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Continuing Education Classes

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Enjoy some summer fun in downtown Pontiac with classes for students 8 - 108!

  • Harness the power of science to become a superhero! Experiment with your senses to see when they are enhanced or muted. Compare your heart rate to a superhero’s to learn how a strong heart leads to strong muscles and conduct and control a lightning storm in your own hand! Build a set of wings and a machine to test your grip strength, then challenge a mechanical hand to see who would win.

    • Date: Monday-Wednesday, July 26-28, 2021
    • Time: 9a-12pm
    • Fee: $89/person (if registered before May 28)
    • Instructor: Challenger Learning Center
    • Location: HCC Pontiac Room 214

    Click here to register for Science Superheroes: Grades 3-5.

  • the most heightened. Compare your heart rate to a superhero’s to learn how a strong heart leads to strong muscles. Build a machine to test your grip strength. Design a microgravity exercise that will prepare your muscles for space travel and out-of-this-world challenges.

    • Date: Monday-Wednesday, July 26-28, 2021
    • Time: 9a-12pm
    • Fee: $89/person (if registered before May 28)
    • Instructor: Challenger Learning Center
    • Location: HCC Pontiac Room 210

    Click here to register for Science Superheroes: Grades 6-8.

  • Get creative inspiration and hands-on camera practice with a group of fellow photographers. Head to a local outdoor destination and wander at will to capture the perfect shot. Hone your skills under the guidance of an expert photographer who will provide coaching and strategies for optimizing your photos. Leave with practical digital photography experience and a new gallery for your collection. You must bring your own DSLR or mirrorless camera to participate.

    • Date: Saturday, July 24, 2021
    • Time: 9am-12pm
    • Fee: $39/person
    • Instructor: Kent Simpson
    • Location: HCC Pontiac Room 220

    Click here to register for the Digital Photography Meet Up. 

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Is there a class you want to teach in Pontiac?  

Complete a course concept form and return it to the address provided or to HCC Pontiac!

Is there a class you want to see offered in Pontiac? 

We also welcome suggestions on personal enrichment and professional learning classes to offer! Send an email with your suggestions.

Hours

Monday: 8am to 6pm
Tuesday: 8am to 6pm
Wednesday: 8am to 6pm
Thursday: 8am to 6pm
Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Contact Us

HCC Pontiac
211 E Madison St, Ste #2
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-6777
Fax: 815-844-5635
Email: Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu

Stacey Shrewsbury

Director, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8952
Email: Stacey.Shrewsbury@heartland.edu

John Salzer

Associate Director, HCC Pontiac
Advisor, HCC Pontiac
Phone:  309-268-8953
Email: John.Salzer@heartland.edu