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Outdoor Adventures provides opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and community members to explore the outdoors, whether you're a beginner or an experienced camper.

  • Immerse yourself into the natural world
  • Meet great new friends
  • Sign up, attend the pre-trip meeting, and relax! Outdoor Adventures will take care of the rest.

Fall 2015 Trip Schedule

September 13: Grand Ledge Climbing Day Trip (TRIP FULL)

September 18 - 20: Manistee River Trail Backpacking 

September 25: Intro to Camping at Radrick Challenge Program (with optional overnight) 

September 27: Grand Ledge Climbing Day Trip (TRIP FULL)

October 2 - October 4: Sleeping Bear Dunes Backpacking

October 2 - October 4: Au Sable River Canoe and Backpack 

October 16 - October 20: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Backpacking

October 16 - October 20: Mammoth Caves and Red River Gorge

October 16 - October 20: Jay’s Trip - Backpacking Northern Michigan - Details Coming Soon!

October 24: Intro to Camping at Radrick Challenge Program (with optional overnight)

November 6 - November 8: Sleeping Bear Dunes Backpacking

November 13 - November 15: Sleeping Bear Dunes Backpacking



    • Once you've signed up for a trip, your trip leaders will email you the necessary forms and confirm a pre-trip meeting date and time
    • At the pre-trip meeting, trip leaders will collect medical forms and waivers, go over the general trip itinerary, review packing lists and then create a delicious menu!
    • All food preferences and diet restrictions can and will be accomodated
    • All gear (except for clothing, shoes, personal items) can be provided at no additional charge

    Get out and enjoy the beautiful world around you!

    Any Questions? Please contact Matt Fields at or John Swerdlow at