OUT 552 (01) - Adventure Programming: Water Based Experiences

Water Based Experiences

Durham   Health & Human Services :: Outdoor Education
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2023 - Half Term II (03/20/2023 - 05/08/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 54875
Special Fees: $200.00
Introduces the leadership of canoe expeditions. Students develop an understanding of necessary canoeing equipment, trip planning and organization, instruction of basic canoeing strokes, implementation of safety procedures, and group management on canoe expeditions. Special fee. Lab.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): KIN 552
Instructors: Forrest Schwartz

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
3/20/2023 5/8/2023 W 6:40pm - 9:00pm HEW 131
Additional Course Details: 

Course will meet biweekly starting on 3/20/23 to go over content and prep for a required expedition. The course requires participation in one weekend field experience and one extended river expedition in the Adirondacks.

  • The weekend experience is April 21-23 (with April 28-30 also saved in case of weather cancelation).
  • The Adirondacks expedition will take place from May 23-30, 2023, where we will paddle 37 miles from Long Lake to Piercefield on the Raquette River.

Students should check schedule conflicts prior to registering.