Foundational Training with Venture

Foundational training is the first step toward becoming a Venture leader and facilitator (also known as a VOLT) and enrolling in the Kinesiology Outdoor Leadership (KOAL) minor.

KNES 1231 - Introduction to Outdoor Adventures (IOA) 

  • A 2-credit class and the pre-requisite for declaring the KOAL minor
  • The preferred modality for the foundational training
    • Classes meet Thursdays, 2:30 PM - 5:15 PM
  • Class time is a mix of interactive/experiential activities and lecture-based instruction 
  • End-of-semester camping trip is required for all those intending to apply to be an Apprentice

VOLT Foundations

  • A workshop series that substitutes Introduction to Outdoor Adventures (IOA)
  • Good for those not able to enroll in IOA
  • Workshops are Thursdays, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM 
  • Workshops are a mix of interactive/experiential activities and lecture-based instruction 
  • End-of-semester camping trip is required for all those intending to apply to be an Apprentice

A successful student:

Contact

Venture Outdoor Leadership
Kristin A. Coffey
704-687-0691
kristin.coffey@uncc.edu