Moraine Valley offers community education courses designed to help you enjoy life, gain skills, and try new things. Our programs offer something for learners of all ages, backgrounds, and interests. Now is the time to explore a hobby that you’ve always wanted to try or get together with other community members with similar interests. Take a class that expands your intellectual horizons or just pursue a subject for fun. Courses have flexible hours and there are a variety of topics for you to choose from.

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50 + Ageless Learning

Moraine Valley values the opportunity to learn at any age. The 50+ Ageless Learning courses provide those aged 50 and older the ability to learn in an environment of their peers.

Arts and Crafts

It’s time to get crafty. Moraine Valley offers a variety of courses for those who love the arts. These courses are made for those hoping to learn something new or improve at their favorite hobby. 

Culinary Delights

Travel around the world through the Moraine Valley kitchen. Our chefs will teach you their tips and tricks from knife skills to cooking with herbs and spices.

Dance

Get on your feet and moving with a variety of dance classes. Whether you’d like to spice things up with Latin or travel to the ’30s for the foxtrot, we’ve got something for everyone.

Family Education

Moraine Valley, together with PLOWS Council on Aging brings you a new course series aimed to support those caring for loved ones. This family-oriented series discusses several aspects of taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s including the caregiver’s self-care as well as financial concerns.

History

Moraine Valley’s lineup of history courses is made for enthusiasts and beginners looking to learn something new and join in on intellectual discussions about their favorite topics.

Hobbies

Are you interested in exploring a new subject? Moraine Valley has a variety of topics for you to try something new.

Home Improvement

Calling all home HGTV worthy. Moraine Valley’s instructors will teach you a new set of skills to assist you in making upgrades to your home and how to clean using safe ingredients.

Illinois Concealed Carry

Moraine Valley offers two courses that provide training to earn or renew your Concealed Carry Permit. The Firearm Concealed Carry Act requires an Illinois Concealed Carry Permit to carry a concealed firearm in Illinois.

Investment and Money Matters

Learn what an annuity is and how it can provide supplemental income in retirement. Examine the key features of immediate vs. deferred annuities and fixed vs. variable annuities.

Languages

Explore a new language with the ability to learn it at your own pace. Courses are conversational and include Sign Language, French, Italian, Spanish and Polish.

Music

Discover a variety of musical opportunities at Moraine Valley. Courses include learning an instrument to performing in a group setting.

Personal Development

It’s time to get organized. Topics include time management, kitchen organization and project management.

Photography and Video

Explore the creative art of photography and videography. Whether you just got a new camera or looking to refresh your skills, Moraine Valley has courses for you.

Theater

Adults and teens have the ability to hone their improv and theater skills. Courses are offered for beginners and advanced skillsets.

Writing and Communication Skills

Take creative writing to the next level through these writing and communication courses. 

Questions?

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