OUTDOOR ADVENTURE TRIPS
         
Ortega Falls Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Date:   Sat, 1/9 Registration Deadline: Th, 1/7 REGISTER NOW
  This is a great rock climbing spot close to campus. We can spend the day on the rock and have you back to campus for the evening. No experience needed. It's a great spot to climb! We will carpool to the trailhead. Participants are responsible for their own food and water. Be sure to attend the pre trip meeting Thur Jan 7th at 7:30pm in the conference room for final trip details.
Wilderness First Aid Fees: $175/$195  Dates:   Sat, 1/16 - Su, 1/17 Registration Deadline: Fri, 1/15 REGISTER NOW
  Instructor: Doug Tully will emphasize common outdoor situations and conduct numerous practical senarios for students to practice their new first aid skills. Certifying body: American Safety and Health (ASHI) Boy Scout approved course for wilderness first aid Course description: 16 hour course that involves lecture as well as simulations that cover environmental, biological and medical emergencies encountered in wilderness settings. Any questions, please contact Doug Tully dtully@uci.edu
Joshua Tree Urban Adventure Fees: $55/$65  Date(s):   Sat, 1/23 Registration Deadline: Th, 1/21 REGISTER NOW
  Another urban adventure so don't wait! Jump on board and be part of the adventure. This time to Joshua Tree National Park for some hiking, fun rock hopping and great photograph opportunities! Coachella Nature Preserve to see an actual desert oasis and Pioneertown are two other fun spots we will visit along the way. Transportation is provided. Be sure to attend the pre trip meeting Thursday January 21st at 7:30pm in the conference room for final trip details.
OC Urban Adventure Fees: $55/$65  Date(s):   Sat, 2/20 Registration Deadline: Th, 2/19 REGISTER NOW
  Chasing waterfalls! We are going to do it in Orange County. El Nino will make for some great sights close to campus as we hike in search of waterfalls, good food, coastal tidepools and other hidden gems behind the orange curtain. Transportation is provided so all you need is your adventourous spirit! Be sure to attend the pre trip meeting Thursday February 18th at 7:30pm in the conference room for final trip details.
Snowshoeing Fees: $35/$45  Date(s):   Sat, 2/27 Registration Deadline: Th, 2/25 REGISTER NOW
  Want to breathe the cool mountain air and get a fun workout at the same time? Then you won't want to miss out on this day of snowshoeing! It is super easy and so much fun! Tell a friend and sign up for a fun New Year's adventure! Be sure to attend the pre trip meeting Thursday February 25th at 7:30pm in the conference room for final trip details.
Snowshoeing Fees: $35/$45  Date(s):   Sun, 2/28 Registration Deadline: Th, 2/25 REGISTER NOW
  Want to breathe the cool mountain air and get a fun workout at the same time? Then you won't want to miss out on this day of snowshoeing! It is super easy and so much fun! Tell a friend and sign up for a fun New Year's adventure! Be sure to attend the pre trip meeting Thursday February 25th at 7:30pm in the conference room for final trip details.
Echo Cliffs Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Date(s):   Sat, 3/5 Registration Deadline: Th, 3/3 REGISTER NOW
  Echo Cliffs is a fantastic climbing spot in the hills above Malibu. The winter temps will make it green and fabulous! It's also one of my favorite hikes to the climbing in southern Cal. Lots of routes and something for all levels of climbers. Get your friends and let's all go climbing! Be sure to attend the pre trip meeting Thursday March 3 at 9pm in the conference room for final trip details.
Catalina Spring Break & Service Project Fees: $340/$375  Date(s):   Su 3/20 - Fr 3/25 Registration Deadline: Th, 3/3 REGISTER NOW
  Bring a friend and sign up for best adventure of the year! We will ferry over to Catalina Island and be hosted for 6 wonderful days. We will have the opportunity to snorkel, kayak, hike, swim and even snorkel at night in the amazing coves around Catalina Island. We will also be learning about and helping our hosts preserve the natual grounds of this fragile ecosystem by learning to compost, repair trails, remove invasive plants and many other useful projects. Our meals will be provided by the camp's food service and we will be staying in cabins just a few feet from the ocean. This is the best deal you'll find for Catalina! Be sure to attend the pre trip meeting Thursday March 3rd at 7:30pm in the conference room for final trip details.
SCUBA - Open Water Certification Fees: $189 - $214   Call 824-3738
  Saturday 1/23 10am - 11:50am Sea Stallions Scuba Center  
  Saturday 2/20 10am - 11:50am Sea Stallions Scuba Center  
       
Description:   SCUBA classes are 7 weeks in length including the orientation, and provide students with an SSI certification.  Classes include classroom, pool and ocean dives sessions set up with your Sea Stallion instructor.  All participants will attend a Saturday orientation session for the course they plan to attend. The orientation takes place from 10 to 11:50am, other sessions will vary in length and location. There are 2 pool dives with lessons that require a full day commitment. In addition, ocean dives will take place on Saturdays and Sundays from approximately 7:30am-12:30pm.  Students will need to purchase their own personal equipment, that can be purchased at Sea Stallions but all other required equipment is included in the class fee.  Personal Gear consists of a mask, snorkel, fins, booties and gloves.  

The orientation will take place at Sea Stallions Dive Shop at 21098 Bake Parkway Suite # 108 in Lake Forest at 10am on the Saturday morning listed in the schedule. You may attend the SCUBA orientation without signing up before hand in order to ask questions and understand how the schedule will run. If you plan to attend the orientation session prior to registration, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Director, Doug Tully at 949-824-0388 or dtully@uci.edu so that the session is not inadvertently cancelled. Scuba registration is accepted at the ARC Sales Desk (open Monday - Friday 8am-6pm) in person or over the phone at 949-824-3738. If you have any additional questions about SCUBA please contact the Director of Outdoor Adventure, Doug Tully at 949-824-0388 or dtully@uci.edu.

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Information for all Outdoor Adventure Participants: All activities and trips are available for online registration for UCI Students and ARC Members. All other participants may register at Campus Recreation Services (2nd Floor, ARC) or by calling (949) 824-3738.

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