Workshops are 2-3 hours of quality instruction aimed at broadening the knowledge of the Bronco community on anything and everything outdoors. Our staff of highly qualified instructors will teach you the ropes and send you off with a fresh take on a variety of topics for as low as $0-$5 per workshop for members or $25 for non-members. Some workshops may have prerequisites.
2021 Fall Indoor Workshops
Slack N’ Chill
Need a break between classes? Adventures has you covered! Join us in the University quad for a chance to try Slacklining, meet new friends, and to learn more about programs offered by ASI, Campus Recreation, and Adventures.
Dates: Aug. 26, Sep. 9, Sep. 23
Introduction to Modern Fishing
Have you ever wanted to learn more about the sport of fishing but didn’t know where to start? The “Introduction to Modern Fishing” workshop will cover everything you need to know to get started. The information shared on the necessary equipment, regulations, local waterways, and outdoor ethics will help you try your hand at catching some fish as soon as this weekend! We will even spend time practicing essential knots and casting techniques. No experience or equipment necessary to join.
Dates: Sep. 30
Introduction to Fly Fishing
Have you ever been interested in the unique art of fly fishing? The “Introduction to Fly Fishing” workshop will cover everything you need to know to get started. The information shared on the necessary equipment, regulations, local waterways, and outdoor ethics will help you try your hand at catching some fish as soon as this weekend! We will even spend time practicing essential knots and casting techniques. No experience or equipment necessary to join.
Dates: Oct. 7
This workshop will introduce the basics of setting up a rappel and the motions involved in using rappelling as a secure means of descent. After practicing on the ground level of the Climbing Suite, your newly acquired knowledge will be taken to new heights with an experiential rappel from the top of the Bronco Peak facilitated and protected by certified Adventures staff. It’s not as scary as it sounds!
Dates: Sep. 22
Introduction to Lead Climbing
Take your top-rope climbing experience to the next level with Intro to Lead Climbing at the Bronco Peak. You will learn how to efficiently clip quick-draws, avoid clipping mistakes, lead belay, take lead falls, and the basics of fall forces. After completing the course, you are one step away from becoming lead assessed at the Bronco Peak.
Dates and Times: Sep. 16, 5-8pm | Oct. 21, 6-9pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to skateboard but didn’t know where to start? This is your chance! Join ASI Campus Recreation as we explore the basic equipment and fundamentals required to get on a skateboard for your first time! We will learn how to properly fall, balance, push, and turn on a skateboard. There is no prior experience necessary to join this class and all equipment is included.
Date: Nov. 4
Join Adventures as we dive deep into and practice some topics of Wilderness Survival. Together, we will explore the seven principles of wilderness survival and identify the greater context around the knowledge and skills required to survive a single night or longer in a variety of environments. If you have ever wondered what you would do first during a survival situation in an outdoor environment, this workshop is for you. Topics will include: tarp-itecture, fire starting, primitive navigation, amongst other skills.
Date: Oct. 13
Ready to take you outdoor hiking and camping experience to the next level, and begin your backpacking adventures. Join Adventures in this workshop that goes over all of the basics of backpacking, food, clothing, gear, trip planning! Don’t forget the Gear Rental Center has all of your camping needs for low member prices!
Date: Oct. 27
Technique and Movement
This workshop is the first step for climbers interested in intentional movement in rock climbing. Topics covered include balance as it applies to rock climbing, basic body positions for success, basic footwork and hand positions, and some of the jargon associated with climbing holds.
Date: Sep. 9
Injury Prevention for Climbers
Join ASI, Adventures as we discuss and practice Injury Prevention specifically for climbers. This program will explore the most common climbing injuries, specific techniques to help prevent them, and methods to assist in recovery post injury. Please join this program ready for light activity. We recommend athletic clothing, a water bottle, and any question you have about specific injuries.
Date: Sep. 2
Fitness for Climbers
This workshop includes fitness instruction on a variety of formats including cardio, mind/body, strength, and body weight/strength training specifically for climbers. After assessing your baseline climbing fitness level, this program will target ways in which fitness can improve climbing regimen. The class will incorporate a Fitness Personal Trainer and Adventures Instructor to facilitate the class.
Date: Oct. 14