Central Oregon Summer Spanish Immersion

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    Cooking at Cascade Culinary
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    Wine Tasting
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Redmond Campus
June 26-29, 2023

Join us for four full days of Spanish instruction, Spanish culture and Spanish interaction centrally located on our campus in Redmond, Oregon. Take your Spanish to the next level! For students ages 16 years and older.

Register for COSSI 2023

Program Includes

  • 8 hours of Spanish instruction (5 blended levels)
  • 8 hours of Spanish-Culture Electivo Sessions
  • 4 hours of facilitated conversation groups
  • NEW! Spanish for 1st Responder professional development track
    • Thanks to Deschutes County Arts & Culture grant, we are able to provide some funding to Deschutes County 1st Responders to offset the cost of the course
    • Then register by choosing your Spanish instruction level; choose the 1st Responder Conversation Group at registration
    • We will contact you if your scholarship application is approved

Optional Happy Hour Events

Monday 6/26
Informal Social 4:15-6:00 p.m. • Wild Ride Brewery
Join your COSSI instructors and other participants at a no-host social on Monday evening at Wild Ride Brewery in Redmond. Children and pets are welcome. Pre-registration is required.
Tuesday 6/27
Keynote 4:15 pm.-6:00 pm • Redmond Technology Education Center, room 209
Loving Your New Language: How far will you go?
Dive deep into personal stories about the never-ending path of language learning and discover the recipe for fluency. Janet Gesme shares keys for unlocking the door to your new language.
Wednesday 6/28
Film & Discussion 4:15 p.m.- 5:15 pm • Redmond Technology Education Center, room 209
Thursday 6/29
Cata de vinos: Wines of Spain & Aperativos 4:15 p.m.-6:15 pm • Redmond Technology Education Center, room 209
The wines of Spain are as diverse as the country itself. Come and experience wines from Spain’s most distinctive regions. Tapas dishes will be provided. Participants must be 21+ and show ID. Preregistration is required.

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Refund Policy: A full refund will be issued to COSSI students who cancel by 5:00pm on June 12, 2023. A partial refund of $300 will be issued for those cancelling between 5:01pm on June 12 to 5:00pm on June 20, 2023. No refunds for those cancelling after 5:00pm on June 20, 2023.


NOTE: If an employer or third party is paying for the cost of the program, the check or PO should be made out to COCC Community Education. Payment is due at the time of registration.

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AccessibilityIn advance of College events, persons needing accommodation or transportation because of a physical or mobility disability should contact Caitlyn Gardner at 541-383-7237. For accommodation because of other disability such as hearing impairment, contact Disability Services at 541-383-7583.