Overnight Trips & Spring Break

Spend your Spring Break with Outdoor Recreation and get two National Parks for the price of one!  The Carlsbad Caverns are one of the most elaborate cave systems in the whole world!  This area has breathtaking geology and incredible history. 

Exertion level: Moderate

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Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Looking out from the Tonto National Forest you can see a series of waterfalls descending steeply across the canyon. Have you ever wanted to rappel down those waterfalls? Now you can! Join us for this exciting, adventurous, and challenging descent. We will bushwhack into the canyon, hike through several miles of the isolated creek bed, then reach a series of 100+ foot rappels over the Salome Jug, before a final steep hike back up. A full day of high adventure right in our own back yard!

Exertion level: high

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Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Come join Outdoor Recreation for a scenic tour of the Grand Canyon! Venture to the beautiful Southern Rim of Grand Canyon National Park where we will spend the weekend camping in Mather campground, and doing various hikes in the park. We will hike down into the canyon, as well as explore some of the trails to overlooks along the rim of the canyon.

Exertion Level: Moderate  

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Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Enjoy the famous Grand Canyon on an incredible adventure- hiking and camping from one rim to the river at the bottom. Spend your Spring Break enjoying the natural beauty, cooking outdoors, and making new friends. All gear, transportation, food, and instruction included. Exertion level: moderate. 

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Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Come join Outdoor Recreation for a scenic tour of the Grand Canyon! Venture to the beautiful Southern Rim of Grand Canyon National Park where we will spend the weekend camping in Mather campground, and doing various hikes in the park. We will hike down into the canyon, as well as explore some of the trails to overlooks along the rim of the canyon.

Exertion Level: Moderate  

Documents: 

Register

Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Looking out from the Tonto National Forest you can see a series of waterfalls descending steeply across the canyon. Have you ever wanted to rappel down those waterfalls? Now you can! Join us for this exciting, adventurous, and challenging descent. We will bushwhack into the canyon, hike through several miles of the isolated creek bed, then reach a series of 100+ foot rappels over the Salome Jug, before a final steep hike back up. A full day of high adventure right in our own back yard!

Exertion level: high

Documents: 

Register

Wellness dimension: emotional
Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Come join Outdoor Rec as we head out for a unique Southwest adventure. We'll leave Friday afternoon to Guadalupe National Park and set up a base camp for the weekend. Saturday and Sunday we will spend the day hiking the Guadalupe Mountains and touring the caves of Carlsbad Caverns National Park. This jam packed weekend includes guided instructions, transportation, group equipment and all meals while camping. For a packing list and more detailed itinerary see the Trip Packet below. 

Please Note: As with any trip in the Outdoors, there are many factors outside of our control. Our return time and specific itinerary may change based on conditions.

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Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical
Wellness dimension: social

Prerequisites

  • No Experience is Necessary
  • Low Exertion Level
  • Must be 18 years of age

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

  • When: September 22, 2021 at 6:00PM
  • Where: Outdoor Rec

Where & When

September 24, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Fridays
4:00pm

Enrollment

Jul 2, 2021 - Sep 19, 2021

Min: 6

Max: 12

Fees

Student260
Member265
Non-Member294

Join us for a weekend adventure to one of the most iconic national parks in United States, Grand Canyon National Park. This all inclusive trip leaves Friday afternoon arriving at the south rim of the canyon late in the evening. We'll spend all day Saturday hiking down into the canyon and along the rim. Sunday we'll get up early to catch one of the most stunning sunrises in the southwest. After breakfast we'll spend a brief morning hike before making the trip back down to Tucson. This trip includes guided instruction, transportation, group equipment, and all meals while camping. For a packing list and more detailed itinerary see the Trip Packet below.  

Please Note: As with any trip in the Outdoors, there are many factors outside of our control. Our return time and specific itinerary may change based on conditions.

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Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical
Wellness dimension: social

Prerequisites

  • No Experience Necessary 
  • Moderate Exertion Level
  • Must be 18 years of age 

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Where & When

October 22, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Sundays, Fridays
4:00pm

Enrollment

Jul 2, 2021 - Oct 17, 2021

Min: 6

Max: 24

Fees

Student245
Member250
Non-Member279

This excursion is for the 2021-2022 Outdoor Adventures Theme Community.  You must be in the community to join us on this trip. Enrollment for the 2021-2022 Theme Community if over but we will be enrolling for the 2022-2023 starting January 1st 2022. For more information on the Theme Community click here.

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Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical
Wellness dimension: social

Prerequisites

  • No Experience Necessary 
  • Mild Exertion Level
  • Must be a 2021-2022 OATC Resident

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Where & When

November 5, 2021 - November 7, 2021
Fridays
4:00pm

Enrollment

Jul 2, 2021 - Nov 3, 2021

Min: 6

Max: 26

Fees

Student0

Looking for an adventure this Thanksgiving Break? Say no more we have you covered. On Thursday we'll drive up to the banks of Lake Mead and camp at Boulder Beach Campground. Early Friday we will put in the Colorado river just below the Hoover Dam. We'll spend the weekend winding our way through Black Canyon seeing Big Horn Sheep, soaking in hot springs, and taking in sweeping vistas. This trip includes guided instruction, transportation, group equipment, and all meals while camping. For a packing list and more detailed itinerary see the Trip Packet below.  

Please Note: As with any trip in the Outdoors, there are many factors outside of our control. Our return time and specific itinerary may change based on conditions.

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Wellness dimension: environmental
Wellness dimension: physical
Wellness dimension: social

Prerequisites

  • No Experience is Necessary
  • Mild Exertion Level
  • Must be 18 years of age or a University of Arizona Student

Intro Meeting

Before participating in this activity, you are required to attend a mandatory introductory meeting.

Where & When

November 25, 2021 - November 28, 2021
Thursdays
8:00am

Enrollment

Jul 2, 2021 - Oct 29, 2021

Min: 8

Max: 12

Fees

Student350
Member355
Non-Member384