Courses
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April 6-18, 2019, HCC 0190
This fun, hands-on, interactive class will introduce children to proper etiquette relating to situational contacts with people including home, sports, school, and daily interactions with the public. Students will gain valuable knowledge, and learn to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper table, and practice social/behavioral skills while eating at the table. For ages 5-7.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 120
Saturday, May 4, 2019, CUL 120
This fun, hands-on, interactive class will introduce children to proper etiquette relating people, home, sports, school, & daily interactions with the public. Students will gain valuable knowledge, and learn to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper table, and practice social/behavioral skills while eating at the table. For ages 8-12.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 120
Saturday, May 4, 2019, CUL 120
Are you a babysitter between the ages of 10-15? This American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course will help prepare you to respond to an illness or injury of a child or infant in your care.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, PON 0206
Discover the world of computer programming and game design. Learn multiple coding languages as you create fun and creative projects. Great opportunity to explore virtual reality creation and computer science. In this fun-filled 10-week course, students will improve their coding skills through hands-on learning and games. For students ages 10-14.


April 10, 2019 to June 5, 2019, CHLAB 207
Bring your child (or grandchild, niece, friend) to bake and decorate delicious heart-shaped cookies for Valentine's Day. Registered adult may bring one child age 8-15 to class.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Explore, taste and enjoy flavor profiles and foods from China, Korea and Vietnam. Learn to make Chinese Dumplings, Korean Kimchi, and Vietnamese Spring Rolls. All recipes can be made vegetarian if you choose. Students will also learn basic knife skills and safety, sanitation, kitchen flow and communication. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, April 28, 2019, CUL 117
Bagels and biscuits are just as fun to make, as they are to eat! Discover the secret to baking a deliciously soft and chewy bagel. Once your bagels are baked, top them with an array of options. This is a great time to get creative and think outside the box. Students will also learn to bake melt-in-your mouth, savory cheese biscuits. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, May 5, 2019, CUL 116
Using the skills learned in Compelling Portrait Photography - Part 1, students will take a field trip to a local retirement center to take portraits of seniors. Each student will be paired with a senior and will have an opportunity to interview them before taking their portraits. Upon returning to the classroom, students will create a framed collage of their favorite image along with a journal entry of what they learned during the interviews. These projects will be presented as a gift to the participating seniors. Bring a DSLR camera, snack and water bottle. For students ages 11-15.


Saturday, May 4, 2019, CHLAB 207
This class will introduce students to the art of making a compelling portrait. Topics include camera functions, correct exposure, lighting, posing and composition. Students will practice with each other, take self-portraits, and conclude the class with an art project using their favorite image. Bring a DSLR camera, water bottle, snack and dress in layers. For students ages 11-15.



Saturday, April 6, 2019, HCC 0190
Discover the secrets to making delectable French pastries. Create crisp shells filled with pastry cream and dipped in chocolate. Then indulge your savory side with cheese puffs or Gougeres that can be eaten alone or filled with a savory filling of your choice. For students ages 10-14.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
In this four-hour, fun and action packed class, students will learn how to make a classic roast chicken, crispy potatoes and grilled broccolini with vinaigrette. Basic knife skills and safety, sanitation, kitchen flow and communication will also be covered.


Saturday, April 6, 2019, CUL 117
What's better than a piece of pie? A whole pie you can hold in your hand! Come and learn to make both savory and sweet turnovers, mini galettes and tartlettes. Bring an apron, lunch and take-home containers. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, May 19, 2019, CUL 116
Join Chef Shannon Hodgen and explore some of the holiday's most exciting side dishes. Impress your family on Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season with your culinary skills and delicious creations from the autumn harvest! For students ages 11-15.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Who doesn't love homemade cookies and ice cream? In this class, students will learn to make several different kinds of cookies and ice cream flavors. Then it's time to get creative with creating custom ice cream sandwiches. Bring an apron, lunch and take-home containers. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, April 14, 2019, CUL 116

Are you tired of bland freezer waffles or boring cereal for breakfast? Is it time to put away your rubbery twig of string cheese or your dusty crackers and pasty hummus? Join Chef Shannon in a professional kitchen at the Cascade Culinary Institute as she teaches you to create tasty and healthy breakfast and after school snack alternatives.



Saturday, February 23, 2019, CUL 117
Learn to make an Italian dinner from start to finish. Discover how to create homemade Ravioli pasta, fill them with an array of fillings, and make a delicious simple marinara to top it all off. Complete your meal with homemade focaccia, the wonderful Italian bread soaked in olive oil and topped with herbs.


Sunday, March 10, 2019, CUL 116
Do you love cheese? Are you interested in learning how to make it from scratch? If so, this class is for you! Spend five fun-filled hours in a professional kitchen at the Cascade Culinary Institute exploring the basics of cheesemaking. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, May 5, 2019, CUL 117
Winter is a great time for making and eating soup. If you love to cook and want to learn new recipes to impress your family and friends, then look no further. Sign up for Soup Camp! Learn the building blocks of flavor to create delicious and healthy soups. Gain new skills and become versed in what foods are in season during the winter and early spring in Central Oregon. For students ages 10-14.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Hop your way into the Spring holiday with delicious confectionery concoctions. Learn to make homemade carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and delicious carrot scones perfect for a holiday brunch. Then get creative making Rice Krispie Treats with some spring flair and finish off the day by making Pavlova eggs and lemon curd. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, March 31, 2019, CUL 116
Enjoy a day of photography exploration in this hands-on class and learn how to take your best shot! Explore the anatomy of the camera and lens and discover how they actually work. Learn the basic rules of photography and the elements of composition. Practice setting up your shot and taking portraits. Bring a DSLR camera and a snack. Dress in layers as you will be shooting outside and indoors. For students ages 11-15.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Do you love pasta? Are you interested in learning how to make it from scratch? Join us to discover the art of pasta! Chef Shannon will teach you to measure, mix, knead, roll, cut, and cook pasta. Learn how to use a rolling pin, various cutting devices and a pasta machine to shape your pasta creations. You will also learn how to make a simple and delicious meat ragu as well as fresh pesto. Take some home to share with your family. Bring an apron, lunch and take-home containers. For students ages 10-14.


This course contains no sessions at this time.