Fall 2017 Outdoor Adventure Trips

Campus Recreation has partnered with Residence Life for all Outdoor Adventure trips this fall. There will be spots reserved on the trip for both residential (students living on campus) and commuter (students living off campus). Visit UIS Connection to see more trip details and to register.

NOTE: Each trip has two separate events, one for residential students living on campus and one for commuter students living off campus. Please make sure to RSVP at the proper time for your residential status. Spots will be given on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Canoe/Kayak on Sugar Creek – Friday, September 8, 2017:  Enjoy the scenery of Sugar Creek just south of Springfield while canoeing/kayaking for the day. Cost includes lunch.

Residential student registration opens: Monday, August 28, 8:30 a.m. UIS Connection Page

Commuter student registration opens: Monday, September 4, 8:30 a.m.  UIS Connection Page

  • UIS Student* = $5
  • Rec Member = $10

 

Whitewater Raft in West Virginia – Friday, September 22, 2017 – Sunday, September 24, 2017:  Travel to rural West Virginia and spend a day whitewater rafting on the Lower Gauley River. Cost includes transportation, two nights camping with all equipment, whitewater rafting ticket, and food while at the campsite.

Residential student registration opens: Monday, September 4, 8:30 a.m.  UIS Connection Page

Commuter student registration opens: Monday, September 11, 8:30 a.m. UIS Connection Page

  • UIS Student* = $140
  • Rec Member = $180 

Hiking Central Illinois – Friday, October 6, 2017:  Hike state parks in Central Illinois. Specific parks will depend on weather leading up to trip. Cost includes transportation.

Residential student registration opens: Monday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. UIS Connection Page

Commuter student registration opens: Monday, September 25, 8:30 a.m.  UIS Connection Page

  • UIS Student* = $5
  • Rec Member = $10

 

Canoe/Kayak in Missouri – Friday, October 13, 2017 – Sunday, October 15, 2017:  Travel to the Ozark Forest for two days canoeing and kayaking local rivers. Cost includes transportation, two nights lodging in a group cabin and two days canoeing/kayaking.

Residential student registration opens: Monday, September 25, 8:30 a.m.  UIS Connection Page

Commuter student registration opens: Monday, October 2, 8:30 a.m.  UIS Connection Page

  • UIS Student* = $55
  • Rec Member = $80

 

Indoor Rock Climbing – Friday, November 10, 2017:  Visit Upper Limits in Bloomington for indoor rock climbing. Cost includes transportation, a rock climbing lesson and free time for climbing.

Residential student registration opens: Monday, October 23, 8:30 a.m.  UIS Connection Page

Commuter student registration opens: Monday, October 30, 8:30 a.m.  UIS Connection Page

  • UIS Student* = $20
  • Rec Member = $25

 

*A UIS Student is defined as a currently enrolled student being assessed the Rec Center portion of the General Fee. 

If you have any questions concerning Outdoor Adventures trips please contact the office of Campus Recreation at 217-206-7103.