Outdoor Skills Clinics

We offer unique instructional clinics each semester. Clinics are designed to teach participants a useful outdoor skill. Types of clinics we have offered in the past include: campfire cooking, knots 101, rock climbing technique, observing the night sky, outdoor photography, packing a backpack, and more.

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Introduction to Climbing Clinic

This two-and-a-half hour program covers the basics of indoor climbing including equipment, bouldering, top rope climbing and belaying with an ATC and GriGri device. This program sets up an individual with no prior experience to take our belay test which is required when purchasing a climbing wall membership.  Contact Alexis at areed66@kent.edu with any questions. 
Difficulty: Level 1. No experience necessary, mild physical exertion.
Fee: Free
Pre-registration IS REQUIRED. Minimum 3 participants required to run this program.  
Physical distancing and other safety measures will be implemented during the pandemic. 

  • Monday, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
    • Feb. 1
    • Feb. 8
    • Feb. 15
    • Feb. 22
    • Mar. 1
    • Mar. 8
    • Mar. 15
    • Mar. 22
    • Mar. 29
    • Apr. 5
    • Apr. 12
    • Apr. 26
  • Tuesday, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
    • Feb. 2
    • Feb. 9
    • Feb. 16
    • Feb. 23
    • Mar. 2
    • Mar. 9
    • Mar. 16
    • Mar. 23
    • Mar. 30
    • Apr. 6
    • Apr. 20
    • May 4

Dressing for the Weather Clinic  (virtual or in-person)

Thursday, Mar. 4 from 6 - 7 p.m.
This sixty minute program covers the basics of what to wear when recreating outdoors and planning for a variety of weather conditions.  Participants have the option to attend virtually online or in-person. 
Difficulty: Level 1. No experience necessary.
Fee: Free

Pre-registration IS REQUIRED.  Minimum of 3 participants required to run this program.
Physical distancing and other safety measures will be implemented during the pandemic. 

Outdoor Archery Clinic

Come learn to shoot archery with our Adventure Center staff. We will teach you the basics and play fun archery games. Contact Chris at clukas@kent.edu with any questions.
Difficulty: Level 1. No experience necessary, mild physical exertion.
Fee: Free

Pre-registration IS REQUIRED.  
Physical distancing and other safety measures will be implemented during the pandemic. 

  • Thursday, Apr. 1 from 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Apr. 7 from 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Thursday, Apr. 8 from 4 - 6 p.m.