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Beginner Beekeeping

$44

with Peter Cowin

Calendar Apr 7, 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, April 7, 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.

 

CDL Class B: Career Night

Free

with Nicole Cushing

Calendar Feb 1, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Any CDL Student or person with a Class B driving license is invited to come talk with truck driving companies looking to hire. Join us and leave with and a new career! Please register online so that we can make sure that our companies have enough information to go around.

Date: Thursday, February 1, 2018

Time: 5:30-7 pm

Location: PDC, 75 North Road, Readfield

Registration: FREE, but please call office to register.

 

CDL Class B: Dump Truck or Bus

$1,900

with Nancy Frost

Calendar Jan 9, 2018 at 5:45 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class prepares you to meet Maine DMV requirements and gives you the hands-on skills that employers demand. The course consists of 42 hours of classroom instruction to prepare you for the CDL license process, including written and skills exam. The 30 hours of one-on-one range instruction will prepare you for the road test. In addition to the cost of the course, a $35 permit fee, payable to the Secretary of State, is due by the 2nd class. Additional endorsements of Bus, Tank and Hazmat are $10 each. For the bus driving endorsement, you must be over 21, have a clean driving record, and get a physical exam at your own expense.

Instructor: Nancy Frost 

Class cancelled January 4th and 6th. New dates:

Tuesdays: 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30 (5:45-9 pm)

Thursdays: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 (5:45-9 pm)

Saturdays: 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3 (8-2:30 pm)

 

Driving time arranged individually with Instructor

Location: Professional Development Center, 75 North Road, Readfield            

Registration: $1900

 

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Intermediate Beekeeping - New!

$44

with Peter Cowin

Calendar May 19, 2018 at 8:30 am, runs for 1 week

This class is designed to look in more detail at key aspects of beekeeping and will be particularly helpful to those who wish to run several hives and get the most out of them. This is a good follow up on the beginners’ course. Building up hive strength, swarm prevention, splitting hives, making nucs, disease prevention, feral colony relocation and honey production are all covered.

Instructor: Peter Cowin

Saturday, May 19, 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.

 

Registered Maine Guide Training

$495

with John Rogers

Calendar May 10, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

This four day intensive training prepares you for all three licenses - Recreation, Fishing and Hunting, with emphasis on Map & Compass, Search & Rescue, Catastrophic Events, Canoeing & Canoe Rescue techniques and all related topics in the field. You will be 100% ready to take one of Maine’s toughest outdoor tests. Once licensed as a Maine Guide, you are able to lead others through the woods and waters of Maine. A 120 page manual with practice tests will be given to you the first day of class.

Anyone pursuing their Maine Guide License will also need First-Aid. First-Aid is available for students on May 10th from 6 to 9 pm. An enrollment form will be sent with class confirmation.

Instructor: John A. Rogers with Maine’s Outdoor Learning Center

Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9 am-5 pm

May 10, 11, 12 & 13, 2018

Location: Professional Development Center, 75 North Rd, Readfield

Registration: $495

 

Welding Basics

$199

with Ian Hippler

Calendar Mar 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 10 weeks

This class teaches professional welding skills and technology for those wishing to enter the welding profession or a technical college program. Hobbyists welcomed. No previous welding experience is required. Each class includes approximately 30 minutes of theory and safety training and 2 hours of hands-on welding. Safety glasses, welding gloves, and leather boots required. Book and supply fees are due at registration.

Instructor: Ian Hippler

10 Wednesdays, 6-8:30 pm

Begins: March 7, 2018

Location: MCHS

Registration: $129

Book Rental Fee: $40

Lab Fee:$30

Total due at registration: $199                                                                   

 

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