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Rafting the River (Spring 2021)

Course ID
PE185RRV-01
CRN
1329249
DaysTimesLocationInstructor
F Sa SuTBATBAS. Carlino
Dates
Spring 2021 lasts from Monday, April 5, 2021 to Friday, June 18, 2021
Description
Offers beginners and seasoned river runners a unique educational, outdoor adventure. Students will learn to raft various parts of the Rogue River based on the ACA's Essentials of Rafting curriculum Levels 1-3. The course is designed to heighten a student's enjoyment of the river and its beauty, both as a spectator and as a participant of the rafting adventure in still waters up to mild rapids. Includes the skills required to efficiently row and paddle a raft on rivers by mastering skills such as using good judgement and organization, river reading, safety considerations, and paddling and rowing techniques such as forward/pushing, back/pulling, opposing, single and dual oar use, facing down and upstream on the river, turn craft to left, right, straight, reverse, spin-pivot turn, turn broad arcing while underway, river strategies, rowing in current, scouting, portaging/lining, and river signals. Students will enjoy boating skills that provide lifelong recreational learning and fitness enjoyment. Course is repeatable. Prerequisites: Ability to breathe independently (i.e., not require medical devices to sustain breathing); independently maintain sealed airway passages while underwater; independently hold head upright without neck/head support; manage personal care independently; manage personal mobility independently; follow instructions and effectively communicate independently; and independently turn from face-down to face-up and remain floating face up while wearing a properly fitted life jacket.
Notes
  • HPER: Fees are non-refundable after 4/8/2022.
  • HPER: Ability to breathe independently (i.e. do not require medical devices to sustain breathing); independently hold head upright without neck/head support; manage personal care independently; manage personal mobility independently; follow instructions and effectively communicate independently; and independently turn from face-down to face-up and remain floating face up while wearing a properly fitted life jacket is required for this class.
  • PE185RRV: Zoom orientation required first week of the term. Instructor will contact for dates and times. Mandatory in-person orientation is Thursday, April 7 from 6-8pm., in the Gym at the Redwood campus. Actual adventure is Friday, Saturday and Sunday June 10-12, 8am.-5:30pm. on the Rogue River. Students will be responsible for their own food and water. Student accounts will be charged an additional $289 for equipment and instruction. Transportation not included. For more information call Mr. Carlino at 541-761-1059. Fees are non-refundable after April 8, 2022.
Prerequisites
    Book Cost Notes
      Credit/Hours
      1/33T
      Estimated Tuition
      $116
      Estimated Fees
      $394
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