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Community Education Workshops

Community Education Workshops

Community Education workshops are open to the general public regardless of educational background. These classes are self-supporting, and the fees collected from Community Education cover all instructional, administrative, and overhead cost of the program.  

All ages are welcome, unless noted.

Community Education workshops do not carry credit applicable toward an Ohio University degree or transferable to other institutions. Classes are scheduled year-round.

Floral arranging? Crocheting? Macramé? Terrariums? Leather Accessories? Do any of these interest you? Are there any types of workshops you would like to see offered at OHIO Southern? Please give us your feedback!

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Refund Policy
Full refunds are given for cancellations made before the registration deadline of each workshop.  Cancellations received after the registration deadline will not receive a refund, as materials have already been purchased and preparations made for the workshop.

If you are unable to attend, registration can be transferred to another attendee for the same workshop. Send new attendee’s information: name, email, & *date of birth to Teresa Smith.

Registrations cannot be transferred to another workshop.

If a workshop is canceled due to low enrollment, registrants will be notified in advance and full refunds will be issued.

*DOB is needed for mixology workshops only.

Teresa Smith | 740.533.4550

Fundamentals of Backpacking

April 19 – April 21
5 p.m. – 11 a.m.

Introduces students to the knowledge and skills needed to safely and enjoyably participate in overnight backpacking experiences. Topics include trip planning, equipment selection and use, nutrition and meal planning, navigation and travel techniques, campsite selection, water treatment, cooking, human waste disposal, environmental ethics, safety and risk management, and the benefits of backpacking.

Instructor: Adam Wilson
Cost: $25
Location: April 19 – 5 p.m. in Riffe 163 for preparation. 
April 20 – Meeting at Lake Vesuvius Lakeshore Trail for the overnight component, finishing up April 21 around 11 a.m.
Registration Deadline: April 19, 2024


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