Announcements

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback August 2013 >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback March 2015 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback March 2015 >> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback August 2013 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification …

Wilderness First Aid + Cpr/Aed/Choking Certification Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area This will be held at a beautiful UVa Thomas Jefferson-designed installation, way up in the mountains above Blacksburg at UVa’s Mountain Lake Biological Station. There’s a small lake for swimming or boating, …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

>> “Hooray! No video!” – anonymous feedback August 2013 >> “The most action-packed three hour CPR class I’ve been to. You made it concise and FUN!” – anonymous feedback March 2015 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

**Cancelled**Learn About Nols! (National Outdoor Leadership School)

Joe Gibson

Are you interested in working in the outdoor recreation industry? Need to expand your technical and leadership skill base in the backcountry? Come talk with a NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) representative about courses, internships and job opportunities! Come by Monroe Hall, room 122 Thursday, March 5th from 7:00pm-8:00pm!. We will have pizzas on hand to fuel your outdoor enthusiasm, …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. Quotes (anonymous feedback) from prior students: >> “Much more fun …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $185. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details: www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid FREE FOR UVA EMPLOYEES! Most academic employees can …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant [Free for Uva Academic Employees!]

Matthew Rosefsky

This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year American Heart Association certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. Quotes (anonymous feedback) from prior students: >> …

Learn About Nols! (National Outdoor Leadership School)

Joe Gibson

Are you interested in working in the outdoor recreation industry? Need to expand your technical and leadership skill base in the back country? Come talk with a NOLS (National Outdoor Leadership School) rep about courses, internships and job opportunities! Come by the UVA Chemistry building room 304 Thursday, October 9th from 7-8:30pm!. We will have pizzas at hand to fuel …

Swift Water Rescue Class, Level 3

Dave Clark

WHAT IS THIS? Swift water rescue (SWR) involves helping someone who is in a potentially life threatening situation within fast moving water. SWR classes teach you the skills involved in safely performing those types of rescues. There are various levels of classes with various skills involved; Level 3, or L3, teaches the skills that are used the most often. WHO …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

[Course might be full. Join, and then reply-to-all on your welcome-to-adventure email to see if a space is still available. Thanks!] This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking (adult / pediatric / infant). Get a 2-year certification. Full instruction, practice, and …

Wilderness First Aid Course [Free for Uva Academic Employees! Reimbursable for Trip Leaders!]

Matthew Rosefsky

***2 spots open in this weekend’s class at UVA!*** Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > travel anywhere > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers $25 DISCOUNT off the regular $180. BONUS if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course FEE BACK BY REIMBURSEMENT! Details:www.outdoorsatuva.org/resources/?WildernessFirstAid …

275st Annual Creekathon

Groves

Do you like WALNUTS and CREEKS? Well, it’s that time of the year again, so get PSYCHED! For members new to the club, the Creekathon is our kind-of-end-of-semester cookout/potluck/picnic at Walnut Creek Park in Albemarle County. It’s always a great time with good food and good people. We have reserved one of the shelters at the park, complete with grill …

Winter Rec Boating on a Lake

Dave Clark

The weather forecast for Saturday looks to be incredible: partly cloudy with highs in the mid 60s! Let take advantage of this rare winter warmth and give the club’s new and fantastic recreational kayaks their maiden voyage. Yep, that’s right! The club has 3 brand new rec boats that are designed for all kinds of water, from gliding over ocean …

Cpr, Aed + Choking Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

This’ll be the most FUN CPR class you’ve ever taken or will take! No sleepy DVD! Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED, and relieving choking. Get a 2-year American Heart Association certification card. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. I’ll serve as your instructor, and I’ll make the class be …

Blue Ridge Mountain Sports. Odc 20% Discount Day. Oct 29th!

Maja Holy

Where: Blue Ridge Mountain Sports. Barracks Shopping Center. http://www.brms.com/site/our-shops/barracks-road-shopping-center/ When : ALL DAY (10 am – 8pm) Tuesday Oct 29th 2013. Why: Winter products are in. What: As a member of the Outdoors Club at UVa you are awesome. The kind folks of Blue Ridge Mountain Sports are hooking us up with 20% off in-stock items. 20% OFF!!!! Wear your …

Nrg Intermediate Whitewater Kayak Trip.

George Kinch

The New River Gorge! Intermediate Whitewater Kayak Trip. This trip falls in relation with the NRG Extravaganza, all fees, rules, and regulations apply. The NRG is rated a class III-IV by American Whitewater. Please read about the river here: The section of river: Cunard to Fayette Station. http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/detail/id/2418/ IMPORTANT! **PRIOR EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY** You must have paddled Class III Whitewater. …

Cpr + Aed Certification Course ~ Adult, Pediatric + Infant

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn the lifesaving skills of CPR and AED. Get a 2-year American Heart Association certification. Full instruction, practice, and certification all done during this one eve. No online prerequisite work. I’ll serve as your AHA instructor, and I’ll make the class be FUN. Quotes (anonymous feedback) from prior students: >> “Much more fun than usual!” >> “Awesome. Humorous.” >> “Matt …

138th Semiannual Walnut Creekathon

Joe Gibson

Do you like WALNUTS and CREEKS? Well, it’s that time of the year again, so get PSYCHED! For members new to the club, the Creekathon is our kind-of-end-of-semester cookout/potluck/picnic at Walnut Creek Park in Albemarle County. It’s always a great time with good food and good people. We have reserved one of the shelters at the park, complete with grill …

Disaster + Wilderness First Aid Cert Course

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > wilderness area CHOOSE one set of dates/locations (2 days, 8:30am-6:30pm both days): > March 2 – 3: Knoxville, TN* > March 23-24: Richmond, VA* > April 6 – 7: Blacksburg, VA* > April 13-14: Princeton, NJ* > …

End of the World…Cancelled

Joshua Brooks

Today is the END OF DAYS. THE ARMAGEDDON. THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE. THE MAYAN TIME LAPSE. Join us on this most epic of last adventures. This club was secretly founded for the purpose of finding the smartest, sexiest, and most adventurous people to survive the inevitable apocalypse. You have been selected to survive. In the early days of the club, the …

Disaster + Wilderness First Aid Cert Course

Matthew Rosefsky

Learn how to save life and limb in an > urban disaster (natural or terrorist) > rural area (not near a hospital) > wilderness area Outdoors at UVAers: SAVE $25 off regular $175 WFA rate, many THANKS to Officer Lindsey for arranging a classroom location for us. Bonus if you’re a trip leader: Earn your course fee back by reimbursement! …

Wilderness First Responder Certification Course

Matthew Rosefsky

A rare find, this is the first time this course has been offered in Cville in several years. “Wilderness” can be: > a natural area (forest, sea, desert, etc.) > a rural area not near a hospital > an urban disaster zone (natural or terrorist) … any situation in which time of injury to time in hospital is more than …

Whitewater Kayaking (Intro & Beginner)

Mike Kalanick

The refreshing water, and fluffy clouds of whitewater goodness are calling you! So lets go paddling! The venue will depend on who all signs up, and this trip will take the form of either a Walnut Creek (Intro) session or a (Beginner) River trip – so sign up regardless of your level. Both an intro and beginner river trip on …

Pre-Finals Beach Day Trip

Leah Chaldares

Finals are coming up and soon you’ll be caving yourself in the library. BUT don’t be miserable yet! The weather at the beach on Sunday is Sunny with a high of 83, so let’s go beach it for the day! Whether you want to just sun or frisbee, surf, kayak, you name it, we can do it. (Suggestions?) Bring plenty …

The Dawn of Another Stupendous Semester of Slacking.

Ryan Elliott

So for you newbs out there here is the story on this is it is what will hopefully become a weekly event on the lawn(until it gets to cold for my feets). Incase you didnt know we are blessed with one of the more serene slacking spots around here at UVA so you better come check it out. Especially since …

Learn to Be a Trip Leader Workshop #3

Lynn Nichols

Hoping to lead some AWESOME trips this year? Come to our trip leader workshop and learn the ropes!!! We’ll cover a variety of important points about leading trips, including: – How to plan your trips – Tips for making sure adventures run smoothly – What expenses the club will reimburse you for – Benefits of being a trip leader, including …

Learn to Be a Trip Leader Workshop #2

Lynn Nichols

Hoping to lead some AWESOME trips this year? Come to our trip leader workshop and learn the ropes!!! We’ll cover a variety of important points about leading trips, including: – How to plan your trips – Tips for making sure adventures run smoothly – What expenses the club will reimburse you for – Benefits of being a trip leader, including …

Learn to Be a Trip Leader Workshop #1

Lynn Nichols

Hoping to lead some AWESOME trips this year? Come to our trip leader workshop and learn the ropes!!! We’ll cover a variety of important points about leading trips, including: – How to plan your trips – Tips for making sure adventures run smoothly – What expenses the club will reimburse you for – Benefits of being a trip leader, including …

Brms Discount Night #2

Katrina Salmons

Hello fellow gearheads, Our discount night at Blue Ridge Mountain Sports is coming up fast! Mon April 12th from 8:15-9:15pm you’ll be part of an exclusive 20% sale to Outdoors at UVa members only. **Don’t forget: If you plan on buying gear that you’ll need to get fitted for (e.g. shoes, packs, etc.) you must go in this week prior …

Intermediate-Advanced Kayaking: Paddle the Lower Yough!

Meghan Milo

Let’s paddle the Youghiogheny River! This is also the weekend of the Over the Falls Festival – the only weekend of year that boaters race over the falls! We’ll make sure to watch in awe. http://fallsrace.com/ **IMPORTANT**: The Lower Yough has about seven class III rapids. It’s tons of fun – as long as you spend most of your time …

Spring Backpacking in Cumberland Island, Ga

Meghan Milo

If you missed the boat on Cancun, but you’re still looking to go somewhere warm for Spring Break, this trip’s for you: come to Cumberland Island National Park! Cumberland Island is on the southern coast of Georgia. This island boasts over 50 miles of hiking trails, as well as many designated backcountry camp sites. The island has several scenic hiking …

Trip Leader Workshop 2

William Kohlbrenner

Want to learn how to lead trips or how to lead better trips? We will be going over all the basics of trip leading in the club, reimbursements, trip descriptions, basic logistics and info, activities, etc. Also, we will go over several common problems and go over how not to lead trips (mostly by examining all of the situations Ive …

Downtown Paddling

Andrew Barr

Downtown James river is a Class III-IV paddling experience. Don’t sign up unless you have solid Class III experience and a very solid roll. Check out details of the run here http://www.americanwhitewater.org/content/River/detail/id/1952/ This is the same stretch of river as Dave’s trip on Thursday. The club provides whatever gear you don’t have (boat, paddle, pfd, skirt, helmet). You should wear …

Downtown Paddlin

Andrew Barr

Its going to be 80 degrees in Richmond and the river is up. The water level should be around 7 feet on Friday, so you need to be an experienced paddler to join up for this one. Class III-IV- rapids. That means you have to have been on class III+ rapids a number of times and be able to roll …

Trip Leader Workshop

Meghan Milo

At this workshop, we’ll talk about how to lead different types of trips, what to do about gear, how to handle trip expenses, what types of trips are allowed, and how to set trips up online. As an incentive to lead, we’ll reimburse your dues after leading four adventures. I’ve only reserved the room for an hour, so that’s the …

Trip Leader Workshop 3!

Meghan Milo

I’ve heard from several of you that you can’t come to the Thursday workshop, so here’s another chance! We’ll learn about trip-leading from 5-6ish, and we’ll finish in plenty of time to attend the Monday Night Gathering at Newcomb. At this workshop, we’ll talk about how to lead different types of trips, what to do about gear, how to handle …

Trip Leader Workshop!

Meghan Milo

Everyone is encouraged to lead trips, and it’s easier than you think! At this workshop, we’ll talk about how to lead different types of trips, what to do about gear, how to handle trip expenses, what types of trips are allowed, and how to set trips up online. As an incentive to lead, we’ll reimburse your dues after leading four …

Fall Break Paddling Weekend (Dates Are Flexible)

Scott Robertson

For those of you brave enough to take a long car ride with me, I will offer you the best padding weekend of your life. I’m going home for fall break and want to take some good paddlers with me to hit up some rivers local to my home – Asheville, NC. I want to take some sweet movie footage, …

Outerbanks Beach Trip: Reading Holiday

Marie Schacht

In honor of the changing seasons and the coming of the delightful brisk fall air–I propose a camping trip to the outerbanks (an awesome area on the atlantic ocean, if you’ve never been) of North Carolina for some fresh ocean air and quality outdoor time in the fine company of fellow outdoors club members and a bountiful array of fall …

Trip Leader Workshop!

Meghan Milo

Everyone is encouraged to lead trips, and it’s easier than you think! At this workshop, we’ll talk about how to lead different types of trips, what to do about gear, how to handle trip expenses, what types of trips are allowed, and how to set trips up online. As an incentive to lead, we’ll reimburse your dues after leading four …

Paddling Through Downtown Richmond

Scott Robertson

The James is a little on the low side right now, but there is a chance for rain later this week, so Im crossing my fingers and planning a trip. This section of the James is very unique in that it goes through the middle of a city. Not to mention it has some fun play spots and a great …

Leg 1 of Summer: Vancouver, Bc

Quintin Brubaker

I flew threw Vancouver last summer, and I’ve wanted to go back ever since. It’s a pretty spectacular city. Set on a sound, surrounded by the towering Pacific Rockies, to-be host of the 2010 Olympic games. Tickets from Dulles are about 440 right now, and I don’t know how long that will last. I want to get some and go …