snowshoeing classContinuing & Community Education at CCEast

Learn a new skill. Get to know your computer. Dance. Get fit. Stretch yourself. Do it all without leaving East Lewis County.

Community Education

Adult Special Interest classes are designed for learning new skills and information in a non-credit, non-graded, relaxed setting. Tuition is offered at a reduced rate.


701 Airport Way
PO Box 87
Morton, WA 98356
360-496-5022 / 360-623-8925


There are no lyceum lectures at CC East during winter quarter. Check back for the spring schedule in March!


5102   ASI       012R               9am-4pm    Saturday          MOR 108      Johnson

A fitness program which uses snowshoeing to develop cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and body composition emphasizing aerobic activities. Previous snowshoeing experience is not required but students must be able to hike/snowshoe a minimum of 3 miles on uneven terrain and must have appropriate clothing for winter conditions. Students may bring their own snowshoes or rent them for an additional fee. Transportation is provided via college vans with pickup points in both Centralia and Morton. Students must attend one of the following hour-long orientations beginning at 5:15pm: Jan. 7 in Centralia or Jan. 8 in Morton. Class meets 1/11, 1/25, 2/8. Class fee $50.

Middle Eastern Dance

5103    ASI       014R               6:30-7:30pm    Tuesdays            Tiller Art Center, Morton                Nixon

Learn and practice dance postures, flexibility, and dance movements traditional to Middle Eastern cultures. Discover rich and varied music and movement inherent in Middle Eastern dance. Dress for exercise. The class meets at the Tiller Art Center in Morton. Class fee $30.

Better Bones & Balance

5104    ASI       015R               9:30-10:30am  Tuesdays & Thursdays        MOR 101          Jones

OSU Bone Research studies have shown this exercise program can significantly slow loss of bone density in adults of all ages as well as improve balance, flexibility, coordination, muscle tone, and overall body fitness. Class fee $35. Class meets Jan. 7- March 12.

Creative Writing Workshop (Nonfiction)

6712    CS     178R4       10am-4pm          Saturdays (Jan 25 & Feb. 29)       MOR 101            Austin

Students will gather for a six-hour Saturday workshop that will cover writing techniques and the development of the writer’s unique voice. A writing assignment will be given, which will be submitted to the instructor online. The instructor will edit each student’s original work and return it online to the student. The student will make revisions and resubmit their manuscript, with one more round of feedback provided by the instructor. The class will end with a second six-hour workshop, where the instructor will address common mistakes and weaknesses in the class writing as a whole, as well as strengths and successes with the overall participant submissions. Information will also be provided on publication options and processes. Charlotte Austin is a writer, editor and mountain guide living in Seattle.  Class meets Jan. 25 and Feb. 29. Class fee $165

Introduction to Theatre

6202    ASI    054R3       10am-12:20pm     Tuesdays & Thursdays     MOR 108               Hartman

Overview of theatre as an art form with emphasis on the play in production and the roles of various theatre artists. This non-credit section is part of the 5-credit DRMA 101 class. Students are expected to attend two plays during the quarter at their own expense. Class fee $45.