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Outdoor Pursuits Workshops

All workshops start at 5pm and will meet in the Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop located in the West Entrance of Harrison Hall adjacent to the Campus Recreation Center. Please call 970-351-GEAR or e-mail Outdoor Pursuits to sign-up.

Spring 2018 Workshops

  • FREE S'mores-  August 22nd, 2018  -  Fee $FREE

    FREE S'Mores
    August 22nd, 2018
    Fee $FREE
    Free S'mores! Enough said. We will have a fire pit set up outside of the Campus Recreation Center. Stop by from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm for some sweet treats.

  • Climbing Shuttle-  Sept. 7th, 2018 -  Fee $10

    Climbing Shuttle
    September 7th, 2018
    Fee $10
    Back by popular demand  we will be offering $10
    shuttle rides to the local indoor climbing gyms
    in the northern Colorado area. Sign up at
    the climbing wall with student bill or at the
    Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop. Shuttles will
    be available the first Friday of every month
    during the Fall and Spring Semester. 

  • Basic Wilderness First Aid -  September 19th, 2018 -  Fee $5

    Basic Wilderness First Aid 
    September 19th , 2018
    Fee $5 (Free with trip registration)
    When it comes to mishap in the wilderness, its not "if" its "when", We will go over the basics of wilderness first aid addressing frequent outdoor injuries and illnesses such as blister treatment and prevention, altitude sickness, hyphothermia, dehydration and soft tissue injuries.

  • Yoga for Runners -  September 26th , 2018 -  Fee $5

    Yoga for Runners
    Certification
    September 26th, 2018
    Fee $5 (Free with Group Fit Pass)
    Running is a lifelong sport and one of the most popular forms of aerobic trainnig. For those who are frequent runners, it is important that proper stretching and strengthening exercises are accounted for in training to reduce the risk of injury. THis workshop will be led by a certified yoga instructor who will offer positions and cues to help runner's access important postural muscles that are stressed during the repetitive nature of running.

  • Yoga for Climbers - October 10th , 2018 - Fee $5

    Yoga for Climbers
    October 10th, 2018
    Fee $5 (Free with Group Fit Pass)
    For those who are frequent rock climbers, proper stretching and strengthening exercises must be included in training to reduce the risk of injury. This workshop will be led by a certified yoga instructor who will offer positions and cues to help climber's access important postural muscles that are stressed during their climbing training.

  • Top Klaw Climbing Competition-  October 12th, 2018 -  Fee $10/$20 day of

    Top Klaw Climbing Competition
    October 12th, 2018
    Fee $10/$20 Day of
    Join us for our Fall semester bouldering competition! This competition is open to the entire UNC community and beyond. Participants can compete in one of four chosen catergories: beginner, intermediate, advanced or open. Early registration is available at the UNC Climbing Wall or Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop.

  • Kayaking Beginner Clinic -  October 14th , 2018 -  Fee $5

    Kayaking Beginner Course
    March 25th and April 29th, 2018
    Fee $5 (Free with Trip registration)
    This beginner course offers students and
    introduction to Kayaking. The course will
    focus on the basic construction of a kayak,
    paddle strokes, safety, and self-rescue. After
    completing this course, students will be eligible
    to participate in our summer and fall kayaking
    trips.

  • Outdoor Photography-  October 17th, 2018 -  Fee $5

    Outdoor Photography
    October 17th, 2018
    Fee $5 (Free with Trip Registrion)
    This workshop will highlight some basic principals to help beginner photographers improve thier skills. Whether you have just a cell phone camera or a DSLR Camera we will go over tricks and tips to help you capture beautiful scenery in the outdoors. The group will drive to an outdoor location ( weather dependent) and get practice shooting outside.

  • Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga- October 24th, 2018 -  Fee $5

    Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga
    October 24th , 2018
    Fee $5 (Must Pre-Register in Gear Shop )
    Join in on the trend of SUP Yoga! Boards will be procided and be prepared to get wet! This class will take place in the campus pool. Spots are limited and pre-registration is require at the Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop.

  • Kayak Roll Clinic -  October 28th, 2018 -  Fee $5

    Kayak Roll Clinic
    October 28th , 2018
    Fee $5 (Free with Trip Registration)
    This course is designed to start off where the
    beginner kayaking course left off. The course
    will focus on self-rescue using the “eskimo roll.”
    Upon completion of this course the student will
    be able to rent an Outdoor Pursuits kayak with
    a spray skirt.

  • Wilderness First Aid Certification - November 10th- 11th, 2018 - Fee TBA

    Wilderness First Aid (WFA)
    Certification
    November 10th- 11th , 2018
    Fee $200
    Prepare for the unexpected with this fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine which is taught over two days. This course is great for people of all experience levels. If you like to take short trips, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family/firend outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you. At the end of this course you will receive a certification that is good for two years.