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Community Education offers upcoming Basic Wilderness Survival, Car Care classes

April 02, 2015

Participants in the
Participants in the Car Care class will learn how to keep their vehicles running smoothly and looking sharp.

The Community Education Program at Western Wyoming Community College will offer two classes in April to get folks ready for the Spring/Summer season: Basic Wildness Survival and Basic Car Care.

Basic Wilderness Survival will meet over four consecutive Fridays beginning April 10 in Room 105 of the Green River Center. Participants will learn how to survive while lost or out overnight in the wilderness. Topics will include starting a fire, shelter construction, trapping, navigation techniques, how to locate water in Wyoming’s southwest desert, and much more. This class will meet from 5-7 p.m. each Friday through May 1. The cost is $39. 

Basic Car Care will meet for three consecutive Thursdays beginning April 9. This course will teach participants the basics of car care, including how to change a flat tire, check your oil and understand maintenance schedules.  Students also will be taught preventive maintenance and repair, along with proper automotive terminology and the proper use of tools. 

Basic Car Care will empower participants with the knowledge and skills they need to work on their own cars and to interact confidently with auto repair personnel when taking their vehicles into the shop. The course will be held from 6 – 9 p.m. in Room 1515 at the Rock Springs campus and will conclude April 23. The course fee is $59.

For more information about these classes, or to register, contact WWCC Community Education at (307) 872-1323 or email


For more information, contact Audrey Harton at (307) 382-1661 or
(307) 382-1600 or toll free (800) 226-1181