Course name: Beginner Climbing

Course description
Most students' introduction to climbing, the beginner class goes over the basics of belaying and climbing on a top-rope.

CRN: 37372
Instructor: Alaa Nafea
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/8; 4/15; 4/22; 4/29; 5/6; 5/13
Meeting days and times: Sundays 9:30am-4:30pm
Course location: Rumney
Requirement for PE credit: Students must attend 4 out of 6 classes for credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 8
Course cost: $195

Course name: Sport Climbing Leader Course

Course description
Ready to take you climbing to the next level? Lead climbing teaches you the techniques to reach new heights giving you the skills to set anchors and create your own routs.
*Students must be able to Top rope at 5.8 level*

CRN: 37368
Instructor: Bill Irving
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/14, 4/15
Meeting days and times: Saturday and Sunday
Course location: Rumney
Requirement for PE credit: Students must attend both days in a section for credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 6
Course cost: $150
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

CRN: 37369
Instructor: Bill Irving
Inclusive dates of the course: 5/5, 5/6
Meeting days and times: Saturday and Sunday
Course location: Rumney
Requirement for PE credit: Students must attend both days in a section for credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 6
Course cost: $150
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Trad Class

Course description: Trad class provides students with an overview of the techniques necessary to safely climb traditionally protected rock-climbs. A variety of skills will be taught including: placing traditional protection, anchor building, reading topo maps, multi-pitch logistics, and teamwork/communication while climbing. By the end of the course, students will have a foundation from which they can grow into more experienced trad climbers. The class culminates with a weekend spend at the Shawangunks or the “Gunks” in NewPaltz, NY — one of the premier and most historic multi-pitch climbing destinations in the
United States.

CRN: 37370
Instructor: Gabriel Boning and William Braasch
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/7; 4/14; 4/28; 5/4-5/6
Meeting days and times: Three Saturdays and Friday-Sunday
Course location: behind DHMC; Pickledish crag; Lyme; Echo Crag, NH; New Paltz, NY
Requirement for PE credit: Must attend 2/3 of the Saturday classes along with the weekend classes
Max Number of students for enrollment: 8
Course cost: $325
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Wilderness First Aid

Course description:
The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines.
The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies

CRN: 37381
Instructor: SOLO
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/21; 4/22
Meeting days and times: 8am-5pm
Course location: Rockefeller Center 001
Requirement for PE credit: Must adhere to the passing standards of SOLO
Max Number of students for enrollment: 40
Course cost: $250

Course name: Woodsmen's Team

Course description:
The Dartmouth Woodsmen's Team, also known as the Forestry Team, is an entirely student-run club that competes in lumberjack and woodcraft events throughout New England. Throughout the year Dartmouth competes against colleges from New England and Canada, and acts as host for the spring meet every three years (2009, 2012 etc.). If you're interested in learning how to throw an axe, use a cross-cut saw, chop through a tree or build a fire, this is the PE for you.

CRN: 37375
Instructor: Lauren Mendelsohn, John Brady
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/6; 4/13; 4/20; 4/27; 5/4; 5/11; 5/18; 5/25 + Greenkey Competition
Meeting days and times: Friday's 3:30pm-5:30pm
Course location: Oak Hill
Requirement for PE credit: 7 classes and participation over Woodsmen's weekend/ Greenkey
Max Number of students for enrollment: N/A
Course cost: Free

Course name: Beginner White Water Kayaking

Course description
Introduction to whitewater paddling, this course requires no prior experience. Students will learn paddling strokes and techniques, basic river scouting, wet-exits and the beginnings of kayak rolling.

CRN: 37374
Instructor: Charlotte Nutt
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/2; 4/9; 4/16; 4/23; 4/30; 5/7; 5/14; 5/21
Meeting days and times: Mondays 2-6pm
Course location: Ledyard Canoe Club
Requirement for PE credit: Students must attend 7 classes for credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 8
Course cost: $195
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Flatwater Canoeing Overnight

Course description
Learn to canoe on this two-day canoeing overnight trip. Basic canoeing strokes and technique will be covered as you paddle one of New Hampshire's beautiful rivers. No canoeing or camping experience necessary.
Note: Students will be overnight camping in tents

CRN: 37371
Instructor: Francesca Governali
Inclusive dates of the course: 5/25-5/27
Meeting days and times: Friday-Sunday 4pm-4pm
Course location: Ledyard Canoe Club/Connecticutt River
Requirement for PE credit: Students must attend entirety of the course to receive credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10
Course cost: $160
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Hiking Intermediate

Course description:
Enjoy two full days of hiking some classic mountains in New England. Expect to see beautiful Spring views at the top of moderate hikes. No experience necessary, but should have a decent basis of physical fitness.

CRN: 37373
Instructor: Anna Ellis
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/22; 4/29; 5/6
Meeting days and times: Sundays 10am
Course location: Mount Lafayette; Mount Mousilauke, Mount Madison
Level: Intermediate
Requirement for PE credit: Students will need 2 out of 3 classes to pass
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10
Course cost: $130
Financial aid is available to qualified students

Course name: Cabin Camping

Course description:
Spend two nights at a beautiful DOC cabin. Learn how to use a DOC cabin, split wood, light and maintain a wood stove, cook on it and use an outhouse as well as spending both days hiking, canoeing and exploring the wilderness. Skills will be developed to help you plan and implement your own outdoor trip, including equipment, route selection and food planning and preparation. Please note that active participation in these courses is required; this will include preparing food, carrying firewood, washing dishes without running water and partaking in all outdoor activities.
No experience necessary. Gear rental is included in the price of the course.
Courses leave Friday night at 6PM and return to campus by midday Sunday. There will be a pre-trip meeting for the course to give you the opportunity to ask questions.

CRN: 37377
Instructor: Anna Ellis
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/6-4/8;
Meeting days and times: Friday-Sunday
Course location: Billings Cabin
Requirement for PE credit: either entire weekend
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10 persons
Course cost: $165
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Cabin Camping

Course description:
Spend two nights at a beautiful DOC cabin. Learn how to use a DOC cabin, split wood, light and maintain a wood stove, cook on it and use an outhouse as well as spending both days hiking, canoeing and exploring the wilderness. Skills will be developed to help you plan and implement your own outdoor trip, including equipment, route selection and food planning and preparation. Please note that active participation in these courses is required; this will include preparing food, carrying firewood, washing dishes without running water and partaking in all outdoor activities.
No experience necessary. Gear rental is included in the price of the course.
Courses leave Friday night at 6PM and return to campus by midday Sunday. There will be a pre-trip meeting for the course to give you the opportunity to ask questions.

CRN: 37378
Instructor: Anna Ellis
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/13-1/15
Meeting days and times: Friday-Sunday
Course location: Billings Cabin
Requirement for PE credit: either entire weekend
Max Number of students for enrollment: 13 persons
Course cost: $165
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Warm Water Fishing

Course description
Learn the fundamentals of shore fishing on rivers and lakes of New Hampshire -everything you need to know about this great tradition! You'll spend two indoor classes in Robinson Hall learning theory and technique and then you'll head out on Saturday to experience fishing for VERY hungry fish. We'll learn safe techniques, fish identification, knot tying, and of course how to haul in a lunker. Contact Ray from Collis for more information on the course.

CRN: 37367
Instructor: Ray Crosby from Collis
Inclusive dates of the course: 5/26; 5/27
Meeting days and times: Saturday and Sunday 8am-6pm
Course location: Connecticut River and Ponds *off campus travel required*
Requirement for PE credit: Both weekend days required to get credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10
Course cost: $100
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Farm Fit

Course description: Get your PE credit working outside growing food at the Dartmouth Organic Farm. Learn the basics of organic food production through hands-on experience with annual vegetable growing, greenhouse management, permaculture, and aquaponics. Classes will be held at the farm in the production greenhouses and fields. Students will become familiar with greenhouse tasks, seedling care, field preparation, transplanting and proper farm tool use.

CRN: 37366
Instructor: Laura Carpenter and Interns
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/2; 4/9; 4/16; 4/23; 4/30; 5/7; 5/14; 5/21
Meeting days and times: Mondays 3:30pm-5:30pm
Course location: Dartmouth Organic Farm
Requirement for PE credit: Students must attend 7 classes to get credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10
Course cost: $65
Financial aid is available to qualified students

Course name: Wilderness Survival Skills

Course description;
Discover how to survive and thrive in the northern forest with minimal equipment! Course covers the physiology and psychology of wilderness survival, fire building skills with and without matches, bush knife use, emergency shelter building, off-trail navigation without map and compass, finding and making safe water, and basic edible, medicinal and utilitarian plant identification.
Physical demands: Several miles of hiking, extensive off-trail travel, intensive physical labor including shelter construction from forest materials, wood cutting with axe and saw, exposure to elements for two days. Acquisition of highly challenging physical skill (bow & drill fire starting).
*Students will be sleeping in self-built survival structures*

CRN: 37376
Instructor: Mark Kutolowski ‘99
Inclusive dates of the course: 5/1 (Pre-trip planning); 5/4-5/6
Meeting days and times: Tuesday 7-9; 6pm Friday- 6pm Sunday
Course location: Off campus travel required
Requirement for PE credit: All classes required for credit
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10
Course cost: $125
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Archery

Course description
Learn the skill of Archery. Participants will learn how to safely and accurately shoot a recurve bow. Archers will learn proper shooting form which includes which muscles to utilize in drawing back the bow, correct breathing, and proper stance. Archers will build upper body strength, core strength, and mental focus.

CRN: 37380
Instructor: Michael Steele
Inclusive dates of the course: 4/2, 4/7, 4/9, 4/14, 4/16, 4/21, 4/23, 4/28, 4/30, 5/5, 5/7, 5/12, 5/26
Meeting days and times: Mondays 4pm-6:45pm; Saturdays 3:30pm-6:45pm
Course location: Off campus travel required
Requirement for PE credit: Students must attend 9 out of 13 classes to pass
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10
Course cost: $15

Course name: Hiking/Wild Edible Plants

Course description:
This course teaches you how to find, identify, harvest and prepare over 25 species of edible wild plants native to New Hampshire. We'll learn both modern botanical identification, and hunter-gatherer foraging strategies that are hundreds of thousands of years old. Learn to understand wild food ecosystems, and the what, where, when, and how of safe and successful wild harvesting. A wild foods expert will provide in-depth identification skills with attention given to poisonous plants. Every class, we'll cook and enjoy a delicious dish from what we gather to finish our day.

Physical demands: Several miles of hiking each class, extensive off-trail travel, crossing streams, traversing steep slopes, development of precise identification skills (field tested every class), digging, bending, crawling. Some hand tool use (shovels, hard saws, carving knives).

CRN: 37379
Instructor: Mark Kutolowski ‘99

Inclusive dates of the course: 4/3; 4/10; 4/17; 4/24; 5/1; 5/8; 5/15; 5/22; 5/29
Meeting days and times: Tuesday 3-6
Course location: Hanover and other parts of the Upper Valley. Some off campus travel necessary.
Requirement for PE credit: 7/9 classes
Max Number of students for enrollment: 10
Course cost: $110
Financial aid is available to qualified students.

Course name: Wilderness First Responder

Course description:
The WFR is for anyone working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting or for individuals who want a high level of wilderness medical training for extended personal backcountry trips or expeditions. The WFR is 72-80 hours long (8 to 10 days), and is a comprehensive and in-depth look at the standards and skills of dealing with: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies and Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. Although these appear to be the same basic topics covered in our two-day WFA course, they are covered far more extensively, and there is much more hands-on practice using mock scenarios. Additional topics, such as CPR, are also included. WFR certification is good for 2 years

CRN: 37382
Instructor: SOLO

Inclusive dates of the course: 3/27; 3/29; 4/3; 4/17; 4/24; 4/21; 4/22; 4/26; 5/1; 5/3; 5/10; 5/15; 5/17; 5/22, 5/24; 5/29; 5/31

Meeting days and times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm-10pm; Saturday 4/21, Sunday 4/22, 8:30am-5:30pm
Course location: Fairchild 101
Requirement for PE credit: Must adhere to the passing standards of SOLO
Max Number of students for enrollment: 40
Course cost: $400