• Personal Enrichment courses

Crafts and Hobbies

College Band (MUS202)

This course covers the performance of band literature with emphasis on excellence in musical performance and development of professional musicianship. Class members will participate in rehearsals and concerts.

Prequisites

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

Recommended: Experience with instrumental performance.

Learner Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate having supplemented an understanding of the creative music tradition through performing the music of important composers and arrangers in the Big Band idiom.
  2. Demonstrate having acquired training in musicality, phrasing, ensemble playing, and technical proficiency on his or her instrument.
  3. Demonstrate artistic growth and personal enrichment through the performance of band music.
  4. Demonstrate having gained practical musical experience through performing various genres and styles.


Section - ENR4003-022

College Orchestra

 This course provides an opportunity for orchestral musicians to perform repertoire ranging from Renaissance and Baroque to contemporary popular music.

Prequisites

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

Recommended: Minimum of one year's study on an instrument and experience in reading music.


Section - ENR4004-022

Jazz Ensemble (MUS204)

Performance of stage band literature from swing to contemporary periods. Study of jazz concepts, including improvisation. 

Prequisites

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

Recommended: Audition.

Learner Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an improvement in one's ability to improvise over a variety of musical styles.
  2. Demonstrate having gained practical musical experience through performing various instrumentals and vocal styles.
  3. Demonstrate recognition of various styles, genres, and rhythms in the jazz idiom, including swing, rock, funk, and Afro-Cuban.
  4. Demonstrate having supplemented their understanding of the creative music tradition through performing the music of important composers and arrangers in the jazz idiom.
  5. Demonstrate having acquired training in jazz musicality, phrasing, and ensemble playing.
  6. Demonstrate artistic growth and personal enrichment through the performance of jazz music.


Section - ENR4005-022

Home and Garden

Products of the Hive

What are all of hive products?

Register for this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, and find out all of the products from the hive! 

You will learn how to utilize wax to make gifts to take home! 

You will make items such as: deoderant, lipbalm, candles, and/or wax wraps!


Section - AGR4011-004

Personal Enrichment

Beginning Yoga

This course will focus on the practice will allow you to:

1. Be able to identify yoga postures that reduce the effects of stress in the body.

2. Be able to identify and use different breathing techniques for energy, relaxation, and calming effects. 

3. Participate in a yoga flow that will increase energy, flexibility, strength, and balance. 

Learner Outcomes

1. Be able to identify yoga postures that reduce the effects of stress in the body.

2. Be able to identify and use different breathing techniques for energy, relaxation, and calming effects. 

3. Participate in a yoga flow that will increase energy, flexibility, strength, and balance. 


Section - FIT4013-011

College Band (MUS202)

This course covers the performance of band literature with emphasis on excellence in musical performance and development of professional musicianship. Class members will participate in rehearsals and concerts.

Prequisites

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

Recommended: Experience with instrumental performance.

Learner Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate having supplemented an understanding of the creative music tradition through performing the music of important composers and arrangers in the Big Band idiom.
  2. Demonstrate having acquired training in musicality, phrasing, ensemble playing, and technical proficiency on his or her instrument.
  3. Demonstrate artistic growth and personal enrichment through the performance of band music.
  4. Demonstrate having gained practical musical experience through performing various genres and styles.


Section - ENR4003-022

College Orchestra

 This course provides an opportunity for orchestral musicians to perform repertoire ranging from Renaissance and Baroque to contemporary popular music.

Prequisites

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

Recommended: Minimum of one year's study on an instrument and experience in reading music.


Section - ENR4004-022

Fitness Bootcamp

This course will focus on the development and maintenance of the following components of fitness: muscular endurance, strength, cardiovascular fitness, balance, speed, and coordination. General fitness concepts to improve each component of fitness, nutrition, and weight management will be included. The primary emphasis is helping reduce the risk of functional decline and improve overall performance in everyday activities. 

Learner Outcomes

  1. Identify and describe physical fitness components and training principles.

  2. Employ safe and appropriate methods to improve fitness levels.

  3. Use correct form when weight training, applying appropriate modifications for exercises as necessary.

  4. Assess and analyze daily diet, identify strengths and challenges and make changes to aid in realizing personal wellness goals.


Section - FIT4017-006


Section - FIT4017-007

Introduction to Beekeeping

This 4-hour course is for beginners, hobbyists, and people wanting to know more about beekeeping.  Lecture and discussion of Beekeeping basics.  Participants will learn how to get started and what to do next. 

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

1.  Have a basic understanding of honeybee biology.

2. Understand the relationship between bees and flowers and the importance of pollination.

3. Understand what honey is and how it is harvested.

4. Have a familiarity with the parts and function of the modern beehive.

5. Have an introduction to basic beehive inspection, tools, and protective gear.


Section - AGR4000-023

Jazz Ensemble (MUS204)

Performance of stage band literature from swing to contemporary periods. Study of jazz concepts, including improvisation. 

Prequisites

Prerequisites: Approval of instructor.

Recommended: Audition.

Learner Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate an improvement in one's ability to improvise over a variety of musical styles.
  2. Demonstrate having gained practical musical experience through performing various instrumentals and vocal styles.
  3. Demonstrate recognition of various styles, genres, and rhythms in the jazz idiom, including swing, rock, funk, and Afro-Cuban.
  4. Demonstrate having supplemented their understanding of the creative music tradition through performing the music of important composers and arrangers in the jazz idiom.
  5. Demonstrate having acquired training in jazz musicality, phrasing, and ensemble playing.
  6. Demonstrate artistic growth and personal enrichment through the performance of jazz music.


Section - ENR4005-022

Junior Tennis

9:00-10:00am  Beginners (generally 5-10yrs):  Start with some easy games and exercises to begin to learn the basics

10:15-11:15am    Intermediate (generally 11-15yrs middle school ages): Learn all the rules of the game including scoring. You will actually play games and perfect your technique.

11:30-1:30pm  Advanced (generally high school age): Great for students who want to perfect their game strategy for tournaments. Prepare for the State High School matches and get ready for the Championship

INSTRUCTORErnie Blachowiak has held various offices in the Kauai Tennis Association since 1985.  He has coached high school tennis since 1986.  In addition, he is the currently teaching beginning and intermediate tennis at Kauai Community College to the credit students. 

Prequisites

Parents must register in person and complete waiver forms prior to class starting. You can find a digital version of the waiver HERE. Call us at 245-8318 for current Schedule.


Section - FIT4010-037


Section - FIT4010-038


Section - FIT4010-039

Kids College - Mythbusters

Come join fellow mythbusters and help determine the truth behind several well-known urban legends.  Students will have fun busting myths related to pressure and temperature. 

Students will be able to:

  • Perform safe/ controlled experiments

  • Identify independent and dependent variables

  • Analyze and draw conclusions based on data they collect from experiments

Learner Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Perform safe/ controlled experiments

  • Identify independent and dependent variables

  • Analyze and draw conclusions based on data they collect from experiments


Section - ENR4513-004

Pickleball

This course is a beginning pickleball class, which is a court game that combines skills from tennis, ping pong, and badminton. Throughout this class we will focus on developing basic skills and implementing them into game situations. We will cover skills such as ball control, forehand/backhand drive, drive/lob serve, forehand/backhand lob, smash, and strategy.

Prequisites

 You must supply your own paddle. 

Learner Outcomes

  1. Identify the rules, strategies, history, safety, and etiquette of pickleball.

  2. Demonstrate correct technique for the skills used in pickleball.

  3. Demonstrate good sportsmanlike conduct during games.

  4. Demonstrate knowledge of how to keep score and use different strategies during competitive pickleball games.


Section - FIT4014-011


Section - FIT4014-012

Products of the Hive

What are all of hive products?

Register for this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, and find out all of the products from the hive! 

You will learn how to utilize wax to make gifts to take home! 

You will make items such as: deoderant, lipbalm, candles, and/or wax wraps!


Section - AGR4011-004

Tennis Drills &Strategies for Adults

This class is for the adult tennis player who wants to fine-tune their skills. There will be new techniques and strategies used in making a decent player, a better player.


Section - FIT4001-021

Personal Health and Wellness

Beginning Yoga

This course will focus on the practice will allow you to:

1. Be able to identify yoga postures that reduce the effects of stress in the body.

2. Be able to identify and use different breathing techniques for energy, relaxation, and calming effects. 

3. Participate in a yoga flow that will increase energy, flexibility, strength, and balance. 

Learner Outcomes

1. Be able to identify yoga postures that reduce the effects of stress in the body.

2. Be able to identify and use different breathing techniques for energy, relaxation, and calming effects. 

3. Participate in a yoga flow that will increase energy, flexibility, strength, and balance. 


Section - FIT4013-011

Pickleball

This course is a beginning pickleball class, which is a court game that combines skills from tennis, ping pong, and badminton. Throughout this class we will focus on developing basic skills and implementing them into game situations. We will cover skills such as ball control, forehand/backhand drive, drive/lob serve, forehand/backhand lob, smash, and strategy.

Prequisites

 You must supply your own paddle. 

Learner Outcomes

  1. Identify the rules, strategies, history, safety, and etiquette of pickleball.

  2. Demonstrate correct technique for the skills used in pickleball.

  3. Demonstrate good sportsmanlike conduct during games.

  4. Demonstrate knowledge of how to keep score and use different strategies during competitive pickleball games.


Section - FIT4014-011


Section - FIT4014-012

Products of the Hive

What are all of hive products?

Register for this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, and find out all of the products from the hive! 

You will learn how to utilize wax to make gifts to take home! 

You will make items such as: deoderant, lipbalm, candles, and/or wax wraps!


Section - AGR4011-004

Tennis Drills &Strategies for Adults

This class is for the adult tennis player who wants to fine-tune their skills. There will be new techniques and strategies used in making a decent player, a better player.


Section - FIT4001-021

Seniors Program

Beginning Yoga

This course will focus on the practice will allow you to:

1. Be able to identify yoga postures that reduce the effects of stress in the body.

2. Be able to identify and use different breathing techniques for energy, relaxation, and calming effects. 

3. Participate in a yoga flow that will increase energy, flexibility, strength, and balance. 

Learner Outcomes

1. Be able to identify yoga postures that reduce the effects of stress in the body.

2. Be able to identify and use different breathing techniques for energy, relaxation, and calming effects. 

3. Participate in a yoga flow that will increase energy, flexibility, strength, and balance. 


Section - FIT4013-011

Pickleball

This course is a beginning pickleball class, which is a court game that combines skills from tennis, ping pong, and badminton. Throughout this class we will focus on developing basic skills and implementing them into game situations. We will cover skills such as ball control, forehand/backhand drive, drive/lob serve, forehand/backhand lob, smash, and strategy.

Prequisites

 You must supply your own paddle. 

Learner Outcomes

  1. Identify the rules, strategies, history, safety, and etiquette of pickleball.

  2. Demonstrate correct technique for the skills used in pickleball.

  3. Demonstrate good sportsmanlike conduct during games.

  4. Demonstrate knowledge of how to keep score and use different strategies during competitive pickleball games.


Section - FIT4014-011


Section - FIT4014-012

Products of the Hive

What are all of hive products?

Register for this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, and find out all of the products from the hive! 

You will learn how to utilize wax to make gifts to take home! 

You will make items such as: deoderant, lipbalm, candles, and/or wax wraps!


Section - AGR4011-004

Youth Program

Junior Tennis

9:00-10:00am  Beginners (generally 5-10yrs):  Start with some easy games and exercises to begin to learn the basics

10:15-11:15am    Intermediate (generally 11-15yrs middle school ages): Learn all the rules of the game including scoring. You will actually play games and perfect your technique.

11:30-1:30pm  Advanced (generally high school age): Great for students who want to perfect their game strategy for tournaments. Prepare for the State High School matches and get ready for the Championship

INSTRUCTORErnie Blachowiak has held various offices in the Kauai Tennis Association since 1985.  He has coached high school tennis since 1986.  In addition, he is the currently teaching beginning and intermediate tennis at Kauai Community College to the credit students. 

Prequisites

Parents must register in person and complete waiver forms prior to class starting. You can find a digital version of the waiver HERE. Call us at 245-8318 for current Schedule.


Section - FIT4010-037


Section - FIT4010-038


Section - FIT4010-039

Kids College - Mythbusters

Come join fellow mythbusters and help determine the truth behind several well-known urban legends.  Students will have fun busting myths related to pressure and temperature. 

Students will be able to:

  • Perform safe/ controlled experiments

  • Identify independent and dependent variables

  • Analyze and draw conclusions based on data they collect from experiments

Learner Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • Perform safe/ controlled experiments

  • Identify independent and dependent variables

  • Analyze and draw conclusions based on data they collect from experiments


Section - ENR4513-004

Products of the Hive

What are all of hive products?

Register for this 4-hour, hands-on workshop, and find out all of the products from the hive! 

You will learn how to utilize wax to make gifts to take home! 

You will make items such as: deoderant, lipbalm, candles, and/or wax wraps!


Section - AGR4011-004

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