2020 Boot Camp


Are you new to genealogy?  Starting in February, per popular request, we are once again presenting a Genealogy Boot Camp to our Club Members.  It will focus on the basics and will be geared to the beginning genealogist.

Boot Camp 2020 will consist of six teaching sessions, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month starting in February  All sessions will be in the Fine Arts Room at Orchard Creek.

Sessions will only accommodate 30 people. Sign up quickly.

Barbara Branch, Carole Moore and Bill Kress will be the presenters.

Feb 3          

Barbara – Introduction, getting started, conventions, forms, resources.

March 2

Internet Sites: Ancestry (Barbara), FamilySearch (Carole), MyHeritage (Barbara).

April 6

    • Bill – 1. Intro to Software – cloud vs local, 2. Computer Backup.
    • Bill  – Legacy Family Tree.
    • Barbara – RootsMagic.
    • Carole – FamilyTree Maker.

May 4

Carole – Census

June 1

Bill – Searching resources and techniques– Obituaries, Newspapers, FindAGrave, Internet Sites, Google

July 6

Carole – DNA

These classes replace the Monday night walk-ins.  The computer lab at Orchard Creek is always available for exploration but on boot camp evenings no one will be available for assistance.