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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

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Adult courses

Wilderness Adventures for Women

Week 2: July 15-21, 2012

The registration period for this program has passed.
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This outdoor adventure course, designed for women and featuring some invigorating new events, combines the excitement of a gorge rappel and the Hoffman Challenge Course with day hiking and the deep relaxation techniques, postures, and spiritual renewal of yoga. Amy Kohut, the director of Cornell's Team and Leadership Center, and Carol James, senior facilitator and certified yoga teacher, will guide and support our group through daily outings and adventures in Ithaca's most scenic areas—and on the yoga mat! Previous participants have loved the class. Whether a veteran or a newbie, you will be in great, encouraging company. Equipment and facilities fee: $150.


Registration is closed for this class. Please contact CAU if you have questions.

Program charges

Below are the program fees and housing choices for the on-campus summer programs. Please contact us if you have questions.

For those staying on campus, the program fee (per adult, per week) covers course tuition, lodging, sixteen meals, coffee breaks, hospitality hours, welcome and farewell parties, conference-lot parking fees, and use of most of Cornell’s campus facilities. Some courses have additional fees. Wednesday supper is on your own. Some campus facilities, such as the golf course, also charge specific user fees. Weekly program rates vary with the accommodation you select:

Program fee including on-campus housing and meals

  • Court/Kay Hall: double occupancy $1,805, single supplement $100
  • Room w/private bathroom: double occupancy $1,867, single supplement $150

Program fee for commuters and for those staying at Hilton Homewood Suites*: $1,085 (includes CAU evening events and the banquet but no other meals)

*If you stay at Hilton Homewood Suites, you will pay the hotel directly for your accommodations. Please call them at 607.266.0000 and request the CAU block.

NOTE: The Hilton is full for Week 4. Please see the Housing page for details about reserving a room at the Courtyard Marriott.

Commuter meal plan option: $350. Most CAUers staying at Hilton Homewood Suites select our meal plan for the week.