- Outdoor Adventure Club
- Open Community Climbs
- Private Programs
- Continuing Ed. Programs
- Academic Classes
Adventure Programs Description:
Darton State College hosts a number of outdoor adventure based programs and activities. These programs are designed with recreation and education in mind. Our goal is to promote safety and responsible recreation in the outdoors.
Outdoor Adventure Club (OAC)
The purpose of OAC is to provide opportunities for students and community members to participate in, and become aware of, a variety of outdoor adventure experiences, with the benefit of knowledgeable leadership.
The club will host a variety of trips, workshops, and meetings open to students and community members.
See our Calendar for upcoming events.
Past trips have included hiking, camping, rock climbing, caving, canoeing, primitive fire making, slide shows and more.
For more information and to get your name on the list serve, contact John Michael Cassidy OAC Club Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (299) 317-6778.
Open Community Climbs:
Open Climbs are opportunities for Darton students and community members to take advantage of our state of the art 50ft climbing wall. More than six climbing routes of varied difficulty make the wall fun for all ages and experience levels.
- No Experience Necessary
- All Safety Equipment provided
- No Age Limit (We have Child harnesses)
Free - Darton students, alumni, faculty and staff
$5.00 all others
See our Calendar for upcoming dates.
Note: All participants under 18 years of age must have parent and or custodial guardian sign release form, no exceptions.
Looking for a unique venue to host a private event? Come have it with us at the Darton State College Challenge Course.
Course amenities include:
- Covered Pavilion with lights and ceiling fans
- 2 Bathrooms
- Large open grassy areas
- Convenient parking
- 50’ Climbing Wall and Climbing Tower
- Obstacle Course
- All Safety Equipment
- No Age Limit (We have Child Harnesses!)
LET THERE BE LIGHT!
Want to have an event in the evening?
We now have lights on our course!
Continuing Education Programs
A series of adventure based Continuing Education courses are offered here at Darton. Classes are offered year round and can include such activities as canoeing, team building, rock climbing and outdoor living skills.
These courses and related activities carry no academic credit and do not require entrance testing for admission.
Darton State College offers a number of adventure based Physical Education courses for academic credit. See the Darton State College Course Catalogue and class schedule for short descriptions and offerings.
PHED 1233 Orienteering (1.00 cr.)
PHED 1214 Beginning Rock Climbing (1.00 cr.)
PHED 1215 Basic Kayaking (2.00 cr.)
PHED 1216 Beginning Paddling (1.00 cr.)
PHED 1191 Challenge Course (2.00 cr.)
PHED 1154 Chall. Crs. Facilitator Training (1.00 cr.)
PHED 1168 Survival Skills (1.00 cr.)
For more information contact Academic Advising.