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

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)

Watering Can Wreath - $30
Friday, July 10, 6 – 9 p.m. (New date!)
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. $15 supply fee. Taught by C. McCue (1 class)
Detoxification for Health Renewal - $24
Saturday, July 11, 1 – 3 p.m. (New date!)
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. Taught by C. McCue (1 class)​
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)
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)
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)
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)

Course available for Fall 2015

Pastel Painting Studio - $180*
Saturdays, Oct. 24 through Nov. 7, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
This workshop is an opportunity to receive individualized instruction in a supportive and inspiring environment. Participants may choose to work from any subject matter and to explore various pastel techniques including mixed media and custom surfaces. Each session will end with a group critique offering a chance not only to assess paintings but also to share ideas about both concept and craft. Beginning through advanced levels are welcome. For participants desiring to work from life, still life material will be provided for a $15 supply fee. Taught by M. Padgett (3 classes)
*Due to renovations currently taking place in the painting studio at Cazenovia's Jephson Campus, this class will take place in Coleman Studio, on the corner of Lincklaen and Seminary Streets. The studio is located in the basement of Coleman Hall and parking will be on the street. Detailed directions will be included with registration information.