This five hour course gives individuals in the work-place the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive. The course contents include how to recognize an emergency, learning how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, and how to deal with sudden illnesses, wounds, and injuries to muscles, bones, and joints. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive certification in First Aid and Adult CPR/AED.
Join us for a paddle across the northern Humboldt Bay. You will paddle 5 miles from the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center to the Arcata Warf. This tour provides a view and perspective of the local area unseen by most.
Come paddle along the shores of the amazing Humboldt Bay! These two hour paddles will explore the local flora and fauna present seasonally and year round in and on the waters of the bay. Fun for kids and adults alike.
This course provides an introduction to top rope climbing and is designed as a continuation of the introduction rock climbing course. Topics discussed will include an in-depth overview of rock climbing safety equipment and understanding of the principles of top rope anchor systems. This course will cover knots for climbers, building and evaluating anchor systems, rappelling on steep terrain and improved climbing technique.
Building on the skills learned in the introductory course, the Intermediate course will take you one step further, by heading out to the ocean. Enjoy the "pelican’s eye view" as you explore how fun and easy it can be to catch the waves from a stand up paddleboard. We’ll take advantage of some of the gentle surf in our area while discussing water safety, etiquette, ocean awareness board handling and technique. Transportation will be by carpool.
Bring the whole family for a paddle along the Eureka Waterfront! There will be a variety of boats to choose from and experienced guides to provide a fun, safe and memorable family adventure.
Join us as we learn the essential skill set of map and compass based navigation. This course will benefit both the novice navigator as well as those looking to build confidence in their skills. The course includes a combination of classroom presentations and outdoor practical experience that will help you to better plan hikes and backcountry trips. Topics covered include how to interpret topographical maps, the features of a compass, how to orient a map to match the environment both with and without a compass, how to take bearings and triangulate your position using a compass, and how to use a map & compass to navigate to new locations.
Looking for a bit of a challenge, but aren’t ready to traverse steep mountains? The Lost Coast of southern Humboldt County is an area that is unique to the entire coast of California. It is the largest roadless area on this coastline, with 25 miles of dynamic ocean views and un-crowded beaches. This trip takes place on the northern segment of the Lost Coast Trail. Though the trail is moderately level, the soft sand and traverse rocks make it an ideal challenge for any backpacker.
Introduction to Archery is open to archers of every skill level. This course is designed to introduce beginning archers to the basic fundamentals of the sport in accordance with the National Training System; this includes: proper posture and alignment, aiming, the release and follow through. This class will utilize the hands-on application of using a bow and arrow in conjunction with demonstrations and lectures. This course will also discuss the proper care and use of archery equipment.
This class will utilize the Coronado, a 15 foot sailboat, so you can become more proficient in your sailing techniques and learn the lines of a larger sea craft. The course will also cover water safety, navigation, and the basics of how to sail on your own.