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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

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:

 

  • Annual Quest Membership
  • CourseID: QUEST032
    Fee: $39.00
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    This membership is valid through June 11, 2021.
 

  • Quarterly Quest Membership
  • CourseID: QUEST032A
    Fee: $15.00
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    This fall quarter membership is valid through December 11, 2020.
 

  • Up North Fall Color Virtual Tour NEW!
  • Dates: 10/2/2020 - 10/2/2020
    Times: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: F
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room:
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    This free virtual tour is being provided to you through our membership with LERN - the world's largest association in continuing education and lifelong learning. Registration is handled directly through LERN by clicking the link below.

    Click Here to Register


 

  • Up North Fall Color Virtual Tour NEW!
  • Dates: 10/6/2020 - 10/6/2020
    Times: 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Days: Tu
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room:
     Show Description

    This free virtual tour is being provided to you through our membership with LERN - the world's largest association in continuing education and lifelong learning. Registration is handled directly through LERN by clicking the link below.

    Click Here to Register


 

  • Boost Your Immune System NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST003B
    Fee: $42.60
    Dates: 10/13/2020 - 10/29/2020
    Times: 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
    Days: Tu Th
    Sessions: 6
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Winston Craig
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  • Community-Based Garden Design 
  • CourseID: QUEST005D
    Fee: $22.10
    Dates: 10/21/2020 - 10/21/2020
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Kate Frey
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  • Drip Irrigation Made Easy 
  • CourseID: QUEST005C
    Fee: $22.10
    Dates: 10/12/2020 - 10/12/2020
    Times: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Days: M
    Sessions: 1
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Kate Frey
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  • Revolutionary Idea of the Atom NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST001E
    Fee: $54.90
    Dates: 10/7/2020 - 11/4/2020
    Times: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Days: W
    Sessions: 5
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: John Jamison
     Show Description


 

  • Something Dumpling NEW!
  • CourseID: QUEST02E
    Fee: $38.50
    Dates: 10/19/2020 - 10/20/2020
    Times: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Days: M Tu
    Sessions: 2
    Building: Online
    Room: Zoom
    Instructor: Gregory Schnorr
     Show Description

    Food and supplies are not included. Chef Greg will provide you with a supply list before class begins.


 

  • 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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.