MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE
COURSE OF STUDY
FALL 2012
Course Number and Name:
HPR 2111 (Intro to Kayaking)
Department/Program:
Health and Physical Education
Semester Credit Hours:
One (1)
Contact Hours Per Week:
Lecture:
None (0)
Laboratory:
Two (2)
Prerequisite Courses:
None
Course Description:
This course is designed to introduce students to
participation on the water in the kayak. Most of
the class takes place outdoors on the water.
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and
welcomes students and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, sex, age, or qualified disability.
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STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1.
Express the value of kayaking as a leisure time activity.
2.
Demonstrate an understanding of kayak strokes.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of safety practices for kayaking.
4. Apply the use of gear in an experiential education outing.
5. Identify the value of fitness in respect to kayaking.
6. Apply principles of kayaking on a written exam.
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CONTENT OUTLINE
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
Swim test
Safety
Facilities, equipment, and care
Mechanics of kayaking
Strokes
Gear
Camping/outing information
Note: All topics will be covered during guided participation in kayaking.
REFERENCES/TEXTBOOKS:
None
EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT METHODS:
The course grade will be determined by:
A. Expedition Behavior/Participation (80%)
a. Kayak participation
i. www.boatingsidekicks.com/smartstart1200.htm
b. Trip behavior
 Be a team player
 Communicate effectively
 Show good judgment & decision making
 Have tolerance for adversity
 Display good self-awareness
 Be solution-oriented
B. Exam (20%) (written exam)
Grade scale is a traditional ten point scale.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION:
If you have a disability of any kind and will need reasonable accommodations or
assistance in the classroom or with this course, please see the instructor the first day of
attendance.
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Course Schedule:
Mon. August 20th @ (1:00-2:53)
Meet at Pool. Introductory meeting. Syllabus distribution.
We will review water safety, and the throw bag rescue.
Mon. August 27th @ (1:00-2:53)
Meet at Pool. Come prepared to swim.
We will review water safety, and the throw bag rescue.
Mon. Sept. 3rd @ (1:00-2:53)
Meet @ ORL building. Kayak skills practice on Bayou.
Saturday, Sept. 29th – Kayak Day Trip
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
Meet at ORL @ 9:00 am
Load van
Buy groceries
Drive to Black Creek Canoe Rental
Run Creek – Big Creek to Brooklyn Section.
Group meal
Return to MGCCC. Return gear. Take EXAM.
CONTACT INFO
U.S. Forest Service
(601) 528-6160
Black Creek Canoe Rental
(601) 582-8817
Forrest County Sheriff
(601)544-7800
Perry County Sheriff
(601) 964-8461
Stone County Sheriff
(601) 928-7251
AREA MAP
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Outdoor Recreation Release Form
I, ___________________________________, do hereby release Mississippi
Gulf Coast Community College, its officers, and its employees from any claim or
cause of action of any nature which I may have resulting from my participation in
the Outdoor Recreation Classes experiential education experience trip to
__________________________________________date___________________
I have read and understand this release.
Signature _________________________________ date ___________________
Information Confirmation
Be it known that: _______________________________________(printed name)
I have attended the pre-outing class meeting or was briefed individually, before
engaging in the following activity/outing_________________________________.
I have been advised about safety consciousness and preparedness during the
above mentioned activity/outing, and I have been advised about preparedness
for sudden changes in weather and/or environmental conditions. I have also
been advised that the consumption of illegal drugs and/or dangerous behavior is
grounds for dismissal from this trip.
I have been advised about inherent risks involved in the above mentioned class
activity/outing.
Risks involved are but are not limited to the following: _____________________
________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
(van travel, rocks & ledges, weather, fitness , and/or Water related, heat & other acts of “God”)
I have a health insurance plan with: _________________________________.
I have given my permission for _____________________________ (trip leader)
Or ___________________________________________________(other leaders)
To seek emergency medical services for me and I agree to be responsible
for any incurred expenses.
I fully understand that I am engaging in the above mentioned activity as a
working part in a cooperative effort, and that I agree to assume responsibility for
my individual safety, as well as the safety of the group as a unit.
Signature:________________________________________ Date:___________
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Trip Agreement Form
Class:________________________
Instructor:________________________
Location:____________________________________ Date(s):_____________
Please indicate status:
Freshman / Sophomore
Male / Female
Name:___________________________________________________________
Address:_________________________________________________________
Phone:__________________________ Email:___________________________
Medical Insurance Coverage (MGCCC does NOT offer insurance.You must be covered by
a parent/guardian or acquire trip insurance through a travel agent.)
Insurance Carrier:____________________________(attach copy of card to
form)
In case of emergency notify:__________________________________________
Relationship:_____________________ Phone:____________Cell:___________
Please list any relevant medical information (allergies, special
conditions):________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________
Fitness Level:
Excellent
Good
Average
Fair
Poor
_______ Because activities are usually vigorous in the outdoors, you should
(Initial)
expect to engage in active participation.
_______ I certify that I can swim.
(Initial)
_______ I realize that there will be a fee for this activity. Payable in advance.
(Initial)
I realize that I represent Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. The safety
and welfare of the group and MGCCC takes precedent over individual concerns.
Conduct jeopardizing safety will not be tolerated and CAN RESULT IN EXPULSION
(return trip at your expense!). I certify that I have read and will abide by all
aspects of the agreement and class rules.
Participant Signature:__________________________________ date:_______
Amount due:_______________________ Date due:______________________
PAYMENTS TO BE MADE AT BUSINESS OFFICE.
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RESERVATION FORM AGREEMENT
CLASS Information: (please print)
NAME___________________________________ AGE____ GENDER: M
ADDRESS____________________________________________Phone#
____________________________________________
F
GROUP/TRIP NAME: ___________________________________
NUMBER IN PARTY: ______
DESTINATION: _________________________
DATES EQUIPMENT WILL BE RENTED: _______________to_______________
(circle)
STUDENT
FACULTY/STAFF
NON-MGCCC
USE Agreement:
1. I agree to pay for any repairs or replacement of equipment that is damaged,
destroyed, lost, or stolen.
2. I agree to bring back rented equipment on time.
3. I will return equipment clean and dry.
4. I am aware that failure to pay any fees, if charged, damage or replacement costs
will result in encumbrance through MGCCC.
I have read and fully understand the above agreement. I agree to release and hold harmless
MGCCC, it’s trustees, officers, employees, and representatives from liability for physical
injury and property damage arising out of my use of this equipment.
Signature_______________________________
Date ___________
Item Name
Item #
Date Returned
Check in Staff Initial
1. __________________________________________________________________
2. __________________________________________________________________
3. __________________________________________________________________
4. __________________________________________________________________
5. __________________________________________________________________
6. __________________________________________________________________
7. __________________________________________________________________
8. __________________________________________________________________
9. __________________________________________________________________
10. ________________________________________________________________
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