Lifelong Learning

If you are like most adults, you are so caught up in other obligations that you never take time for your own needs. It is time to put yourself first and do something you will truly enjoy.

Personal Enrichment for Adults & Seniors

Whether you are looking for a class to expand your learning or just for fun, we have what you are looking for.

The Arts

All art classes are designed for both beginners and advanced.

Visual Arts include classes such as painting (acrylics, watercolor, and oil), ceramics (sculpting, wheel throwing, and Japanese Raku), drawing, graphic design, mixed media, portfolio production, and photography (on location, portfolio and in studio).

Performing Arts include music (guitar, piano, and individualized lesson on all instruments), dance (all ballroom styles), and ballet.

Healthy Living

Fitness classes include hatha yoga, SHiNE dance fitness, Pilates fusion, 30-minute circuit, cardio stretch, body movement, Tai Chi and Qigong, and Pathways to Wellness for older adults.

Dance classes include beginner ballet, beginner tap, dance sport, international folk, SharQui, and social dance.

Holistic classes include but are not limited essential oils, herbal remedies, green cleaning and living, living Reiki, crystals, energy abilities and much more.

Healthy Living classes include Living with Diabetes, infant massage, emotional wellness and more.


Creative Craft workshops include Floral and Nature décor and designs for holidays and seasons (Home Floral Design, Pine Cone Wreath, Gifts from the Garden), and Steampunk Foil Art workshops for seasons and holidays (Steampunkins, Steampunk ornaments and owls).

Glass/Jewelry Design classes include basic jewelry, glass fusing, crochet wire beaded jewelry, sea glass necklaces, and stained glass studio.

Quilting and Sewing classes include beginner sewing classes and machine quilting with top-of-the-line machines.

Boating and Boater Safety classes include piloting, docking, navigation, Maryland Basic Boating Course, antique canoe repair and restoration, model ship building, and wooden boat building, repair and restoration.


History classes include local history (including adjacent counties and states), tours of local site and establishments, historical markers, American history, foreign history, religion, and genealogy classes.

Language classes include French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, American Sign Language, and foreign culture courses.

Literature and Writing classes include writing your first book, writing a memoir or novel, marketing and publishing your book, expressions of poetry, and researching great films and literature.

Science & Technology

Computer classes include introduction to the personal computer, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Illustration, audio and video applications using Windows, internet and email using Windows, and protecting your computer.

Individualized Classes

If you would like to learn something new, expand on your own knowledge, develop knew art skills or techniques, or really would like to take one of the classes we offer but just don’t have the time, we are offering a new course option for you to enjoy those same classes with the instructor on your own time! This is a great opportunity for anyone wishing to that one class they always wanted to but were limited on time.

Senior Network

If you are age 60 or better, you have the choice to sign up for classes inside and outside of our Senior Network.

  • MD Residents 60+ qualify for tuition waiver on eligible classes. Be sure to check for those classes that are clear marked for the waiver.
  • Or, you can join the Senior Network and enjoy tuition waiver and even more reduced course fees. Membership fees are dependent on where you reside:
    • $70.00 per semester for in county residents
    • $80.00 per semester for out of county residents
    • $90.00 per semester for out of state residents
  • If you plan to take 5 or more classes per term, your best deal may be to join the Senior Network.

Website Privacy Policy

Cecil College maintains this website to inform you of the many offerings and activities pertinent to the institution. We appreciate the trust you place in Cecil College, and we are committed to respecting your privacy and the security of your personal information. Our privacy statement, dated October 2006, describes the information we collect and how we use it. When using this site, you agree to the terms and conditions listed in the statement.

Privacy Statement

For each visitor to our web site, the web server automatically recognizes the visitor’s domain name. We do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information. No marketing databases are created as a result of your visit, nor are there any commercial uses made of any such data.

Cecil College does collect the following information:

  1. the domain name of visitors to our web page.
  2. aggregate information on what pages visitors access.
  3. certain technical information, such as the browser version and operating system.
  4. broad demographic information for aggregate use.
  5. the e-mail addresses of those who voluntarily communicate with us via e-mail.
  6. information volunteered by the visitor, such as survey information and/or site registrations.

The information collected is used:

  1. to improve the content of our web site.
  2. to analyze usage trends.
  3. to notify visitors about updates to our web site.
  4. by us to contact visitors for marketing purposes.

If you supply us with your postal address on-line, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you supply us with your telephone number on-line, you may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

If you contact us voluntarily via email, you may receive email messages from us with information regarding new class offerings, services or upcoming events.

The Cecil College web site may contain links and information from other institutions and/or organizations. Cecil is not responsible for the privacy practices of these institutions and/or organizations, access is at your own risk. Cecil College will not sell, rent, or lease your e-mail address to others. Cecil does not set any cookies.

If you have questions about this privacy statement, you may contact us by mail at the following address:

Communications Office
Cecil College
One Seahawk Drive
North East, MD 21901

You may send e-mail to the Communications Office at You may call us at (410) 287-1000.

If you do not wish to receive emails, mailings or phone calls from Cecil College please request removal from our lists through the contact information listed above. If you wish to update your contact information, please inform us at the above.