Outdoor Adventures

Spring Camping Trip: Garner State Park

Spring Camping Trip: Garner State Park

Join our first overnight camping excursion to Garner State Park February 21 - 23, 2020. REGISTER

OAP TRIPS AND GEAR RENTALS are suspended during the univeristy's remote learning period.

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The Outdoor Adventure program at St. Edward's University introduces students and the community to a variety of activities and programs in the great outdoors. Whether you are participating in Adventure Trips or using our Equipment Rental program to create your own adventure, students commune with nature and learn leadership skills through programming and experiential learning. 

Adventure Trips

Outdoor Adventure trips are offered to anyone who wants to experience the wonders of being outside and active. Trips can be simple day trips in the Austin area, week-long backpacking excursions in Big Bend or skiing in Colorado. Each trip is open to all participants, but keep in mind trips have varying levels of difficulty. 

All OAP Trips are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All trip registrations must be completed online, with payment due at the time of registration. No refunds will be made available. Some trips have MANDATORY pre-trip meetings: please see trip descriptions for sign-ups and information.

Spring 2020 Calendar

Event / Trip Trip Date / Days Registration Cost Info
Ice Skating at Whole Foods January 17, 2020 2PM - 6PM $10 MORE INFO
Mountain Biking Day Trip January 18, 2020 1PM - 4PM $10 MORE INFO
Camping Clinic 101 January 31, 2020 3PM - 4:30PM (RAC Wellness Seminar Room) FREE MORE INFO
Zilker Park Day Trip February 8, 2020 11AM - 4PM  FREE MORE INFO
Garner State Park Weekend Camping February 21 - 23, 2020 $45 MORE INFO
Camping Clinic 101  February 28, 2020 3PM - 4:30PM (RAC Wellness Seminar Room) FREE MORE INFO
Greenbelt Excursion March 28, 2020 10AM - 3PM FREE MORE INFO
Palmetto State Park Weekend Camping April 3 - 5, 2020 $45 MORE INFO
Kayak / Canoe Day Trip April 25 10AM - 3PM $10 MORE INFO

Equipment Rental

Outdoor equipment is available to the university community for rental. Equipment available includes (but is not limited to) tents, sleeping bags, coolers, tarps, cooking stoves and more. Outdoor Equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Stop by the UFCU Alumni Gym to rent gear.  Reservations available by emailing andyl [at] stedwards.edu (subject: OAP%20Rental) (HERE)

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“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.” — John Lubbock