Adventure Recreation Minor
Adventure Recreation teaches you the art of enjoying the outdoors in a logistical manner.
This minor delves into orienteering, camping, primitive survival skills, and wilderness first aid. By becoming equipped with the skills for the outdoors, you will be ready to tackle different forms of challenges in the wilderness. You can develop valuable skills within this minor, including communication, critical and analytical thinking, and decision-making.
You will take courses that will expose you to different terrain and the importance of survival. Courses such as Winter Recreation and Camping, Advanced Wilderness First Aid, and Primitive Survival Skills, teach the fundamentals of survival along with giving you hands-on experience in the field.
You will also have the freedom to explore different types of outdoor activities to discover your interests.
Benefits of an Adventure Recreation Minor
- Learn the basic skills necessary to not only survive in the wilderness.
- Be prepared and know how to be equipped for a solid range of different terrains or climates.
Adventure Recreation Minor Requirements
These requirements are from an excerpt from the University Academic Catalog, which outlines the requirements for a student to earn the distinction of being a Castleton University graduate. The complete catalog is available online.