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American Red Cross-1st Aid/CPR with Pediatric, July 2022


with Judy Emch, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jul 14, 2022 at 9 am

Participants will learn to recognize and provide care for persons of all ages who have experienced a sudden illness or injury until Emergency Medical Services arrive and take over. Following current Emergency Cardiac Care guidelines, students will learn to recognize a heart attack and what to do in this situation, including providing CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Students will also learn to recognize stroke, breathing emergencies, and how to treat burns. Additional skills include caring for choking adults, children and infants, and controlling bleeding, as well as checking responsive persons. Certificate and reference card included. Presented by Maine Safety Education.

Basic Chainsaw Maintenance


with Angela Mellon, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jul 14, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Prerequisite: This class is appropriate for anyone who already knows how to start a chainsaw. Instructor Angela Mellon is a Stihl Silver-Level Service Technician.

Do you want to take better care of your chainsaw, but don’t know how?  This course covers the basics of maintenance and preventive care. Students will have the chance to perform a basic tuneup, sharpening, and replacing the chain, as time permits. We will also discuss using the right fuel and oil for your saw. Bring your questions! We will NOT be starting saws or cutting in this class.

Supplies required: Students are responsible for supplying the following in order to perform a tuneup and sharpening on their saw. Please be advised that different saws require different sizes/styles. Any shop that works on saws should be able to sell you these correct parts: Gasoline-powered chainsaw, round file, flat file, fuel filter, spark plug, air filter, scrench, eye protection, work gloves (ex. Nitrile covered fabric).


Perennials for Butterflies & Hummingbirds


with John Fromer, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jul 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Hummingbirds and butterflies need our help. Planting a garden or wild area for these most interesting species gives them a buffet and a place to lay their eggs. Specific varieties of plants and how to arrange and grow them will be discussed.

Tripp Tigers Girls Soccer Training


with Chris Cifelli, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 18, 2022 at 9 am

For girls entering grades 7th & 8th!

Join Coach Cifelli and Leavitt players to work on skills for your upcoming season. Players will focus on the strategies and tactics from a team perspective through drills and short sided games.

JULY 18-21st 9-10:30am $40


Guitar Camp for Kids


with David Deas, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 18, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Now is the perfect time to enroll your child in a summer music camp.

Whether you’re a beginner or a more advanced guitar player, this camp will suit your needs! A great way to encourage your child to express themselves through music.

4 REMOTE DAYS • JULY 18,19, 20 & 21 6-8pm $45

Behavioral Health Professional Training & Certificate Program (BHP) JULY 20th


with Wendy Enright, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 20, 2022 at 8 am

Children’s Behavioral Health Services are vital to Maine’s children with Intellectual Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Disorders and their families. 

As an integral part of the child’s treatment team, a Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) has the opportunity to make an immediate impact while helping a child grow and develop to their full potential.

The BHP Blended Course consists of 12 on-demand online modules (approximately 28 hours) that need to be completed BEFORE the virtual live session with a certified BHP instructor.

Thanks to funding being provided by Maine’s Department of Health and Human Services, the course fees ($200) are waived at this time! Students must have a high school diploma to participate. ONLY $25 administrative fee!

Per Program Policy: This class can not be refunded, however you can be moved into another BHP session if a conflict occurs. 

Please READ: Additional requirements to earn your BHP Certificate:

Ethics & Boundaries class (offered virtually, 2.5 hours) Please hold a date in your calendar as these are additional requirements for your certification.

Completion of an OSHA compliant Blood-borne pathogens (BBP) training (online course assigned to you in BHP Relias Learning Management System, .5 hours)

Child & Adult First Aid & CPR w/AED Certification (available through Woodfords Training & Resource Center - more information will be provided upon enrollment, 2.75 hours)

JULY 20th WEDNESDAY 8am-4:30pm

Please call 225-1010 or email Tricia for more information!

Cooking - the Fundamentals


with Evan Landry, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jul 20, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

You can prepare delicious meals at home! Learn the basic cooking techniques and methods, how to effectively read, shop, and prepare ingredients for recipes, basic stocks/sauces, efficient food cost methods, safety/equipment management, and more. Using French cooking fundamentals as the knowledge base, you will produce and prepare basic food components for food creations of your own. Expect to learn about and use kitchen equipment, cut your own mirepoix (carrots, celery, onion) and other ingredients (herbs, meats, etc), simmer a stock/sauce, explore the 5 mother sauces (bechamel, veloute, espagnole, hollandaise, and tomato), perform basic building block recipes (break down a chicken, blanch vegetables, and render fat.) By the end of Day 1, we will choose a dish based upon the prep work accomplished. On Day 2, students will prepare individual dishes from the work done the previous day.  Let your inner chef out and enjoy the creative processes and the leftovers you will bring home.

Cost of supplies is included in course fee. Students should bring containers on Day 2 to take leftovers home.

Worm Composting for Beginners JULY


with Jock Robie, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 21, 2022 at 6 pm

This class will be a all about creating and maintaining a worm composting bin.

Topics discussed will be:

What is worm composting and vermiculture?

The benefits of worm composting.

What things to consider before you start

What it takes for worms to thrive & common problems.

This is an "in person" class. The instructor will bring the worm bins to class.

The instructor will take contact information from each student and stay in touch by email and phone during the students first year (or longer) until the student is self reliant.

Your worm bin will be due for its first harvest in 3 to 4 months. 

The instructor supplies all the equipment needed to start your worm bin at no additional charge. He just asks that you try your best to be successful. The instructor has 50 worm bins in his worm farm and 12 years of experience and has given many workshops in person since 2011. 

THURS • JULY 21 6-8pm $10 @ The Turner Adult Learning Center


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