Local Noncredit Courses

Registration Information

Contact Taylor Kubber by phone at 315-655-7191 or by email at tnkubber@cazenovia.edu to register for a class. Once you are registered, you will receive a confirmation letter by email or mail. One week before the class starts, you will receive a final confirmation packet including information about the course location.
Course Locations

All courses are held at Cazenovia College unless an alternate location is listed in the course description.
Course Fees

The tuition fees are listed in each individual course description. If a supply fee is listed, it is payable directly to the instructor at the first class. Tuition is due seven days before the course starts. You may pay over the phone by debit/credit card or by check, payable to "Cazenovia College."
Refund Policy

A full refund is available up to seven days before a course begins. No refund will be available after that point. If a class is canceled due to insufficient enrollment, you will receive a full refund. 

Courses available for Summer 2015

CE100 Watering Can Wreath - $30

Thursday, May 28, 6:30 – 9 p.m.
You will make and take home a beautiful twig-backed wreath with preserved tree-of-heaven leaves, Billy Buttons, deep purple status, celosia, weeping bamboo, penny grass, and two antique watering cans (approx. 5.5" each) placed at the 10 o'clock position and 5 o'clock positions. The instructor teaches step by step to help make a totally natural garden wreath that will last for years in your home or as a gift. Class limited to 12 students. $25 supply fee. Taught by C. McCue (1 class)

CE101 Conflict, Anger and Stress Resolution - $36
Friday, May 29, 6 – 9 p.m.
Relax at this session and learn how to become the mellowest person you know. We will identify realistic perceptions of anger, the gender trap, and mental defense. Learn skills to last a lifetime that will show you how to stay calm and focused even in the face of deadlines and urgencies. Learn how to escape the do-it-all mentality and handle pressures when EVERYTHING is a priority. Discover your own strengths and how they will offset learned negative habits. Learn to control your own life again. You will know how to let go of fear, guilt, a painful past, and communicate difficult feelings. Discover leisure time for you - out of the fast track. By the end of the class you will know how to easily accomplish responsibilities plus regain the joy and fun of living again. You will also leave with packet handouts, calming oils, and other herbal items for stress reduction. $20 supply fee. Taught by C. McCue (1 class)
CE102 Detoxification for Health Renewal - $24

Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. 
Experience feeling alive, well, and renewed to the fullest. Learn how to safely and simply cleanse your body by eliminating the toxins we accumulate from the environment, foods, air, and water. Learn the teas, juices, food, herbs, and supplements to use that begin a pattern of cleansing to fight disease, fatigue and stress. You will learn where to find these items and how to grow the herbs. Recipes will also be given. Class limited to 12 students. $20 supply fee. Taught by C. McCue (1 class)
CE103 Creatures of the Creek (grades 5 - 8) - $60

Monday through Wednesday, June 1 through 3, 3 – 6 p.m.
We will study fish communities in small streams using a backpack electrofishing unit to temporarily capture fish from different habitats (runs, riffles, and pools). The fish caught will be small, but interesting and challenging to identify. We will also learn about other stream-dwelling organisms and stream-food webs. Sponsored in part by Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) program. Class limited to four students. $12 supply fee. Taught by T. Yorks (3 classes)
CE104 Creatures of the Deep (grades 5 - 8) - $80
Monday through Thursday, June 8 through 11, 3 – 6 p.m.
Students will be part of a research team that will use large net systems to collect data from a local lake. These nets will be accessed daily by boat, so participants must be comfortable on the water and willing to quickly follow instructions from the "captain." Sponsored in part by Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds (CAMM) program. Class limited to four students. $12 supply fee. Taught by T. Yorks (4 classes)
CE105 Cyanotype Prints - $48

Mondays, June 22 and 29, 1 – 3 p.m.
In this workshop you will experiment with the alternative printing technique for photographs known as the cyanotypes. Cyanotypes are a rich blue in color and are made with sunlight. Students will learn about the process, how to coat and expose prints and will leave the class with their own unique cyanotypes to take home. Class limited to 15 students. $10 supply fee. Taught by S. Cross (2 classes)
CE106 Fairy Gardens - $24

Saturday, July 11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Learn a variety of child-friendly garden projects, activities, and tips for busy parents. Pop into this 2-hour seminar that will give you hands-on ideas for gardening with kids. Some of the projects can be completed in class; others will be demonstrated and practiced before you go. Take your fresh ideas home to the kids and have a great time in the garden! Bring a child aged 6 through 12 or come alone. $10 supply fee. Taught by L. Kellish (1 class)
CE107 Reinventing your Healthcare with Essential Oils - $24

Tuesday, July 14, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Learn about the different essential oils and how they can benefit your health. As a part of this class you will receive a Wellness Consult to determine what oils will be beneficial in reinventing your healthcare along with information on the most common oils and their uses. You will also receive samples of oils and an A-Z guide to essential oils. $15 supply fee. Taught by E. Khazaee (1 class)
CE108 Pinhole Photography (ages 8 and up) - $48

Tuesday & Thursday, July 21 and 23, 1 – 3 p.m.
Abandon your digital cameras and cell phones and learn how to take photographs with a pinhole camera. Pinhole cameras are the most basic of all cameras and can be constructed out of any light tight box. Students will learn how to operate the cameras, how to develop paper negatives and will leave with black and white photographs. Class limited to 15 students. $10 supply fee. Taught by S. Cross (2 classes)
CE109 Creatures of the Shallows: Fish and bugs and… (ages 8 - 11) - $75

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, Aug. 17, 18, and 20, 2 – 5 p.m.
Students will capture and observe fish, insects and other aquatic animals from several habitats. Wear old clothes because we’re getting wet, muddy, slimy and stinky. It’ll be great! Class limited to nine students. $12 supply fee. Taught by T. Yorks (3 classes)