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Fresno State Outdoor Adventures is a Student Involvement program offering a comprehensive outdoor experience for all skill levels. We combine recreation and education opportunities into each of our adventure opportunities while instilling skills that can be used in everyday life.

Our professional staff and instructors are passionate about educating everyone in all the responsible fun and adventures that our region (and beyond) has to offer. 

To find out more, call or visit the Student Involvement Center today!

Fall 2016 Workshops & Trips

Wilderness First Aid Certification Nov. 12-13, 2016

Two-day workshop at Fresno State hands on training and certification in Wilderness First Aid (WFA). Taught by certified instructors in the field, this class will prepare you and certify you with the necessary tools and skills while embarking on your individual endeavors in the outdoors. To reserve your spot, click here

Open to Fresno State Students, Faculty, & Staff

Students: $100.00 (50% Discount) (cash, check, charge payments accepted)

Faculty/Staff: $199.00 (cash, check, charge payments accepted)

Location: BLDG Science 2 - RM 107

Prerequisites: No previous first aid training is required. You must be a current Fresno State student or Faculty Member to attend.

 

Certification: Successful course completion earns you Wilderness Medical Associates- Wilderness First Aid (WFA) certification.

Ski & Snowboard Wax Clinic Dec. 1, 2016

Bring your equipment and leave slope-ready and wax-savvy. You'll wax your skis or snowboard at your station. We'll teach you the techniques (and the whys) of the waxing process. We'll explain wax types, which tools and supplies to buy, and how to use items you already have at home.

To reserve your spot, Click Here

Open to Fresno State Students, Faculty, & Staff

Price: $10.00     (cash, check, charge payments accepted)

 

Prerequisites: No previous experience required. You must be a current Fresno State student or Faculty Member to attend. Bring only 1 pair of skis or snowboard that does not require repairing of bases or edges. We will not do any repair or tuning the equipment.

 

Spring 2017 Workshops & Trips

Ski & Snowboard Wax Clinic  |  Monday, January 30, 2017

 

Clinic Description: Bring your equipment and leave slope-ready and wax-savvy. You'll wax your skis or snowboard at your station. We'll teach you the techniques (and the whys) of the waxing process. We'll explain wax types, which tools and supplies to buy, and how to use items you already have at home.

To reserve your spot, Click Here

Open to Fresno State Students, Faculty, & Staff

Price: $10.00     (cash or check)

Location: USU 312-314

Prerequisites: No previous experience required. You must be a current Fresno State student or Faculty Member to attend. Bring only 1 pair of skis or snowboard that does not require repairing of bases or edges. We will not do any repair or tuning the equipment.

Refund Policy: Full refunds are issued if Outdoor Adventures cancels a class, activity, or program. In other cases, refunds are only granted where there is a documented medical condition that precludes completion of the class, activity, or program. If a refund is warranted, it is prorated based upon the class, activity, or program start date. Classes, activities, and programs costing less than $15.00 are not eligible for a refund.

Bike Repair Clinic  |  Monday, February 23, 2017

Clinic Description: flat fixing - Learn how to remove a tire, patch a tube, and remount them on the rim. Basic maintenance - covers general cleaning and routine maintenance.  Questions encouraged!

To reserve your spot, Click Here

(Open to Fresno State Students, Faculty, & Staff)

Price: $10.00     (cash or check)

Prerequisites: No previous experience is required. You must be a current Fresno State student to attend.

Refund Policy: Full refunds are issued if Outdoor Adventures cancels a class, activity, or program. In other cases, refunds are only granted where there is a documented medical condition that precludes completion of the class, activity, or program. If a refund is warranted, it is prorated based upon the class, activity, or program start date. Classes, activities, and programs costing less than $15.00 are not eligible for a refund.

Intro to Backpacking Clinic  |  Monday, March 13, 2017  

Clinic Description: As a college student, take learning a new skill into your own hands. Come to our beginner level clinic where you will learn all of the skills necessary to go backpacking. If you have ever wanted to go backpacking, but never knew what to expect, then this clinic is great for you! We will show you all kinds of gear and how to pack a backpack. Then, we will walk around on campus so you can get a feel of what backpacking is like.

To reserve your spot, Click Here

(Open to Fresno State Students, Faculty, & Staff)

Price: $0.00    (no fee)

Prerequisites: No previous experience is required. You must be a current Fresno State student to attend.

Refund Policy:
Full refunds are issued if Outdoor Adventures cancels a class, activity, or program. In other cases, refunds are only granted where there is a documented medical condition that precludes completion of the class, activity, or program. If a refund is warranted, it is prorated based upon the class, activity, or program start date. Classes, activities, and programs costing less than $15.00 are not eligible for a refund.

Intro to Orienteering Clinic  |  Monday, April 3, 2017

Clinic Description: This clinic focuses on aspects of navigation in the backcountry, particularly the use of a map and compass, as well as aspects of GPS systems.

To reserve your spot, Click Here

(Open to Fresno State Students, Faculty, & Staff)

Price: $5.00    (cash or check)

Prerequisites: No previous experience is required. You must be a current Fresno State student to attend.

Refund Policy:
Full refunds are issued if Outdoor Adventures cancels a class, activity, or program. In other cases, refunds are only granted where there is a documented medical condition that precludes completion of the class, activity, or program. If a refund is warranted, it is prorated based upon the class, activity, or program start date. Classes, activities, and programs costing less than $15.00 are not eligible for a refund.