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You won't be confined by the city; it's Mother Nature that gives you joy. Whether you're pitting yourself against a sheer rock face or watching a bald eagle soar, these courses provide plenty of opportunities to just get out.
 
Spend less time preparing for a trip into the great outdoors and more time enjoying it. Learn how to create a highly portable, practical and functional kitchen-in-a-box so you’ll never forget an essential camp cooking item again. In addition, make a functional camp pantry box to hold food staples and supplies. The class will also discuss what panrty staples you should include in your box. Whether you stay in your car, a tent, an RV or have a BBQ in the park, you can feel comfortable knowing you have all the items you need stored in an organized and easy to take container. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/5/2018, ending 3/5/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Janna Crews 



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Implementing natural gardening methods can be rewarding, productive and save you money. Gain tips from a master gardener on growing and maintaining quality plants and vegetables, while decreasing water use and increasing your plant production. Find out how to limit the amount of chemicals you use as well as how to attract beneficial insects to your yard. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/26/2018, ending 3/26/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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April is the height of the migration season. Explore two of the best spots for migrating shorebirds, waterfowl and breeding land birds in northern California. Spend Friday and Saturday in Bodega Bay, then move to Point Reyes on Sunday morning.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 4/11/2018, ending 4/11/2018. 
   Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; 3 sessions starting 4/20/2018, ending 4/22/2018. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  TBA.

Instructor : Alan Gubanich 

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Enjoy a gentle stroll in the park, a longer walk in a natural area and a moderately challenging hike in the neighboring hills around Reno. With an outdoor writer as your guide, become familiar with the Reno environment. Discuss safety concerns and then discover the beautiful surroundings on three separate days. Locations will be finalized before the first session.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Sat 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/14/2018, ending 4/14/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM; starting 4/21/2018, ending 4/21/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 4/28/2018, ending 4/28/2018. <

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Reno-TBA Location : 
  Reno-TBA.

Instructor : Michael White 

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Nevada is home to more than 600 ghost towns and mining camps. Explore the mystique surrounding these last vestiges of the Old West that has made them a source of fascination for thousands of visitors. Take a journey through stories of famous and not-so-famous sites and gain first-hand perspective with a field trip to Gold Hill and Silver City, near legendary Virginia City. Transportation not included.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/19/2018, ending 4/19/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 4/21/2018, ending 4/21/2018. <

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Gold Hill Hotel.

Instructor : Sam Macaluso 



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Tap into your desire to become a better sportsperson by learning the basics of golf. Gain tips on how to swing and the rules and etiquette of the game from a professional. Learn to putt, chip and to play with both iron and wood clubs at a golf range. At the end of this course you should be prepared to play at least a par three course.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 4/19/2018, ending 5/24/2018

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Grand Sierra Resort Location : 
  Grand Sierra Resort.

Instructor : Wayne Williams 

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Embark on a riding adventure through old Reno after learning how to care for your bike. Discuss basic safety tips, as well as how to conduct maintenance and tune-ups. Get to know your bike’s most integral pieces, like tires and tubes, front and rear derailleurs, brackets and crank standards. After the short lecture, enjoy a 2-hour ride. All bicycles and riding abilities welcome.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM; starting 4/28/2018, ending 4/28/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Orange Pedal Cycling Shoppe Location : 
  Orange Pedal Cycling Shoppe.

Instructor : Patricia Miraglia 



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Learn to identify the vast array of wild birds who call Northern Nevada home. Increase your knowledge beyond the more common species of robins, quail and jays. Use taxidermied mounts and bird photos to increase your observation and identification skills. Further, discover the differences between birds of prey. An optional morning field trip will enable you to practice the skills learned in class.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Tue, Thu 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM; 2 sessions starting 5/1/2018, ending 5/3/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 5/5/2018, ending 5/5/2018. <

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Field Trip.

Instructor : Alan Gubanich 

Please read: Transportation to field trip not provided.



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Discover the serenity this sport offers by learning from an experienced local guide. Get to know the equipment selection process, knot tying, entomology, insects and the flies that imitate them, casting stroke and techniques. Gain in-depth knowledge on fly fishing area waters from an expert who has been fishing our area for decades.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 5/12/2018, ending 5/12/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Hidden Valley Regional Park Location : 
  Hidden Valley Regional Park.

Instructor : Chris Wharton 

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Always know where you are, even in the heart of the wilderness. Discuss best practices of navigational devices. Learn the parts of a map and compass as well as how to read them. Practice using and finding bearings, map symbols and landmarks to plan and navigate your next outdoor adventure whether or not you choose to use technology.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 5/12/2018, ending 5/12/2018. 
   Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 5/12/2018, ending 5/12/2018. <

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  Reno-TBA.

Instructor : Russ Fromherz 

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Take a guided adventure to Nevada’s mystical Pyramid Lake. Walk along its serene shores and learn the intriguing history of this beautiful body of water. Explore tufa or limestone formations around the water and discover where to take the best photos along the way. This Pleistocene lake is located 30-45 minutes north of Reno.   

Schedule : Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM; starting 5/18/2018, ending 5/18/2018

Tuition: $79.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Pyramid Lake Location : 
  Pyramid Lake.

Instructor : Carol Foldvary-Anderson 

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Establish your technique at the Canyon Nine Golf Course. Learn the fundamentals such as proper grip, stance and an effective golf swing when putting, chipping and driving. Put your newfound skills to use playing this 9-hole, par 3 course. Must have your own golf clubs. 

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 5/22/2018, ending 6/26/2018

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Canyon Nine Golf Course at Somersett Location : 
  Canyon Nine Golf Course at Somersett.

Instructor : Tyler Ramsey 

Please read: Must bring your own golf clubs.



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