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Explore the beauty of Washington with Whatcom Community College

Classes offered through WCC’s Community & Continuing Education program

Post Date:03/17/2017 8:15 a.m.

Bellingham, Wash. – Dreaming of summer vacation? Explore beautiful and fascinating Pacific Northwest destinations with two upcoming classes at Whatcom Community College. Both classes held Saturday, April 1; registration is now open.

In the 9 a.m. – noon “Exploring Washington” course, instructor David Kaynor will introduce the class to his top 10 public gardens, state parks, and geologic features—including how they were formed. Kaynor will cover the locations, best times to visit, and unique features of each place. 
Join Kaynor for the second class from 1-4 p.m. for a look at the 10 best forts, lighthouses, and boat rides the state has to offer. Kaynor will cover the locations, cost if applicable, best times to visit, and what makes each remarkable. By course end, participants will be planning their next trip on a path to explore our beautiful state.

The fee for each class is $49. For more information and to register, call 360.383.3200 or visit

About Whatcom: Whatcom Community College is a regionally and nationally accredited two-year college with an accomplished faculty and staff who serve 11,000 students annually. On its campus in Bellingham, Wash., and through online courses, Whatcom offers transfer and professional-technical degrees as well as basic education, job skills training, and community and continuing education classes. The College will offer a BAS degree in IT Networking, beginning fall 2017. Based on student outcomes, the Aspen Institute recognizes Whatcom as one of the top community and technical colleges in Washington and among the nation’s leading two-year colleges. The College is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017. For more information, visit

Contact: Mary Vermillion, Whatcom Community College PIO, 360.383.3310,

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