Life Enrichment Courses

Summer 2017


Fall 2017


Make Your Own Beer

You're the brew master! Brew and bottle 5 gallons of craft beer while exploring the history of beer in the US and around the world. Enjoy fifty four refreshing bottles of your own brew, or join in the beer swap to take home a variety pack to enjoy or share with your friends and family. You'll gain all the basic knowledge to continue brewing and experimenting with various hops and grains at home (additional homebrew supplies available for purchase). Cost includes personal guidance from the staff at Blue Mountain Wine Crafters, all beer ingredients, bottles, caps, and personal labels. Plus the beer! Recommended text, "How to Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Beer Right the First Time (Fourth Edition)," by John J. Palmer. Closed-toe shoes with non-slip soles must be worn.

Fee: $46 Senior Adult Fee: $32 Materials Fee: $175 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-577-C | 09/27/17-11/01/17 | C. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Make Your Own Wine

Prepare for the upcoming holiday season by making your own wine! Your handcrafted wine will make a unique gift for family and friends, a thoughtful gesture for holiday dinner party hosts, or an impressive addition at your own table. You'll gain all the basic knowledge to continue making your own wine at home (additional supplies for making wine at home available for purchase). Cost includes personal guidance from the staff at Blue Mountain Wine Crafters, all ingredients, bottles, corks, and personal labels. Plus your 29 bottles of wine! You can choose to make White Zinfandel, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, or Merlot.

Fee: $47 Senior Adult Fee: $31 Materials Fee: $200 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-578-C | 09/28/17-11/02/17 | C. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Pumpkin Chunkin

Is it a bird? A plane?...No it is a PUMPKIN!!!! Time to put those leftover fall decorations to a good use as we learn to build and then construct a catapult or trebuchet to see who can launch the pumpkin either the farthest, the most accurately, or the most creatively. BEACON House, Inc., A STEAM Education nonprofit invites you to investigate the history behind these devices as well as the science and mathematics needed to increase your launch distance and control your pumpkin projectile to hit the target! Join us for a smashing good time of engineering using these medieval devices!

Fee: $27 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-580-E | 11/10/17-11/10/17 | C. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Pumpkin Chunkin

Is it a bird? A plane?...No it is a PUMPKIN!!!! Time to put those leftover fall decorations to a good use as we learn to build and then construct a catapult or trebuchet to see who can launch the pumpkin either the farthest, the most accurately, or the most creatively. BEACON House, Inc., A STEAM Education nonprofit invites you to investigate the history behind these devices as well as the science and mathematics needed to increase your launch distance and control your pumpkin projectile to hit the target! Join us for a smashing good time of engineering using these medieval devices!

Fee: $27 Registration Fee: $8

DIS-580-N | 11/10/17-11/10/17 | C. Staff | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register


Principles of Meditation-A Joyous Peaceful Way of Life

Students will explore different types of meditation, as well as the purpose of each style. The practice of meditation is ancient, coming from many different cultures around the world. Meditation can enrich your life experiences and expand your horizons. Meditation can help build resilience, maintain concentration, restore balance, help with anxiety, improve thought patterns, and create sustainable change while restoring peace and balance to your life. Whether you are a beginner or experienced, this course will help you establish a firm foundation in your meditation practice.

Fee: $65 Registration Fee: $8

MBP-027-C | 09/26/17-10/31/17 | C. Piper-Snyder | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register