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Canoeing - $205.00

This introductory canoeing course is an experiential, field-based, excursion, focusing on the basic skills necessary to live out of a canoe and navigate a river while paddling through shoals. Skill progression, equipment selection, terminology, and potential risks are all introduced as foundational skills for canoeing. Camp on the banks of the Shenandoah River while taking in the views of the northern Appalachian Mountains.

This is a backcountry trip: Participants on this trip will sleep in tents and there will be no access to showers, running water, or other modern amenities. Trip leaders will teach participants how to dispose of waste properly by following Leave No Trace ethics.

What's Included: Trip fee includes all meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).
This introductory canoeing course is an experiential, field-based, excursion, focusing on the basic skills necessary to live out of a canoe and navigate a river while paddling through shoals. Skill progression, equipment selection, terminology, and potential risks are all introduced as foundational skills for canoeing. Camp on the banks of the Shenandoah River while taking in the views of the northern Appalachian Mountains.

This is a backcountry trip: Participants on this trip will sleep in tents and there will be no access to showers, running water, or other modern amenities. Trip leaders will teach participants how to dispose of waste properly by following Leave No Trace ethics.

What's Included: Trip fee includes all meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).

Program Offerings

OAC - Canoeing the Shenandoah River, VA
Fall 2017

Summary Dates Time Location Status
Mon, Oct 2 2017 at 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM Mon, Oct 2 2017 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM OAC
Wed, Oct 11 2017 at 9:00 AM until Sun, Oct 15 2017 at 5:30 PM Wed, Oct 11 2017 - Sun, Oct 15 2017 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM Off-Site

Mandatory pre-trip meeting: October 2, 6-7 p.m. at the OAC. This trip departs at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11th.

*If the trip is full, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at adventure@osu.edu or 614-247-8680 to be added to the waitlist.

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Mandatory pre-trip meeting: October 2, 6-7 p.m. at the OAC. This trip departs at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11th.

*If the trip is full, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at adventure@osu.edu or 614-247-8680 to be added to the waitlist.


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