No discounts. The class takes place on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Dog Grooming: Clipping and Scissoring

$50

with Alphonso Govan

Would you like to be able to clip your dog yourself? We will direct you on how to clip and use scissors on your stuffed animal with your dog in the room. Do you have a long-haired or short-haired dog or one in between? Is there a certain direction you need to clip in? What size clipper attachments should you use? How can I feel comfortable using scissors on my dog? Questions like these will be answered to help you feel more comfortable grooming your dog. Please try to find a stuffed dog with similar fur length to your pet. No discounts. The class takes place on Zoom.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.

Dog Grooming: Time for a Hair (fur) Cut!

$50

with Alphonso Govan

The focus will be on working with your dog to give them the clipping and scissoring they need to boost their confidence! A dog that feels like they are styling is a happy dog! Do you have a long-haired or short-haired dog or one in between? Is there a certain direction you need to clip in? What size clipper attachments should you use? How can I feel comfortable using scissors on my dog? Get the answers here to help you feel more comfortable grooming your dog. The class takes place on Zoom. No Discounts.

Students must have an audio and video-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone to participate.





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