For over 35 years, Outdoor Adventures (OA) has provided entertaining and educational experiences to NIU students, faculty and staff, as well as services to the local community. With year-round trips and events, as well as a four-season gear rental center, we'll help you enjoy the great outdoors.
To learn more, we welcome you to:
We offer a variety of regularly scheduled events and trips, as well as activities and outings customized for your group.
Enjoy a variety of free workshops and activities.
Join us to have fun while learning new skills.
Explore additional ways to get you outdoors.
Strengthen your group’s bond with fun activities.
Rent gear and equipment (available to NIU community and general public).
Let us customize the perfect outing for your group.
We have lots of information and gear to help you enjoy the outdoors. Stop by the Adventure Center, located in the Recreation Center, to:
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