as it should be –
Senior College is learning in a relaxed, non-competitive setting. I love that!
Information About Membership, Courses, and Sites
York County Senior College gives a new definition, a different perspective and an increasingly popular dimension to the traditional college. At YCSC you can participate in lifelong learning by enrolling in a variety of courses designed to fulfill your interests. Remember: No prerequisite, no tests, no homework, no grades, no papers to write, no stress. Just intellectually stimulating opportunities to learn -- and to enjoy the camaraderie inherent in small classes.
Classes from such diverse subjects as music, art, history, physical science, writing, culture, film, creative problem-solving, bridge, cooking, religions, baseball, and world problems—each of which has been offered in recent semesters. Most classes run once a week for 8 weeks, starting in September and March.
Members of YCSC are eligible to take classes at any of the 17 Maine Senior Colleges without paying additional membership dues; just pay the applicable course fees.
Please Note: You must be a member of Senior College to enroll in classes. Find information here or click on "CourseStorm" registration button below.
Gift Idea for a favorite Senior on your list? Gift Certificates for York County Senior College classes may be purchased at University of Maine/Augusta, Saco Center, 4 Scamman St., Ste. #18, Saco, ME 04072. Minimum amount $25.00.
Should classes be canceled on account of weather, notice will be given on WMTV (Ch. 8), WCSH (Ch. 6), and WGME (Ch. 13). A message may also be heard on YCSC answering machine (282-4030).
Spring 2021 Courses
Due to the ongoing Coronavirus limitations, our spring courses will again be held online via ZOOM,
beginning the week of March 29, 2021. Register via CourseStorm our new totally online registration system!
Mondays: The Rest of the Story - Fred Boyle - Mar 29, 2021 at 1 pm, 8 wks
Tuesdays: Writing From Memory - John Forssen - Mar 30, 2021 at 9:30 am, 6 wks
Introduction to Addiction - Jeff Goldsmith - Mar 30, 2021 at 1 pm, 5 wks
Wednesdays: Bring a Book to Zoom - Arlene Jackson - Mar 31, 2021 at 10 am, 8 wks
Masterpieces of American Art History - Robert Dunn - Mar 31, 2021 at 10 am, 8 wks
Yin Yoga - Andrea Gleason - Mar 31, 2021 at 1:30 pm, 4 wks
Addictions Part II - Jeff Goldsmith - May 5, 2021 at 1 pm, 4 wks
Thursdays: Remembering the '50's - Lorraine Dutile-Masure - Apr 1, 2021 at 10 am, 8 wks
Introduction to Meditation - Jeff Goldsmith - Apr 1, 2021 at 11:30 am, 8 wks
Who Hired You? - Pamela Albee CCHT, CHI - Apr 1, 2021 at 1:30 pm, 4 wks
Fridays: Mr. President, How Long Must Women Wait for Freedom and Justice? - Anne B. Gass - Apr 2, 2021 at 10 am, 3 wks
Two Sides to Every Issue - Mike Berkowitz - Apr 2, 2021 at 1 pm, 8 wks
Tuesday Basic Digital Photography - Millett Day - April 6, 2021 at 9:00 am, 6 wks
Thursday Plein Air Painting - Pat Wood - Apr 15, 2021 at 9:30 am, 6 wks
New Instructors Welcome! Would you like to share your special interest or knowledge with others? You could do so as a Senior College instructor. Course Proposal Forms may be submitted online. We will contact you.
Directions to Frequently Used Sites
- Anderson Learning Center, 21 Bradeen St., Springvale, ME 04073
- Biddeford Pool Community Center, 2 Yates St, Biddeford Pool, ME 04006
- Huntington Common, Huntington Common Dr., Kennebunk, ME 04043
- Shaker Museum, 118 Shaker Hill Rd, Alfred, ME 04002
- Springvale Library, Main St., Springvale, ME 04073
- Trinity Episcopal Church, 15 Cleveland St., Saco, ME 04072
- University College Augusta - Saco, 4 Scamman St., Saco Valley Shopping Complex, Saco, ME 04072
- The Wardwell, 43 Middle St., Saco, ME 04072
Accessibility: Parking for people with disabilities is available at all YCSC course sites.
Want more information? Call the YCSC automated line (282-4030) and a volunteer from the Communications Committee will return your call.