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Adventures in Learning for Ages 50+! Founded Winter 1998, Quest is an educational membership institute for active learners 50+ years of age. It is stress-free learning offered in friendly, sociable settings free of tests, grades, and credits. Activities and classes range from the academic to the artistic and include fitness and travel opportunities as well. Click Here to Learn More

Winter Quarter Quest Registration Opens December 8th at 9:00AM!

Scholarships are available! Click Here to Submit an Application

How to Register for Quest:
(1)
Create an account or sign in here.
(2) Add a Quest Membership to your Cart.
(3) You will then be able to see an "Add to Cart" button for the Quest classes that are open for registration. Add your selected class(es) to your Cart, and Check Out.
(4) You'll receive an email confirmation with your class information after signing up successfully.

Scroll down to view all of the current classes under this program. You can also view classes by topic by clicking a topic area below:

 

  • Family History Record Sets NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST004M
    Fee: $54.90
    Dates: 1/5/2021 - 3/9/2021
    Times: 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Donna Cummins
     Show Description

    In order to see the presented materials, using a tablet or computer for Zoom class meetings is recommended.


 

  • Memoir as Story NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST015A
    Fee: $65.88
    Dates: 1/8/2021 - 3/12/2021
    Times: 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Kathy McConnell
     Show Description

    Click Here to View Class Syllabus

    Required Text: Writing and Selling Your Memoir by Paula Balzer. Any edition. Writer's Digest Books. ISBN-13: 978-1599631356

    Suggested: Printer for making copies of work to be read.


 

  • Mind & Body Wellness NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST003C
    Fee: $93.33
    Dates: 1/4/2021 - 3/17/2021
    Times: 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM
    Days: M W
    Sessions: 20
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Julie Spada
     Show Description

    Click Here to View Syllabus


    No class held 1/18 & 2/15.
 

  • Mythology and Human Values NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST004L
    Fee: $54.90
    Dates: 2/17/2021 - 3/17/2021
    Times: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 5
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: John Jamison
     Show Description

    Required Text:

    1. Sophocles, The Oedipus Cycle: Oedipus Rex, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone. Trans. by Fitts and Fitzgerald. Mariner Books. ISBN-13: 978-0156027649
    2. The Book of Genesis. Any translation will do - the Revised Standard Version (RSV) or New English Bible preferred.

 

  • Pi(e) Day 2021 
  • CourseID: QUEST002D
    Fee: $48.50
    Dates: 3/12/2021 - 3/14/2021
    Times: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Days: Su F Sa
    Sessions: 3
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Gregory Schnorr
     Show Description

    Important: Register by March 2. No refunds after March 2.

    $10 Ingredient Kit included in course fee. The ingredient kit will need to be picked up from WWCC Walla Walla campus. More information will be emailed to registrants describing how to pick up your packet (approximately a week before class begins).


    Pre-class meeting on Friday 3/12 from 3-4pm (to review recipes and ingredients; no cooking). Class meets Saturday 3/13 & Sunday 3/14 from 3-5pm.
 

  • Tolstoy's Anna Karenina NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST007G
    Fee: $60.39
    Dates: 1/4/2021 - 3/15/2021
    Times: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Days: M
    Sessions: 9
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Richard Middleton-Kaplan
     Show Description

    Click Here to View Class Syllabus

    Required Texts:

    1. Leo Tolstoy: A Very Short Introduction by Liza Knapp. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019. ISBN: 978-0198813934
    2. Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, trans. by Louise & Alymer Maude, edited by George Gibian. Norton Critical Edition, 2nd ed. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1995. ISBN: 978-0393966428

    No class held 1/18 & 2/15.
 

  • Winter Quarter Quest Membership
  • CourseID: QUEST032C
    Fee: $15.00
     Show Description

    This winter quarter membership is valid through March 15, 2021.


 

  • All Levels Hatha Yoga NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST003A
    Fee: $54.90
    Dates: 1/5/2021 - 3/25/2021
    Times: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Days: Tu Th
    Sessions: 20
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Rob Robinson
     Show Description

    Yoga mat recommended.


    No class held 2/23, 2/25, 3/16, & 3/18.

 

  • Intro to Zoom NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST028
    Fee: $0.00
    Dates: 12/15/2020 - 12/15/2020
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Jodi Worden, Danielle Coila
     Show Description


 

  • Annual Quest Membership
  • CourseID: QUEST032
    Fee: $39.00
     Show Description

    This membership is valid through June 11, 2021.

    Online registration for this membership is closed. Please call us at 509-527-4331 if you wish to purchase this membership.


 

  • All Levels Hatha Yoga NEW!
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • CourseID: QUEST003A
    Fee: $54.90
    Dates: 9/22/2020 - 12/3/2020
    Times: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Days: Tu Th
    Sessions: 20
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Rob Robinson
     Show Description

    Yoga mat recommended.


    No class held 11/24 & 11/26.
 

  • Drawing What You See 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • CourseID: QUEST016
    Fee: $87.84
    Dates: 9/23/2020 - 12/2/2020
    Times: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 9
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Gregory Tate
     Show Description

    Required Materials:

    1. Masonite drawing board 17 x 22"
    2. Two metal clips for holding paper onto board
    3. 18 x 24" newsprint drawing tablet (Grumbacher or Strathmore)
    4. 18 x 24" white drawing paper
    5. 8.5 x 11" sketchbook
    6. Waterproof black marking pens (Sharpie works the best: broad tip, medium line, fine line)
    7. Sticks of compressed charcoal
    8. Graphite drawing pencils: soft lead turqoise or ebony 6B, 4B, or 2B works the best
    9. Kneaded eraser and art gum erasers
    10. Rubbing nubs
    11. Prismacolor pencils
    12. Sandpaper
    13. Colored chalk

    Suggested Text: Drawing Basics by Jaclyn St. Aubyn


    No class held 11/11 & 11/25.
 

  • Quest Reads! 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • CourseID: QUEST007C
    Fee: $50.80
    Dates: 9/24/2020 - 12/10/2020
    Times: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 11
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Rogers Miles
     Show Description

    View Syllabus

    Required Text:

    1. The Odyssey by Homer & Emily Wilson. W.W. Norton & Company, 1st edition (November 6, 2018). ISBN-13: 978-0393356250.
    2. Circe by Madeline Miller. Back Bay Books, Reprint edition (April 14, 2020). ISBN-13: 978-0316556323.

    3. No class held 11/26.
 

  • The Aeneid NEW!
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • CourseID: QUEST004K
    Fee: $82.35
    Dates: 9/21/2020 - 12/4/2020
    Times: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Days: M F
    Sessions: 20
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Claire Valente
     Show Description

    Required Text: The Aeneid by Virgil, trans. Robert Fagles. ISBN-13: 978-0143105138. Penguin Classics. Deluxe edition.

    Suggested Text: Mythology by Edith Hamilton. ISBN: 978-0446574754. Grand Central Publishing. Reprint edition.


    No class held 10/9 & 11/27.
 

  • The Art of Writing Sentences NEW!
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • CourseID: QUEST000
    Fee: $65.88
    Dates: 9/25/2020 - 12/4/2020
    Times: 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Kathy McConnell
     Show Description

    Required Text: First You Write a Sentence by Joe Moran. ISBN# 978-0-241-97851-1. Any edition, new or used.


    No class held 11/27.