Inver Hills: PhyEd 2210
Winter Skills, January 31 - February 2, 2014
Introduces the skills, techniques, equipment, and ethics of winter wilderness-oriented skills, such as winter camping, snow shoeing, and cross country skiing. The course provides exposure to a variety of skills so that students may pursue interests beyond this course. This course takes place over one weekend with one on-campus class period prior to the trip for orientation. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only.
Inver Hills: PhyEd 2201
Outdoor Activity Sampler, April 11-13, 2014
Introduces several outdoor activities, which may include any or all of the following: canoeing, orienteering, rock climbing, high ropes course, low ropes challenge course, hiking, camping, nature’s edibles, team initiatives, survival skills, outdoor cooking, birds of prey program. This course will take place over one weekend plus one on-campus class period. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only.
Inver Hills: PhyEd 2214
Wilderness Navigation, April 25-27, 2014
Provides instruction and experience related to the use of map and compass and GPS for wilderness navigation and problem solving. This course will take place over one weekend with one on-campus class prior to the trip for orientation. Students will navigate on the Audubon Center’s and Banning State Parks orienteering courses, and navigate through Jay Cooke State Park in small groups with radio contact with the instructor. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only.
Inver Hills: PhyEd 2200
Introduction to Canoeing, May 30 - June 1, 2014
Provides instruction and experience in paddling on lakes and rivers with minimal rapids. Course content includes equipment, clothing, safety, conditioning, basic paddling strokes and skills, and the various types of canoes. This course requires physical activity and will take place over one weekend with the first portion instructional and the next two days on a canoe trip on the Namekogan River, WI. There is also one class period on-campus before the trip for orientation to the course. Most activities will take place outdoors. Special fee required. Pass/Fail grading option only