Classes & Activities

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Bicycle Maintenance & Repair

March 4
This course will cover basic bike maintenance including overall condition, drive train, brakes and trail maintenance. By the end of this course you should be able to service and repair your bike both at home and on the road or trail. Participants should bring their bicycle, what tools they have, and wear old clothes.
Program Fee: 
$40 HSU Students • $45 All Others
Day and Time: 
Wednesday • 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Lounge
Registration Deadline: 
Tuesday • March 3

EMT Refresher

March 6 - 8

Current or less than 1 year expired NREMT candidates who wish to maintain national certification can also take this course for the "Transition" updated curriculum. Additional prerequisites required for Transition/Refresher candidates. Please contact EMT instructors at hsuemt@gmail.com for additional information.

Prerequisite: 
Current EMT Certification or less than 1 year expired and a current CPR for the Health Care Provider/Professional Rescuer
Program Fee: 
$175 HSU Students • $195 All Others
Day and Time: 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday • 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum

Introduction to Climbing: Outdoor Option

March 7

This course is designed as an introduction to the sport of rock climbing with an emphasis on climbing for enjoyment and health. The course will cover the basic skills needed for technical rock climbing, to include safety considerations, climbing techniques, use of equipment, basic knots, belaying and rappelling.

Program Fee: 
$49 HSU Students, $64 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, all rock climbing equipment and permit fees.
Mandatory Pre-trip Meeting: 
Thursday • March 5 • 6:00 PM • Recreation & Wellness Center Lounge
Notes: 
Transportation will be by carpool.
Registration Deadline: 
Wednesday • March 4

EMT Skills Verification

March 8
Those who need their Skills Verification List checked off may participate during the last day of the EMT Refresher class. Please contact Center Activities for further information regarding details and registration. Advance registration and pre-payment is required.
Program Fee: 
$50 HSU Students • $75 All Others
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Location: 
Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Registration Deadline: 
Monday • March 2

Kayak Fundamentals (Pool Option)

March 8

This course will provide a fun and safe environment to learn the base line skills no kayaker should be without. Topics will include boat anatomy, kayak fit, essential equipment, paddle strokes, boat handling, bracing, safety considerations with an emphasis on injury prevention, self and assisted rescues after a capsize. Participants will have the option of trying different styles of kayaks. 

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $40 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, kayaks and all necessary gear
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 4:30 - 7:30 PM
Location: 
Arcata Community Pool
Registration Deadline: 
March 5

Knots Seminar

March 9

Outdoor enthusiasts use an assortment of ropes and knots for outdoor skills. Many of these same knots can be useful for a variety of everyday uses, ranging from camping, climbing, sailing, loading vehicles, and more. This seminar will cover various knots including hitches, bends, loops and other important knots. If you would like to have the mystery taken out of knot tying, this class is for you!

Program Fee: 
FREE
Day and Time: 
Monday • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Lobby
Notes: 
Drop-in friendly. No prior registration needed.

Hypnotherapy & Nero-Linguistic Programing Workshop Part 1: Enhance Your Mind and Heal Yourself

March 10 - 26
Learn self-hypnosis to enhance the power of your mind. Lessons integrate scientific research from psychology, neuroscience, quantum physics, and spirituality. Techniques covered include: instant motivation, trauma/phobia reversal, accelerated reading and retention, test anxiety, pain control, rapid actualization of goals, and many other skills to amplify the mind and control the body’s automatic responses. This will revolutionize the way you see yourself and reality.
Program Fee: 
$120 HSU Students • $180 All Others
Day and Time: 
Tuesdays & Thursdays • 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Room 124

Leave No Trace Seminar

March 11

When adventuring in the outdoors, there is nothing more important than protecting the areas we use and love. Leave No Trace is an internationally recognized program that utilizes a set of ethics that helps us to understand how to reduce out impact in the back country as well as the front country. This training will give you a general knowledge of how to make good decisions to reduce your impact.
 

Program Fee: 
FREE
Day and Time: 
Wednesday • 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Lobby
Notes: 
Drop-in friendly. No prior registration needed.

Wilderness First Responder Recertification with Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS

March 20 - 22
This three-day scenario-based course is designed as a review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides wilderness medicine practitioners with current updates in the wilderness medicine field. There will be a written examination at the beginning of this course. It may be used to recertify WFR and WEMT (wilderness portion only) for the following organizations: WMI, NOLS, SOLO, and WMA. This class includes CPR. For more information please see visit http://www.nols.edu/wmi/courses/wildfirstrecertification.shtml.
Program Fee: 
$215 HSU Students • $245 All Others
Day and Time: 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday • 8:00 AM -5:00 PM
Location: 
HSU Campus • Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Notes: 
You will be required to pay a 50% deposit to secure a space in the class.
Early Bird Discount: 
A discount of $5 will be given for those who register before February 3
Registration Deadline: 
February 14 • unless spaces are not filled

Introduction to Archery

March 21

This class is designed to introduce archery through the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow. We will learn the fundamentals of archery and cover proper care and use of archery equipment.

Program Fee: 
$30 HSU Students • $35 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday • 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center 126
Notes: 
Participants will need to bring $5 on the day of the class to pay for equipment rental
Registration Deadline: 
Friday • March 20

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