Camping 101

 Camping 101

Spring Outdoor Clinics

Backpacking Seminar
Come learn about what it takes to spend multiple days out on the trail. Topics will include the essential equipment, proper loading, and how to size your own gear.
  • Brownsville: Feb 18 | Student Union Lawn | 12 - 3pm
  • Edinburg: Feb 20 | Student Union Chapel Lawn | 12 - 3pm


Shelter Building Demo
Learn how to construct outdoor shelters using minimal equipment and the pros & cons of different types of shelters. Come and try your hand at building your own!
  • Brownsville: Mar 20 | Student Union Lawn | 12 - 3pm
  • Edinburg: Mar 21 | Student Union Chapel Lawn | 12 - 3pm


Survival Clinic
From surviving indoors to living in the wilderness, this clinic will cover basic steps to take in emergency situations. Topics include sheltering in place, prep-work, essential materials, and some neat gear and food hacks.
  • Brownsville: Apr 1 | Student Union Lawn | 12 - 3pm
  • Edinburg: Apr 2 | Student Union Chapel Lawn | 12 - 3pm


Geocaching Program Intro
What is geocaching? It's like a treasure hunt, and all it takes is a smartphone and a sense of adventure! Come help us kick off our multi-campus geocaching program.
  • Brownsville: Apr 24 | Student Union Lawn | 12 - 3pm
  • Edinburg: Apr 23 | Student Union Chapel Lawn | 12 - 3pm