Havencrest Castle - Savanna, Illinois

Community Education (non-credit) Classes & Registration Information

Programs Promote Lifelong Learning for Children and Adults

The Corporate & Leisure College of Carl Sandburg College provides workshops, classes, educational day trips, and events to inspire learning and enrich lives both professionally and personally at both our Galesburg and Carthage locations. Programs are designed to attract everyone with a desire to learn, regardless of previous academic experience or career path.

Corporate & Leisure College: Main Campus, Galesburg, 309.345.3501 or community@sandburg.edu

The Branch Campus, Carthage, 217.357.3129, ext. 7237

Photo: Havencrest Castle, Savanna, Illinois - May 2019 Corporate & Leisure College Educational Day Trip

Community Education Classes and Youth Programs

Kids on Campus - The Branch Campus, Carthage - June 2021

Kids on Campus - The Branch Campus, Carthage

Dates: June 7-11, 2021 *Registration Deadline May 14

Times: Morning Session 9:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.

Lunch Break 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. *free lunch provided

Afternoon Session: 1:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m.

Cost: 1 course: $30, 2 courses $60, 3 courses $90

Total for all 5 courses (morning & afternoon) $150

Includes free sack lunch, t-shirt, and course materials

For further details including class descriptions and registration, please view the following brochures:

KOC Brochure K-1

KOC Brochure 2-3

KOC Brochure 4-6

Questions: Contact Linda Thomas 217.357.3129, ext. 7243 or lthomas@sandburg.edu

Shakespeare Theater Camp, June 14-18, 2021

Shakespeare Summer Theater Camp

June 14-18, 2021

Times: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Where: Carl Sandburg College Theater, Main Campus, Galesburg

Led by Robbie Thompson, Carl Sandburg College Theater Instructor

Cost: $50 t-shirt included with registration!

Grades: For students entering 9th-12th grades

 *Masks Required *Social Distancing Maintained

Students will rehearse with peers and Carl Sandburg College theater students to create a showcase for friends and family. Final June 18 performance details to be announced

Questions: Contact Sandburg's Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501

Theater Camp Registration Form

Theater Camp Waiver Form

*The theater camp may be postponed or cancelled due to changing Covid-19 regulation or additional unforeseen circumstances. If cancelled, full refund amounts will be issued.

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Harry Potter Creations - Branch Campus, Carthage - June 15, 2021

Harry Potter Creations

Date: June 15, 2021 (minimum of 6 students by June 1, 2021)

Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Where: Carl Sandburg College The Branch Campus, Carthage

Instructor: Laci Todd (owner of Crafty Coop, Macomb, IL)

Cost: $10 registration fee

Harry Potter fans, come join in on all the fun of decorating your very own ceramic Harry Potter artifact. This class will teach you all albout ceramics from the types of paint to use to the reasoning behind putting them in the kiln. Students will choose and purchase a ceramic piece(s) at class - all pieces are $15 or less. All ages welcome!

Questions or to register: Email lthomas@sandburg.edu or phone 217.357.3129

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Cross Country Sports Camp, June 22-24, 2021

Cross Country Sports Camp

June 22-24, 2021

Time: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Where: Carl Sandburg College, Main Campus - Galesburg

Led by Chargers coach Rodney Blue

Cost: Early camp registration cost is $30 and includes a T-shirt. Registration deadline is June 8. Students may continue to register for $30 after the deadline date; however, no T-shirt will be provided.

Open to ages 9-14 years old

Questions: Contact Sandburg's Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501

Cross Country Registration_Emergency Contacts Form

*Waiver form will be provided to parent/guardian for review and signature prior to the camp start date

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Volleyball Referee Officiating Advanced Training - July 8, 2021

Did you know there is a shortage of Illinois High School Association volleyball referees? Carl Sandburg College's Corporate & Leisure College is offering an IHSA volleyball referee training to teach individuals the fundamentals of volleyball and how to officiate games. The average pay to officiate games is between $30-35 an hour.


Officiating Basics Course - no prior experience required


Dates: July 13-August 10, 2021 (5 classes total) every Tuesday


Class time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Course Goals:
-learn the basics of volleyball
-learn basic mechanics of officiating volleyball
-learn the process to become a licensed volleyball official


Cost: $80, course book included with fee
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Officiating Advanced Course - prior experience required (or student is currently enrolled in the Officiating Basics Course)


Dates: July 8-August 19, 2021 (6 classes total; no class on August 5) every Thursday


Class time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Course Goals:
-learn techniques on communicating to partner and coaches
-learn advanced techniques on player alignment
-learn how to score keep using NHFS procedures


Cost: $60, no course book required


*Minimum registration age is 17
*Classes Facilitated by Tony Oligney-Estill, Director of Galesburg Parks & Recreation
*In-Person Classes on Galesburg's Main Campus or Virtual Classes

Any new prospective official will receive a waiver to register with the IHSA to become a certified volleyball official

For more information or to register:
Email community@sandburg.edu or Phone 309.345.3501

*Registration Deadline is July 1 for Basic Classes and July 5 for Advanced Classes

Classes help students learn about officiating. For full details about the exam and registering with IHSA, visit ihsa.org

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Volleyball Referee Officiating Basics Training - July 13, 2021

Did you know there is a shortage of Illinois High School Association volleyball referees? Carl Sandburg College's Corporate & Leisure College is offering an IHSA volleyball referee training to teach individuals the fundamentals of volleyball and how to officiate games. The average pay to officiate games is between $30-35 an hour.


Officiating Basics Course - no prior experience required


Dates: July 13-August 10, 2021 (5 classes total) every Tuesday


Class time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Course Goals:
-learn the basics of volleyball
-learn basic mechanics of officiating volleyball
-learn the process to become a licensed volleyball official


Cost: $80, course book included with fee
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Officiating Advanced Course - prior experience required (or student is currently enrolled in the Officiating Basics Course)


Dates: July 8-August 19, 2021 (6 classes total; no class on August 5) every Thursday


Class time: 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Course Goals:
-learn techniques on communicating to partner and coaches
-learn advanced techniques on player alignment
-learn how to score keep using NHFS procedures


Cost: $60, no course book required


*Minimum registration age is 17
*Classes Facilitated by Tony Oligney-Estill, Director of Galesburg Parks & Recreation
*In-Person Classes on Galesburg's Main Campus or Virtual Classes

Any new prospective official will receive a waiver to register with the IHSA to become a certified volleyball official

For more information or to register:
Email community@sandburg.edu or Phone 309.345.3501

*Registration Deadline is July 1 for Basic Classes and July 5 for Advanced Classes

Classes help students learn about officiating. For full details about the exam and registering with IHSA, visit ihsa.org

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Manufacturing & STEM Camp, July 19-23, 2021

Summer Manufacturing Camp

July 19-23, 2021 Carl Sandburg College Main Campus in Galesburg

Budding builders can take part in a manufacturing camp this summer for students, ages 10-14, hosted by Carl Sandburg College's Corporate & Leisure College.

The camp takes place July 19-23 at Sandburg's Center for Manufacturing Excellence, Building G, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. The camp will run 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Friday. The registration deadline is June 28.

Participants will learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and manufacturing through hands-on activities, guest speakers, and more. A certificate of completion ceremony will be held on the final day of camp.

A limited number of full scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis thanks to the generous support of camp sponsors. The scholarship covers tuition fees, lunches, snacks and a T-shirt.

The summer manufacturing camp is made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors:

  • Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Foundation - Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
  • Heat and Control
  • Midstate Manufacturing
  • National Coatings
  • Derby Industries
  • B.D.i

Questions: Contact Sandburg's Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501

Manufacturing Camp Registration Form

Manufacturing Camp Waiver/Emergency Contacts Form

Manufacturing Camp Dress Code Agreement

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String Art - The Branch Campus, Carthage - July 24, 2021

String Art

Date: July 24, 2021 (minimum of 6 students by July 9)

Time: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Where: Carl Sandburg College The Branch Campus, Carthage

Instructor: Ashley James

Cost: $35 (includes supplies)

Interested in learning how fun it is to create geometric designs with a hammer, nails and string? Enroll in this stimulating class today!

Questions or to register: Email lthomas@sandburg.edu or phone 217.357.3129

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Get a Clue - Criminal Justice Youth Program - July 27 & 28, 2021

Get a Clue - Criminal Justice Summer Youth Program

July 27 & 28, 2021 Carl Sandburg College, Main Campus in Galesburg

Aspiring super sleuths can take part in a criminal justice summer youth program for students, ages 11-14, hosted by Carl Sandburg College's Corporate & Leisure College.

Led by Sandburg instructor and coordinator of criminal justice programs, Chris Barber, Get a Clue takes place July 27 & 28 at Carl Sandburg College, 2400 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., on the Main Campus in Galesburg. The camp will run 9 a.m.-11 a.m. both dates. The registration deadline is July 13.

Participants will learn the process of evidence collection, fingerprinting, casting and investigative techniques used in criminal investigations through hands-on activities. 

Early camp registration cost is $30 and includes a T-shirt. Students may continue to register for $30 after the deadline; however, a T-shirt may not be provided.

Questions: Contact Sandburg's Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501 or community@sandburg.edu

Get a Clue Registration Form_Emergency Contacts Form

*Waiver form will be provided to parent/guardian for review and signature prior to the camp start date

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Soccer Sports Camp, August 7 & 8, 2021

Soccer Sports Camp

August 7 & 8, 2021

Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Where: Knox County YMCA soccer complex

Led by Chargers coach Kevwe Akpore and current Chargers athletes

Cost: Early camp registration cost is $35 and includes a T-shirt. Registration deadline is July 26. Students may continue to register for $35 after the deadline date; however, no T-shirt will be provided.

Open to ages 5-10 years old

Questions: Contact Sandburg's Corporate & Leisure College at 309.345.3501

Soccer Registration_Emergency Contacts Form

*Waiver form will be provided to parent/guardian for review and signature prior to the camp start date

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Customized Corporate Training

Corporate College offers customized training specific to your business needs that is practical and convenient. Training can be offered on-site at your workplace, virtually, or at any campus location. Dedicated instructors can lead courses in office & technology, automotive, health care, electrical, welding, manufacturing, agriculture, horticulture, soft skills and more. It is our goal to deliver courses that will enhance your employees' skills and increase your business productivity. Contact the Corporate & Leisure College at 309.341.5330 (Galesburg) or 217.357.3129, ext. 7237 (Carthage).

Funding opportunities may be available through the local workforce office. Please speak with Corporate & Leisure College staff to learn more.

Payment/Drop/Cancellation Policies

Payment Policies:

Payment in full is due at the time of registration for Corporate & Leisure College classes.

Dropped Classes & Refunds:

Minimum class size requirements are set prior to the start of each class. Please provide as much advance notice as possible should you need to drop a Leisure College course. Per Carl Sandburg College's policy for Corporate & Leisure College, classes dropped the day before a class start date can obtain a one hundred (100) percent refund. Dropping classes the day of class or thereafter will result in a zero (0) percent refund.

Please note that special cancellation dates may apply for educational day trips or other specific course offerings, as identified in the course schedule. For day trips only, you may call to register a substitute after the cancellation date. Refunds will not be provided.

Cancellation Policy:

Sandburg's Corporate & Leisure College reserves the right to cancel classes or educational day trips due to low enrollment numbers or because of other unforeseen circumstances. If a class is canceled, you will be notified and receive a full refund from the business office. During weather-related events, individuals may be prevented from entering campus or off-campus Sandburg facilities. Notice of a decision to close or delay opening Sandburg will be communicated as early as possible through local radio/TV stations, postings to the Sandburg website, and Facebook pages. After registering for a class, any changes to email addresses or phone numbers should be communicated to the Corporate & Leisure office for notification purposes.

Please phone 309.345.3501 (Galesburg) or 217.357.3129, ext 7237 (Carthage) with any questions about Corporate & Leisure College's payment, drop, or cancellation policies.

Class Registration Info

Corporate & Leisure College Registration Information

Methods of payment include: Cash, Check (make payable to Carl Sandburg College), Debit/Credit Cards (American Express, Visa, MasterCard or Discover)

Register by Phone

Main Campus, Galesburg, Corporate & Leisure College 309.345.3501

The Branch Campus, Carthage 217.357.3129 ext. 7237

Register in Person

Main Campus, Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME), 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg, IL 61401

The Branch Campus, 305 Sandburg Drive, Carthage, IL 62321

Hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday

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Teaching Opportunities

Sandburg's Leisure College offers classes at various locations throughout the district and includes non-credit general interest classes intended for personal growth and enjoyment. Class lengths vary depending on the content and instructor availability. Class subjects could include the following:

Cooking

History

Technology

Computers

Crafts

Finances

Fitness/Health

Home Decor or Improvement

Art

Dance

Horticulture

Writing

Fashion

Travel

Car Care & Repair

Retirement Planning

Music

College Savings Plans

Astronomy

Antiques

Foreign Language

And More! Class ideas are always welcome.

For more information, send an email to srucker@sandburg.edu or phone 309.341.5330. Course proposals may be submitted to Carl Sandburg College, Center for Manufacturing Excellence, 2051 Tom L. Wilson Blvd., Galesburg, IL 61401, or by email to srucker@sandburg.edu. Click on the course proposal and fill in all the information fields for review. 

Academic Support Services

Academic Support Services

In compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Disability Support at Carl Sandburg College seeks to make the classroom equally accessible to students with disabilities by providing students with tools and accommodations intended to remove barriers imposed by their unique disabilities. Documentation of the specific disability is required. If you are a student with a disability who would benefit from these services, contact the Coordinator of Academic Support, Main Campus in Galesburg, Room B68, 309.341.5262.

Non-Discrimination Notice

Non-Discrimination Notice

Carl Sandburg College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator, complies with applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, Age Discrimination Act, and Title II of ADA. It is the policy of Carl Sandburg College that no person, on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (sex), sexual orientation, national orientation, age, disability, or veteran’s status, or status in any group protected by applicable federal, state or local laws, shall be discriminated against in employment, in educational programs and activities, or in admissions. The College will direct individuals to resources for English language proficiency so that the lack of English proficiency will not be a barrier for future employment, admissions, and participation in CTE programs. Career and technical education courses/program offerings and admission criteria are on our web site, Programs Degrees, or by calling 309.341.5234.

Title IX Coordinator: Rick Eddy, 309.341.5234

ADA/Section 504 Coordinator: Jake Runge, 309.341.5262