Homesteading can be broadly defined as a lifestyle of self-sufficiency. It’s about independence from consumerism and making more healthy, life-affirming choices. Get the lowdown on homegrown habits and home-prepped goodness. Think composting and constructing to cooking and canning – From beekeeping to brewmaking the Harbor Homestead
Whether you want to articulate your thoughts more clearly or get through the editing phase of an already written piece – we have a class that will help you move forward in your journey with crafting language for prose, poem or periodical.
Looking for a creative outlet? We offer a wide range of classes including Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, and Mosaics. Our popular instructors are dedicated to encouraging students in a relaxed, fun enviroment where students can't wait to come back for their next class. Classes change from quarter to quarter, so check back often to see what's new and fun!
BizEd is one piece of a partnership between TCC, the Gig Harbor Chamber of Commerce, and SCORE. We support local businesses by providing relevant and timely education topics that business owners are asking for. Topics include Record Keeping, Human Resources, Social Media Marketing, Building Business Websites, and many more!
The world of online learning has become a popular option for many people who prefer to study at home. Whether it’s personal or professional in scope, we offer online classes for certification, test prep, foreign language, website design and a LOT more! There are literally hundreds of classes to choose from. Take advantage of the convenience of never having to leave home while learning a new skill. Check out our extensive course catalogue.
If you’re a beginner to intermediate photographer looking to take better photos, we have classes for you in both Gig Harbor and Tacoma. From composition and balance to framing and focus – you’ll receive some expert tips on camera techniques from our popular instructors, Dana Kehr and Dorothy Dean. Point-and-shoot cameras as well as digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras welcome in all classes. Register early for these classes as they fill quickly!
Learn the skills to maneuver a forklift and become safety certified. This is a state and OSHA course (TITLE 29 CFR 1910.178) and is appropriate for all skill levels. Must be 18 years or older. Upon successful completion, students will receive a three-year certification card. Fee includes handouts.
Nothing feels better than being healthy and fit! We offer a selection of classes, including Yoga, Zumba, SeniorFit, Nutrition, Meditation, as well as an Independent HIV-AIDS study certificate for Health Professionals. Check out this healthy lineup.
Our Special Interest classes run the gamut - from Retirement, Women and Wealth, to our Regional Geology and Bird Identification Series. Because these classes are so diverse, you'll want to take a peek to see what interesting and fun classes await!
Upon successful completion of this one-day course, you will be certified and issued an ID card valid for three years in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Students must be 18 years of age or older. Pre-registration required. Fee includes textbook and ID card.