OUTDOOR ADVENTURE TRIPS
         
Student Trip Leader Training Fees: $65/$85  Dates: 10/8 - 12/2 Wednesdays Registration starts 9/8
  Do you want to participate in UCI's Outdoor Trips program and teach others about the outdoors? This course will train you to help be an outdoor leader in areas of camping, backpacking and rock climbing. Students will recieve training certifications for hard skills such as belaying and wilderness first aid as well as soft skills in outdoor leadership, group dynamics and decision making. If you have ever wanted to work in the outdoors then this is the course for you. It is also a fantastic opportunity to get involved at UCI! This is a training course to prepare outdoor trip leaders either at UCI or in other similar programs. Outside certifications and/or work may be required.
Ortega Falls Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Date(s):   Sat, 10/10 Registration Deadline: Wed, 10/7 Registration starts 9/8
  This is a great rock climbing spot close to campus. We can spend the day on the rock and have you back at campus for the evening. No climbing experience necessary. It's a great way to try outdoor climbing. Registraion deadline October 8th. We will carpool. All climbing gear will be provided for the trip. Pre Trip meeting is scheduled for Thursday October 8th, 7:30pm in ARC Conference room.
LA Urban Adventure Fees: $55/$65  Date(s):   Sat, 10/17 Registration Deadline: Fri, 10/9 Registration starts 9/8
  We will hike the iconic Hollywood sign in the beautiful Hollywood hills, explore the walk of fame, visit Griffith Park Observatory for a star party and sample some unique LA eateries. Transportation is provided so bring your walking shoes and your spirit of adventure for an interesting day of outdoorsy LA fun. Registration deadline of Friday October 9th. Be sure to attend our pre trip meeting on Thursday October 15th at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference room to get all the details before we go.
Apple Valley Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Date(s):   Sun, 11/15 Registration Deadline: Wed, 11/11 Registration starts 9/8
  We will hike the iconic Hollywood sign in the beautiful Hollywood hills, explore the walk of fame, visit Griffith Park Observatory for a star party and sample some unique LA eateries. Transportation is provided so bring your walking shoes and your spirit of adventure for an interesting day of outdoorsy LA fun. Registration deadline of Friday October 9th. Be sure to attend our pre trip meeting on Thursday October 15th at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference room to get all the details before we go.
SCUBA - Open Water Certification Fees: $189 - $214   Call 824-3738
  Saturday 10/17 - 12/6 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, that can be purcahsed at Sea Stallions 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 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 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 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. 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. Personal Gear consists of a mask, snorkel, fins, booties and gloves.

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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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