Courses

Revisit or learn for the first time the basic techniques you need to enjoy golf as recreation and sport. Solidify the essentials of set up, grip, posture and alignment. Increase your comfort with the game to better enjoy yourself on the course.


May 4-6, 2020, RIVERS
For golfers with some experience who would like to take their game to the next level. This class will focus on the most beneficial fundamentals of the full-swing and the short game with an emphasis on understanding why the ball does what it does. Learn new ways to correct your swing instead of compensating on the course.


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If you are new to fly fishing, or if you need a refresher, spend some time on dry land with a general overview of equipment and terminology. Learn basic knots, how to string up a fly rod, and how to fly cast with lots of time to practice on grass.


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Experience the superb birding opportunities that the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and fields around Burns, Oregon, offer in the spring. Known for concentrations of waterfowl, sandhill cranes and raptors, the area also offers great opportunities to view and photograph owls, shorebirds and songbirds. In mid-May, the area hosts a songbird migration with warblers, vireos, tanagers, and orioles. Transportation, instruction, guiding and picnic lunches included.


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The Klamath Basin offers superb birding in the spring. Known for the concentrations of waterfowl, sandhill cranes, and raptors in early spring, the area also offers great opportunities to view and photograph waterfowl, shorebirds, "dancing" grebes, and songbirds. In May, the area hosts a songbird migration with warblers, vireos, tanagers, and orioles. With an overnight stay in downtown Klamath Falls, this trip offers plenty of opportunities to observe birds in this National Audubon Society designated Important Bird Area. Transportation, instruction, guiding and picnic lunches included. Hotel accommodations not included in price.


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Begin your adventure on dry land with a general overview of equipment and terminology. Learn basic knots, how to string up a fly rod, and how to fly cast. Practice casting on grass to prepare for your afternoon on the river. Once you've gotten the hang of casting, the class will move to the Crooked River where you can use your new casting skills. You'll also learn about fly selection, fishing techniques, catch and release tactics, and preservation and ethics. Current fishing license required. Bring $20 payable to instructor at class for flies and leader. Information on class location and materials will be emailed to registered students. Rain or shine.


Saturday, June 13, 2020
Saturday, June 27, 2020
Explore fly fishing on the world-renowned Lower Deschutes River! Class will begin with an overview of the river, seasons, equipment and entomology at The Deschutes River Fly Shop & Camp. Students will get plenty of practice with casting techniques on grass before venture venturing out to the river. Class will conclude with a walk-in fishing trip on the Lower Deschutes River where students will get a chance to apply what they have learned with hands-on coaching from expert guide Vail Borne.


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If you are a golfer looking to lower your score by improving your short game, this class is for you. Develop your putting, chipping and pitching. Gain an understanding about which shot to use in various situations during a round. Learn how to properly execute the shot you need to greatly reduce your score and increase your enjoyment of the game.


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Explore horse adventuring in Central Oregon. This short series focuses on safely accessing both front and backcountry trails on horseback including how and where to adventure as well as preparing for emergencies on the trail. Series includes guest appearances from local subject experts as well as hands-on activities and/or field sessions. No riding involved in this course.


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Discover how to get involved in various equestrian activities in Central Oregon. Students will learn about horse rescue, wild mustang herd management and the non-profit equine community. Series includes guest appearances from local subject experts as well as hands-on activities and/or field sessions. No riding involved in this course. Students are responsible for their own transportation to potential field sessions.


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Learn the basics of bicycle maintenance and repair in this comprehensive eight-hour class designed for the beginner. Taught over two weekends, this course will take the mystery out of maintaining your bicycle and provide skills necessary to keep your bicycle running smoothly. This is a hands-on course and all tools and bicycles will be provided.


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Explore a variety of snowshoe trails in Central Oregon with experienced guide Damian Fagan as he shares his knowledge of winter ecology. This is an intermediate level snowshoeing course, snowshoe trails will vary in length from 4-6 miles, moderate physical fitness necessary.


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