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Outdoor Program's Trip Schedule

Summer Term 2014 Trip Schedule

San Juan Sea Kayak : June 17-22, 2014
Oregon Coast Day Hike : July 12, 2014
SUP! River Mill Lake : July 20, 2014
Inclusive Cycling : August 2-3, 2014
Columbia Gorge Rock Climbing : August 9, 2014
Clear Lake Snorkeling : August 23-24, 2014 

The pre-trip meeting is a mandatory meeting and a pre-requisite for participation on all trips. All pre-trip meetings take place at the Outdoor Program unless otherwise specified. To sign up for a trip, contact the Outdoor Program at 503-725-5668 or visit the Outdoor Program office at 505 SW Harrison (SE corner of the ASRC).



San Juan Sea Kayak

Depart June 17 at 6:00 am | Return June 22 at 8:00 pm

Clear away the stress of the school year and reinvigorate yourself in one of the most popular sea kayaking destinations in the world. Come be absorbed the tidal rhythms of Washington’s beautiful San Juan Islands and be immersed in the adventure of sea kayaking. The San Juan Islands allow the opportunity to view an incredible array of marine wildlife, often at close range. From tide pools teeming with life to bald eagles to the possibility of seeing Orca whales, this six-day expedition is ideal for exploring the tidal world of the Puget Sound while devoting time to perfecting your strokes, improving navigation skills, and studying natural history. Come join us on this amazing journey. 


Rec Center Member : $275
Non-member : $550

Registration deadline : 6/11 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 6/11 at 5:00 pm

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Oregon Coast Day Hike

Saturday | July 12 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

This trip will include a short hike along the coast and time spent on one of Oregon’s famous beaches. The coast is amazing during this time of year, and hopefully we’ll have sunshine. This trip is always a winner, whether you grew up here or are a new to the area. Come see why the Oregon coast is so popular.


Rec Center Member : $25
Non-member : $50

Registration deadline : 7/9 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 7/9 at 5:00 pm

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SUP! River Mill Lake

Sunday | July 20 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the PSU Outdoor Program for an enjoyable and relaxing day on the water. Enjoy this scenic paddle through a beautiful forested canyon with many waterfalls flowing into it. It will be a fun-filled day for people with any level of experience!


Rec Center Member : $35

Non-member : $70

Registration deadline : 7/16 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 7/16 at 5:00 pm

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Inclusive Cycling

Depart August 2 at 2:00 pm | Return August 3 at 6:30 pm

​​This will be an overnight trip to Eugene, Oregon to participate in the “Blackberry bRamble” community cycling event. You'll be able to choose your ride distance - 40, 20 or 10 miles. ​This trip is specifically designed for participants needing some form of accommodation, although everyone is welcome regardless of ability or need for accommodation. ​All sorts of adaptive bikes will be available for the ride including tandems, recumbents, trikes, and many hand cycles! The trip cost includes transportation, adaptive bicycles (or bring your own), event registration, and overnight camping accommodation.

Rec Center Member : $70
Non-member : $120

Registration deadline : 7/30 at 5:00 pm 

Pre-trip meeting : 7/30 at 5:00 pm

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Columbia Gorge Rock Climbing

Saturday | August 9 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

This trip is a day-long excursion to one of the Northwest’s most cherished jewels, the Columbia River Gorge. The Gorge is home to high-quality climbing complete with stunning views. The trip is open to all skill levels and no previous climbing experience is necessary.


Rec Center Member : $35
Non-member : $70

Registration deadline : 8/6 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 8/6 at 5:00 pm

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Clear Lake Snorkeling

Depart August 23 at 7:00 am | Return August 24 at 7:00 pm

Snorkeling at Clear Lake is an all-inclusive adventure! Clear Lake is nicknamed the “lake born of fire” due to its geologically explosive beginning and boasts some of the clearest waters in Oregon. We will be spending two days in and around the waters of this Cascade mountain range lake. During our stay we will paddleboat, snorkel and hike. This is sure to be a one-of-a-kind getaway!


Rec Center Member : $80
Non-member : $160

Registration deadline : 8/20 at 5:00 pm

Pre-trip meeting : 8/20 at 5:00 pm

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