Outdoor Leadership and Adventure Program

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Students in the woodsCatlin Gabel's after-school outdoor program provides students from the Upper School with a chance to participate in outdoor challenge, adventure, and personal growth activities on a regular basis. The group meets after school until between 5:45 and 6pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays in September and October. Students travel to different locations for the week's adventure, with instruction provided by Peter Green, Renee Jenkinson, and experts from the community. The course is offered each fall.

Course Schedule for Fall 2013

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9/10/2013 Intro/Leadership Games (OP Office)
9/12/2013 No OLA (Class Trips)
9/17/2013 Hiking (Gym)
9/19/2013 High Challenge Course (OP Office)
9/20-9/22 Backpacking (Gym)
9/24/2013 Stand Up Paddle Boarding to Goat Island (Gym)
9/26/2013 Hiking (Gym)
10/1/2013 Leadership (OP Office)
10/3/2013 Biking (Gym)
10/8/2013 Kayaking to Willamette Falls (Gym)
10/10/2013 Navigation (Gym)
10/15/2013 Bouldering (Gym)
10/17/2013 High Challenge Course (OP Office)
10/22/2013 Hiking/Games (Gym)
10/24/2013 Climbing (Gym)
10/29/2013 Oregon (OP Office)
10/31/2013 Adventure Celebration! (Gym)

September 20-22-- OLA BACKPACKING TRIP to Eagle Creek

Please meet at the place in parenthesis on the schedule at 3:20 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is critical that you be on time, and that you come prepared to spend the afternoon outside, no matter what the weather.

Students must attend the overnight backpacking trip and at least 13 afternoon sessions to get PE credit.