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Case’s Summer in Country offers learning on the farm

If the winter blahs have you down, get a breath of fresh air and some healthy learning with Case Western Reserve University’s “Summer in the Country” Continuing Education Program. Classes are set in the idyllic countryside, reminiscent of the early Western Reserve, at Case’s Squire Valleevue Farm, off Fairmount Boulevard in Hunting Valley.

Classes offered in the 2005 program are:

  • Choosing and Using Your Digital Camera—Wednesdays, May 4-25, 10 a.m. to noon (four sessions)
  • Writing Non Fiction—Tuesdays, May 17-June 28, 1-3 p.m. (seven sessions)
  • Creative Aging—Wednesdays, May 18-June 29, or Thursday, May 19-June 30. Each section has seven sessions that explores cultivating lives of beauty, passion and charity through journal writing.
  • Writing Poetry—Thursdays, May 19-June 30 1-3 p.m. (seven sessions)
  • Walking through Nature—Wednesdays, June 1,8 and 15 from 10 a.m. to noon (three sessions)
  • Birds and Breakfast—Fridays, May 6-June 10, 6:30-8:30 a.m. (six sessions)
  • The History of Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms—Fridays, May 27-June 3, 10 a.m.-noon (two sessions)
  • Conversational French—Thursdays, May 12-June 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (six sessions)
  • Exploration in Textiles—Tuesdays, May 3-31, 9 a.m. to noon (five sessions)
  • Painting in the Outdoors—Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 15-July 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (eight sessions)

Registration must be completed five days prior to the beginning of class, and tuitions vary for each class. For information, call Case’s Office of Continuing Education in the College of Arts and Sciences at 216-368-2090 or visit


About Case Western Reserve University

Case is among the nation's leading research institutions. Founded in 1826 and shaped by the unique merger of the Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University, Case is distinguished by its strengths in education, research, service, and experiential learning. Located in Cleveland, Case offers nationally recognized programs in the Arts and Sciences, Dental Medicine, Engineering, Law, Management, Medicine, Nursing, and Social Work.