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WWCC Notification: All WWCC students must provide information about their COVID-19 vaccination status. All students wishing to attend classes for Winter Term 2022 and beyond, or those who wish to use college services on campus after November 19, 2021, should be fully vaccinated or have received an exemption and an accommodation. Learn more here

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 Quest Registration Opens Tuesday, December 14 at 9:00am!
Quest scholarships are available! Click Here to Submit an Application

How to Register for Quest Online:
(1)
Create an account or sign in here.
(2) Add a Quest Membership to your Cart and Check Out.
(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.
**Click Here for Detailed Step-by-Step Quest Registration Instructions**
--Other options: Register by phone at 509-527-4331. Register in person at the WWCC Department of Continuing Education.

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:

 

  • Focaccia Me! NEW!
  • THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below and we will notify you if space opens up in this class.
  • Fee: $32.10
    Dates: 2/15/2022 - 2/16/2022
    Times: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Days: Tu W
    Sessions: 2
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 140-Kitchen
    Instructor: Greg Schnorr
     Show Description

    All materials provided. $10 food supply fee included in class price.


 

  • Homeless in Walla Walla NEW!
  • Fee: $34.40
    Dates: 2/2/2022 - 2/16/2022
    Times: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 3
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 114
    Instructor: Chuck Hindman
     Show Description

    Suggested Text:  Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. ISBN: 978-0553447453. Crown, 2017.


    The first two classes will meet at WWCC Main Building D, Room 114. The last class session will meet at the Walla Walla Sleep Center; 1181 W Rees Ave, Walla Walla.
 

  • Life in the Garden NEW!
  • Fee: $22.10
    Dates: 2/9/2022 - 2/9/2022
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Frédérique Lavoipierre
     Show Description

    Suggested Text: Garden Allies: The Insects, Birds, and Other Animals that Keep Your Garden Beautiful and Thriving by Frédérique Lavoipierre. ISBN 978-1643260082. Timber Press, 2021.


 

  • Silk & Merino Nunofelted Scarf NEW!
  • THIS CLASS IS FULL. Please click the "Add to Waitlist" button below and we will notify you if space opens up in this class.
  • Fee: $73.50
    Dates: 3/4/2022 - 3/5/2022
    Times: Arr
    Days: Arr
    Sessions: 2
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 117
    Instructor: Linnea Keatts
     Show Description

    $35.00 materials fee included in class price.

    Materials to Bring: Towels (large and small). Bucket for water. Lunch for day two.
    Optional Materials: Notebook. Pencil/pen. Camera.


    Class meets Friday, 3/4, from 5:30-8:30pm and Saturday, 3/5, from 9:00am-5:00pm.
 

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

    This winter quarter membership is valid from December 11, 2021 to March 18, 2022.


 

  • World Gardening Adventures NEW!
  • Fee: $22.10
    Dates: 1/26/2022 - 1/26/2022
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Kate Frey
     Show Description


 

  • YouTube Video Art & Storytelling NEW!
  • Fee: $46.70
    Dates: 2/2/2022 - 3/2/2022
    Times: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 5
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 115
    Instructor: Lorna Barth
     Show Description

    Materials:

    • You are welcome to bring your own laptop computer for use during class. Your computer only needs to have basic programs: PC - PowerPoint, Word, Microsoft Office programs; or MAC - Keynote, Pages, or Microsoft Office for Mac.
    • This class will take place in a computer lab, so a laptop is not required. If you do not bring a laptop, be sure to bring a USB/flash drive to save your work on.

 

  • The Fabulous Flower Border 
  • Fee: $22.10
    Dates: 1/24/2022 - 1/24/2022
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: M
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Kate Frey
     Show Description


 

  • Friday Films 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $71.37
    Dates: 1/14/2022 - 3/18/2022
    Times: 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 109
    Instructor: John Remington
     Show Description

    The Films of Spike Lee

    Explore, celebrate, discover, debate, and discuss the life and work of one of the world's greatest directors, Spike Lee. With a career now spanning almost forty years, Lee has entertained and challenged audiences in equal measure. We'll view his films and discuss them in an open and conversational manner - student participation not only encouraged but required.


 

  • Impeach Earl Warren? NEW!
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $65.88
    Dates: 1/6/2022 - 3/10/2022
    Times: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: Th
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Health Sciences & Performing Arts Bldg. E
    Room: 1835
    Instructor: Tom Scribner
     Show Description


 

  • Mahjong 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $63.90
    Dates: 1/4/2022 - 3/22/2022
    Times: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 141-Titus Creek Café
    Instructor: Marcia Middleton-Kaplan
     Show Description

    Materials: Purchase course packet from WWCC Warrior's Locker (bookstore) before class begins.

    $9.00 materials fee included in class price.

    Class 1: Tile Identification
    Class 2: The Mahjong Card
    Class 3: Jokers, Singles, and Pairs
    Class 4: Building the Walls
    Class 5: Open Hand Selection based on tiles
    Class 6: Closed Hand Selection based on tiles
    Class 7: Charlestons
    Class 8: Playing Hands except Quints and Singles & Pairs options
    Class 9: Playing Quints and Singles & Pairs options
    Class 10: Playing all hands with Gambling Option using Poker Chips


    No class held 1/18 & 1/25.
 

  • Oceanography NEW!
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $38.50
    Dates: 1/18/2022 - 2/8/2022
    Times: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 4
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 114
    Instructor: Bob Carson
     Show Description

    Required Text:  Oceans: A Very Short Introduction by Dorrik Stow. ISBN: 978-0199655076. Oxford University Press, 2017.


 

  • Researching Family History 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $82.35
    Dates: 1/11/2022 - 3/15/2022
    Times: 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 115
    Instructor: Donna Cummins
     Show Description

    What to Bring: A USB/flash drive to save your work on.

    Suggested Text: Research Like a Pro, A Genealogist's Guide by Diana Elder and Nicole Dyer. ISBN: 978-1732188105. Family Locket Books, 2018.


 

  • The Art of Storytelling 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $65.88
    Dates: 1/7/2022 - 3/11/2022
    Times: 9:15 AM - 11:15 AM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Kathy McConnell
     Show Description

    This class will be held online using Zoom. The Zoom Meeting ID and link will be included in your registration confirmation email.

    Writing Tools, Part II

    Gain an understanding of how to compose compelling stories by studying the elements of good writing. Click Here to View Syllabus

    Required TextWriting Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer by Roy Peter Clark. ISBN: 978-0-316-01499-1. Little, Brown Spark. Paperback.


 

  • William Inge: Heart of Kansas NEW!
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $46.70
    Dates: 1/11/2022 - 3/15/2022
    Times: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 10
    Building: Main Bldg. D
    Room: 114
    Instructor: John Remington
     Show Description

    Required Text:

    1. Four Plays by William Inge. ISBN: 978-0802132093. Grove Press.
    2. A Life of William Inge: The Strains of Triumph by Ralph F. Voss. ISBN: 978-0700603848. Univ Pr of Kansas.

 

  • All Levels Hatha Yoga 
  • ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR THIS CLASS IS CLOSED. Please call us at 509-527-4331 to see if registration is still available.
  • Fee: $50.80
    Dates: 1/4/2022 - 3/17/2022
    Times: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Days: Tu Th
    Sessions: 18
    Building: Student Recreation Center
    Room: 2303-Dance Studio
    Instructor: Rob Robinson
     Show Description

    Bring your own yoga mat.


    No class held 1/25, 1/27, 2/15, and 2/17.