Computers, Technology & Photography

Registration Begins Tuesday, September 6 at 8:00 a.m.

Programs are filled on a first-pay, first-served basis, preregistration by the published deadline is required. Payment can be made by credit or debit card by phone or by check or cash in person. Online Registration also available. All classes are subject to 6.5% sales tax. Please call the Aberdeen Recreation and Cultural Center for more information at 626-7081.

UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTER TERMINOLOGY 
Have you ever asked a question about your computer or phone and the answer was full of terms, jargon, and gibberish that leaves you shaking your head and mumbling? These classes are designed for anyone who faces difficulties when it comes understanding the vocabulary, and terminology used to describe computer and cell phone capabilities.

BASIC TECHNOLOGY, COMPUTER TERMINOLOGY & HARDWARE
Terms covered will consist of RAM, Peripherals, Mega, Giga, Tera, Bytes, Memory, Drive, Input, Output, Processor, SSD, HDMI, DVI, and others that cover this topic.
Ages 55 and up.
Activity #319500A
Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday, November 1 & 2
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jerry Taylor
Fee: $22.00
Preregister by: October 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 1/6

OPERATING SYSTEMS, NETWORKING, AND INTERNET TERMINOLOGY
Terms will consist of IP, Cloud, Server, Router, Modem, URL, WiFi, Hacked, Virus, Spoof, Leach and others that cover this topic. Ages 55 and up.
Activity #319500B
Dates: 
Tuesday & Wednesday, November 15 & 16
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jerry Taylor
Fee: $22.00
Preregister by: November 10
Min/Max Enrollment: 1/6

NEW! BASIC GRAPHIC DESIGN
In this class you will learn about the 7 foundations of graphic design including line, shape, color, typography, texture, size, and space. We will then use this information to create better flyers, social media graphics and more. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #319014
Dates: Mondays, November 7 - 28
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Aaron Malsbury
Fee: $52.00 plus lab fee $20.00
Preregister by: November 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10

NEW! BASIC VIDEO PRODUCTION FOR TEENS
In this class you will learn about the foundations of video production. Including equipment, filming, lighting, sound, editing, graphics, and basic VFX. Class will take place in the YAPA Teen Center. Please use the YAPAtorium entrance. Ages 11-17.
Activity #319103
Dates: Saturday, September 17, October 15, November 19, & December 17
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Aaron Malsbury
Fee: $52.00 plus lab fee $20.00
Preregister by: September 15
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10

NEW! BASIC VIDEO PRODUCTION
In this class you will learn about the foundations of video production. Including equipment, filming, lighting, sound, editing, graphics, and basic VFX. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #319113
Dates: Tuesdays, November 8 - 29
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Aaron Malsbury
Fee: $52.00 plus lab fee $20.00
Preregister by: November 3
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10

PHOTOGRAPHY ON LOCATION
An introduction to digital photography on location. Take a stroll through downtown Aberdeen with Alethiea and Jerome while learning some of the basic rules of photography; including the use of the camera, lighting, composition, as well as tricks and tips for different situations and how to tell a story with your photography. Perfect for all areas of photographic interest. Ages 14 and up. *Participants under 18 must have parental permission to attend classes off the ARCC campus, and all participants must have a DSLR camera to use.
Activity #319010
Dates: Wednesdays, September 21 - October 12
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructors: Alethiea & Jerome Wild
Fee: $42.00
Preregister by: September 15
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

INTRODUCTION TO DSLR PHOTOGRAPHY
An introduction to digital photography. Learn the basic rules of photography including the use of the camera, lighting, composition, as well as tricks and tips for different situations and how to tell a story with your photography. Perfect for all areas of photographic interest. Participants must have their own DSLR camera. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #319008
Dates: Wednesdays, October 26 - November 16
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructors: Alethiea & Jerome Wild
Fee: $42.00
Preregister by: October 20
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

  1. Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center


    Physical Address
    225 3rd Avenue SE
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

    Phone: 605-626-7081
    Fax: 605-626-7989


How to Register:
  • In Person: ARCC                225 3rd Ave SE
  • Over the Phone: (605)626-7081