Outdoor Skills Clinics

We offer unique instructional clinics each semester. Clinics are designed to teach participants a useful outdoor skill. Types of clinics we have offered in the past include: campfire cooking, knots 101, rock climbing technique, observing the night sky, outdoor photography, packing a backpack, and more.

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Introduction to Climbing Clinic

This two-and-a-half hour program covers the basics of indoor climbing including equipment, bouldering, top rope climbing and belaying with an ATC and GriGri device. This program sets up an individual with no prior experience to take our belay test which is required when purchasing a climbing wall membership. Contact Chris Lukas at clukas@kent.edu with any questions.
Difficulty: Level 1. No experience necessary, mild physical exertion.
Limit 4 participants

  • Monday, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
    • Aug. 31
    • Sept. 14
    • Sept. 28
    • Oct. 12
    • Oct. 26
    • Nov. 9
  • Tuesday, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
    • Sept. 8
    • Sept. 22
    • Oct. 6
    • Oct. 20
    • Nov. 3
    • Nov. 17

For any questions or concerns, you may contact Chris Lukas, Assistant Director, Outdoor Adventure at (330) 672-2803 or clukas@kent.edu.