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Accuplacer Testing
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Accuplacer Testing


with Steve Vose

Calendar Jul 1, 2017 at 8 am, runs for 52 weeks
The Accuplacer is the college placement test required by local colleges to determine college readiness. Students can take it for FREE through our program at Maranacook Adult and Community Education. Convenient testing times and dates are available. Call Steve Vose at 207-685-4923 x1009 and get started on your college planning!

Adult Coed Volleyball
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Adult Coed Volleyball


with Dick Watson

Calendar Sep 24, 2017 at 4 pm, runs for 34 weeks
Adult Coed Volleyball Join us for Sunday afternoon volleyball. Skill level not an issue – this is for fun! Sundays 4-6 pm, free of charge. Starts in September and runs until June Call Dick Watson at 293-2857 for details

Aromatic Yoga Nidra - May Session


with Susan Coady

Calendar May 7, 2018 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Aromatic Yoga Nidra is yogic deep relaxation combined with the sensory experience of essential oils. The Yoga Nidra experience is a luminous state of mind hovering between wakefulness and dream, which is profoundly healing. An hour of Yoga Nidra rejuvenates like 4 hours of deep sleep! The guided relaxation takes you into the subtle centers - the chakras- and the oils have been specifically blended for each one. As you rest, you will receive the oil in your palm, enjoy Reiki healing touch at head and feet, and hear the pure tones of crystal and Tibetan bowls.

Facilitated by Susan Coady, oils by Kathy Leone, healing hands of Erin Dunning.

Session 2: Monday, May 7, 2018

Time: 4:30 - 6 pm

Registration: $20 per session

Instructor Susan Coady is a certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor and Ayurvedic bodyworker. Susan has taught yoga for 36 years and is a long time student of Sound Yogi Russell Paul. She is returning to India this winter to continue her studies. Susan’s classes are all held at Maranacook Community High School.

Student Feedback:

“Susan is a skilled instructor….true master.”

“I arrive stressed and leave feeling at peace.”


ATV Safety Course (IFW Authorized) - NEW!


with Craig Gerry

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Participation in an All Terrain Vehicle education course will teach students how to properly operate and maintain an ATV. Laws, responsibilities and personal safety will also covered.

Instructor: Craig Gerry

Date: Tuesdays, May 8 and May 15, 2018

Time: 5:30-9 pm

Location: PDC (Professional Development Center) 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: $10

Students attending safety classes must be a minimum of 10 years old and students under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Students under 18 years of age must have an adult register them in person at the first class.


Basics of Outdoor Cooking


with Steve Vose

Calendar May 16, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Nothing tastes quite as good as a meal cooked over the flames of an open fire. Topics will include how to make guide coffee (with an egg!), reflector oven dinner rolls, dutch oven baked beans and a surprise dessert sure to please!

Instructor: Registered Maine Guide, Steve Vose

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Time: 6-9 pm

Registration: $20

Supply Fee: $10, payable to instructor

All proceeds will be donated to Maranacook Adult and Community Education.


Beginner Beekeeping - New Date!


with Peter Cowin

Calendar May 5, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

Join the “Bee Whisperer”, Peter Cowin, as he covers the basics of beekeeping. Learn about bees, equipment and the gear needed to get started, how to establish new hives, pests and diseases of honeybees, seasonal management of beehives in Maine, and of course, honey production.

Instructor: Peter Cowin

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Time: 8:30 am–1:30 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $44

Instructor Bio: Peter has kept honeybees since the age of 11, and now runs 100 hives in Hampden. He is president of the Penobscot County Beekeepers Association, and is on the MSBA swarm team.


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Boys and Girls Soccer Camp Grades 3-8


with Don Beckwith/ Ryan Hurley

Calendar Jul 9, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

For players with experience, advanced training on tactics and game situations will be provided. Each camper should have their own soccer ball, soccer cleats, sneakers, shin guards (required), labeled water bottle, snacks, and sunscreen. It is also strongly suggested that campers bring extra socks. Previous soccer experience is required.

Instructors: Don Beckwith, MCHS Varsity Boys Soccer Coach and Ryan Hurley, Varsity Boys Soccer Coach at Camden Hills

Dates: July 9-13, 2018

Time: 9 am-11:30 am

Location: Maranacook Community High School fields

Registration: $80 (Includes t-shirt)


Boys’ Black Bear Basketball Camp Grades 4-8


with Rob Schmidt

Calendar Jun 25, 2018 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Campers learn the fundamental of defense including stance and positioning and develop individual offensive skills. Daily activities include individual help stations, lectures, games, and competitions. Each camper should bring a snack and labeled water bottle. Dress in athletic shorts, t-shirt or tank, and socks as well as basketball sneakers.

Coach Schmidt has been the boys’ varsity basketball coach at Maranacook HS for 16 years, leading teams to three KVAC and two state championships.

Instructors: Coach Rob Schmidt, various assistant coaches, and current MCHS players.

Dates: June 25-28, 2018

Time: 8 am - 12 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $65 (Includes t-shirt)


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