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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
  • 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 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:

  • is excited by adventure activities
  • appreciates self-reflection 
  • enjoys helping others
  • has participated in Venture Outdoor Leadership programs

CONTACT

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