Outdoor Adventures I - PED 183 at Northern Virginia Community College


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PED 183 - Outdoor Adventures I
Introduces outdoor adventure activities with emphasis on basic skills, preparation, personal and group safety, equipment selection and use, ecology, and field experience. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits

Schedule at Northern Virginia Community College

Spring 2014

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
19389 PED 183-030L 2
    Th  
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
2014-03-27 Loudoun P
Additional info online
Additional fee required
Five Week
Outdoor Adventures will meet on campus from March 27 thru May 3. Excursions include a beginner-level kayaking excursion, camping, biking and hiking. These excursions are tentatively scheduled for Friday afternoon, April 4 - 5 with a rain date of April 11 ? 12, and Friday afternoon, April 25 ? 26 with a rain date of May 2 - 3. Students will provide their own transportation, camping equipment, and pay for their own food, campsite, park entrance fee, bike rental & padding excursion fee (total approximately $60). Contact llang@nvcc.edu with any questions..
20513 PED 183-070M 2
 M     
4:00 p.m.-6:10 p.m.
2014-01-13 Innovation Park P
Additional fee required
Additional info online
Off-Campus Location
Five Week
Students will select from a list of various wilderness activities the course content. There will be five mandatory on-campus instructional / planning sessions followed by two weekend trips determined by the students. The out-of-pocket cost will be based upon activities the activities selected by the students: approximately $100 - $200. For more information: tkarlsen@nvcc.edu or visit http://www.nvcc.edu/home/tkarlsen

Summer 2014

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
13333 PED 183-040L 2
   W   
7:00 p.m.-8:50 p.m.
2014-05-19 Loudoun P
Additional info online
Off-Campus Location
Additional fee required
CLASS MEETS on campus each Wednesday. Students are also required to attend 2 outings: a beginner level paddling excursion on a Friday afternoon, May 30 (SWIMMING SKILLS REQUIRED) and an overnight camping trip from noon Friday, June 6 to Saturday afternoon, June 7. Students will provide their own transportation, camping equipment, and pay for their own food, campsite, park entrance fee and paddling excursion fee (approximately $60.00).
14039 PED 183-060M 2
     F 
6:00 p.m.-8:10 p.m.
2014-06-30 Manassas P
Off-Campus Location
Additional fee required
Additional info online
A general survey course offering various wilderness activities with a focus on creating a climate of student ownership and stewardship. There will be five mandatory on-campus instructional / planning sessions followed by two weekend trips. The out-of-pocket cost to the student will be based upon activities selected approximately $100 - $200. For more information: tkarlsen@nvcc.edu or visit http://www.nvcc.edu/home/tkarlsen

Fall 2014

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
19938 PED 183-030L 2
    Th  
7:00 p.m.-8:50 p.m.
2014-09-04 Loudoun P
Additional info online
Off-Campus Location
Additional fee required
Five Week
Outdoor Adventures will meet on campus from Sept 4 thru Oct 2. Excursions include a beginner-level kayaking excursion, camping, biking and hiking. These excursions are tentatively scheduled for Friday afternoon, Sept 12 with a rain date of Sept 13, and Friday afternoon through Saturday, Sept. 19 - 20 with a rain date of Sept. 26 - 27. Students will provide their own transportation, camping equipment, and pay for their own food, campsite, park entrance fee, bike rental & padding excursion fee (total approximately $60). Contact llang@nvcc.edu with any questions.
20935 PED 183-070M 2
 M     
4:00 p.m.-6:10 p.m.
2014-08-20 Innovation Park P
Additional fee required
Five Week
Off-Campus Location
Additional info online
Students will select from a list of various wilderness activities the course content. There will be five mandatory on-campus instructional / planning sessions followed by two weekend trips determined by the students. The out-of-pocket cost will be based upon activities the activities selected by the students: approximately $100 - $200. For more information: tkarlsen@nvcc.edu or visit http://www.nvcc.edu/home/tkarlsen.
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