Genealogy Courses

Genealogy Courses

The Castle Rock Colorado Genealogical Society offers multiple opportunities for topic-based learning through a varied and diverse curriculum. We offer assistance to help genealogists develop their research skills and make progress in their particular areas of interest.

For up-to-date scheduling details

see Calendar of Events or Upcoming Event List

 

 

2017 EDUCATION OFFERINGS

September-October-November

 

Beginning Genealogy (part one of  two parts) – Lynnette Pendleton

Thursday, September 7 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm (class/presentation)

Learn the basics of good research. Start  on the right foot, knowing tricks it has taken others years to learn. Standards, methods, and helpful guidance will get your research started without the usual hiccups.

Practical Genealogy (part two of two parts) – Don Purkey

Tuesday, September 19 – 10:00 am to noon (workshop)

Use the basics learned in part one in a hands-on session of practical experience. Guided by an experienced researcher, learn where and how to find the records you need for your own genealogy.

Ancestry and FamilyTreeMaker – Pamela Orcutt

Tuesday, October 17 – 10:00 am to noon (class/presentation)

Learn from an expert the capabilities and conveniences of using and linking Ancestry.com (a website) and FamilyTreeMaker (personal software). Tricks, techniques, and maybe some solutions to your technological issues!

Writing Your Family History – Noel Ferre

Thursday, November 2 – 6:30-8:30 pm (class/presentation)

Leave your descendants the fruits of your research by writing about what you know in your own way. Do it now – no more procrastinating! Get help and ideas from a published author, and learn methods that could make your family history worthy of a more prominent place on your bookshelf.

For additional information about the curriculum offered by the society, contact education@crcgs.org.