Register online, at the Adventure Connection during open hours, or at the Bob and Julie Dobski Welcome Center of the Student Fitness Center.
Below is a list of the spring semester courses. Registration for spring activities will begin on January 16, 2017.
Classes: February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 4 - 6:30 p.m.
Training Trip: February 25, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Register by February 2 at 4 p.m., $85 for students/members, $85 for nonmembers
Student Fitness Center & Comlara Park
This Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course will help you prepare for the unexpected with a fun, hands-on introduction to wilderness medical care. This course is great for people of all ages and experiences, and is best-suited for those who engage in outdoor activities where EMS response is expected in a timely manner (< 8 hours). Students who may benefit from a WFA include those who: take short trips relatively close to help, work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, and/or participate in local outdoor recreation. This course will take place over the span of 4 workshops on Thursday Nights (Feb. 2, 9, 16, & 23) from 4-6:30 p.m., and one full day of scenarios on Feb 25 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
February 5, 4 - 6 p.m.
Register by February 2, $50 for students/members, $60 for nonmembers
Student Fitness Center
This course teaches participants how to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies for adults, infants, and children. Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. This class is offered to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff only and is in a blended learning format. Participants MUST complete an online training PRIOR to the February 5th class, and bring a certificate of completion to that class. February 5th will be the skills practice portion of the course.
April 30, 1-3 p.m.
Register by April 27, FREE
Student Fitness Center Pool
This workshop provides basic instruction in kayak rescues, including: wet exits, assisted rescues, self-rescues, and boat re-entry that are essential for paddlers of all skill levels. Additional instruction on fitting a kayak, use of a spray skirt, bracing, and edging may also be provided based on interest and time. No experience is necessary. Workshops are first-come-first-served; registration is NOT required but those who do register prior to the workshop will have priority. Kickstart your summer with this great workshop then rent a kayak from us at 1020 Gregory St.
This course is designed to train ISU students who are passionate about the outdoors to be effective outdoor trip leaders. NO prior experience is necessary to take the course. Anyone interested in becoming a Trip Leader with the Adventure program MUST complete the course in order to be hired. Through participation in this course, students will develop a core set of leadership, teaching, and technical skills. Students who successfully complete the course will be able to lead trips for the remainder of the school year and beyond! The Trip Leader Training Course starts with a weekend backpacking trip to develop wilderness living skills. Workshops, teaching topics, and online quizzes complete the course. Contact Rachel Iversen with any questions at (309) 438-8427 or firstname.lastname@example.org.