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Each term, Oregon Coast Community College presents a compelling lineup of non-credit, affordable and inspiring Community Education courses. These classes are open to all, and registration is fast and easy. And, now you can register and pre-pay online, with one simple form. When you’re ready to register for your classes, jump to the registration and payment form,  here for Winter 2019. 

Winter 2019 Courses  |  Register here 

Note: Classes listed below in the order they appear in the Fall “Catch the Wave” magazine, rather than alphabetical order.

Mythology: Creation Stories | Read moreSorry, class is full.

Improv |Read more |Register

Virtual Reality, using 3-D Glasses | Read more |Register

Focus on Your Telescope | Read more |Sorry, class is full. 

Write Your Life Story | Read more |Register


Herbs in the Kitchen | Read more 

Native & Naturalized Herbs | Read more

Herbs & Oils, Combined | Read more

Food as Medicine |Read more

Topical Herbal Medicine Making |Read more

Creating an Herbal First Aid Kit | Read more

Arts in Japanese Life | Read more |Sorry, course is closed.

Dogless Dog Training | Read more |Register

Is that Really a Service Dog? |Read more |Register

Zen Meditation | Read more |Register

Handgun Safety |Read more |Register

End of Life: Nuts & Bolts | Read more |Register

Estate Planning: Wills & Trusts |Read more  |Register


Introduction to Tahitian Drumming |Read more |Register

Play the Penny Whistle |Read more |Register

Beginning Guitar Instruction |Read more |Register

A Jig & A Reel: Irish Slow-Play Session |Read more |Register

Advanced Fly-Fishing & Fly-Tying | Read more |Register

Have a Pleasant Present | Read more |Register

Love Lives Forever |Read more |Register

Ballet Techniques for Adults | Read more | Sorry, class is closed. 

Writing a Novel Workshop | Read more |Register


How to Use Your Digital Camera: The Basics |Read more |Register

Using Your Digital Camera: Beyond the Basics |Read more |Register

Basic Soft-Box Photographic Lighting | Read more |Register

DSLR Camera Basics |Read moreSorry, class is closed.

LightRoom Overview |Read more |Register

Disaster Preparedness for the Pacific Northwest |Read more |Sorry, class is full. 

Creative Dynamics Series | Read more |Register

Beginning/Intermediate Drawing | Read more |Register

Building Better Money Habits | Read more |Register


Painting: Acrylics and/or Oil Paints |Read moreSorry, Class is FULL

Improv |Read more |Register

Nature Monoprinting with the Gelli Plate |Read more |Sorry, class is full.

Larval Fish Biology |Read more |Register

Mosaics: Capture Someone’s Heart w/ Mosaic Suncatcher | Sorry, class is full.

Mosaics: Celebrate Spring w/ Mosaic for the Garden | Sorry, class is full.

Gyotaku Fish Printing  |Read more |Register


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Oregon Coast Community College is committed to providing equal opportunities for students with disabilities throughout the College community. Students with documented disabilities are entitled to reasonable accommodations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Our philosophy is to maximize your independence and self-reliance, providing a variety of support options to assist you in achieving your educational and/or vocational objectives. To receive services, you must submit documentation of your disabling condition(s) to the Dean of Students. To initiate support services, please contact the Dean of Students at 541-867-8511 or Students are responsible for requesting, in a timely manner, accommodation and documenting the nature and extent of their disability.


The College prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law in any area, activity or operation of the College. The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws. In addition, the College complies with applicable provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended), related Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (as amended), Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (“USERRA’), and all local and state civil rights laws. Under this policy, equal opportunity for employment, admission, and participation in the College’s programs, services, and activities will be extended to all persons, and the College will promote equal opportunity and treatment through application of this policy and other College efforts designed for that purpose.

Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact either:
Dean of Students Cindy Carlson 541-867-8511

Human Resources Manager Joy Gutknecht 541-867-8515

Questions can also be mailed to their attention at:
400 SE College Way, Newport, OR  97366.