Computers, Technology & Photography

Registration Begins Monday, January 3 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.

Computers & Technology

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 #119500A
Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday, March 1 & 2
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jerry Taylor
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: February 24
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/6

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 #119500B
Dates: Tuesday & Wednesday, March 8 & 9
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Instructor: Jerry Taylor
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: March 2
Min/Max Enrollment: 2/6

NEW! PHOTOSHOP FOR BEGINNERS
This course is an introduction to Photoshop. Including a tour to understand the layout of the program. In this course you will also see some of the basic functions and tasks that Photoshop can be used for. Ages 14 and up.
Activity #119014
Dates: Tuesdays, February 1 - 22
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Instructor: Aaron Malsbury
Fee: $52.00
Preregister by: January 27
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/10


Photography

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 #119508
Dates: Wednesdays, January 19 - February 23
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructors: Alethiea & Jerome Wild
Fee: $60.00 plus supplies
Preregister by: January 13
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

NEW! SENIOR PORTRAIT PREP WORKSHOP
Do you have some senior photography sessions coming up and you’re not quite sure what to wear, bring, or how to prepare? Well this 1-day workshop is just for you! Alethiea Wild, with Wildfire Studios will cover some of the basic ins and outs of preparing for an upcoming photography session. This workshop is co-sponsored by Wildfire Studios and the Aberdeen Recreation & Cultural Center. Ages 16 and up.
Activity #119050
Session A: Thursday, January 20
Session B: Monday, February 7
Session C: Thursday, February 24
Session D: Monday, March 7
Session E: Thursday, March 24
Session F: Monday, April 4
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Instructor: Alethiea Wild
Fee: $20.00
Preregister by: 3 days before session begins
Min/Max Enrollment: 4/12

NEW! INTRO TO DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY
Intro to darkroom photography: learn about the basics of photo sensitivity and darkroom chemistry without all the fancy equipment. Students will explore historical photography processes and dip their toe into modern darkroom chemistry. Family friendly class. Grade 5 and up with an adult partner.
Activity #119509
Date: Saturday, April 2
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Tiffany Straley
Fee: $15.00 plus $10.00 supply fee/pair
Preregister by: March 29
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