The clinics and workshops offered by the Outdoor Recreation Program at Sam Houston State University are open to anyone who wants a truly unique experience. This is your chance to get outside, try something different, and live the life less ordinary. No experience is necessary to sign up!

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Register for Clinics


  • Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
    Cost: FREE
    Location: RSC Front Entrance

    Learn about trips, clinics, and events coming up this semester, and enjoy a tasty s'more.

  • Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Cost: FREE for semester pass holders, $5 for non-pass holders
    Location: Climbing Wall

    This clinic will teach you to properly belay, so you can bring your buddies down to the Climbing Center anytime! Take your climbing skills to the next level and learn how to top rope belay with the best of them. This clinic is FREE to semester pass holders and will be $5 for anyone else.

  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Cost: FREE for semester pass holders, $5 for non-pass holders
    Location: Climbing Wall

    Knowledge is power and power leads to great climbing. Learn climbing terminology, basic climbing skills and movement techniques to progress your skills to the next level.

  • Cost: $15 for students, $20 for non-students
    Location: Sam Houston National Forest

    Online Registration opens January 29th

    Perfect for beginners, this skills based overnight clinic focuses on outdoor skills like backpacking, survival, campsite selection, outdoor cooking, water purification, navigation, fire building, and leave no trace principles.

  • Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Cost: $10 for everyone
    Location: Climbing Wall

    This clinic is for intermediate level climbers that would like to take their skills to the next level of sport climbing. It will include proper sports climbing techniques, as well as equipment care and management. Climbers must have gone through the top level belay clinic and must be able to climb 5.9 route clean. This clinic costs $10 per person.

  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Cost: FREE
    Location: RSC

    Having a break down on the trail or road can be a bummer. Learn the basics of bike maintenance from the crew at the Bike Spot to keep your bike in good shape and fix it when it's not.

  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
    Cost: FREE
    Location: RSC Pool

    Learn the basics of stand up paddle boarding so you can explore the dozens of lakes and rivers in the area.


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