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adventURes: Summer Adventures in Recreation & Wellness

Select one week-long session • June 19-23 or July 17-21, 2017 • 9 a.m.–4 p.m. daily

adventURes: Summer Adventures in Recreation & Wellness is a fun-filled, on-the-go day camp where students can experience with peers a different off-site trip each day. Campers will participate in several outdoor activities through our partners and engage in experiential learning to develop knowledge, leadership, and a sense of community.

adventURes introduces campers to healthy behaviors that will lay the foundation for lifetime activities that will promote an active lifestyle. Each day will originate at the UR Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness, with excursions to off-campus venues. For ages 12-16; students must be at least 12 and under 17 years of age by first day of camp.

Registration

Review details below. Online registration for each session will open at 9 a.m. on April 18.

Activity Schedule

Monday, Day 1 — Challenge Discovery High Ropes Course

Tuesday, Day 2 — Kayak Richmond and Stand-up Paddleboarding with Black Dog Paddle

Wednesday, Day 3* — Food to Fuel an Active Body / Peak Experiences Rock Climbing, and Personal Safety / Aqua Fitness

Thursday, Day 4* — Food to Fuel an Active Body / Peak Experiences Rock Climbing, and Personal Safety / Aqua Fitness

Friday, Day 5 — Whitewater Rafting with Riverside Outfitters

* Campers will be divided into two groups on days 3 and 4. 

What to Bring
  • Prescription medications (inhaler, Epi-pen, any other prescribed medication)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Loose, comfortable clothing as you will be participating in physical activity
  • Extra Set of clothes (including socks)
  • Rain jacket
  • Sturdy closed toe shoes such as hiking books or sneakers with a rigid sole
  • Second pair of shoes that can get wet (water shoes, study sports sandals or old sneakers — no Crocs or flip-flops)
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Sunglasses/Eyeglasses with a strap
  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Hat or visor
  • Hair ties
  • For safety reasons, campers must be able to move and adjust their hair in order to accommodate a helmet
  • Backpack to carry all of the above
adventURes Partners

The following partners help make adventURes possible.

Available Classes
adventURes In Recreation and Wellness
Course Offerings (1)
July 17, 2017 through July 21, 2017
Weekdays: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Staff
CRN: OAR317.02
Fee: $575
Description
adventURes: Summer Adventures in Recreation & Wellness is a fun-filled, on-the-go day camp where students can experience with peers a different off-site trip each day. Campers will participate in several outdoor activities through our partners and engage in experiential learning to develop knowledge, leadership, and a sense of community. adventURes introduces campers to healthy behaviors that can lay the foundation for lifetime activities that will promote an active lifestyle. Each day will originate at the UR Weinstein Center for Recreation and Wellness, with excursions to off-campus venues. For ages 12-16; students must be at least 12 and under 17 by the first day of camp. NOTE: Students may register for only one week of adventURes.

OAR Camp

Registration
Mary Catherine Raymond, Manager
Personal Enrichment Programs
School of Professional & Continuing Studies
(804) 287-6302
mraymond@richmond.edu

Camp Information & Details
Lucia Anderson, Manager
Outdoor Adventure & Facilities
Weinstein Center for Recreation & Wellness
(804) 289-8361
lucia.anderson@richmond.edu