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Job skills defined for fastest growing energy sector
December 14, 2009

OLYMPIA – To ensure that education and training in Washington’s community and technical colleges can keep pace with the skill needs of the fastest growing sector within the renewable energy industry in the U.S., the Power Generation Skill Standards — Wind Turbine Technician report is now available.


“Centralia College is honored to have supported the development of the wind turbine technician skill standards,” said Jim Walton, president of Centralia College. “Through Centralia College’s Center of Excellence for Energy Technology, we established collaborative relationships with industry, labor, other community and technical colleges, the WSU Extension Energy Program and other workforce development partners who worked together to … » More …

Learn kayak skills in Smith Pool
October 11, 2007

Start a new hobby or brush up on your old kayak skills by participating in Intro to Whitewater Kayak or a Kayak Roll Session.

The Intro to Whitewater Kayak course will take place on October 18, October 23, and 25 and will teach the basics of White Water Kayaking from certified instructors.

The three day progressive course will start at the fundamentals of gear needed for kayaking and will end with an introduction to kayak movement. No experience is required and all kayaking equipment and instruction is provided. The cost is $60 for SRC members, $75 for non-members, and registration closes on October … » More …

Outdoor photography clinic offered at the ORC
March 31, 2006

Master new skills, enjoy the outdoors and experience photography. The Outdoor Recreation Center is offering an outdoor photography skills clinic that explores new techniques for more interesting landscapes and wildlife pictures. Learn to photograph the great outdoors and capture it’s beauty.No experience is necessary for this clinic and cameras are not required. The clinic will take place April 6 at the Outdoor Recreation Center Fieldhouse 101. The cost is $2 for Student Rec Center members and $3 for non-members. Registration will end April 5. For more information or to register for the clinic, visit or call the Outdoor Recreation Center at (509) 335-1892.

Improve your tennis game starting March 27
March 20, 2006

Polish up that tennis racket and play tennis!  The SRC is offering three different tennis clinics for players of all skill levels beginning March 27.  In the beginning clinic, you will learn the basic fundamentals of tennis including vocabulary to feel comfortable on the court.  Learn to hit a forehand, backhand and serve.The advanced clinic helps build confidence and technique – some tennis experience is needed.  Practice groundstroke rallying, volleys, overheads and much more. Cardio tennis, new this spring, is a fun group activity featuring drills to give players of all abilities the ultimate, high-energy workout!  Lace up your tennis shoes and get a workout.The cost … » More …