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Join Cleveland Metroparks in collaboration with Baldwin Wallace University for the fourth and final installment of the Adventure University Series!
Saturday, April 29th - Download the schedule here.
8:00 Used Gear and Exhibitor set-up
9:00 Doors open, Registration, and Used Gear Sale opens
Open Yoga - bring your mat!
An Introduction into Amateur Boat Building by CABB's
9:30 Backpacking and Trip Planning 101 by Cleveland Metroparks Staff
10:00 Hiking and Photographing the Camino De Santiago by Terry Martin
How to Read a Climbing Guide Book by Akron Rock Mill
Trip Planning for the Appalachian Trail by Belinda Gruszka - 2007 Thru-Hiker
Trip Planning for an "Out West" National Park Trip
11:00 Bicycle Touring the Great Allegheny Passage by Dan Sahli
Creating Extraordinary Experiences by Jesse Jones
Paddle the Cuyahoga River Water Trail by NPS Staff Andrea Irland
11:30 Grief Recovery and Healing through Outdoor Adventure by John Lahl
12:00 Used Gear Sale closes
Sell - Exhibit - Learn
Take a break from your winter activities, come inside, and join us for our winter program series designed to give Greater Cleveland's outdoor adventurers a place to meet, socialize, share and learn about the outdoor pursuits they love and enjoy. April's Adventure University finishes up the series with a used gear swap, extended local adventure showcase, and presentations from the Cleveland community on their adventures. We even have kayak, canoe, and stand up paddleboard demonstrations in the pool and Try Kayaking sessions in the pool, so bring your swimsuit. Slacklining will also be available.
Sell your lightly used, active outdoor recreation related gear or pick up some gear from other sellers. Tables are $10 and includes your admission to the event! Get the Used Gear Form, gather your items, and we'll see you Saturday, April 29th! Be sure to tell your club, family and friends! Only human-powered, active outdoor recreation gear, equipment, and apparel are allowed. All items will be sold as is and Cleveland Metroparks and Baldwin Wallace University are not responsible or liable for any goods or items exchanged during the event or for any third party sales or issues of any kind. Call 216-341-1704 to reserve your table space! Used-Gear-Form.pdf
Adventure University is a great way to showcase and discover Northeast Ohio's outdoor recreation opportunities through local businesses, clubs, and non-profits organizations. Get the complete Exhibitor Form and return it as directed to be sure to be among the exhibitors and vendors for 2017. Exhibitor-Form.pdf
Enjoy Clevelander's stories of adventure, gear innovations, and lessons learned as you get inspired from other's trips, projects, and mishaps. If you are interested in presenting, please submit our YOU Present! Form and return it by April 9th. We are seeking submissions regarding local trips, global adventures, DIY gear and modifications, and other human-powered outdoor adventure related stories. No submission is too great or small as we have multiple presentation outlets included poster presentations, DIY gear highlights, 10 minute, 25 minute, and 50 minute presentations! Check out the YOU Present! Form above for complete presentation guidelines. YOU-Present!-form.pdf