Skills Workshops

Our instructional workshops are short courses designed to teach beginner and intermediate skills in a variety of activities including backpacking, kayaking, climbing and more! All of our workshops are open to Duke community and they are a great opportunity to learn a new skill. Pre-registration is required for all workshops and can be done at the Climbing Wall during open hours. For more information, please email

Outdoor Skills Workshops

Ranging from backpacking to wilderness medicine, our Outdoor Skills workshops will provide you with a base level knowledge to start your own adventures.

Introduction to Backpacking - Workshop Details & Registration
Kayak Workshops - Workshop Details & Registration
Wilderness First Aid - Workshop Details


Climbing Skills Workshops

Our climbing workshops cater to beginner to intermediate climbers, to build upon your skill set. With introductory courses designed for new climbers, to more advanced courses such as route setting or climbing technique we provide opportunities to take your climbing to the next level.

Intro to Climbing - Workshop Details
Belay Classes - Workshop Details
Lead Climbing - Workshop Details
    Fundamentals of Route-Setting - Workshop Details