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Fall Classes & Programs

Fall Classes & Programs

Orono Community Education is in the process of finalizing classes and programs for the fall 2020 season. See below for more details! Adult Classes & Programs Click here to view the online brochure for adult classes. Youth Classes & Programs Click here to view the online brochure for youth classes. More classes will be added as the season progresses,… Fall Classes & Programs

Summer Program Update

(updated May 29, 2020) With health and safety at the forefront, our Community Education team is adjusting plans for our summer program. We are working diligently to make the proper adjustments necessary to meet state guidelines. Some of our camps and classes have been modified to meet in-person protocols, moved to virtual, or cancelled. We… Summer Program Update

How Can I Get Help? Community Resources

WeCAN is a social service agency located in Mound that provides individual and family support services to those in need in 12 western Hennepin County communities, including Mound, Minnetrista, Spring Park, Navarre, Minnetonka Beach, Maple Plain, Independence, Loretto, Rockford, St. Bonifacius, Tonka Bay and Greenfield. Call WeCAN at 952-472-0742, email  or visit  to find out… How Can I Get Help? Community Resources

Starting Wednesday, March 18, the Orono Community Education office will be closed until further notice. Please email with any questions regarding Community Education classes or programs. We will likely be unable to answer and reply via telephone. However, our staff will be checking email and voicemail messages frequently and will respond as soon as possible.… Office Closure & How to Reach Us

Important Update – COVID-19

In coordination with the current Orono Schools K-12 closure from March 16 to March 29, all Community Education activities, programs and classes (including those held off-site) have been cancelled until further notice. More information on rescheduling and/or refunds will be sent directly to those enrolled in specific classes/programs. If your student(s) is enrolled in an… Important Update – COVID-19

Summer Registration is now OPEN!

Registration for Summer 2020 is now open! Go to to register online or call 952-449-8350. Click here to view an electronic version of the Summer 2020 brochure.

Orono Students Succeed at Youth in Government

On January 9-12, 2020, 38 Orono students in grades 8-12 attended YMCA’s Youth in Government: Model Assembly Session 2020. Our students debated bills, passed proposals, and sat on the jury for their court cases. We had several students serve for elected and appointed positions. Anne Guidera (11th grade) was elected to be the GOVERNOR for… Orono Students Succeed at Youth in Government

Winter Spring Registration NOW OPEN!

Registration for Winter Spring 2020 classes and programs is here! Brochures will arrive in mailboxes on December 13 or shortly after! We have classes for all ages, birth to senior citizen, taking place January thru May 2020. View the brochure here! Register online at or call 952-449-8350. We’re proud to be empowering your learning!