Skip navigation

Adventure Trips

adventure-trips-banner

Outdoor Adventure trips aim to provide a variety of enjoyable and affordable positive experiences from clinics to lengthy expeditions. Trips are designed to be fun, yet educational, and allow individuals and groups to learn the skills necessary to enjoy the outdoors. Our trips promote responsible stewardship of the environment and natural resources. If you have a group of friends or organization looking for an adventure, see our custom trips tab and we can tailor-make an adventure suitable for your group. Join the Outdoor Adventures staff for an experience of a lifetime! Subscribe to our mailing list to receive updates.

Fall 2017 Event Schedule 

Date(s) Activity or Trip Location
Fri, 10/20 - Sun, 10/22 Beginner Backpack Yellow River, Harpers Ferry, IA
Mon, 10/23 NOLS Exploration Film NIU Rec Center, Meeting Room
Sat, 10/28
Day Hike Starved Rock, Oglesby, IL
Sun, 10/29
Indoor Climb VE, Glendale Hts., IL
Fri, 11/3 -
Sun, 11/5
Horse Trail Camp Camp Ondessonk, Ozark, IL
Fri, 11/3 Kayak Pool Workshop NIU Anderson Pool, DeKalb, IL
Sun, 11/12 Kayak Pool Workshop NIU Anderson Pool, DeKalb, IL
Sat, 11/18
Indoor Climb VE, Glendale Hts., IL
Sun, 11/19 SUP Yoga Workshop NIU Anderson Pool, DeKalb, IL
Mon, 11/27
Crate Climb NIU Rec Center, DeKalb, IL
Fri, 12/1
SUP Yoga Workshop NIU Anderson Pool, DeKalb, IL
Wed, 1/10 - Mon, 1/15 2018 Extended Ski/Snowboard Keystone Resort, Keystone, CO

Registration

Sign up early for any of our scheduled trips and save money. To help plan our trips, we like to know you are coming. We offer early bird discounts for participants who are willing to commit in advance. Get more information about registration and cancellation policies.

Activity Levels

The 3-tiered rating system is to help ensure safety on trips by assisting participants to decide if they are ready and capable for specific trips. The following are general descriptions of the 3 levels and may be applied differently depending on the activities and trips.

Light

Participants should be in good health and comfortable walking or participating in light activity for up to several hours.

Moderate

Participants should be physically fit and prepared for multiple hours of moderate activity (e.g. hiking, kayaking, biking) a day.

Strenuous

Designed for experienced active participants in excellent physical condition and includes full-day activity.

 

Upcoming Events


View more events