The purpose of the Personal Enrichment Program is to provide lifelong learning to meet individual needs and interests, and contribute to the community’s overall cultural, civic, and intellectual growth.
We offer a number of affordable, non-credit classes that allow students to explore their personal interests. Classes are held in a non-competitive environment allowing students to choose as many classes as they would like.
During this course, you will learn the six-step system to stage any room in any home, how to create scene staging, determine a room’s focal point, learn to stage a home to attract the perfect buyer and more. This course is what we consider an “appetizer” to help you determine if home staging is a career you’d like to pursue or a hobby you’d like to delve into for your own interest.
This series is about celebrating life, making memories with family & friends, while not getting overwhelmed with the doing and planning. Classes will focus on planning, budgeting and a heavy concentration on creating decorations. Items created by the class will include (but not limited to) balloon arches & bouquets, ribbon chandeliers, faux cakes, giant hearts & flowers, etc. Extra costs apply for materials.
Learn professional cake decorating! Participants will learn about necessary equipment, tools and techniques used to bake and decorate cakes. Course will cover piping, planning & designing cakes and more!
Now more than ever is the time to take control of your mental & physical health and wellness! Yoga is a gentle way to develop strength & flexibility; both of which are critical to building a strong body & healthy immune system. Come jump into this beginning yoga class and learn the fundamentals of yoga.
To be eligible you must be under the age of 25, recommended by one of the Assistant District Attorneys or your attorney; and must complete the class by the second court date. This program may allow you to receive a reduction from the charged infraction to a lesser charge. Alive at 25 (a nationally accredited program) is a 4 hour training class. It speaks directly to drivers about the dangers they face, without pulling any punches. Participants are actively involved in discussions about peer pressure, attitudes, substance abuse, rules of the road and taking responsibility. Topics include: speeding, following distance, sharing the road with large trucks and other vehicles, cell phone use, and safety belts. All students will receive a 28 page class guide and certificate upon completion.
To be eligible you must be over the age of 25, recommended by one of the Assistant District Attorneys or your attorney; and must complete the class by the second court date. This program may allow you to receive a reduction to a lesser charge. It is targeted to adults and is a nationally accredited 4-hour training class. Topics include: speeding, following distance, sharing the road with large trucks and other vehicles, cell phone use, and safety belts. All students will receive a class guide and certificate upon completion.
This is a highly participatory class that assesses the individual’s driving behavior, and then involves the students in developing an action plan to improve driving behavior and personal responsibility. Appropriate violations for this course include excessive speeds, passing a stopped school bus, careless and reckless driving, driving while license is revoked, and previously attended a 4-hour driving course within 3 years.
Grab life by the bars! This class was created for students with little or no experience, but even seasoned riders have found this class to be beneficial. Riders of all levels are welcome. We provide motorcycles for training. Helmets will be provided if necessary. Students need to wear: long pants, a long-sleeve shirt / jacket, boots that cover the ankles, full-fingered gloves, and eye protection such as sunglasses or a face shield on a helmet.
This class is physically demanding. You must be able to ride a bicycle and handle a 300lb motorcycle on the range for 6 hours each day. We rarely cancel due to weather, so please factor that into the decision.
Pick up the basics and acquire confidence in handling a 3-wheel vehicle in a controlled and safe environment under the supervision of a certified instructor. To register, go to learntoride3wheel.com . Select Henderson, NC to take the course at Vance-Granville Community College’s Main Campus in Henderson.
Are you looking to begin planning for retirement? Are you retired and seeking guidance to help you live comfortably? The instructor will discuss the following topics: making your money last, what happens after the paychecks stop, preparing for retirement, retirement by design, and Social Security.
Rules of the road of investing- Principles of investing that can help you achieve your goals and avoid common investing mistakes. Stock Basics – Information to help investors evaluate how stocks may fit into an overall strategy.
This course will provide an overview of Public Speaking. Participants in this course will review and practice 5 types of speech: Self/Introductory, Informative, Persuasive, Sensory Aid & Special Occasion Speeches (storytelling, professional and commemorative speeches.) At the end of the course, participants will select a topic of their choice and speech style to share a “TED Talk” style presentation, sponsored by Vance-Granville Community College.
ASL skills benefit individuals, families, work situations, and enhance the quality of communication with others in the community. Start with the beginner level to learn introductions, form questions, exchange information, and describe your surroundings, family, and the community where you live.
Our classes will automatically close 2 business days prior to the course beginning. Some courses may close sooner if we reach the maximum number of students. To be included on the official course roster, you must register and pay for the course before the deadline.
Office Hours: 9am – 4pm (M-TH) & 9am – 3pm (F)
Please note: Anything received after-hours will be processed the next business day.
Refund Policy: For Self-Supporting (Personal Enrichment) Classes – There will be no refunds given after the class has started. Refunds will only be given if the course is cancelled by the college.
For more information, please call us at (252) 738-3631 or email email@example.com
Main Campus – Henderson
Motorcycle Safety (67098) – CLASS IS FULL
05/21/2022 – 05/22/2022
Main Campus – Henderson
Attitudinal Dynamics: 8-Hour Driving Class (67178)
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