Adventures – 12:15 Session Only


#BadGirlsDoGood – What We Can Learn from BAD Girls of the Bible? Stassi Cramm & Barb Carter (205 Briggs)

Do you ever feel like you just can’t get it right? Life as a disciple is not about being perfect. It is about giving yourself a break (forgiveness), being willing to change (repentance), and believing you can do great things (faith). We’ll look at a different “bad girl” from the Bible each day and see what their life has to teach us girls in the 21st century!


Is It Too Late…For Us and Our Planet? Craig Martens (314 Zimmerman)
We talk a lot about sustainable living….but talking is not enough!  We will explore some of the relationships between humans and the planet.  Who needs who?  How can we reconnect with the Biosphere?  What we know about our environment does make a difference! 

School of Rock! Jammers Unite! (179 Shaw)

Do you play the guitar? Drums? Keyboards? Bass? Do you like rock music? Blues? Country? Want to play in a band with other Spec campers? Want to perform with a group at the Spec talent showcase? Want to learn more about band equipment and actually help with some of the live production work at Spec? If you answered yes to any of these questions, THIS is the class for YOU!


Telamadera Delores Dorland (Student Gallery Helene Center, North–Limit 10)

Tell a ma what? This is an art form that combines wood, fabric, paint and varnish to create an amazing design that’s hard to believe that it is made from these materials.


T-Shirts Re-imagined Shelby Williams (Walker Lounge—Limit: 15)
How many t-shirts have you thrown out, given away, or sold in a garage sale because they were past their prime? Cut it out! No, really, cut it…and make bracelets, headbands, tank tops, scarves and necklaces…or whatever your little heart fancies.

Adventures – 11:15 Session Only


Community of Christ—Today and Tomorrow Scott Murphy & Becky Savage (Heritage Chapel, Administration Building—Limit: 10)
Come share with President Scott Murphy and President Becky Savage. What does it mean to be part of Community of Christ? Where do you fit into this faith movement? How do you get involved in mission? Make your voice heard and join the discussion!


Finding God in a Competitive World Doug Roberts (106 Resch Science Building)

We live in a competitive world. Focusing on God and our discipleship can be a challenge amongst all competition. This class offers discussion, tools, and tips to help focus on God in the competitive nature of our world.


Have a Ball Delores Dorland (Student Gallery North Helene Center)

Do you like to throw pillows? How about balls? Well, now you can do both at the same time. You can make your own fabric football, hacky sack, soccer or volley ball free. All you have to do is attend at least three classes to finish your project.


USA National Conference Results John Wight and Stassi Cramm (204 Briggs)
Wondering what Community of Christ decided to do about gay marriage and ordination in the USA? Enter a safe space to dialogue about the conference results, learn about Faithful Disagreement and how we can all be committed to a common mission even in the midst of disagreement.


Waterfall Matt Frizzell & Jeff Kramer (205 Briggs)

Come share experiences from your SPEC Today class and dig deeper into the daily theme/topics. What do the day’s topics mean for you? your friends? your home? your church? your family? for Spec now and in the future? This is a safe environment where everyone is welcomed and every voice is heard.


What’s Going on in Your Brain? Marilee Martens (314 Zimmerman—Limit: 35)

Do the brains of guys and girls weigh the same? Do guys and girls use the same parts of their brain when they talk and do puzzles? Is there really such a thing as ‘brain worms’? Learn the answers to these intriguing questions, and much more, in this fact-filled and informative class about THE AMAZING BRAIN!!!

Adventure Classes – 2 Hour Block

SPEC offers a stunning variety of classes on topics you might not get to explore anywhere else. Take a chance and try something new this week!


Amateur Radio (HAM) Licensing Class Terry Redding (103 Resch Science Building—Limit: 30)

Earn your amateur radio license during Spectacular.  This course presents and teaches the knowledge needed to pass the entry level Technician Class amateur radio license examination.  Books and materials will be provided.  If you want to know more about shortwave, radio communications and  ham radio, this is the class for you.


Beginning Golf and Golf Tournament Kevin Brunner (Meet @ Quad Tent—Limit: 14)

Interested in learning the basics or refreshing your skills…this is for you! This class is required for anyone that wants to play in the Spec golf tournament. It may be taken one time to learn the game of golf. It can only be repeated if you are playing in the tournament. If you plan to play in the tournament, you must report to the first day of class and sign in.

**This class will not meet on Thursday. See sports desk for tournament details.**


Celebration & Worship Worship Team (104 & 105 Resch Science Building)

Do you sing, dance, speak, lead, emcee, act, plan, pray, have a testimony, read, or anything else? We want YOU! This class is for everyone who has a desire to share their gift in a worship experience this week. We will be forming a youth band, choreographing dance, planning drama, putting together each Morning Celebration as well as other worship experiences. See you there! Daily attendance required.


High Tech Gardening Steve Upson, Jeanie Upson, & Jen Abraham-White (GU Student Community Garden – east of GU water tower/north of soccer fields—Limit: 20)
Technology is changing the way fruit and vegetables are grown. Come learn how to use some of the new tools and techniques available to home gardeners that can make gardening more productive and enjoyable. This ain’t the way your grandmother gardened!  Only need to attend one day.


It Takes Two and More…Reconciling Douglas Graves, Larry McGuire and Michele McGrath (107 Briggs)
The recent USA National Conference, along with the Australian and Canadian National Conferences, has created a new dynamic within the Community of Christ. Through Scriptures, spiritual practices, music, and respectful conversations, this class looks to provide a safe environment for dialogue, for those yearning to engage in reconciling ministries.


Spec’s Kitchen Beth Thompson (S. Americas Room MSC—Limit 20)

Join Chef Beth Thompson as she teaches the fundamentals and the secrets associated with being a good cook. There will be food and of course, FUN!


Women Empowered Mark Barentine (MSC Main Room—Limit: 50 girls only)

Learn techniques taken from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu designed to teach women how to neutralize the 15 most common attacks. Unlike other self-defense systems, this program employs leverage, technique, and timing so that anyone can survive an attack by a bigger, stronger opponent. Participants do not need any previous martial arts or self-defense experience to participate.