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Community Education






Attention Parents:
Occasionally the Communications and Creative Services Office takes photographs of students in College for Kids classes. The photographs are used in the college's publications, brochures and website. They may also appear on social media sites. If you object to having a photograph of your child taken and/or used in this manner, please contact Community and Professional Programs at (217) 234-5219 prior to the first meeting of your child's class.

Recreation, Leisure & Exercise

Dance: Cha Cha I

Exciting Latin Style dancing! Feel the Latin beat and move your body while you practice easy techniques with simple patterns. Great class for beginners. No previous dance experience needed. Be prepared to have fun in a low stress learning environment. No partner is needed, but is suggested.
CE-RECR192-43855
Meets:

Sunday, 2/5/17 - 2/26/17
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Cha Cha II

Take your Cha Cha to a new level and set the dance floor on fire! Learn more advanced footwork, timing, and some sassy Cha Cha variations. No partner needed, but is suggested. Each participant must register.
CE-RECR194-43863
Meets:

Sunday, 3/5/17 - 3/26/17
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Night Club 2 Step I

This is an awesome dance to do to those slow ballads and love songs of the 70's and 80's and today. Night club two-step is a very useful dance to know for weddings, parties, or just a night out on the town. No dance experience required. No partner needed but is suggested.
CE-RECR179-43835
Meets:

Sunday, 2/5/17 - 2/26/17
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Night Club 2 Step II

Now that you have mastered the basics in the Night Club 2 Step, add some flashy moves to your step list. You will learn some cool moves that will make your friends envy you at your next gathering. No partner is needed but, is suggested.
CE-RECR191-43856
Meets:

Sunday, 3/5/17 - 3/26/17
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Rumba II

Move your Rumba up a notch with some great new moves. Gain confidence in your dancing while learning new steps and variations. No partner is needed, but is suggested.
CE-RECR193-43836
Meets:

Saturday, 2/5/17 - 2/26/17
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Swing Next Level

After you have mastered the basic Swing steps, add some flashy moves to your step list. You will learn some cool moves that will make your friends jealous at your next gathering. No partner needed, but is suggested. After you have mastered the basic Swing steps, add some flashy moves to your step list. You will learn some cool moves that will make your friends jealous at your next gatherings. No partner is needed but is suggested. Each participant must register. Ages 16-100 welcome
CE-RECR182-43854
Meets:

Sunday, 2/5/17 - 2/26/17
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Tango I

Social tango is slow, smooth and sophisticated. Learn the basic patterns and timing of this passionate dance. Let the Sweets teach you to dance like you see on the big screen! No previous dance experience needed. No partner needed but is suggested.
CE-RECR197-43868
Meets:

Sunday, 4/2/17 - 4/30/17
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Triple Swing I

Triple swing is an energetic dance loaded with fun. The music will make you want to shake, rattle and roll while you learn the basics. A must know dance for all social occasions! No previous dance experience needed. No partner is needed, but is suggested.
CE-RECR195-43860
Meets:

Sunday, 3/5/17 - 3/26/17
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: Triple Swing II

Go beyond the basics with even more fun moves and variations. This class is for those who have already taken Triple Swing for Beginners. No partner is needed, but is suggested.
CE-RECR196-43865
Meets:

Sunday, 4/2/17 - 4/30/17
3:10 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Dance: West Coast Swing I

Smooth and cool is what your friends will be saying when they see you doing this dance. The West Coast Swing is one of today's hottest dances. No previous dance experience is needed. Be prepared to have fun in the low stress learning environment. No dance experience required. No partner needed, but is suggested.
CE-RECR181-43864
Meets:

Sunday, 4/2/17 - 4/30/17
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Hunter Safety Education

Learn basic firearm handling and safety. This IDNR-supported class meets the education requirement for obtaining a hunting license. Class meets from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, March 16th AND Friday, March 17th, AND 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 18th. YOU MUST ATTEND ALL 3 SESSIONS. A parent or guardian must register and be present with children 12 and under.
CE-RECR108-43329
Meets:

Thursday, Friday, 3/16/17 - 3/18/17
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: WEBB HALL 081
Instructor: Ronald Boeser & Vivian Bales
Cost: $0.00

Hustle for Beginners

Flashy, fast and fun describe the "sports car" of the dance family. Hustle is an American dance that originated in the 70's but still used in contemporary times. It is the best dance to impress; your friends. No partner is needed but is suggested. Each participant must register.
CE-RECR219-43881
Meets:

Sunday, 4/2/17 - 4/30/17
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00

Intro to Concealed Carry

This introduction to Concealed Carry course is designed to educate the student about handguns, best suited for personal defense, how to carry them safety and how to deploy and use them efficiently in the context of a Dynamic Critical Incident. The class will also cover the laws pertaining to the appropriate and lawful use of carrying handguns in public.
CE-RECR108-43614
Meets:

Sunday, Saturday, 1/21/17 - 1/22/17
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham AF
Instructor: Vivian Bales
Cost: $150.00

Intro to Concealed Carry

This introduction to Concealed Carry course is designed to educate the student about handguns, best suited for personal defense, how to carry them safety and how to deploy and use them efficiently in the context of a Dynamic Critical Incident. The class will also cover the laws pertaining to the appropriate and lawful use of carrying handguns in public.
CE-RECR108-43646
Meets:

Sunday, Saturday, 1/28/17 - 1/29/17
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham AF
Instructor: Vivian Bales
Cost: $150.00

Intro to Concealed Carry

This introduction to Concealed Carry course is designed to educate the student about handguns, best suited for personal defense, how to carry them safety and how to deploy and use them efficiently in the context of a Dynamic Critical Incident. The class will also cover the laws pertaining to the appropriate and lawful use of carrying handguns in public.
CE-RECR108-43647
Meets:

Sunday, Saturday, 2/4/17 - 2/5/17
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham AF
Instructor: Vivian Bales
Cost: $150.00

Intro to Concealed Carry

This introduction to Concealed Carry course is designed to educate the student about handguns, best suited for personal defense, how to carry them safety and how to deploy and use them efficiently in the context of a Dynamic Critical Incident. The class will also cover the laws pertaining to the appropriate and lawful use of carrying handguns in public.
CE-RECR108-43648
Meets:

Sunday, Saturday, 3/4/17 - 3/5/17
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham AF
Instructor: Vivian Bales
Cost: $150.00

Polka for Beginners

Learn the Polka with its robust style and short enthusiastic steps to ever happy music. No partner is needed but is suggested. Each participant must register.
CE-RECR114-43887
Meets:

Sunday, 3/5/17 - 3/26/17
4:10 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Effingham EMA
Instructor: Cheryl Sweet
Cost: $36.00