Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

Mt. Desert Island Adult & Community Education

Filter by Category



General Enrichment

in Personal Enrichment

Acadia National Park: How to Get a Job! W18
Registration Unavailable

Acadia National Park: How to Get a Job! W18

Price not
available

with Heather Cooney

Calendar Jan 31, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Each year Acadia National Park offers many exciting work opportunities. This workshop will familiarize the student with the process of applying for positions at Acadia National Park and other Federal Government organizations and agencies. The student will learn to navigate the USAJOBS website to search for jobs, create a profile, build a resume, and apply for positions. Students will learn the language used to describe seasonal, temporary, and permanent positions and eligibility to compete. Highlighted Jobs at ANP: Acadia National Park on Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula offers many exciting employment opportunities each year through the summer season. Seasonal employees in the Maintenance Division support the park in diverse ways. We maintain the paved roads and carriage roads, maintain and rehabilitate 156 miles of trails, clean, maintain and repair all buildings and facilities, run an automotive repair shop, and respond to equipment and utility service calls throughout the park. The Maintenance Division is always looking for new people to bring their skills and enthusiasm to the program. Join us for an informational meeting about when and how to apply for these exciting opportunities.

Driver's Ed Spring 18 Session 1
Registration Unavailable

Driver's Ed Spring 18 Session 1

Price not
available

with Driving School Bair's

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Bair's Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “BAIRS Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting prior to or on the first day of class. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class.

Parent Meeting Requirements: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport; attend parent/student meeting. Pay total cost of $475. Thanks to a grant that the Southwest Harbor Public Library received, students can access the Free Maine Drivers Permit Practice Tests. Go to the Library's website and scroll down to the link on the right hand side.

Driver's Ed Spring 18 Session 2
Registration Unavailable

Driver's Ed Spring 18 Session 2

Price not
available

with Driving School Bair's

Calendar May 8, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Bair's Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “BAIRS Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting prior to or on the first day of class. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class.

Parent Meeting Requirements: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport; attend parent/student meeting. Pay total cost of $475. Thanks to a grant that the Southwest Harbor Public Library received, students can access the Free Maine Drivers Permit Practice Tests. Go to the Library's website and scroll down to the link on the right hand side.

Driver's Ed Summer 18
Registration Unavailable

Driver's Ed Summer 18

Price not
available

with Driving School Bair's

Calendar Jun 19, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Bair's Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “BAIRS Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting prior to or on the first day of class. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class.

Parent Meeting Requirements: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport; attend parent/student meeting. Pay total cost of $475. Thanks to a grant that the Southwest Harbor Public Library received, students can access the Free Maine Drivers Permit Practice Tests. Go to the Library's website and scroll down to the link on the right hand side.

Driver's Ed Winter 18 Session 1
Registration Unavailable

Driver's Ed Winter 18 Session 1

Free

with Driving School Bair's

Calendar Jan 2, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Bair's Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “BAIRS Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting prior to or on the first day of class. An email will be sent to parents and students with the details 7-10 days prior to the first class.

Parent Meeting Requirements: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport; attend parent/student meeting. Pay total cost of $475. Thanks to a grant that the Southwest Harbor Public Library received, students can access the Free Maine Drivers Permit Practice Tests. Go to the Library's website and scroll down to the link on the right hand side.

Driver's Ed Winter 18 session 2
Registration Unavailable

Driver's Ed Winter 18 session 2

Free

with Driving School Bair's

Calendar Feb 26, 2018 at 3 pm, runs for 3 weeks
This is a special class for 3-season sport students. Please note the schedule change: Bair's Driving School offers Driver's Education at MDIHS. Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the first class. Registrations forms can be found at the MDIHS main office or contact the Adult Ed office or on the website. A deposit of $100 must be returned with the registration form to hold the space. Checks should be made to “BAIRS Driving School” and mailed or brought to MDIHS Main Office. There will be a mandatory parent/student meeting prior to or on the first day of class. An email will be sent to parents with details.

Parent Meeting Requirements: student's birth certificate and SS# OR current passport; attend parent/student meeting. Pay total cost of $475. Thanks to a grant that the Southwest Harbor Public Library received, students can access the Free Maine Drivers Permit Practice Tests. Go to the Library's website and scroll down to the link on the right hand side.

Grow Your Own Organic Garden! W18

$10

with Suzanne Morse

Calendar Apr 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Join this highly popular class offered by MOFGA! Interested in learning how to grow your own vegetables in a sustainable manner? Join us for an evening-long workshop on how to grow your own garden organically. Topics covered: soil science, enriching soil, fundamentals of composting, crop rotation, use of green manures, plant vs week identification, weed control, dealing with pests, etc. The instructor is an experienced farmer or gardener in our area. Free seeds will be provided! All are welcome, from first-timers to experienced gardeners who want to experiment with new techniques. We will even send you home with free seeds!

All attendees will receive a copy of the presentation as well as resource guide.

Full Course

Maine Driving Dynamics W18

$40

with Donald Saunders

Calendar Apr 7, 2018 at 8 am
Maine Driving Dynamics is a Maine sponsored, 5-hour defensive driving course that offers all drivers the opportunity to improve their defensive driving abilities. Course includes discussion of collision avoidance techniques, safety issues, driver habits and attitudes, and the basic elements that constantly challenge drivers on Maine highways. The class is taught by a certified Maine Driving Dynamics instructor in a format that engages students with lectures, videos, and class discussion/participation. Those completing the course will receive a three-point credit on their driving record. Students 55 and older can receive an insurance discount from their insurer.

Student 65+ will only be charged $25.00 for the course but you must register by phone, NOT online.

Full Course




Forgot password?