Continuing Education Enrichment Classes

Looking for some fun? Come to Mid-State to learn something new or have a unique, hands-on experience designed to add some spice to your life. Meant for anyone in the community, these opportunities include fun special interest courses, learning for seniors, and much more.

NOVEMBER

Youth Transition Conference

This Youth Transition Conference gives students opportunities to learn more about employment, post-secondary education, social and independent living skills, self-advocacy, and more. Participants will meet service providers, role models, and other youth with similar needs.

Friday, November 8
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. • Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Please contact Heather Grys-Luecht at 715.422.5426 for additional information.  

Gift Knits

This class is geared toward someone who has basic knitting skills. The projects are simple but make great gift items. This is a project-based class and not intended to teach knitting. Basic knitting experience recommended. All materials will be provided.

Mondays, November 11 – December 2
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. • Adams Campus
Class #: 66974 • Course Fee: $60

Mondays, November 11 – December 2
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. • Stevens Point
Class #: 66975 • Course Fee $60

Health Coaching

This course offers insight into healthy living practices and will allow the opportunity for you to set individualized goals to increase your overall health and wellness. Topics include nutrition, activity, stress reduction, and holistic health. Ready-to-use tips and tools that are easily integrated into your daily routine will be discussed and practiced in class to help you reach your goals.

Mondays and Thursdays, November 11 – 21 
Noon – 12:45 p.m. • Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Class #: 66218

Sheepshead for Beginners

Whether you play “Jack of Diamonds” partner or “Call an Ace,” Sheepshead card game can be found at many family gatherings throughout Wisconsin. This first session of this course will teach you the basics of Sheepshead, including the rules of the game, game-specific terminology (don’t be a “Maurer” and you better “schmear” to get “Schneider”) as well as common strategy. In the second night, we will explore strategies for picking and leading, as well as look at common variants, such as leaster and cracking.

Tuesday, November 12 – 19
10:00 a.m. – Noon • Adams Campus
Class #: 66118 • Course Fee: $19

Wednesday, November 13 – 20
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. • Stevens Point Campus
Class #: 66120 • Course Fee: $19

The Learning Kitchen – Flavors of Fall

Enjoy cooking? Wish you were better at it? Mid-State Technical College Learning Kitchen courses
are for you! Learn proper knife skills, how to prepare to cook, and correct cooking techniques while
exploring a variety of unique cuisines. Class menus and topics vary each week but will include both
chef demonstrations and hands-on practical skills for students, as well as written copies of recipes
for you to recreate the meals at home! Prerequisite: A sense of adventures and an appetite! Prepare for the upcoming fall feast by learning some new takes on traditional fall favorites. We will be preparing a stuffed turkey roll with Rosemary-infused “supreme” sauce, andouille sausage stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, and apple-cranberry bread. Allergen Disclaimer*

Thursday, November 14
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. • Adams Community Center
Class #: 66990 • Course Fee: $34
 

Baking Series – Cookie Basics – Autumn Inspired Shortbreads

In this fun, hands-on class you’ll learn ten rules for better cookie making and master the surprisingly simple techniques for making a variety of different cookies. We will discuss how to follow a recipe and proper baking for different types of cookies as well as practice portioning cookie dough and testing for doneness. Allergen Disclaimer*

Thursday, November 14 
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. • Wisconsin Rapids ODC
Class #: 66179 • Course Fee: $30

The Learning Kitchen – Holiday Appetizers Upscaled

Enjoy cooking? Wish you were better at it? Mid-State Technical College Learning Kitchen courses
are for you! Learn proper knife skills, how to prepare to cook, and correct cooking techniques while
exploring a variety of unique cuisines. Class menus and topics vary each week but will include both
chef demonstrations and hands-on practical skills for students, as well as written copies of recipes
for you to recreate the meals at home! Prerequisite: A sense of adventures and an appetite! Dress up your holiday table this year with new ideas. We’ll be presenting a bacon-wrapped shrimp, crab stuffed mushrooms with hollandaise sauce, a salmon display platter, and Wisconsin Cheese, sausage, and fruit displays. Allergen Disclaimer*

Monday, December 2
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. • Adams Community Center
Class #: 66989 • Course Fee: $34

DECEMBER

Baking Series – Cookie Basics – Inspired Christmas Cookies

In this fun, hands-on class you’ll learn ten rules for better cookie making and master the surprisingly simple techniques for making a variety of different cookies. We will discuss how to follow a recipe and proper baking for different types of cookies as well as practice portioning cookie dough and testing for doneness. Allergen Disclaimer*

Saturday, December 7
9:00 a.m. – Noon. • Wisconsin Rapids ODC
Class #: 66187 • Course Fee: $30

Thursday, December 12
6:00 – 9:00 p.m. • Wisconsin Rapids ODC
Class #: 66188 • Course Fee: $30

JANUARY

Income Tax Accounting

This class applies current tax laws in preparing individual tax returns and supporting forms and schedules. It is offered entirely online.

Thursday, January 2 – Friday, January 17
Online
Class #: 22313 • Course Fee: $474.57


*Allergen Disclaimer:  Menu items prepared in class may contain or come into contact with WHEAT, EGGS, PEANUTS, TREE NUTS, and MILK. It may be possible to adjust some items to eliminate certain allergens. If you have a food allergy, please talk with your instructor or call the manager of continuing education in advance of the class. Please be aware that we use rented kitchens for our cooking classes. Due to these circumstances, we are unable to guarantee that the kitchen can be completely free of allergens. 


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