Lifelong Learning Classes

RappCE Lifelong Learning offers a wide-ranging selection of non-credit, just-for-fun classes taught by volunteer instructors. Held during Spring and Fall semesters, these classes generally cost $20 or $25 each and run for three to nine weeks in length. These courses are taught for avocational purposes only.

Registration for Spring 2021 classes will open in March.

Classes are held at the RappU facility located at 12018 Lee Highway in Sperryville (the Sperryville Schoolhouse)
as well as other sites spread throughout Rappahannock County.

If you are interested in teaching a Lifelong Learning course,
please email us at


Your fellow Rappahannockans taught these classes during the Fall 2019 semester:

2018 Update on Middle East Conflicts

A Roadmap to Estate Planning

American Politics: Big Issues, the 2018 Election, and Judicial Confirmations

Beginner Golf Instruction

Chair Yoga

Chess: The Basics and Beyond

Finger-style Guitar for Beginners

Foodie U and Wine School

Intermediate Fly-Fishing

Introduction to Acting for the Stage

Introduction to Forest Management

Invasive Plants in Rappahannock County: Understanding, Identification, Control, and Replacement

Knit a Hat

Let’s Speak Spanish

Making Sushi

Microsoft Excel–Levels I, II, III

Microsoft Word for Writers

Painting on Locations: Using Nature as a Starting Place

Painting with Flowers

Physics Minus the Math

Pocket Billiards (Pool) for Everyone

Railroads, Real and Model

Rappahannock County and the Civil War

Safe and Sound at Home


Stained Glass for Beginners

Storytelling for the Fun of It

Taxing Tales

The Basics of Sign Language

The Healthy Way to Weight Management

Think like a Chef

Walk with Courage: Women’s Self-Defense

Weather and Climate, or Is It Climate and Weather? Or Both?

Woman’s Support Circle

Writing Fiction


Rapp Center for Education is an IRS-approved 501c3 non-profit organization committed to lifelong learning and workforce training in Rappahannock County, Virginia. We are not a university, nor do we grant college credit or award degrees. View our most recent IRS 990 form.