Club 50 Plus Workshops

Join our club
for $5 and get a 20 percent discount on future Club 50 Workshops, Culinary and Professional Development classes through June 30, 2015.

Mention code: CEGN001-MW01.

Club 50 Plus offers workshops and seminars designed to enhance the personal, professional and social lives of participants. You will enjoy the quality instruction, state-of-the-art facilities and convenient locations in Atlantic and Cape May counties. Join us for a Club 50 Plus workshop or seminar and enhance your life.

Planning a Successful Retirement

With financial independence, retirement can be the most fulfilling time of your life. This class covers important money management concepts and issues that are important to people at or near retirement. Topics include how to reduce pressures on your retirement income and which assets are appropriate for retirement income, which are appropriate for lifetime use and which assets are appropriate for future generations; how to make appropriate health care decisions, especially who will provide care, where you will live and how you will pay for your health care. We will also explore some options that allow you to transfer assets to other generations of your family. An optional financial planning consultation is provided after the class. A “hear it, see it, read it, write it” teaching method makes it easy for you to understand and remember the practical information. The class is taught by Louis T. Barberio, III Registered Representative of Hornor, Townsend and Kent, Inc. The fee includes a written course workbook and study aids. Couples may attend together for the single attendance fee of $59.00.

CFIN-106 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59

  • Section CW01-Cape May Campus, Room 103
    Saturdays, September 17 and 24, 2015
    6 - 9 p.m.
  • Section CW02-Cape May Campus, Room 103
    Saturdays, September 12 and 19, 2015
    9 a.m. to 12 noon

Who Are You Leaving Your Money To?

Join us for this complimentary course presented by Raymond N. Beebe, Esq., CPA (member of National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys). Topics will include long-term care; how to avoid estate tax traps that can affect the whole family; wills and trusts used in estate planning; and durable powers of attorney and health care declarations. YOU WILL NEED to contact us for registration so that we can get a headcount. Please call us at 609-343-5655.

PDEV-124
Fee: FREE

  • Section MW01 - Mays Landing Campus
    Wednesday, September 30, 2015
    2:30-4:30pm

NEW! Beginning Genealogy

This course will prepare you to begin your genealogy research and start a family tree. You will review how to get started and get organized; what vital records are available and how to read them and find clues; and how to construct an ancestral family tree using birth certificates, marriage and death records. This session is taught by Heather Perez, an experienced librarian, archivist and historian with a specialty in family history research.

CEGN-129 (6 Hours)
Fee: $69

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    3 Tuesdays beginning September 29, 2015
    (Ending October 13, 2015)
    6-8 p.m.

NEW! Intermediate Genealogy Research

Discover how to search online resources to expand your family tree. You should already have started your family tree, but completion of the Basic Genealogy class is not required. This class will be held in a computer lab and you must have a working knowledge of computers, including using the Internet and mouse.

CEGN-198 (4 Hours)
Fee: $49

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    2 Tuesdays, October 20 and 27, 2015
    6-8 p.m.

Buying on eBay 101

We’ve all heard of eBay, but have you ever used it? Are you afraid to buy something because you may not do it correctly, or don’t know how to get the best deal? This class is for you! This seminar will introduce you to the world of eBay and will cover all aspects of how to use eBay, for buying only. It will cover tips on what sellers to avoid, what is too good to be true, and how to determine what seller to buy from. If you are interested in buying something specific on eBay, bring in all information (including any code numbers) pertaining to the item, and we will use it as an example in class. This class is mandatory in order to take Selling on eBay 101.

COAP-116 (2 Hours)
Fee: $29

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Friday, October 2, 2015
    9-11 a.m.
  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Thursday, October 15, 2015
    6-8 p.m.

Selling on eBay 101

Prerequisite: You must have taken Buying on eBay 101, or be an experienced eBay buyer.

This seminar is for eBay users familiar with how eBay works and with active eBay and PayPal accounts, as well as plenty of experience buying on eBay. We will dive right into all aspects of how to use eBay, for selling only. It will cover tips on how to list your item for sale at the right price to attract the right buyer and emphasize calculating and billing shipping charges. If you are interested in selling an item, bring in as much information on the product as you can, and we will use it as a sample listing.

COAP-173 (2 Hours)
Fee: $29

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Friday, October 2, 2015
    11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Thursday, October 22, 2015
    6-8 p.m.

Introduction to the Personal Computer for Seniors

Designed for seniors with no computer experience, this workshop will guide you through the basics, including the components of your computer and their specific functions. This course also includes a brief introduction to the Internet. This class is held on college PCs with Windows 7 as the operating system.

COAP-101 (10 Hours)
Fee: $109 (Tuition $59, Lab $50)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    4 Fridays beginning October 2, 2015
    9-11:30 a.m.

Exploring the World via the Internet for Seniors

Learn about this huge collection of computer networks and its many tools, including using email, searching for people and maps on the Web, and researching information about health issues, travel, shopping, coupons, movies, books, genealogy and senior organizations online. This class is held on college PCs with Windows 7 as the operating system.

COAP-139 (6 Hours)
Fee: $59 (Tuition $29, Lab $30)

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    2 Fridays, November 6 and 13, 2015
    9 a.m.-noon

Manage, Edit & Email Your Photographs

Have a digital camera but don’t know what to do with pictures once you take them? Learn to move images from your camera to your computer, then edit and resize your photographs for use on the Web or to email to family and friends. Bring your digital camera along with the USB cable and flash drive. This class is held on college PCs with Windows 7 as the operating system.

COAP-144 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Friday, November 20, 2015
    9 a.m.-noon

iPad Basics

Explore the basics of your iPad by going through its various features and options. In this workshop, you will gain a stronger understanding of how your iPad works and how to use different finger gestures and keyboard commands to help you navigate and become more efficient when operating your iPad. This workshop requires you to have an iPad running iOS 7.

COAP-157 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Friday, December 4, 2015
    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

iPad Basics, Part 2

In Part 2 of our iPad Basics Workshop, we will explore the basic features of your iPad further. We will take you through the various applications on the iPad, such as Safari, Mail and the App Store. This workshop requires you to have an iPad running iOS 7.

COAP-160 (3 Hours)
Fee: $39

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Friday, December 11, 2015
    9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Beginner Piano

Master the fundamental concepts and basic techniques to play easy melodies in this beginner’s workshop. Proper posture and reading music will be emphasized.

FINE-163 (10 Hours)
Fee: $89

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    5 Mondays beginning September 21, 2015
    (Ending October 19, 2015)
    5:30-7:30 p.m.

Intermediate Piano

This class will build on the fundamental concepts of Beginner Piano. Practice playing more melodies by building on basic piano theory.

FINE-164 (10 Hours)
Fee: $89

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    5 Mondays beginning November 2, 2015
    (Ending November 30, 2015)
    5-7 p.m.

Guitar Basics

Have you always wanted to learn how to play the guitar? Studies have shown that playing a musical instrument can benefit both your mental and physical health. It stimulates the brain and improves memory. Have fun while learning the basics from Eric “Rick” Land of Rick’s Rock Guitar School, who has 10 years of experience playing and teaching. You will learn chords, scales, music theory and your favorite songs. Bring your own guitar; an electronic tuner is recommended.

FINE-126 (12 Hours)
Fee $139

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    8 Thursdays beginning September 24, 2015
    (Ending November 12, 2015)
    7-8:30 p.m.
  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    8 Fridays beginning September 25, 2015
    (Ending November 13, 2015)
    Noon-1:30 p.m.

NEW! Chair Yoga

In this series, you will practice chair yoga and gentle movements, breathing exercises, meditation and relaxation. Learn new movement skills to improve balance, coordination and develop self-observation for monitoring your well-being. The goal is to learn to unite your body, mind and spirit.

CEGN-195 (8 Hours)
Fee: $79

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    8 Mondays beginning October 19, 2015
    (Ending December 7, 2015)
    10-11 a.m.

Self-Defense & Personal Safety for Older Adults

This course is designed for older adults who want to learn how to increase their ability to defend themselves and reduce risk to their person. The course will include both classroom instruction on personal safety strategies and hands-on training in practical self-defense techniques. Facilitator Tom Davey has 28 years of experience in local law enforcement.

CEGN-197 (10.5 Hours)
Fee: $89

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    7 Wednesdays beginning September 16, 2015
    (Ending October 28, 2015)
    10-11:30 a.m.

Couponing at Shop Rite®

This seminar will cover all aspects of how to use your coupons to maximize their value and pick up free products on a weekly basis at Shop Rite. Join “Katie Coupon” in an exciting adventure into the world of coupons and learn how you can spend less money on products you already buy. As a bonus, every student will receive a reusable shopping bag and an example product of what you can score for free.

CEGN-199 (2 Hours)
Fee: $29

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Thursday, October 8, 2015
    6-8 p.m.
  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, November 21, 2015
    11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Couponing at CVS®

This seminar will cover all aspects of how to “roll” your Extra Care Bucks and coupons to maximize their value and pick up free products on a weekly basis at CVS. Join “Katie Coupon” in an exciting adventure into the world of coupons and learn how you can spend less money on products you already buy. As a bonus, every student will receive a reusable shopping bag and an example product of what you can score for free.

CEGN-200 (2 Hours)
Fee: $29

  • Section MW01-Mays Landing Campus
    Thursday, October 29, 2015
    6-8 p.m.
  • Section MW02-Mays Landing Campus
    Saturday, December 5, 2015
    11 a.m.-1 p.m.

For more information about any of our programs please email
Susan DeCicco, or call 609.343.5655.