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 August 21, 2017
Training Workshops: October 3, 10, 17, and 24, 5 - 7 p.m.
Training Trip: October 27 - 29
Register by October 3, $35
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.
To complete the course, students must:
1. Attend all workshops October 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 5 - 7 p.m. in McCormick Hall
2. Attend the training trip: a backpacking trip October 27 - 29, departing no later than 5 p.m. Friday and returning no later than 5 p.m. Sunday
3. Complete 8 online quiz and skills topics
4. Submit a complete trip planning packet
October 11, 5 - 7 p.m.
Register by October 9, $50
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 October 11 class and bring the certificate of completion to that class. Information will be sent out on October 6.
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 and one full day of scenarios.