Outdoor Adventures Experiences
Outdoor Experiences (aka trips) are limited and reserved on a first come basis. To register for a COL Experience stop by the Knapp Student Office (rm 103) to register and pay your non-refundable deposit securing your spot. Cost is minimal and depends on varying factors each year. Mandatory pre-trip meetings are required for every trip. For more information email Quinton McKissick or stop by his office at Knapp Center 101.
COL Staff Training: August 27-29th
Want to work as a Center for Outdoor Leadership Facilitator on the challenge course? This weekend training is required in order to work as a facilitator. As a facilitator you will have the opportunity to impact and help student organizations, athletic teams, and academic classes at Pfeiffer while have the most fun job on campus. On Sunday, the current COL staff will join the training to learn more advanced techniques.
- Belay Clinics (on Pfeiffer's Campus) August 23rd-24th Want to learn how to rock climb? The Center for Outdoor Leadership will show you how to belay and then take you rock climbing at nearby climbing gyms later in the semester. These clinics are
- in order to participate in any climbing trip.
Location: Knapp Gym........Start Time: 6:00 PM..............End Time 7:00 PM
- Inner Peaks Climbing Trip: August 26th escape the heat and campus to nearby â€œInner Peaksâ€ Climbing Gym. The student trip leaders will teach you the basics to climbing and you will have the opportunity to work up a sweat on a 13,000 square foot sculptured rock.
Meet @ Knapp Front Desk @ 5 PM... Return between 10 and 11 PM..Cost: $ FREE your first time
Indoor Rockclimbing Trip: September 2th
Indoor Rock Climbing at UNCC... Sign up to head down to UNCC and climb on their indoor climbing wall. We leave
at 6:00 pm sharp and return to campus around 10 pm. Cost is only $5!!! Check out the Page UNCC WALL
Belay Clinic (on Pfeiffer's Campus): September 6th
Want to learn how to rock climb? The Center for Outdoor Leadership will show you how to belay and then take you rock
- climbing at nearby climbing gyms later in the semester. These clinics are
- in order to participate in any climbing trip.
Location: Knapp Gym......Start Time: 6:00 PM........End Time 7:00 PM
Inner Peaks Climbing Trip: September 8th
- escape the heat and campus to nearby â€œInner Peaksâ€ Climbing Gym. The student trip leaders will teach you the basics to climbing and you will have the opportunity to work up a sweat on a 13,000 square foot sculptured rock.
Meet @ Knapp Front Desk @ 5 PM......Estimated Return Time between 10 and 11 PM.....Cost: $ FREE your first time
Water Rafting Trip: September 12 th Trip List
Join COL to cool off on a river in Western North Carolina. This one day trip will depart early Saturday morning and return by 7 PM Saturday night.
No prior experience necessary......Cost: $15........Pre-trip meeting September 7th (6pm Knapp Sack
Fall Colors Back Packing Trip: September 17,18,19th Trip List
For those who have little to no experience with backpacking, or for anyone who just wants an easy weekend of backpacking, this is for you. We will leave Friday night and backpack for the weekend, returning Sunday afternoon. Gear will be provided. Cost $10
Pre-trip meeting September 14th (6pm Knapp Sack)
Indoor Rock Climbing Trip (UNCC Charoltte): September 20th
Flat water Canoe Trip: September 26th
Join the Center for a day of canoeing out on Lake Tillary.
Adventure Race: September 30th
As part of Campus Week of Dialogue the Center for Outdoor Leadership is having another "Amazing Race" around campus.
Students, Faculty, and Staff can particpate by signing up by September 25th
Fall Break Trip toIdaho: October 10-16th
The Center is taking a trip to Idaho over fall break to provide students with an alternative experience. This adventure will be
a week of Camping and exploring new adventures.
Climbing Workshops: October 21st & 28th
Want to learn more about climbing techniques, Climbing terms, and other NEW material. Join the Center for Outdoor Leadership
for a series of Climbing workshops.
1 day Rock Climbing Trip: October 23rd
Like Rock Climbing, or the outdoors join the center for a day of Rock Climbing.
Inner peaks Rock Climbing Trip: October 25th
New Climbing experience for experienced Climbers
Climbing Workshop (UNCC Venture): November 4th
High Team Challenge Course (UNNC Venture): November 7th
The Center goes to UNCC to experience the High Ropes Challenge Course. This experience will be filled with fun an Adventure.
for groups on campus who have experience the low ropes course at Pfeiffer, this experience will take your progress to the next level.
Indoor Rock Climbing Trip (UNNC Venture): November 8th
Inner Peaks: November 16th
Fall Break 2011
This year's fall break will be a trip that the COL has never done before. Â The Center for Outdoor Leadership will be making a special partnership with the Francis Center to spend 5 days in Spring City, Tennessee playing with Alaskan Malamutes and White Water Rafting the French Broad River.
Cost is to be determined
Experiential Leadership Development Programs
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Outdoor Ropes Course Photos