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Fall 2015 Outdoor Trips

Outdoor Adventures offers day and weekend outdoor trips led by Towson University students for Towson University students. Our Outdoor Trip Leaders are experienced, outgoing, and passionate about sharing their love of the outdoors and building community on our trips. All instruction, transportation, and technical equipment is included in the cost. Meals will be provided on overnight trips.

All of our trips are designed to be cooperative, educational experiences that allow participants:

  • To create meaningful connections with other students outside of the classroom
  • To challenge themselves both mentally and physically
  • To learn the skills necessary to plan their own outdoor trips
  • To take an active role in the success of themselves as well as the group
  • To adventure off-campus in unique settings in Maryland and throughout the mid-Atlantic
Registration - Two Step Process
  1. Step One: Complete payment HERE. You will need your receipt number to complete step two of the process.
  2. Step Two: Complete the registration form HERE. You will need to supply your receipt number.
Trips Calendar

Rock Climbing at Carderock

Date:

Saturday, September 12

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 8

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Wednesday, September 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Cost :

$30

Outdoor Adventures' first trip of the semester will take participants for the day to the most popular climbing destination in Maryland - Carderock. With more than 100 different routes to choose from, our trip leaders will find the perfect climb to challenge everyone in the group.

Kayaking at Gunpowder Gorge

Date:

Saturday, September 19

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 15

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Wednesday, September 16 at 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$25

We will be kayaking the rapids of the Gunpowder River through one of the most scenic gorges in Central Maryland. Participants must attend a minimum of two (2) kayaking clinics prior to the trip.

Rock Climbing at Great Falls

Date:

Saturday, September 19

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 15

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Wednesday, September 16 at 7:00 p.m.

Cost:

$30

Join Outdoor Adventures for a day of rock climbing on the cliffs of Great Falls. These rock formations frame in the Great Falls of the Potomac River, a section of rapids and waterfalls that drop over 100 feet in less than a mile, so the scenery will be just as good as the climbing.

Backpacking at Shenandoah National Park

Dates:

Friday, September 25 - Sunday, September 27

Registration Deadline:

Sunday, September 13

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Monday, September 14 at 5:30 p.m.

Cost:

$50

Reconnect with the natural world and join Outdoor Adventures as we backpack through beautiful Shenandoah National Park. Trip participants will enjoy the views of pristine streams and waterfalls, dense deciduous forests, and mountain top overlooks.

Kayaking at Muddy Creek

Date:

Saturday, September 26

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 22

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Wednesday, September 23 at 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$30

Jump in a kayak with Outdoor Adventures as we paddle down Muddy Creek. After a few warm-up rapids, participants will be challenged by the 4-foot drop of Snap Falls, one of the most exciting rapids we've ever paddled! Participants must attend a minimum of two (2) kayaking clinics prior to the trip.

Kayaking at Shenandoah River

Date:

Saturday, October 3

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 29

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Wednesday, September 30 at 8:30 p.m.

Cost:

$30

Outdoor Adventures' last kayaking trip of the semester will take you to the Shenandoah River near Harper's Ferry. You'll pass by historic bridges and other history while navigating some of our favorite rapids like Bull Falls and the Staircase. If you needed any more motivation to join us on the river, the fall colors should be on full display all around you! Participants must attend a minimum of three (3) kayaking clinics prior to the trip.

Hiking and Yoga at Loch Raven Reservoir

Dates:

Saturday, October 10

Registration Deadline:

Friday, October 9

Time:

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Cost:

$15

This trip promises to be OM-azing. Join the Outdoor Adventures' staff on a hike around scenic Loch Raven Reservoir. We will stop along the way to enjoy a yoga practice guided by a certified yoga instructor.

Rock Climbing at Annapolis Rocks

Date:

Saturday, October 17

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, October 13

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Wednesday, October 14 at 4:30 p.m.

Cost:

$30

Outdoor Adventures' last trip of the semester will take you rock climbing at one of our all time favorite crags - Annapolis Rocks! A mile-long hike in along the Appalachian Trail takes you to cliffs up to 80 ft tall overlooking scenic western Maryland.
 
Refund Policy
Payment is non-refundable for all Outdoor Trips. Participants will only receive a refund if the trip is cancelled by Outdoor Adventures due to a lack of registration or hazardous weather.
Contact
Email the Outdoor Adventures staff at adventure@towson.edu with any questions regarding our Outdoor Trips Program.
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