TMCC EPIC Summer 2022 Course Guide

Register 24/7 at 12 Music and Performing Arts • Online Courses • Outdoors Guitar, Advanced Take your guitar abilities to the next level by discovering how to play many musical styles. Expand your playing skills by integrating advanced rhythm guitar techniques and understanding its vocabulary. Practice lead guitar tabs and scales, and play popular songs all the way through. Learn and play songs from rock, country, rhythm and blues, folk, jazz, classical and other styles. Spend time jamming with your classmates. Book, guitar and music stand required. 5/4-6/29 W 7:45 - 9:30 p.m. Trotter TMCC Meadowood Center 320 $149 Ukulele Experience the joy of creating your own music with this beginner-friendly instrument. Learn the basics, from finger positions on the frets to strumming along to your favorite songs. Play pieces in a variety of styles including folk, rock, country, classical and ensemble. Practice note and rhythm playing and find out how to read sheet music. 6/2-9/8 TH 6 - 7:30 p.m. Holloman Aria School of Music & Art $119 Harmonica Have fun playing music in a group setting without having to read music. Enjoy this highly portable instrument as you enhance your lung capacity and reduce stress. Experiment with a variety of harmonica genres in this fun and engaging class. Please bring a harmonica in the key of C- preferably a Lee Oskar or Hohner Special 20. $10 materials fee 6/4-6/18 S 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Penick TMCC Meadowood Center 324 $69 Online Courses • Business Development Representative Certificate, page 4 • Community Health Worker Certificate, page 9 • Data Analyst Certificate, page 4 • Google IT Support Professional Certificate, page 4 • Python Developer Certificate, page 5 TMCC EPIC also offers online classes/ certificates in partnership with the nation’s finest online class providers. To learn about these classes, visit, click on Courses Offered, then Online Courses. Outdoors F ly Fishing for Beginners Discover the serenity this sport offers by learning from an experienced local guide. Get to know the equipment selection process, knot tying, entomology, insects and the flies that imitate them, casting stroke and techniques. Gain in-depth knowledge of fishing area waters. To ensure maximum personal attention, this class is open only to the first 6 who register. $40 materials fee 5/14 S 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. OR 5/21 S 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. OR 6/4 S 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wharton Hidden Valley Regional Park $69 Mother Lode Gold Panning Find out why this is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in the country. Take in the beauty of a Sierra river while you practice your gold-finding skills. Must provide own transportation. Save $10 when you register for gold panning and gold sluicing at the same time. $10 materials fee Lecture: 6/6 M 7 - 8:30 p.m. Field Trip: 6/11 S 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mela TMCC Meadowood Center 320 $69 Gold Sluicing Prerequisite: Mother Lode Gold Panning. Learn how to use the river’s flow to find more gold. Building upon your prior experience, practice sluicing and other prospecting techniques. Must provide own transportation. Save $10 when you register for gold panning and gold sluicing at the same time. Lecture: 6/20 M 7 - 8:30 p.m. Field Trip: 6/25 S 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mela TMCC Meadowood Center 320 $69 R ock Hounding Discover the fascinating world of rock collecting through a hands-on lecture and field trip. Learn how to identify minerals and rocks, where to dig for them and what tools are helpful. Examine local specimens, learn how to research their properties, discuss safety and etiquette, and learn about what you can do with the rocks you collect. Take your newfound knowledge out into the field with an expert from the Reno Gem and Mineral Society. Enjoy the outdoors and explore sites you’ve never been to before. Supplies required. Lecture: 5/12 TH 6 - 8 p.m. AND Field Trip: 5/14 S 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. OR Lecture: 8/11 TH 6 - 8 p.m. AND Field Trip: 8/13 S 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jackson TMCC Meadowood Center 315 $79 Geology: Carson Pass Discover how our majestic mountains were formed during this field trip. Learn about area glaciation, earthquake faults and more. Then tour with a geologist to visit fascinating features in Genoa, Carson River, Hope Valley and Red Lake. We will also discuss regrowth cycles after forest fires. Enjoy collecting cool rocks and discussing area history. 6/25 S 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Iwahashi Carson Pass $99 “This class enhanced my knowledge of local geology.” - David B., Geology student