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Mondays           (8/31 - 10/26)

*except Labor Day

Depart WKU 5:00pm

Mountain Bike Mondays

Bowling Green has a mountain biking trail! Join us Monday evenings for some great trail action. Bring your own bike or rent one of ours for $5. You choose. Meet at the ORAC office at 4:45pm for load-up and we’ll head over to Weldon Peete Park at 5:00pm. 

Low Hollow Trail, KY


$5 Bike rental


7pm - 8pm

Intro to Backcountry Cooking

This clinic teaches the basics of how to cook food outdoors. Learn how to operate backpacking stoves, how to use cooksets, and how to clean dishes in a backcountry setting. 




5pm - 6pm

S'mores Night

Make a standard s'mores or make something wild!  All ingredients and supplies will be provided.  Just bring your appetite and a smile! 

Preston Center Entrance




7pm - 8pm

Intro to Trip Planning

Planning a trip can be just as fun as actualizing. This clinic will focus on logistics, group dynamics, food, gear, and much more. Don't let the ins and outs of trip planning intimidate you any longer!

Preston Center IMREC Sports Office  Free

1/5/16 - 1/11/16 


Wilderness First Responder

This 80 hours course takes a comprehensive, in-depth look at backcountry medicine. Participants can expect hands-on learning with field experience, spanning topics from basic first aid to how to treat anaphylactic shock in the wilderness. Contingent participants pass all exams, they will receive a three year WFR recertification. 

E.A. Diddle Arena

$550 / $550

Our clinics are designed to teach and develop skills. We teach in engaging ways with different learning styles in mind. If you've ever wanted to get a taste of outdoor skills or if you simply want to try something new, clinics are the way to go.

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 Last Modified 8/30/15