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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.


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)


Brazilian Portuguese & Culture: Part Two - New!
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Brazilian Portuguese & Culture: Part Two - New!


with Jorgeanne Barley

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks

The influence of Brazilian indigenous people and immigrants from Angola, Mozambique, Italy, Germany, and Japan made Brazil a diverse and rich country. You will continue the experience of learning more about Brazilian Portuguese language and an authentic Brazilian dish (fish stew with coconut milk) will be served after learning about its origin. If you want to plan a visit to Brazil there is possibility of traveling to this beautiful country in July 2018.

Instructor: Jorgeanne Barley

7 Wednesdays, 6-8 pm

Begins: April 4, 2018

Location: MCHS

Registration: $80 Supply fee $10, payable to instructor

Instructor Bio: Born in Brazil, Mrs. Barley graduated from Universidade de Uberaba (UNIUBE) and earned her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education. After her arrival in Maine in 1998, she started teaching Portuguese at UMO and SMCC. In 2012 she became a certified Spanish teacher, and is currently teaching Spanish at Maranacook Middle School.


Cakes for the Queen of Heaven “On the Threshold”      NEW!
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Cakes for the Queen of Heaven “On the Threshold” NEW!


with Helen Zidowecki

Calendar Apr 5, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Cakes for the Queen of Heaven   “On the Threshold”

These sessions encourage participants to discover the female imagery and presence that have been acknowledged in Judaism and Christianity; helps participants look at the painful suppression of female experience in Western religious tradition; enables participants to relate their discoveries and experience to their individual identities; encourages participants to explore a new world view and theology for the future.

Instructor: Helen Zidowecki

5 Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm

Begins: April 5, 2018

Time: 6:30-8 pm

Location: MCHS

Registration: $35


Ceramics: Beginning/ Intermediate


with Jeremy Smith

Calendar Mar 1, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

In this ten week course, you will explore the beauty of clay by learning to make coil pots, boxes, tiles and functional pottery. Students may personalize their approach to learning new wheel-thrown and hand building methods. Tools will be available during class. Students will be responsible for purchasing their own clay, approximately $25. Information about the clay required will be given at first class.

Instructor: Jeremy Smith

10 Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm

Begins: March 1, 2018

Location: MCHS

Registration: $89


Full Course

Diabetes: How to Advocate for Yourself


with Brin Amberlee

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This class provides an opportunity to share with and learn from others stories of success so that we may all learn how to live a life with diabetes.

We welcome friends, family members, and other support persons.

Facilitator: Brin Amberlee

8 Tuesdays, 7-8 pm

Begins: March 6, 2018

Location: MCHS

Registration: $5


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