OUTDOOR ADVENTURE TRIPS
         
Echo Cliffs Climbing Fees: $30/$40  Date(s):  3/8 Registration Deadline: 03/06/15 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!
         
Catalina Spring Break and Service Project Fees: $345/$370  Date(s):  3/22 - 3/27 Registration Deadline: 02/27/15 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!
         
Ortega Falls Climbing Fees: $30/$40  Date(s):  4/11 Registration Deadline: 04/09/15 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! The pre-trip meeting will be held on 4/2/14 at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference Room.
         
Malibu Urban Adventure Fees: $30/$40  Date(s):  4/18 Registration Deadline: 04/10/15 REGISTER NOW
  Another urban adventure so don't wait! Jump on board and be part of the fun. This time to the coastline of LA and Malibu. We will hike to find waterfalls in Malibu, tour the Getty Villa and get crazy with the locals in Venice. Bring your walking shoes and make sure your camera is charged because there's lots to see on this Urban Adventure! Transportation is provided. The pre-trip meeting will be held on 5/14/14 at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference Room.
         
Meditation Hike Fees: $10/$40  Date(s):  5/2 Registration Deadline: 04/24/15 REGISTER NOW
  Looking for a way to get outdoors and center yourself? Come with us on a meditative hike. We will overlook Irvine and the surrounding area as the sun is setting and breathe in the fresh air all around us. Then we will find a quiet spot and tune our minds and bodies to a meditative pace where we can with practice learn to harmonize with our surroundings. Jessi Moon, a certified yoga instructor and mindfulness coach will walk you through the session. Tell a friend and share the love!
         
Malibu Creek Climbing Fees: $30/$40  Date(s):  5/16 Registration Deadline: 05/14/15 REGISTER NOW
  Malibu Creek State Park, home of Planet of the Apes and MASH is also the home of some great climbing! We will head out for a day on the rocks and a snapshot of nostalgia. Begginers and experienced climbers will have plenty of fun routes to challenge them. On the way home is a sweet stop at Diddy Riese for the best ice cream sandwich you've ever created! You don't want to miss it! The pre-trip meeting will be held on 5/14/14 at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference Room.
SCUBA - Open Water Certification Fees: $200 - $225   Call 824-3738
  Saturday 2/21 - 4/11 10am - 11:50am Sea Stallions Scuba Center  
  Saturday 4/11 - 5/31 10am - 11:50am Sea Stallions Scuba Center  
  Saturday 5/16 - 6/5 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. All participants will attend a Saturday orientation session for the course they plan to attend. 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, but all other required equipment is included in the class fee.

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 that your class is scheduled to start. 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 have any questions about the class or orientation prior to the orientation or if you plan to attend before registration, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Coordinator, 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.

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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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