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Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center to offer river rescue, climbing, kayaking workshops beginning June 1

May 16, 2012
ISU Marketing and Communications

The Idaho State University Outdoor Adventure Center will offer summer orienteering, river rescue, rock climbing and kayaking workshops beginning June 1.

Workshops offered include:

• River Rescue, June 1, 6 to 10 p.m. and June 2-3 in the field at the Aberdeen Canal. Cost is $120 for ISU students, $144 for ISU faculty/staff and $168 for community members.

• Beginning Rock Climbing, June 5, 6 to 10 p.m. and June 9-10 in the field at the City of Rocks. Cost is $130 for ISU students, $156 for ISU faculty/staff and $182 for community members.

• Beginning Kayaking, June 6-10. Class meets at 8 a.m.-5 p.m. June 6, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. June 7-8, and has a June 9-10 overnight float on the Blackfoot River. Cost is $185 for ISU students, $222 for ISU faculty/staff and $259 for community members. There is a $30 discount for participants who have their own kayaking equipment.

• Intermediate/Advanced Kayaking, July 11-15. Participants will meet at 6 a.m. July 11 and then travel to the Payette River system.  Cost is $225 for ISU students, $270 for ISU faculty/staff and $315 for community members. There is a $30 discount for participants who have their own kayaking equipment.

A deposit equal to 50 percent of the workshop fee must accompany applications to reserve a place in a workshop. One-half of the deposit will be refunded if a cancellation is received two weeks before the workshop begins. After two weeks, the deposit will be forfeited. 

All workshops have limited enrollments; ISU students have first priority and other participants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

The workshops are available for ISU academic credit. Registration for classes for credit should be done with the ISU Registrar. A deposit is not required for participants who are signed up through the registrar.

For more information call the ISU Outdoor Adventure Center at (208) 282-3912 or olsodana@isu.edu.

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