Outdoor Programs

The Outdoor Education and Recreation Center offers a variety of outdoor programs for both students and the community.


Trips & Outings

Many trips are planned throughout the year ranging in short day trips to week long excursions.

Registration for OERC events is available online.

Register Online


Workshops & Clinics

Want to further your knowledge in the outdoor field and get more hands-on experience? If so, a workshop or clinic might be just the thing for you!

Clinics are shorter than workshops and can be expected to last about one hour to a half day, depending on the activity. Workshops are more in-depth than clinics and are usually one to two days in length.

Please email the OERC at oerc@winona.edu to schedule.


Sessions Offered

  • Leave No Trace Workshop
  • Intro to Camp Cooking
  • Beginning Rock Climbing
  • Discovering Backwater Canoeing
  • Dutch Oven Cooking
  • Intro to Geocaching
  • Family Fun Night
  • Into to Ice Climbing
  • Winter Camping
  • Practical Outdoor Skills
  • Intro to Traditional Climbing
  • Birds of the Mississippi
  • Backcountry Skiing/ Snowboarding
  • Intro to Mountaineering
  • Fall Flora/ Spring Flora