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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 to create a highly portable, practical and functional kitchen-in-a-box so you’ll never forget an essential camp cooking item again. Discuss the most effective way to pack a camp kitchen and why it’s important to have one. 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 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM; starting 3/6/2017, ending 3/6/2017

Tuition: $39.00

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 - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/28/2017, ending 3/28/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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Explore one of nature’s most diverse landscapes. Discover the gear and skills you need to fully enjoy your next hiking or backpacking trip to the Sierra. Learn wilderness and survival skills as well as the essential equipment you will need. Get tips on physical conditioning, nutrition, navigation, wildlife interaction, obtaining permits and the best locations for your adventures. Then put your new knowledge into action by embarking on a scenic hike up Mount Rose.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 4/4/2017, ending 4/11/2017

Tuition: $69.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Craig Nielson 



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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. Transportation, lodging and other fees not included.  

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Thu 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 4/13/2017, ending 4/13/2017. 
   Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; 3 sessions starting 4/21/2017, ending 4/23/2017. <

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Multiple Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center
  TBA.

Instructor : Alan Gubanich 

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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, 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 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 4/20/2017, ending 5/25/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Grand Sierra Resort Location : 
  Grand Sierra Resort.

Instructor : Wayne Williams 

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View the universe in a new way by combining science and hands-on viewing with writing astronomical poetry. Discuss your place in the cosmos while you learn about various solar systems, computerized telescopes and star-gazing apps. Visit the MacLean Observatory at UNR's Redfield Campus to observe the night sky on the last night of class. Discover how to express your wonder about the universe through composing poems.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM; 4 sessions; starting 4/25/2017, ending 5/16/2017

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Tony Berendsen 

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Work with a PGA professional and renew your golf swing. Explore short game fundamentals like putting and chipping. Discover how to tame your driver, hit fairway shots and get your swing ready for the course.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 4/29/2017, ending 5/13/2017

Tuition: $60.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Somersett Golf and Country Club Location : 
  Somersett Golf and Country Club.

Instructor : Tyler Ramsey 



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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 - Thu 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM; 6 sessions; starting 5/4/2017, ending 6/8/2017

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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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 - Wed 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM; 6 sessions; starting 5/10/2017, ending 6/14/2017

Tuition: $99.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

Location : Grand Sierra Resort Location : 
  Grand Sierra Resort.

Instructor : Wayne Williams 

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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 since the 1980s.

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM; starting 5/13/2017, ending 5/13/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $35.00

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

Instructor : Chris Wharton 

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Embark on a summer 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 5/20/2017, ending 5/20/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

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

Instructor : Patricia Miraglia 



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Come outside and explore the wild-growing plants found around the Truckee Meadows. Gain practical knowledge by touching, smelling and tasting more than 20 plants used for food or medicine. Recipes and resources for learning more about foraging will be provided. Please read where the field trip will meet and what to bring.     

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM; starting 5/20/2017, ending 5/20/2017

Tuition: $89.00

Materials Cost: $5.00

Location : Field Trip Location : 
  Field Trip.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Kimberly Powers  2.Evert Broderick 

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