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Adult Education Classes

Lake Katherine is proud to offer a number programs on various topics and designed specially for adults - brought to you by the Natural Resources Committee.

Canoe Kayak Tour (Program #580) - NEW DATE
Friday, June 16th     7:00pm-8:15pm
Cost $8 per person     Min/Max 10/27
Natural Resources Committee Member Jake Hynes will reveal the secrets of the lake as he guides us on a unique tour before sunset pointing out the species that start to come out to play around dusk. Spots are limited to a total of 27 people with three single person kayaks available on a first come first served basis. Canoes seat three people each and parties may be split up to fill all seats. The event will be rescheduled if the weather or water conditions are deemed unsuitable.

Fly Fishing (Program #582)
Saturday, June 17th   
Cost $6 per person   
Min/Max 5/12
Tried angling but want to expand into fly-casting? Natural Resources Committee Member Mike Littmann will share the rudiments of fly-casting, revealing useful tools and techniques. Meet on the festival grounds, please show your receipt.

Hiking for Beginners (Program #583)
Wednesday, June 28th   6:00pm-8:30pm - NEW DATE/TIME
Cost $6 per person   
Min/Max 5/15
Are you interested in hiking, but don’t know how to get started? Interpretive Educator Shamim Graff will cover the basics of how to prepare and what to expect as you hit the trails for the first time. Ladies, we’ll also address some of the unique concerns you may have about hiking. We’ll finish the class by hiking along our eastern trails. Please dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes and bring a refillable water bottle.

Introduction to Nature Photography (Program #630)
Wednesday, July 12th    6:00pm-8:00pm
Cost $6 per person     Min/Max 10/30
Jack Martin, Lake Katherine volunteer and member of the Forester Camera Club, will share his expertise of nature photography. He'll cover camera settings, subject placement, taking photos at different times or day, and how the best camera you have is the one you have on you.

Each class is $6 per person unless otherwise stated.  Pre-registration is required at the Lake Katherine front desk.  Designed for those 18 years and older.  








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