Venture Campus Events

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Spring 2017 Community Workshop Staffing

Date, Time, Location

Topic

Timeline

August 22: Registration opens

 

September 11: Registration closes

 

November 17

Main Event

4pm-7pm     

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

5pm-8pm

SAC Climbing Wall

 

Check venture.uncc.edu 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

5pm-6:30pm

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

5pm-6:30pm

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

5pm-6:30pm

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

5pm-6:30pm

Inclusive Leadership Workshop

 

TBD

Suggested readings/movies/articles/books

https://www.outsideonline.com/2170266/solo-hiking-appalachian-trail-queer-black-woman  

TBD

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).

TBD

5pm-7pm

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!

 

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