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SUMMER Credit Recovery Classes


with MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 18, 2023

Credit recovery is a program that gives high school students who have previously attempted a course—but not earned credit—a way to try again!

SUMMER credit recovery classes, students redo what they didn’t master the first time, so they learn the skills they will need in life while completing required courses and getting back on track for receiving their high school diplomas on time.  







Photography Workshop Puffin & Lighthouse Tour


with Steve McGrath, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 19, 2023

Perfect for the beginner or intermdiate photographer. This 3 part workshop starts with a live online session, an awesome field session on the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company Puffin & LighthouseTour and ends with an online share.Learn about camera settings, aperture, shutter speed, compositional techniques and more!

JULY 19 Online Class 5:30-7pm $75

JULY 22 Cruise Maine Maritime Museum

JULY 26 Online critique 5:30-7pm

Students need to buy tour tickets.for the cruise. Limited at 15 students.(a link will be emailed once you register)



with Nancy Clark, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 19, 2023 at 9:30 am

Kids ages 6-9 will use their favorite colors to create a totem project and a cosmos painting using acrylic paints and glitter!

WED JULY 19 & THURS JULY 20 9:30-11am $20 • $5 material fee paid to instructor.


Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat - Searsport Shores


with Chris Toy, Maranacook Adult Education

Calendar Jul 20, 2023

Acadian Arts Asian Fusion Cooking Retreat 

Searsport Shores 

July 20-23 1 PM Thursday -  1 PM Sunday

$495 includes workshops and meals


Your instructor, Chris Toy is the author of 6 popular cookbooks, a private chef, and has taught Asian-fusion cooking for several Maine community education programs. Cooking students will learn how to prepare a variety of recipes from Asia, Europe, and the Americas incorporating traditional and local ingredients. Each meal will actively engage cooks with the tools, techniques, and stories behind the dishes being created. All meals are included in the workshop fee as well as specially planned optional evening activities designed to extend your learning from the day’s workshops.

Considered Mid-coast Maine’s premier oceanfront campground, on the shores of Penobscot Bay, located between bustling Bar Harbor (Acadia National Park) and charming Camden village, you can find nearby motels, tenting, RV, and cabins overlooking the ocean.  Register for the retreat then call 207-548-6059 for overnight accommodations.

Comments from recent Acadian Arts Retreats participants,

“I learned so much that Chris taught me, and the recipes were attainable.”

“Really enjoyed the scientific explanations of why things happen!”


Behavioral Health Professional Training & Certificate Program (BHP) JULY 20 & 21


with Wendy Enright, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 20, 2023 at 8 am

Our community is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in a child’s life. A Certified Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) makes an impact on a child while helping them learn to grow and develop. This ONLINE training program will equip you with ways to help children who are currently on a wait list for services and will also prepare you for employment through local social services agencies.

Work at your own pace completing 12 online modules prior to attending three 4-hour live sessions, including the new ethics and boundaries training. Once the modules and live sessions are completed, you will receive links to bloodborne pathogen training and virtual First Aid & CPR training. The entire program requirements will take about 45 hours to complete. Any individual who will be 18 years of age or older upon completion of the course may register.

MSAD 52 & Woodfords are partnering to offer this course JULY 20 & 21 THURS & FRIDAY 8am-12:30pm


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



with Lee Sullivan, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 22, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This ME hoMEworks class covers the process of buying a home: deciding, budgeting for homeownership, building credit, mortgage approval, choosing your realtor, inspections, insurance, the closing process, energy efficiency, and avoiding predatory lenders. Learn about the down payment and closing cost assistance available to first-time homebuyers, veterans, and others. Earn a Certificate of Completion required for certain mortgage programs, including USDA, ME State Housing Authority, and other lenders. Free individualized counseling is available following the class. Please have a pen and notepad available. Note: Register the person you are buying your home with at the time of your registration and get a $10 rebate. Required: You must respond to the email from YCCAC to finalize registration and receive online link.

About Lee: Lee Sullivan has experienced the home-buying process multiple times and successfully redeveloped several bank-owned residential properties. She is a HUD and hoMEworks-certified housing counselor and homebuyer educator.

Art Camp EARTH


with Nancy Clark, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 26, 2023 at 9:30 am

In this awesome camp kids ages 10-13 will focus on the earth by creating unique landscapes and seascapes! A variety of mixed media including pastels, paint,pencil and glitter will be introduced.

WED JULY 26 & THURS JULY 27 9:30-11am $20 • $5 material fee paid to instructor.


Beginner Photography ONLINE


with Steve McGrath, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 27, 2023 at 6 pm

Get your camera ready as Steve McGrath, a professional photographer introduces you to important functions and techniques in digital photography, Learn when and how to use special features - such as program mode, manual mode, aperture and shutter priority. We will also discuss light and composition. Don’t miss this class!

THURS • JULY 27, AUG 3 & 10 6-7:30pm $120 (a link will be emailed once you register)

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