Looking to try something new? Try Campbell River ElderCollege

  • Dec. 18, 2017 1:30 a.m.

Campbell River ElderCollege is offering a variety of short courses and workshops at the North Island College Campbell River campus between February and April 2018.

Courses include a variety of local, general interest and self-help topics as well as courses in art, history, Sudoku, lapidary, beekeeping and 3D printing. The 2018 Winter Newsletters will be in the community mid-December at various venues, and on-line at https://www.nic.bc.ca/eldercollege/.

Highlights of the winter term include Campbell River Museum Presents, a chance to explore the past, present and future of the Beaver Lodge Lands, Desolation Sound and the Tyee Club; the Think About It series provides food for thought on such topics as The Solar Project, Vancouver Island Food Self Reliance, and more. Dr. Helen Hays, an Order of Canada recipient, will also be back with her well received series, End of Life Conversations.

ElderCollege courses are for those 50+ who are looking to try something new, find out more about a variety of topics and even meet new people. Courses are taught by volunteers and range from a single session to eight weeks in duration. A membership fee of $10 and the low cost of courses range from free to $60.

To learn more, join them at a public information session on Jan. 12 at 1:30-3 p.m. at North Island College. Registration starts Monday, Jan. 15 at 9 a.m. You can register in person or online at www.nic.bc.ca.