Students on rock-climbing excursion

Outings and Trips

Outdoor Education and Recreation Center Fall 2018 Trip Schedule


Backwater Canoe Camping - $50.00

Sept. 22-23, 2018

Join the OERC for an overnight at Turtle Point near Blackbird Slough on the Mississippi River. The trip will begin and End at Prairie Island Campground where we’ll paddle to Turtle Point, make camp and enjoy a relaxing night by the fire with great food and company!

Trip includes equipment, instruction and all meals during trip. Register by Sept. 20 to guarantee your spot!


French Crag Hike – $10.00

Sept. 29, 2018

Join the OERC to hike the French Crag Trail. This afternoon hike will let you explore the local state forest land and the views overlooking the Mississippi River Valley.

Register by Sept. 27 to guarantee your spot!

Devil’s Lake Adventure Weekend - $50.00

Oct. 5-6, 2018

Join the OERC for an overnight trip to Devil’s Lake State Park for a weekend of hiking, climbing and bouldering in one of the coolest state parks around.

Trip includes equipment instruction, transportation and all meals during trip (food and meals while driving not included). Register by Oct. 2 to guarantee your spot!


Fire Side Hangout – Free

6pm on Oct. 11, 2018

Join us for a free camp fire complete with slack lines, s’mores and conversation at the Tao Center fire pit.


Superior Hiking Trail - $95.00

Oct. 12-14, 2018

Join the OERC on a weekend adventure on the Superior Hiking Trail. Leave the stresses of school behind and relax while walking through the north woods over looking Lake Superior.

Great food and fun to be had on this trip. Trip includes equipment instruction, transportation and all meals during trip (food and meals while driving not included).

Register by Oct. 9 to guarantee your spot!


Maquoketa Caves Weekend - $95.00

Oct. 19-21, 2018

Join the OERC on a weekend adventure exploring Maquoketa Caves State Park. Caving, hiking, climbing and camping are all on the agenda!

Trip includes equipment instruction, transportation and all meals during trip (food and meals while driving not included). Register by Oct. 16 to guarantee your spot!


Fire Side Hangout – Free

6pm on Oct. 25, 2018

Join us for a free camp fire complete with slack lines, s’mores and conversation at the Tao Center fire pit.


Black River Falls Adventure Weekend -$95.00

Nov. 2-4, 2018

Join the OERC for a weekend full of bouldering, mountain biking and camping. Trip includes equipment instruction, transportation and all meals during trip (food and meals while driving not included).

Register by Oct. 30 to guarantee your spot!

Whitewater State Park Hike - $10.00

Nov. 10, 2018

Join us for an amazing hike in Whitewater State Park and enjoy one of the many local state parks available to you as a student. Register by Nov. 8 to guarantee your spot.


Horse Shoe Canyon Ranch, AR - $350.00

Dec. 15-20, 2018

Leave finals behind and join the OERC for a trip to northwest Arkansas to enjoy camping, bouldering, climbing, and hiking. Trip includes transportation, camping equipment and fees, food, necessary climbing equipment and instruction.

Register online by Dec. 7 to reserve your spot!