Instructional Workshops for the Outdoors
The Campus Recreation Center offers a variety of outdoor adventures for everyone. For those who would like to gain more in-depth knowledge about such things as maintaining your own bike, planning a fun and safe outdoor adventure for yourself, friends, or family, we offer the following courses:
Bicycle Maintenance Workshops at the Campus Recreation Center (CRC), April 24, 2013
Learn how to keep your bike running smoothly, how to perform basic maintenance and repair on your own, what tools are key, etc.
Fees: Student - $5. Just bring your bike in!
Register at the CRC Welcome Desk or register online by clicking date(s) below.
Spring 2013: April 24
, 4 - 5 p.m. at the CRC.
BackCountry Skills Workshop: April 12 - April 15, 2013
This experiential course is for those looking to not only gain information, but skills and experience in wilderness living and outdoor trip leading. This development will be facilitated through a 3-day overnight backpacking trip.
- Trip Planning
- Leave No Trace Outdoor Ethics
- Clothing and Layering
- Packing a Pack
- Campsite Set-up (including tent and tarp set up)
- Securing Food (use of a bear hang)
- Stove Use, Cooking, and Sanitation in the backcountry
- Water Treatment
- Sleeping Systems
- Campfire set-up
- Safety and Risk Management
- Leadership and Group Management
No experience is necessary.
Student - $30 / Non-Student - $35. Register at the CRC welcome desk or register online
Wilderness First Aid and First Responder Certification Classes
Wilderness First Aid (WFA) at the Campus Recreation Center, Nov. 17 - 18, 2012
The WFA course is 2 days long and teaches a basic level of first aid training in the wilderness context. This course is for those who enjoy going on short wilderness trips and are seeking to gain a better understanding of how to manage and treat a variety of medical issues in the wilderness context.
WFA Student - $150 / Non-Student - $175
WFR-Recertification Student - $165 / Non-Student - $190. Register at CRC welcome desk or register online
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) at the Campus Recreation Center, Jan. 3 - 11, 2013
The WFR course is 10-days long and takes an in-depth look at responding to medical issues and emergencies in the wilderness context. Instructors teach participants standards and skills in dealing with: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies and Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies in the wilderness context. The course includes practical application scenarios. Take it to the next wilderness medical level and get certified. No medical experience required.
Student - $500 / Non-Student - $550. Register at CRC welcome desk or register online