Trips & Clinics

Campus Recreation offers day and weekend outdoor trips led by Towson University students for Towson University students. 

Students participating in Stand Up Paddleboarding

Trips

Outdoor trip leaders are experienced, outgoing, and passionate about sharing their love of the outdoors and building community on trips. All instruction, transportation, and technical equipment is included in the cost. Meals will be provided on overnight trips. All trips are designed to be cooperative, educational experiences that allow participants to:

  • Create meaningful connections with other students outside of the classroom
  • Challenge themselves mentally and physically
  • Learn skills necessary to plan their own outdoor trips
  • Take an active role in the success of themselves as well as the group
  • Adventure off campus in unique settings in Maryland and throughout the mid-Atlantic 

Outdoor Trips

Join Outdoor Adventures for a weekend escape from campus. Whether you’re trying out hiking for the first time, looking to take some time for your mental health, or looking to (re)connect with the natural world, our trip leaders will provide everything you need to experience some of Maryland’s best state and county parks.

Dates: Sunday, Sept. 12 (Registration closes Sept. 7), Saturday, Sept. 18 (Registration closes Sept. 14), and Saturday, Nov. 6 (Registration closes Nov. 2)

Fees: $15 for students; $18 for faculty/staff

Register at recreation.towson.edu or on the TU Campus Rec mobile app.

Make a splash of your return to TU with Outdoor Adventures! Our experienced Stand Up Paddleboarding instructors will get you up and moving on one of the Chesapeake Bay’s many scenic tributaries.     

Date: Saturday, Sept. 11

Registration Closes: Tuesday, Sept. 7

Fees: $15 for students; $18 for faculty/staff

Register at recreation.towson.edu or on the TU Campus Rec mobile app.

Join Outdoor Adventures for a half-day relaxing getaway out on the water. Our half-day trips are perfect for first time kayakers or students who just need a short break from campus.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 19 

Registration Closes: Wednesday, Sept. 15

Fees: $15 for students; $18 for faculty/staff

Register at recreation.towson.edu or on the TU Campus Rec mobile app.

Join Outdoor Adventures for a full day on Maryland’s most famous and important waterway, the Chesapeake Bay. We’ll see wildlife, historic lighthouses, and enjoy lunch on a secluded island beach.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 26 

Registration Closes: Wednesday, Sept. 22

Fees: $30 for students; $37 for faculty/staff

Register at recreation.towson.edu or on the TU Campus Rec mobile app.

Join Outdoor Adventures for a full day of outdoor rock climbing! Our experienced leaders will be there to show you the ropes, regardless of your ability or level of experience.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 9 

Registration Closes: Tuesday, Oct. 5

Fees: $30 for students; $37 for faculty/staff

Register at recreation.towson.edu or on the TU Campus Rec mobile app.

 

Leadership Opportunities

The Outdoor Leadership Development Series (OLDS) is a FREE leadership development workshop created by Outdoor Adventures for the Towson University community. Preference will be given to freshman and sophomore students, but all are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 21 (for first consideration)

We will continue to accept applications through Sunday, Sept. 26, but priority will be given to those who meet the first deadline.

Outdoor Leadership Development Series (OLDS)

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