Introduction to Outdoor Adventure Skills

This course is an entry-level outdoor education program designed to introduce students to general skills in outdoor adventure-type activities, team-building, leadership and physical fitness. This program emphasizes the importance of the individual's role within a team, problem-solving through critical thinking, improving oral and written communication skills, physical and mental resilience and demonstrating a commitment to lifelong learning. This course introduces students to several general concepts within outdoor education. Students will gain an understanding and appreciation of life-development skills through a series of real-world training labs. Subject materials will range from individual empowerment abilities to life-saving techniques. Through the usage of the experiential learning model, students will be introduced to new topics each week and then will apply this knowledge in a practical application format.

Credit hours: 2.0

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Last updated: 06/19/2020