Outdoor Adventures

The Outdoor Adventure program offers a variety of recreational activities and instruction provided by a qualified group of experienced instructors. Our friendly staff can help you learn proper outdoor skills in a variety of  environments. Take that first memorable step to experience the fun, challenge, and excitement of Outdoor Adventures!


Center Activities Staff: All Outdoor Trip Leaders have strong backgrounds in the fields they teach. Each trip leader must have a minimum of First Aid and CPR certification. They also have skills, training and experience necessary for specific activities such as back-country medicine and rock climbing certifications.

This one-day excursion to the snow is the perfect introduction for first time cross-country... read more!

February 5

Do those ominous clouds discourage you from venturing outdoors? Does that wait for a sunny day... read more!

February 8

Outdoor enthusiasts use an assortment of ropes and knots for outdoor skills such as camping,... read more!

February 15

Want to prepare for wildlife encounters, sneak past a sneaker wave, identify Poison Oak, dress... read more!

February 22

This seminar is designed to help you get out into the back country on your own. Our experienced... read more!

March 1

When adventuring in the outdoors, there is nothing more important than protecting the areas we... read more!

March 8

This 2 hour easy to moderate hike takes you through the pristine Arcata Community Forest. The... read more!

March 26

Join us for an easy to moderate day hike through the unique ecosystem of the Redwood Forest and... read more!

April 1


This course provides first responders and healthcare providers the requisite knowledge and skills...
January 28
Einstein’s Relativity rests on one idea, the idea that there is a fastest speed, known as the speed...
February 1, 8, 15 & 22
This class is designed to introduce archery through the hands-on application of using a bow and...
February 4