Experiential Learning and Outdoor Recreation Education (formerly NRL)
Where Learning is an Adventure
Students of all disciplines acquire the experience and skills necessary to enjoy “wild Utah” through this exciting group of courses.
Classes take place in varied outdoor settings with opportunities to explore, learn, and develop lifelong skills while earning valuable credit toward graduation.
Regardless of your major, these courses typically feature interdisciplinary benefits beyond those possible in traditional classroom settings.
Check out the videos below of several PRT Experiential Learning and Outdoor Recreation Education Courses:
Yellowstone Tourism PRTL 1266
Examines tourism as a major economic engine, and the recreation opportunity spectrum in the flagship park of the NPS system.
Canyoneering 1 PRTL 1263
In 3 courses learn ascending fixed ropes, pothole problem solving, guided rappels, more.
Ski Mountaineering PRTS 1415
Fundamentals of ski mountaineering such as route finding, rope management, ridge climbing, and advanced ski travel skills.
Backpack Fly Fishing PRTL 1133
Through class and field sessions, students examine resource management issues, and learn specific skills related to camping and fishing.
Kayaking 1 PRTW 1317
Learn and practice basic strokes, braces, rolls (one side), equipment.
Rock Climbing 1 PTRL 1230
Resource management issues, activity skills, safety, consumerism, and environmental ethics associated with rock climbing on federally managed lands.
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