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Skills Clinics and Events

Part of UREC Outdoors' overarching mission is to educate students so they might enjoy the outdoors without outside assistance. To that end, we are happy to offer a variety of outdoor skills clinics that supplement what participants will learn on our adventure trips and at our climbing tower.

 

Fall 2021 Clinics and Events

Sign up for clinics at the UREC Outdoors Outdoor Adventure Center or using the "UREC at UWGB" app* 
(* on-App registration available for UWGB students only)

 

Belay Clinic Schedule:

1st & 3rd Monday of every month

2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month

4:00-7:00pm
UWGB Students:          Free!
UWGB Faculty/Staff:   $10
Community:                  $15

Top-Rope Belay Clinics

Register for a Top-Rope Belay Clinic and take your climbing skills to the next level! This clinic suits climbers to belay at the climbing tower and on UREC Outdoors rock climbing trips - not having to wait on staff or trip leaders for belays gives you the freedom to climb more! Complete this clinic and earn your Top-Rope Belay certification on your own or with a friend to open up the possibilities for your own climbing partnership right here at UWGB!

Visit the Outdoor Adventure Center or Climbing Tower to register during open hours, or fill out the registration form HERE.

*Only certifies you to belay at UWGB facilities and on UWGB trips - not transferrable to other companies or gyms*

Misc. Events and Skills Clinics

 

Thursday, 9/2
3:00-6:00pm
Free! 

*UWGB Students Only*

 

Hammock Hang-Out

Join UREC Outdoors at the site of the old Shorewood Golf Course for an afternoon of hanging out in hammocks, slacklining, and yard games! Bring your own hammock or use one of ours while you socialize and learn about what the Outdoor Adventure Program and UREC have to offer.


Saturday, 9/11
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Free! 

*UWGB Students Only*

 

Boats on the Bay

Join UREC Outdoors for some paddle-propelled fun on the waters of Green Bay! Register for your time slot to stop by and paddle one of the outdoor adventure program’s kayaks or paddleboards. Spots are limited, so register today!

Register for a 35 minute paddle session under the 'Registration' Module in the "UREC at UWGB" app

Wednesday, 9/15
5:00-7:00pm
UWGB Students:          Free!
UWGB Faculty/Staff:   $10
Community:                  $15

Intro to Stand Up Paddle Board and Kayak

Want to learn more about how to paddle a stand up paddle board (SUP) or kayak? Join our knowledgeable staff at the Kress Events Center pool and learn from the experts on how to use the UREC Outdoors SUPS and Kayaks! By the end of this clinic you will know how to properly set up a SUP or kayak for use, how to effectively enter and exit the water, how to re-enter your boat from the water, and basic paddling strokes!

*Wear swimwear for this clinic, you will get wet!*


Monday, 9/20
5:00-7:00pm
UWGB Students:          $5
UWGB Faculty/Staff:   $10
Community:                  $15

Backcountry Cooking

Learn how to cook in the great outdoors, while in the great outdoors! Register for this clinic to learn and practice backcountry cooking in an outdoor setting. By the end of this clinic you will know how to select an appropriate cooking area in your campsite, how to use various outdoor stoves, how to dispose of cooking waste/used water, and have a selection on UREC Outdoors recipes to use in your future adventures! Come hungry, you will be eating a lot!

*When registering for this clinic please provide UREC Outdoors staff with any dietary preferences or needs you may have*

 

Rock Climbing Events and Skills Clinics


Saturday, 9/4
1:00-4:00pm
Free!

Open Climb

Join the climbing tower staff for a special Saturday open climb! Take advantage of the open weekend day to try indoor rock climbing for the first time, hone your skills, or just get an extra day on the wall!

*Regular climbing tower procedures, policies, and fees apply*


Saturday, 10/9
1:00-4:00pm
Free!

Family Weekend Open Climb

Join the climbing tower staff for a special Saturday open climb! Take advantage of the open weekend day to try indoor rock climbing for the first time, hone your skills, or just get an extra day on the wall!

*Family Weekend specific Kress Events Center procedures, policies, and fees apply*


Sunday, 10/31
5:00-8:00pm
Free!

Halloween Costume Climb

Show off your Halloween costume in the most unique way possible! Join us for the Halloween Costume Climb during regular tower hours Sunday night for snacks, climbing challenges, and fun climbing in your costume! Feeling confident? Enter the costume contest for a chance at a climbing-related prize!

*Regular tower procedures, policies, and fees apply*


Wednesday, 11/3
5:00-7:00pm
UWGB Students:          Free!
UWGB Faculty/Staff:   $10
Community:                  $15

Intro to Lead Climbing

Learn the basics of lead climbing and get started on the next leg of your climbing adventure! The staple of setting up your own climbs outdoors, lead climbing is an essential skill for and dedicated rock climber - whether a hobbyist or a professional! Join our climbing staff at the tower and take this intro course to learn what lead climbing is all about.

*All lead climbing is done with a Top-Rope primary belay*


Thursday, 11/18
9:00pm-12:00am
Free!

*This event offered exclusively for UWGB students*

Let's Glow! Indoor Night Climbing

Let's GLOW! Join us for a fun night of indoor night climbing - lit by blacklight! Stop by the Glow Station and paint yourself up with glow paint before joining the fun at the tower. Want more? Try glow yoga going on at the same time! Register on your own or with friends for a time slot from 9:00pm-10:30pm, or the second slot from 10:30pm-midnight.
 


Monday, 11/29 - Friday. 12/3
4:00-7:00pm Daily
Free!

Mile-High Challenge Week

The end of fall 2021 is time for the Mile-High Challenge! Register on your own or with a teammate, name your team, and try to climb a mile on the climbing tower over the course of 5 days! Visit the tower from 4pm-7pm Monday-Friday this week to get your climbs in - 189 climbs will net you a mile and 95 will net you a half-mile! Finishers of one mile and of a half mile recieve a free shirt.

*Regular tower policies, procedures, and fees apply*