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Ski or Board

YOUR DEGREE - YOUR UNIVERSITY - OUR CAMPUS

Duration

14 Weeks

Location

CALIFORNIA, USA

Description

A new "normal" is ahead of us, but that doesn't mean that students need to compromise or delay their educational journey or give up plans for any fulfilling adventures in the next 12 months. Our campuses will provide a clean, inviting, mentored study environment for students to continue their studies at their current respective colleges.

But equally important will be the adventure course elements that we as experts will facilitate on weekends and during free time. Students can choose between Ski or Snowboard placements which will gain them industry standard certifications.

Let the adventure begin!

2021

18 Jan - 23 Apr

We believe today's student needs more from traditional college or online education. Life experience, purpose, passion and skills for the real world outside of academic life. Whether you’re looking for a way to enter the adventure travel world, experience personal development and upskilling or just want to do more with this upcoming semester, Adventure Campus is for you!

 

WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?

• Students who are enrolled to study online - either College or Independent internship/learning.
• Students who are enrolled for a college that will be closed in person for Spring Semester 2021.
• Students who have concerns about returning to the normal College environment with COVID-19 restrictions.
• Students seeking a greater emphasis on development in non-academic areas
• Students looking for an interesting campus experience in their own country, whilst still maintaining their original College plans.
• Any student, seeking to further their skills in snow sports and gain industry standard qualifications.
• Students looking for a really tight knit community of friends and meaningful relationships while studying.
• Something a little less ordinary from college life, and totally unparalleled by the average Semester exchange.

 

Includes

  • 13 week adventure training and qualification program
  • Dynamic, immersive course
  • Focus on mentorship & learning through shared experiences
  • Qualified & experienced technical instructors
  • Low student - instructor ratio for personalised learning
  • Outdoor Leadership Qualification
  • Accommodation and food allowance
  • Remote campus to attend online classes and study your degree, from your respective college.
  • A better way to complete your degree or independent study online.

Prerequisites

  • English Language Fluency
  • Be 18-24 years old at time of commencement
  • Moderate fitness is recommended. All professional development and training is provided
  • A desire to accept challenges, a thirst for knowledge, a love of outdoor activities or for our natural environment
  • Be a social team player that enjoys helping others discover adventure!

Note spaces on this program are extremely limited. Most of our candidates apply 8-12 months in advance of start date. 

Outdoor Adventure Guide Training Program

STRUCTURE

Weekly breakdown

HOW YOUR TIME ON THIS PROGRAM WILL PLAY OUT...

Our team will take you through the following topics on arrival, so you have all the tools you need to help you succeed while on your Adventure Semester.

These include:
• Campus tour and staff introductions
• Run through of curriculum, schedule & personal responsibilities
• Health & hygiene
• Country/regional risks and management
• Wildlife & environmental hazards
• Skills for shared residential living

Sample Week

Each week will look slightly different, but the main shape of a normal week in the life of a Adventure Campus will look something like this...
• 4 days supported group or independent study
• 2-3 days technical training
• Social activities with your course mates


*As noted above, the order of days will change each week and as your training progresses. This is simply a general outline.

NOTES

This is a sample itinerary. Modules may occur in a different order due to weather conditions or scheduling requirements