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The following classes are sponsored by the SCVAS Education Committee. To register please call the office at (408) 252-3740. All cancellations require 72-hour prior notification for refunds.

Adult Classes

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September

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday September 1 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Outdoor Photography for Beginners Class #1: Basic Camera Settings
Wednesday September 7
8:30 AM - 10 AM
Location: McClellan Ranch Preserve
Cost: $25 Non-members, $15 Members for each class
Leader: Ralph Schardt

Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is especially for beginners and others who want to learn more about the best camera settings to use for outdoor photography and how to set up for projects.

Charge your batteries, bring your camera, hat, and hiking shoes. Outdoor activity involved with this class will be easy to moderate.

This class is offered in two sessions, Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is a pre-requisite for Class #2:Field Work.

Class #1 is also offered on Oct 12. Class #2: Field Work is offered on Sep 21 and Oct 26, 2016. See separate Class Calendar listings.

You must register online for these classes.

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday September 8 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday September 15 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Outdoor Photography for Beginners Class #2: Field Work
Wednesday September 21
8:30 AM - 10 AM
Location: McClellan Ranch Preserve
Cost: $25 Non-members, $15 Members for each class
Leader: Ralph Schardt

Class #2: Field Work concentrates on preparing for outdoor shooting and finding interesting subjects. We will focus on checking camera settings, appropriate gear to take, trying to find projects, and how to shoot them.

Charge your batteries, bring your camera, hat, hiking shoes. Also bring a tripod or monopod, wide-angle lens, and telephoto lens (if you have them). If you bring a fixed lens camera, you will receive instruction on how to use your camera in wide-angle, telephoto, and close-up modes. Outdoor activity involved with this class will be easy to moderate.

This class is offered in two sessions, Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is a pre-requisite for Class #2: Field Work.

Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is offered on Sep 7 and Oct 12, 2016. Class #2 is also offered on Oct 26. See separate Class Calendar listings.

You must register online for these classes.

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday September 22 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday September 29 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

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October

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday October 6 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Outdoor Photography for Beginners Class #1: Basic Camera Settings
Wednesday October 12
8:30 AM - 10 AM
Location: McClellan Ranch Preserve
Cost: $25 Non-members, $15 Members for each class
Leader: Ralph Schardt

Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is especially for beginners and others who want to learn more about the best camera settings to use for outdoor photography and how to set up for projects.

Charge your batteries, bring your camera, hat, and hiking shoes. Outdoor activity involved with this class will be easy to moderate.

This class is offered in two sessions, Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is a pre-requisite for Class #2:Field Work.

Class #1 is also offered on Sep 7. Class #2: Field Work is offered on Sep 21 and Oct 26, 2016. See separate Class Calendar listings.

You must register online for these classes.

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday October 13 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday October 20 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Outdoor Photography for Beginners Class #2: Field Work
Wednesday October 26
8:30 AM - 10 AM
Location: McClellan Ranch Preserve
Cost: $25 Non-members, $15 Members for each class
Leader: Ralph Schardt

Class #2: Field Work concentrates on preparing for outdoor shooting and finding interesting subjects. We will focus on checking camera settings, appropriate gear to take, trying to find projects, and how to shoot them.

Charge your batteries, bring your camera, hat, hiking shoes. Also bring a tripod or monopod, wide-angle lens, and telephoto lens (if you have them). If you bring a fixed lens camera, you will receive instruction on how to use your camera in wide-angle, telephoto, and close-up modes. Outdoor activity involved with this class will be easy to moderate.

This class is offered in two sessions, Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is a pre-requisite for Class #2: Field Work.

Class #1: Basic Camera Settings is offered on Sep 7 and Oct 12, 2016. Class #2 is also offered on Sep 21. See separate Class Calendar listings.

You must register online for these classes.

Birding by Ear with Bill Pelletier
Thursday October 27 7 PM
Location: McClellan Ranch
Weekly 90-minute field class. Bill Pelletier will take your birding to the next level by teaching the calls and songs of our local birds. Call Bill Pelletier with questions at (408) 644-5583, no RSVP necessary.

This class is free every Thursday at 7:00 PM starting September 1st through October. Check Calendar for dates.

Adult Education Survey

Help us plan our future classes and field seminars by participating in this short survey. Your responses are completely anonymous, but will be a tremendous help to us as we look to 2015 and beyond!

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