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REI Outdoor School Minneapolis Area

Classes and Outings in Climbing, Cycling, Hiking & Camping, Navigation, Outdoor Fitness, Outdoor Photography, and Paddling.

REI OUTDOOR SCHOOL CLASSES AND EVENTS IN THE MINNEAPOLIS AREA

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4/23/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

Rock Climbing Technique Class
Join one of our professional climbing instructors for a small group coaching session and take your climbing to the next level! This course is for people who have learned belaying and basic climbing movement and would like some more time to practice your skills. This is an in-store class.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

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4/23/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

Yoga for the Outdoor Enthusiast | Adventure
Practicing yoga is an excellent way to develop strength, balance, and flexibility. Join REI's professional yoga instructor for a class tailored to help enhance your pursuit of season specific outdoor activities.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $15.00
Non Member: $35.00

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4/27/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

Location: Theodore Wirth Park (beach parking lot) | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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4/29/2014 6:00 - 8:00 PM CDT

GoPro Video Editing Basics with GoPro Studio
Now that you have your GoPro, how do you edit and share your videos? GoPro Studio video editing software can help you get there. Join us for an inside look at GoPro's revamped video editing software and get ready to make your videos "POP".

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

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4/30/2014 6:00 - 9:00 PM CDT

Learn to Climb Class
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

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5/4/2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT

Wilderness Survival: 3-Season Skills
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness survival class. We will provide practical tips and strategies that every outdoor traveler should know: emergency priorities; shelters; locating and accessing drinking water; and how to make your own emergency kit. You will also participate in interactive scenarios to practice and hone your skills.

Location: Lebanon Hills Camp Sacajawea Group Campground | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/4/2014 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

Outdoor Photography Basics - Point and Shoot Cameras
Find out the basics you need to know about the functions of your camera. We will cover exposure settings, composition, file size and type.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/5/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

GPS Navigation Basics
Join an REI Outdoor School instructor as he or she leads you through the basics of GPS navigation. Learn how to use your pocket-sized navigator to pinpoint your location, mark waypoints and navigate to distant points. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it to the class. This is an in-store class.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/7/2014 6:00 - 9:00 PM CDT

Learn to Climb Class
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/7/2014 6:30 - 8:30 PM CDT

Map and Compass Navigation Basics
Come learn basic navigation skills using map and compass to find your way. In this in-store class you'll learn the parts of a compass, how to read a topographic map and how to use them in tandem. You'll learn how to pinpoint your location through triangulation and then navigate to new locations by following a bearing.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/10/2014 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

Basic Wildflower and Macro Photography Class
This introductory class will teach you the exposure techniques and composition tips needed to capture the minute details of macro (close-up) photography that are so often lost in typical photography.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $30.00
Non Member: $50.00

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5/10/2014 12:30 - 5:00 PM CDT

Mississippi River Bike & Brew - Cycling Brewery Tour
Join REI Outdoor School Instructors for this unique bike tour along the Mississippi River combined with tour of a local brewery.

Location: Summit Brewing Company | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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5/10/2014 6:00 - 8:00 PM CDT

Learn to Climb Class for Kids 8-12 yrs old
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. All climbing gear provided. Responsible adult must accompany the child.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

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5/11/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

Backcountry Navigation With a GPS
Head out into the field for a day of hands-on GPS navigation training. You'll learn how to enter waypoints, use the tracklog on your GPS, and transfer information between the unit and your map. If you own a GPS unit, please bring it. We recommend Map and Compass Navigation Basics or equivalent prior to this outing.

Location: Theodore Wirth Park (beach parking lot) | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/11/2014 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

GoPro Video Editing Basics with GoPro Studio
Now that you have your GoPro, how do you edit and share your videos? GoPro Studio video editing software can help you get there. Join us for an inside look at GoPro's revamped video editing software and get ready to make your videos "POP".

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $20.00
Non Member: $40.00

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5/14/2014 6:00 - 9:00 PM CDT

Learn to Climb for Women | Women Only
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere in this women-only class. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/17/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Bryant Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

Please fill in your contact information to be notified if a space becomes available. You may then register and pay for the class. You will not be charged while on the wait list.

Class Full

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5/17/2014 12:30 - 5:00 PM CDT

Mississippi River Bike & Brew - Cycling Brewery Tour
Join REI Outdoor School Instructors for this unique bike tour along the Mississippi River combined with tour of a local brewery.

Location: Summit Brewing Company | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $50.00
Non Member: $70.00

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5/17/2014 1:30 - 3:30 PM CDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Bryant Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/18/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

Backcountry Navigation with a Map & Compass
Are you heading into the woods and want to learn how to use your map & compass properly? This class will teach you how to translate what is on your map to the surrounding area. How to use your compass easily and effectively to find your location, putting the Map & Compass together to plan your route and adjust as needed.

Location: Theodore Wirth Park (beach parking lot) | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $60.00
Non Member: $80.00

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5/21/2014 6:00 - 9:00 PM CDT

Learn to Climb Class
Learn the basics of rock climbing in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. You'll learn about basic gear and how to put on a climbing harness, how to belay and then practice climbing technique on an indoor climbing wall. Class size is kept to a minimum to allow for individualized instruction. All climbing gear provided.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/24/2014 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

Introduction to Outdoor Rock Climbing Class
Learn basic Climbing skills and technique including specialized equipment use, proper fit of specialized equipment, site safety, knot tying, belay technique, basic climbing technique. This course is designed for new climbers or gym trained climbers looking to transition to the outdoor experience.

Location: Interstate State Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/25/2014 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT

Introduction to Outdoor Photography - Composition & Technique Class
Our REI Outdoor School instructors take you into the field to teach you how to shoot vibrant and stimulating photographs. Photographers of all levels using film or digital cameras are encouraged to attend. Bring your camera and its owner's manual, as well as extra batteries and memory.

Location: Elm Creek Park Reserve / Eastman Nature Center | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $65.00
Non Member: $85.00

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5/28/2014 6:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

Rock Climbing Technique Class
Join one of our professional climbing instructors for a small group coaching session and take your climbing to the next level! This course is for people who have learned belaying and basic climbing movement and would like some more time to practice your skills. This is an in-store class.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $35.00
Non Member: $55.00

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5/28/2014 7:00 - 8:30 PM CDT

Yoga for the Outdoor Enthusiast | Adventure
Practicing yoga is an excellent way to develop strength, balance, and flexibility. Join REI's professional yoga instructor for a class tailored to help enhance your pursuit of season specific outdoor activities.

Location: Bloomington REI | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $15.00
Non Member: $35.00

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5/31/2014 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT

Introduction to Boundary Waters Travel
This hands-on, on-water canoeing session will provide details essential for planning, preparing and setting out on a successful Boundary Waters Canoe trip. We will cover navigation, portaging, canoe travel, packing, camp setup, and managing risks in the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness.

Location: Lebanon Hills - Jensen Lake Trailhead | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $90.00
Non Member: $110.00

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5/31/2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Bryant Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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5/31/2014 1:30 - 3:30 PM CDT

How to Ride a Bike for Kids | Kids
Is your child struggling to learn how to ride their bike? Our kid-friendly instructors will help them with their first lesson (possibly the only lesson they will need)! Our fun, unique and proven instruction methods have helped hundreds of kids experience the joy of riding a bike. How to Ride a Bike for Kids is for children 4 - 11 years old.

Location: Bryant Park | More Info, Directions, Gear List

Member: $45.00
Non Member: $65.00

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