Pitt-Bradford Bradford will hold a variety of enrichment
courses for those looking to learn something new this spring and summer.
Events are sponsored by the Pitt-Bradford
Division of Continuing Education and Regional Development unless otherwise
noted. Contact the division at (814)362-5078 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or reservations.
Landscape oil painting takes place with
instructor Cindy Nowacki from 6 to 9 p.m. May 13 and 14 in the first floor art
room of the Seneca Building, located at 2 Main St. in Bradford. Take home a
beautiful oil painting suitable for framing. No experience necessary. Materials
are included in the $79 fee for the class.
looking to get in shape this summer can check out Jen’s Boot Camp beginning May 14 and taking place from 5:30 to 6:30
p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays through June 19 in the McDowell Fieldhouse in
the Richard E. and Ruth McDowell Sport and Fitness Center. A second six-week
session will be held June 25-July 19. People who add high-intensity interval
training to their routine shed fat, build muscle and get into the best shape of
their lives. Sessions are $99 each.
Kinzua Fly-fishing School will take
place May 17-19 and includes two days of instruction with master fly-fisherman
Joe Humphreys. Cost is $445 for residents and $420 for commuter students. For
more information or to register, contact Steve Skvarka at email@example.com.
The Allegheny National Forest Photo Trek is
a three-day weekend photography workshop May 17 to 19 in the ANF with Forest
Press photographer Ed Bernik. Trek into the ANF and surrounding areas to
photograph the flora, fauna and landscapes of this natural environment. Cost is
$625 for those staying on campus; $450 for commuters.
Wire-wrapping cabochons will be offered
from 6 to 8:30 p.m. May 20 and 22 in the first floor art room of the Seneca
Building. Materials and supplies included in the $79 price of the course.
Anyone allergic to copper, who has difficulty with wrist movement or who may
have arthritis should refrain from taking this class.
Navigating the Internet for Seniors will be offered twice, from 9 a.m. to noon May 22 in Room 200 of the Seneca
Building and from 9 a.m. to noon June 19 at the Community Education Council of
Elk and Cameron Counties in St. Marys. This hands-on class is designed for
seniors to learn how to use the Internet. Cost of each class is $45.
Water aerobics will begin in the PaulC. Duke III Aquatic Center in McDowell Sport and Fitness Center on May 20 and
run through July 24. Classes are held from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Both shallow and
deep water will be used to vary the intensity of the workouts. Cost to
participate is $67.
Writing personal narratives will take
place with Dr. Dani Weber from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays from May 28 to June
18 in Room 200 of the Seneca Building. Using mentor texts as models,
participants will study and practice techniques of good writing. Cost is $79.
Basic digital photography will be
offered in St. Marys from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 30 and June 6 at the CEC of Elk
and Cameron Counties. Topics include an introduction to basic camera functions
and their uses and handling special scenes, including backlit scenes, sports
and action photos, family and children, portraits, landscapes, close-ups and macro
photography. Cost is $75.
The Penn’s Woods Jeep Jamboree will
roll into town June 20-22 for a full weekend of trail riding. The registration
for this popular event is closed. For more information, visit
will host the McKean County Relay for
Life from noon June 28 until noon June 29. Twenty-five teams will walk for
24 hours to raise money for the McKean County Unit of the American Cancer
July 21-26 (and rain dates of July 27-28) Pitt-Bradford will host the Pennsylvania State Little League Finals at the Kessel Athletic Complex. Winners of the state tournament will travel on
to the Mid-Atlantic Regional championship in Bristol, Conn.
a parent-and-child version of Pitt-Bradford’s popular Introduction to GPS and Geocaching course will be held from 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 at Kinzua Bridge State Park. Learn about GPS and how to use
it. Cost is $20 per participant.
offers more activities and camps for school-age youth. For a brochure about
those programs, contact the Division of Continuing Education and Regional