Community Education News Posts

EWC announces upcoming bus trips

The Community Education department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announce the upcoming bus trips to Johnstown, Colorado’s Candlelight Dinner Theatre.

The Wizard of Oz:

Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow.  And then one day a twister . . . well, you know the rest of the story —the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion, Toto, and the Wicked Witch!  The world’s most beloved film comes to brilliant life on the Candlelight stage and you won’t want to miss it. This trip will be Saturday, September 10 and the cost is $70. The paid registration deadline is August 23.

Evita:

This legendary Tony Award winning musical tells the story of Argentina’s passionate political figure Eva Peron, whose love for her country’s working class was surpassed only by her ambition.  Known for its anthem, “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”, Evita will stun and delight this epic but intimate version of the musical that ensures you’ll hear every not and feel every heartbeat. This trip will be Saturday, October 8 and the cost of this trip is $70. The paid registration deadline is September 22.

Fall Horticulture Trip:

Join us for our Fall Horticulture Trip. This year we will return to Citrus in the Snow in Alliance, Nebraska.  Citrus in the Snow is a year round greenhouse that makes use of the constant temperature just few feet under the ground.  You will be amazed when you see the lemon and lime trees!  The next stop on this trip will be to the Western Potatoes operation, also in Alliance.  Western Potatoes harvests 2,000 acres of potatoes, which is about 1,599 semi-truck loads.  We will have the opportunity to view the actual harvesting including loading, unloading, sorting and storage.  This trip will include lunch at Newberry’s Common Grounds in Alliance.  Our final tour before returning to EWC’s campus will be at the Brown Sheep Company, a family owned and operated yarn spinning mill in operation since the 1980’s and located in Mitchell, NE. This trip will be Tuesday, September 13 and the cost of this trip is $40. The paid registration deadline is September 9.

Call or stop by the EWC Community Education office to reserve your seat today at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Workforce Development to offer CPR/Basic Life Support for medical personnel/CPR/First Aid

The Workforce Development office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is offering a CPR/BLS for medical personnel on Monday August 8 from 5:00-9:00 pm. This course is designed for medical personnel for initial or renewal of certification. This class will be held in the Community Training Center on the main campus in Torrington and will cost $50. Pre-registration is required by calling 307.532.8323.

The CPR/First Aid class will be held on Tuesday August 9 from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm or 1:00 – 5:00 pm. This class will be held in Tebbet room 131 and will cost $50. Participants will be certified in both CPR and First Aid by the American Heart Association. Teachers, coaches, early childhood providers and all are welcome. Pre-registration is also required for this class.

To register for these classes, contact Donna White at the EWC Workforce Development/Community Education office at 307.532.8323.

EWC Community Education Bus Trip to Fort Robinson Playhouse

The Community Education department at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington is accepting registrations for an upcoming trip to see Cabaret at the Fort Robinson Playhouse. This trip is Sunday, August 7.  The bus will leave from the EWC parking lot at 10 am and return at 6 pm.  The cost of $60 includes meal, beverage and tip at MJ’s Ranch House Restaurant in Crawford, NE.

Cabaret is an award winning classic of the American musical theatre repertoire.  Set in a Berlin night club in the 1920’s, musical numbers include “It Couldn’t Please Me More”, “Willkomen”, “Cabaret”, “Don’t Tell Mama”, and  “Two Ladies”. 

Call or stop by EWC Community Education office to reserve your spot today, 3200 West C Street or 307.532.8323

EWC Highlights upcoming Hunter Safety class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington will be having a Hunter Safety class Monday through Friday August 7th – 12th from 5:30-8:30 pm and Saturday August 13th from 9 am – noon.  The cost of this class is $25.

Wyoming Hunter Safety Certification—is required for all hunters born after 1966, or for hunting in certain parts of Wyoming; ages ten years and older recommended; must attend 12 hours of instruction and complete a test.

Scholarships are available and provided by the Goshen County 2-Shot Goose Hunting committee for students 8-17 residing in Goshen County who pass the test. Materials will be provided at the first class.

To register for this class, participants are required to register on-line at wgfd.wyo.gov/education

For more information contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8323.

EWC Community Education cancels bus trip

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington has cancelled the bus trip scheduled for June 25 to the Mammoth Site and the 40th annual Main Street Arts/Crafts Festival in Hot Springs, SD.

For more information call the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323.

EWC postpones basic Handgun Proficiency Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit Class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington has postponed the Handgun Proficiency, Wyoming Concealed Carry class.

This class will be held in September. Please watch for more information.

EWC Community Education highlights Lancer MVP Basketball Camp

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announces an upcoming basketball camp to be held in the Verl Petsch Jr, Activities Center Gymnasium June 6 through June 9.

Master the fundamentals, value your team and the ball. This four-day camp is designed to improve basketball fundamentals, teamwork, and competition. There will an emphasis on enjoying the game of basketball. There are three grade-level sessions.

Youth camp will be from 9:00 – 10:30 am for players that have completed grades 1 to 4. Intermediate camp will be for players that have completed grades 5 to 8 and will be held from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Advanced camp will be for players that have completed grades 9 to 11 and will be held from 01:00 – 2:30 pm.

The cost of this camp is $65 which includes a camp T-shirt. Parents must sign a EWC liability/insurance waiver.

To register for this camp or other classes, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323.

EWC Highlights correction to upcoming Kids Quilt Camp class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington has announced a correction in the Summer Brochure for the Kids Quilt Camp.

Kids ages 9-16, come learn to make a nap-sized quilt with quilting experts as your teachers.  This class will be held Tuesday to Friday June 14 – 17 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at the Platte Valley Bank Community Room. The cost of this class is $20 which includes all fabric and thread. You should bring your own sewing machine if possible and have basic knowledge of the machine’s operation.

If interested in registering for this class or need more details please contact Terry at 307-532-5221 or JANE at 307-640-4002.  Registration deadline is June 1.

EWC announces upcoming Cribbage Tournament

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington will be holding a Cribbage Tournament on Saturday, April 30, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

The tournament will be held in Tebet rooms 131/132 and the entry fee is $10 with prizes going to the top three places. The tournament will be a double elimination format.

CRIBBAGE—
A 400+ year old card game
Skunk, Nibs, Pegging, Crib, Stinkhole and Muggins—the language of Cribbage, a card game that is believed to have been “invented’ in the early 1600’s in England and remains popular today. Cribbage is a great card game for all ages.

To register for this tournament, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.

EWC Highlights Upcoming basic Handgun Proficiency Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit Class

The Community Education office at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington announces a Handgun Proficiency, Wyoming Concealed Carry class.

Whether you are simply wanting to develop or improve your handgun safety skills and proficiency, or intend to apply for a Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit, this class will meet your needs. TPD Sgt. Connelly will provide instruction on core fundamentals of handgun safety, proper handling, transportation and storage, as well as handgun shooting specifics such as proper stance, correct grip, sight alignment, proper trigger press, and sight picture. All participants in the class will experience a 2 hour session of classroom instruction with the remainder of this one day class participating in live-fire range sessions. Participants are responsible for providing their own handgun, holster and ammunition. Holsters, eye protection, ear protection and a hat with a brim are required equipment for the live-fire range sessions.  Plan on bringing water, snacks and a lunch to the range.

This class will be held on Saturday, June 25 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The cost of this class is $100 and includes range fees.

To register for this class or others, contact the EWC Community Education office at 307.532.8213 or 307.532.8323 or stop by to visit them at 3200 West C Street in Torrington.