Courses
Are you an experienced woodworker looking to expand and practice your skills? In this class, you will build a cabinet with a raised door panel as you learn various types of joinery including dadoes, rabbets, shiplap, dovetails, and mortise and tenon.


January 23, 2019 to March 13, 2019, SHS
Have you ever had the desire to prepare a sensual meal for you and your sweetie in celebration of Valentine's Day (or any day, for that matter)? If so, this class is for you! Spend a relaxing, creative and fun day in the light-filled kitchens of Cascade Culinary Institute learning how to create (and eat) a five-course, love inspired menu.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Sharpen your woodworking skills. This class is designed for the beginning woodworking student. Learn universal woodworking basics including shop safety, sharpening, tool use and maintenance, wood selection, and more.


April 10, 2019 to May 29, 2019, SHS
Whether you are avoiding gluten products to lose weight or you have a true intolerance, this class will give you the information you need to bake without gluten. Learn to make healthy gluten-free recipes, while understanding the nutritional benefits of gluten-free flours. The instructor will discuss strategies for stocking a gluten-free pantry as well as how to troubleshoot gluten-free baking challenges. This is a hands-on class so bring an apron and take-home containers. NOTE: THIS IS NOT A GLUTEN FREE CERTIFIED KITCHEN.



Saturday, May 4, 2019, CUL 116
This is a great place to start learning metal fabrication and the use of machine tools. Gain skills using hand tools, band saw, drill press, metal lathe, milling machines, and more.


January 8, 2019 to March 14, 2019, RDM3 306
April 2, 2019 to June 6, 2019, RDM3 306
Looking for a new hobby or to hone your welding skills? This introductory course will cover basic welding processes. It includes relevant safety topics and an introduction to shielded metal arc welding.


January 8, 2019 to March 14, 2019, RDM3 306
April 2, 2019 to June 6, 2019, RDM3 306
Learn to design, construct, repair and troubleshoot residential irrigation systems. This class covers basic hydraulic theory, how to obtain site information, determine irrigation requirements and water supply, select sprinklers and spacing ranges, and calculate pressure requirements.


April 4-25, 2019, BEC 0154
Learn basic sewing techniques in this hands-on class. Topics will include tips on which stitch to use, types of needles and when to use them, adjusting tension and different types of seams for various applications. Students will have the opportunity to complete one pillow case in this four-hour class.


Saturday, May 11, 2019, HCC 0230
Take your beginning sewing experience to the next level.  Learn applied techniques of sewing a fleece jacket or vest with a collar, zipper and optional pockets.  Learn tips on pattern layout, making adjustments, matching prints and construction from start to finish. 


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Take your beginning or intermediate sewing experience to the next level. Learn and experience techniques of sewing with stretch fabrics including pattern layout, making adjustments, matching prints and working with nap. Students will have the opportunity to complete at least one pair of stretch/knit pants or leggings with elastic waist and one stretch/knit top (pattern of their choice) in this three-day class.


March 9-23, 2019, HCC 0190
Want to learn to sew, but not sure how to use your sewing machine? This class is a great way to get started on your sewing adventure. Bring your machine and owner's manual and learn common features shared by all standard sewing machines, as well as some features specific to your model. This two-hour class is intended for the beginner with a portable, standard sewing machine (not specialty machines for quilting or embroidery).


Tuesday, April 9, 2019, HCC 0230
Thursday, April 11, 2019, HCC 0230
Tuesday, April 16, 2019, HCC 0230
Thursday, April 18, 2019, HCC 0230
Use your beginning and intermediate sewing skills to create your own personalized mini bag.  Students can choose from a mini-cinch backpack, hobo or tote bag. Patterns are provided.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Create a fun and colorful bunting banner.  This popular flag banner is a fun way to decorate for a special occasion, theme, holiday, or to brighten any space.  Students will have the opportunity to complete a short bunting banner in this four hour sewing project class. 


This course contains no sessions at this time.
In this two-hour class, students will learn and practice techniques of sewing centered, lap, fly and invisible zippers as used in a variety of sewing projects and clothes.


Thursday, May 30, 2019, HCC 0230
Make your breakfast count by adding vegetables! Vegetables can help prevent many diseases as well as stabilize weight. Despite the wonderful qualities of this food source, the Center for Disease Control reports that only 1 in 10 get enough vegetables in their daily diet. In this class, learn about key vegetables for everyday health, shopping and prepping tips and expanding your breakfast menu with veggies that are healthy and tasty.


Saturday, March 9, 2019, CUL 118
Watermedia is any media that is soluble in water such as watercolor, acrylic and gouache (opaque watercolor) paint.  Explore the innate properties & techniques of each of these media and learn how to combine them for the most stunning results.


February 25, 2019 to March 18, 2019, BEC 0152
The couple that welds together, stays together. Welding may not be a traditional way to spend Valentine's Day but it does create a sense of togetherness. Students will work together on a project after being introduced to MIG (metal inert gas) welding and instructed on using a plasma cutter. Students will fabricate their own Valentine's Day project by producing basic welds.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Spend your date night welding! Welding may not be a traditional date night but it does create a sense of togetherness. Students will work together on a project after being introduced to MIG (metal inert gas) welding. Students will fabricate their own special project by producing basic welds.


Saturday, April 27, 2019, RDM3 306