Join the Outdoor Adventures staff for activities that broaden your knowledge of the outdoor world, increase your skills and abilities, and create memorable learning experiences without leaving campus. Clinics are free and open to all students. All events are first come first served, so no registration is needed. Events are subject to change so check back often for updates.
|CLASSES & CLINICS||DATES||PRICE||DESCRIPTION|
|S'mores with Outdoors||January 16||Free||Kick off the school year toasting marshmallows, savoring s'mores, and learning about trips with Outdoor Adventures. Never had a s’more? Let us teach you how to make this gooey chocolate, marshmallow, and graham cracker goodness!|
|Getting Outdoors in New Orleans||January 22||Free||Think New Orleans is too hot and flat to have any fun outdoors? Think again! Join Outdoor Adventures to learn when, where, and how to experience nature near campus.|
|Paddleboard Yoga||February 3||Free||Challenge your mind and body on the water with guided yoga poses designed to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.|
|Not Your Average Knot||February 5||Free||Can you not knot? Let us teach you how! Learn to tie useful knots for camping, climbing, fishing, and more during this interactive clinic led by Outdoor Adventures.|
|Late Night Climbing||February 7||Free||Join Outdoor Adventures for a night of climbing at the New Orleans Boulder Lounge. Whether you're a seasoned climber or new to the sport, the perfect route awaits. Bring a friend or meet someone new. Transportation, fees, and equipment provided.|
|Paddleboard Yoga||March 2||Free||Challenge your mind and body on the water with guided yoga poses designed to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.|
|Paddling Adventure Session||March 4||Free||Brush up on your paddle strokes and safety skills before your next kayak or canoe trip with Outdoor Adventures. This session offers learning opportunities for all skill levels.|
|Wilderness First Aid||March 28-29||$260||The NOLS Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will help you prepare for the unexpected. This fast paced, hands-on training is designed to meet the needs of trip leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals working in remote locations. It will introduce you to caring for people who become ill or injured far from definitive medical care.
Classroom lectures and demonstrations are combined with realistic scenarios where mock patients will challenge you to integrate your learning. At the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge, skills, and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. Open to participants 16 years and older.
Last day for web registration is March 27.
|Backcountry Cooking||April 1||Free||Take your camp cooking cuisine to the next level with demonstrations and tips for backcountry cooking from your favorite trail chefs at Outdoor Adventures.|
|Paddleboard Yoga||April 20||Free||Challenge your mind and body on the water with guided yoga poses designed to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and mindfulness.|
|Gotta Study S'more||April 30||Free||Take a study break and fuel your finals with s'mores around a campfire. Never had a s’more? Let us teach you how to make this gooey chocolate, marshmallow, and graham cracker goodness!|