Venture Campus Events

Venture hosts events all semester long!  See what we are offering this semester

Spring 2017 Community Workshop Staffing

Date, Time, Location



August 22: Registration opens


September 11: Registration closes


November 17

Main Event


Venture Office


(Dec. 1: Rain date)

Venture Winter Olympics


A semester workshop series that culminates in a team challenge. Teams of 2 or 3 participate in workshops during the first-half of the semester to gain the skills they will need to compete in the Olympics on November 17. Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place.

August 30-November 30


SAC Climbing Wall


Check for the climbing wall hours

Everest Challenge


Climb the vertical height of Everest at Venture’s indoor climbing wall! Challenge yourself to new heights and improve your climbing endurance.

September 11

November 13


Venture Office

Basics of Overnight Camping


Learn how to dress for the weather, what equipment is necessary to get started, and the basics of how to set up a Leave-No-Trace campsite.

September 26


Venture Office

Essential Knots for Campers


Learn some of the most commonly used knots in the outdoors! Already have some knowledge? Great! We'll help get you to the next level.

October 4

November 1


SAC Climbing Wall

Climbing 201


Take your climbing to the next level! You will learn the essential components of movement and body positioning as well as strategies for getting through the crux.

October 23


Inclusive Leadership Workshop



Suggested readings/movies/articles/books  



Belk Pool

Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking


Get comfortable in a whitewater kayak! Get ready for the next whitewater kayaking Venture trip! Whatever your motivation for trying your hand at paddling, you will have fun while learning the basics of whitewater.

Successful completion of this workshop is required for all whitewater kayaking trips and to attend a roll clinic (March 22 & April 5).



SAC Climbing Wall

Introduction to Climbing


Learn how to rock climb at our indoor climbing wall! We will review the basic equipment and begin practicing how to belay other climbers.


Don’t miss your chance to get belay certified before the competition!


Have an idea? Let us know!