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Week of 10/20 to 10/26

Wednesday, October 23rd
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Knot Tying 101

  • Location: Preston Center
  • Time: 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Price: Free!

Included: Rope for tying

Instructions: meet us in the Multi-Purpose room at 5:00pm

Address: 1906 College Heights Blvd, Bowling Green, KY 42101 Meet us in the Multi Purpose room at The Preston Center! 

 

Come learn how to tie different types of knots that can help you in both everyday life and when you’re camping (or any other activity where you might be tying some knots). We will go over some basic knots, some adjustable knots, and some downright crazy knots that will help you in any situation, specifically camping. Bring your fingers and determination, no previous experience required. Don’t be thrown for a loop – they’re knot that hard.

 

Prior registration is appreciated!

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip or skill clinic you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip
 

Friday, October 25th
12:00pm - 3:00pm

Open House

  • Location: South Lawn
  • Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Join the WKU Challenge Course for a small taste of what our specialty is –fun and experiential learning!

When: Friday, October 25th 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Where: WKU South Lawn

Cost: FREE!

 

Stop by, say hello, hang out and check out some of our portable low elements! 

Saturday, October 26th
All Day

Hoosier National Forest

  • Location: Story, IN
  • Time: All Day

Cost: $45 Student | $55 Guest 

Depart: Saturday, October 26 @ 8:00 am 

Return: Sunday, October 27 @ 5:00 pm 

Drive time: 3. 5 hours 

Pre-trip meeting: Tuesday, October 22 @ 8:00 PM 

Included: Official Orienteering map, compass, gear, camping permits & campfire 

Learn some cool skills that you can put to practice! Learn how to navigate yourself around to different points using only a map and a compass. The course includes control markers allowing you to verify your location as you go. Trip Leaders will give instructions on how to use your map, and compass to navigate this course. Hoosier National Forest is home to 266 miles of hiking trails, with sandstone cliffs, seasonal waterfalls, Hemlock trees, and rare wintergreen plants. With about a 3-hour drive to the forest, feel free to pack your homework or a book for the ride! ORAC will provide any tents, sleeping bags, or other equipment you might require, except for food and your clothes. All skill levels are welcome! 

Tentative Trip Itinerary

Day 1: 

  1. Drive to Story, IN 
  2. Pick up maps 
  3. Head to campsite to set up basecamp 
  4. Map & Compass lesson 
  5. Try out the orienteering course 
  6. Relax by the campfire 
Day 2: 
  1. Start with a warm breakfast
  2. Put your skills to the test with a more difficult course
  3. Play a few friendly rounds of who can shoot the best bearing
  4. Head back to campus

*All trips are subject to change due to weather, permitting and staffing


Sign up & attend this trip to receive a special discount to College Outside

 

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Follow the instructions below

1. Go to https://online.spectrumng.net/wku (it will open a new window!) 
2. Click "Do not have login" (you will need to make an account!) 
3. Enter your 800# (or 500# if a Preston Only Member) for the Member Number (even if you do not have a current membership!)
4. Choose a username and password for your online account with us. 
5. Once you have an account set up, click the Home Icon in the top left (the picture, not the actual home letters)
6. Click on Program Registration in the middle of the page!
7. Select ‘ORAC’ 
8. Select the trip or skill clinic you want! 
9. Add to Cart 
10. Continue to Cart 
11. This should take you to the Payment Summary Screen. Enter your payment info and hit Submit Payment. 
12. BAMM You're registered for a trip
 

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