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Expand your Horizons with fun learning opportunities! Expand your Horizons with fun learning opportunities!

The Arc Gloucester's Life Long Learning Program for adults age 18+ Spring Semester 2019

The Arc Gloucester's Life Long Learning Program is dedicated to providing opportunities for individuals to pursue their interests in an inclusive, fun-filled community environment.  

Classes begin Monday, September 23rd and are held at Calvary Chapel Gloucester County, 5360 Route 42, Tunersville, NJ 08012 (Directly behind Starbucks)

Course offerings for the upcoming semester include:

 "Computer ABCs"
Instructor:  Karen Spieker

No need to fret about using technology anymore.  Join us for some general computer basics.  Did you ever wonder what all those symbols on a computer mean?  Learn to turn the computer on and off and ways to take care of your computer.  Learn basic commands and how to navigate web pages for information.  Basic skills such as how to send an e-mail, how to create and save a word document and even how to play a game will be lessons.  We will discuss computer etiquette and talk a bit about social media.  Bring an open mind and join the fun!!!  Chrome books will be provided.

Health & Wellness "Let's Dance!"
Instructors:  Professional dancers from Ballroom Dancing for a Better U

Do you enjoy going to weddings? Dances? Come and learn popular dances - Macarena, Electrice Slide, Cupid Shuffle, Cha Cha Slide and more!  Get dance-floor ready" for your next social event.  For those of you who enjoy ballroom dancing, it will still be available in this class.

Health & Wellness  "Salon (F.U.N. Spa Club"
Instructors:  Robyn Blanchard, RN and Licensed Beautician

Class description:  Let your hair down (literally) with Robyn at her personalized Salon (F.U.N.) Spa Club, where fun is our class' middle name!! Salon experiences include, but are not limited to:   F= FRIENDSHIPS, U=ULTIMATE SALON SERVICES,  N=NATURAL SPA TREATMENTS.

Health & Wellness  "Wii Wellness Team!"
Instructor:  Francyne Zeoli

If you like to be active and enjoy fun music videos, this is the health and wellness class for you.  Our team of students will be getting our groove on with Nintendo Wii dance, exercise and sports programs!  We will learn, laugh and burn lots of calories!

Fine Arts "Color, Take Me Away!"
Instructor:  Stephanie Littleton

Stressed out?  Do you have a lot on your mind?  Do you just need a moment to unwind?  Join me for a getaway through the world of art!  In this class, you will explore how art therapy helps soothe the mind, body, and soul. Your creative journey will provide you with a collection of relaxing and rejuvenating ways to ease the troubles of your day away!

Arts & Crafts  "Fall Crafting"
Instructor:  Kate Ryan

Bring your creative talents as we paint pumpkins, decorate mason jars with fall leaves and much more!  We will utilize paint, wood, special fabrics and other interesting supplies to create projects that will dazzle and amaze friends and family.  Let the many colors of fall provide the inspiration and a willingness to try new ideas be your guide into an exploration of crafting delight.    

Performing Arts "All Together Now Music" Workshop
Instructors:  Laura Reynolds and Nicole Reynolds

In the All Together Now Music group workshops, participants will have the opportunity to explore and play many different instruments, with some instruction, including guitars, ukuleles, drums, keyboards, violins, banjos and more. We will then form bands, playing the songs that are chosen by the group.  No musical experience is necessary to join this group.  Whether you are a beginner or advanced musician, this group is for you!

Download the Life Long Learning Fall Semester brcohure here

Downlad the application here

For additional information about upcoming semesters and other life long learning opportunities, call 856-848-8648.  

The Arc Gloucester And "Ballroom Dancing for a Better U " present "Health & Wellness Through Ballroom Dancing" classes!

Work with professional dance instructors to learn fun and exciting dances.  Ballroom dance provides a tremendous amount of health benefits such as toning and strengthening muscles, conditioning the body, maintaining bone density, improving mental health & reducing chances of dementia all while burning calories!

GeneLaPierre of LaPierre Ballroom Dance Studio and Director & Founder of "Ballroom Dancing for a Better U" along with his team conducts ballroom dancing classes at The Arc Gloucester's Sunshine Inn at Camp Sun ‘N Fun every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 10:00am-11:00am. Over the past few months our students have learned the Tango, Merengue, Fox Trot, and Hustle! Anyone can participate and join in at any time! The cost is $15.00 per person per class – Call 856-848-8648 to Register.  To learn more about the program, listen to a recent episode of The Arc Report with guests GeneLaPierre and Louise McCarthy, The Arc Gloucester Development Specialist.  

Click here to view class members performing at the Equality Ball.  

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