Enrichment Programs

Coordinator: Anne Foley

Community Education publishes a quarterly catalog with a wide variety of enrichment programs designed for people of all ages.  The catalog is also a resource of information about activities hosted by other local non-profit organizations. 

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The 2018 Summer Community Classes & Enrichment catalog will be mailed on May 10, 2018.

Registration Information

Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

 Click on the link highlighted in red below to register securely and immediately on the internet. We accept VISA, Master Card and Discover.  If you use our online registration system, you may request an e-mail reminder prior to start of the class. 

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Mail your registration form with check, money order or credit/debit card information to:
Community Education Office, 117 Eleventh Avenue, Suite #3, Worthington, MN 56187

Call in your registration with payment information to (507) 376-6105.  A call is registered the same as the current day’s mail. All phone registrations must be paid for at the time of registration with VISA, Master Card, Discover card or debit card.

People may come to the Community Education office at the West Learning Center, 117 Eleventh Avenue, Room 134, to register in person.

If there is room in a class, an individual may register for a class at the door.  A $5 processing fee will be added to the price of the class for all registrations made the day of the class or thereafter. 

Classes are filled on a first-paid, first-served basis.  Payments must accompany registrations for the enrollment to be complete. Registrations received without a payment will be put on hold until the payment is received.  A $5 processing fee will be charged for registrations received on the day the class begins or later.  Registrations must be completed before the second session of a class is held, in order to participate in a class.

You are registered for a class unless we notify you otherwise. You will be notified if your choice is not available. Occasionally a class may fill as your registration is being processed. Should this happen, you will receive a personal call from us.

Photo and Video Useage

District 518 Community Education and its representatives may take photos or video images of participants in their classes/activities.  These images can be used for the District 518 Community Education Classes & Activities catalog, webpages, social media or other promotions.  If you do not want your or your child's photo used for such purposes, please visit our webpage to complete the Denial of Photo Use form.  Completed forms may be mailed to District 518 Community Education, 117 11th Avenue, Suite 3, Worthington, MN  56187.

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Music, Music, Music!

If you are interested in singing or learning to play guitar or drums, Community Education is offering weekly sessions each month this summer. You may be a novice or expert, may simply enjoy music or wish to improve and grow as a performer, whatever your reason our trained instructors will work one-on-one with you, in various genres of music. Click here for information about each of these classes, shown on pages 8 and 9 of the summer Community Classes and Activities catalog. Register by calling the Community Education office at 507-376-6105 or online at www.isd518.net/enrichment.

Trips for Everyone!

Take a break this summer and let Community Education do the driving to a wonderful destination, with a fun-filled day planned just for your enjoyment! We have trips for all ages and interests, including Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Lauritzen Gardens, Minnesota Twins game, Disney’s “Newsies” at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Senior Day at the Minnesota State Fair and the Renaissance Festival. Click here for all trip dates, times and itineraries. Reserve your ticket by calling the Community Education office at 507-376-6105 or online at www.isd518.net/enrichment.

VINTAGE CAMP (Grades 3-6)

Once again, we are offering classes of vintage crafts and skills, such as cooking, painting, sewing, building, music and more. This camp will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, July 9, 10, and 12, from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm., at the Worthington Middle School. Children will choose one morning and one afternoon project to complete. Classes are limited to 10 students. The $60 fee includes project materials and lunch for all three days. The Worthington International Festival on July 13 will display finished projects. Click here for a complete list of all class choices. Register by calling the Community Education office at 507-376-6105 or online at www.isd518.net/enrichment.

Parents Advocating for Student Success (PASS) Update

The months of April and May concluded with graduation ceremonies for four PASS classes, Karen Prairie Elementary Phase I, Spanish Prairie Elementary Phase II, Karen WMS Phase I, and Spanish WMS Phase II.  A total of 30 parents participated in these classes, with 22 completing the requirements for graduation.

This is Community Ed!

It is our pledge to provide you, our customer with a gratifying experience through your participation in our classes. Because we have confidence in the quality of our product, the Community Education Advisory Council and staff are prepared to offer you a money back guarantee. (Processing fees for late enrollments will not be refunded.)