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

Fall 2015

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
24406 PED 183-030L 2
   W   
4:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
2015-09-16 Loudoun P
Additional info online
Off-Campus Location
Additional fee required
Six Week
Outdoor Adventures will meet on campus September 16, September 23, September 30, October 7 and October 21. We will meet at Claude Moore park during class time on October 14. Excursions include camping, kayaking, and hiking. These mandatory excursions are scheduled for Friday, September 25, starting at noon, and Friday, October 2, at noon through Saturday afternoon, October 3, (with a rain date of noon October 16, through Saturday afternoon, October 17). Students will pay for their own campsite, food, and kayaking fees (total approximately $70), and provide their own transportation, and camping equipment. Contact Lauren Lang at llang@nvcc.edu with any questions.
63825 PED 183-071M 2
 M     
4:00 p.m.-6:10 p.m.
2015-09-14 Innovation Park P
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Additional fee required
Off-Campus Location
Fourteen 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.

Spring 2016

Class # Section Credits Day Time Start Location Mode
17592 PED 183-030L 2
   W   
4:00 p.m.-6:50 p.m.
2016-01-11 Loudoun P
Additional info online
Off-Campus Location
Five Week
Outdoor Adventures will meet on campus March 25, April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 27. Excursions include camping, kayaking, and day and night hikes. These mandatory excursions are scheduled for Friday, April 10, starting at 5 p.m. (with a rain date of Friday, April 17), and Friday, April 24, at noon through Saturday afternoon, April 25, (with a rain date of noon, May 1, through the afternoon of May 2). Students will pay for their own campsite, food, hike shuttle, and kayaking fees (total approximately $70), and provide their own transportation, and camping equipment. Contact llang@nvcc.edu with any questions.
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