Venture Campus Events

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

Date, Time & Location Event Information

Th, Jan 26
5pm-7pm
Venture Office (Cone 223)

Introduction to Navigation: Compass and Topographic Maps

Learn basic orienteering and how to read a topographic map. This is a great workshop to get you ready for the Orienteering Meet in February!

Mo, Feb 6
5pm-7pm
Venture Office (Cone 223)

Camping Equipment 101

Learn how to use Venture’s rental equipment so the next time you are ready to head out into the wild you know what to request and how to use it. 

We, Feb 8
6:15pm-8:30pm
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). 

We, Feb 15
5pm-7pm
SAC Climbing Wall

Intro to Climbing & Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of climbing at UNC Charlotte's climbing wall! You will become familiar with basic rock climbing techniques and learn how to belay. 

We, Feb 15
6:15pm-8:30pm
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). 

We, Mar 1
5pm-7pm
Venture Office (Cone 223)

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.

Mo, Mar 13
5pm-7pm
SAC Climbing Wall

Introduction to Climbing & Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of climbing at UNC Charlotte's climbing wall! You will become familiar with basic rock climbing techniques and learn how to belay. 

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

Tu, Mar 14
2pm-5pm
Public Library Overflow Lot

Open High Team Challenge Course (high ropes)

Experience our high ropes course with Venture's facilitation class! You will get to move through various elements on the course in small groups while learning more about yourself and having fun! This is one of the few opportunities that you will have to be on the high course without being  a part of a formal group. Don't miss out!

We, Mar 15
6:15pm-8:30pm
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). 

Th, Mar 23
5pm-8pm
SAC Climbing Wall

Climbing Competition

Test your climbing skills at the annual climbing competition, co-sponsored by Rec Services. All levels are welcome and encouraged! 

Tu, Mar 28
2pm-5pm
Cone 210

Open Teambuilding Program

Join Venture's facilitation class for an afternoon of games! You will enjoy some of Venture's favorite mobile initiatives that are fun and engaging. 

We, Mar 29
6:15pm-8:30pm
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). 

Tu, Apr 4
5pm-7pm
SAC Climbing Wall

Introduction to Climbing & Belay Clinic

Learn the basics of climbing at UNC Charlotte's climbing wall! You will become familiar with basic rock climbing techniques and learn how to belay. 

We, Apr 5
5pm-7pm
Venture Office (Cone 223)

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.

Have an idea? Let us know!