SFA Mountain Biking 101SFA boasts some of the best mountain biking trails in the region. Join us for a Saturday of outdoor adventure as our experienced staff introduce general bike use, maintenance and care and then develop your skills on the 3 levels of challenging trails right here on campus.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Price: $10 Price includes: Rental of program safety gear, lunch and trip guides.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
4th Annual Moonlight Sweetheart PaddleEnjoy a romantic evening paddle and some tasty treats with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day! Let Outdoor Pursuits take care of all the details; you just get up the nerve to ask…
Saturday, February 14, 2016
Price: $30/couple Price includes: Transportation, equipment rentals, trip leaders, and Valentine's Day treats.
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2016
Backpacking the Big ThicketLooking for a weekend to get away from town and immerse yourself in nature? Come backpacking with Outdoor Pursuits as we explore the extensive swamps and forests of Big Thicket National Preserve. Located just south of Nacogdoches, Big Thicket is in an area where the Pineywoods converges with the swamps of the coast, forming a very unique region of rich biodiversity. In the backcountry of Big Thicket we will walk among the towering cypress trees and pitcher plants.
Friday, February 26 - Sunday, February 28, 2016
Price: $70 Price includes: Transportation, equipment rentals, trip leaders, and food for the trip.
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 19, 2016
Climbing TechniquesAlready know the basics to climbing? Looking for some personal skills development? This clinic will teach some of the specific techniques related to bouldering and top roping that will allow you to practice and develop your climbing skills and take you to that next level. Along with practice, this course will help you to master the crux on that route you have been trying to complete.
Friday, March 4, 2016
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016
Spring Break at Big Bend National ParkWhat are you doing this Spring Break? How about the adventure of a lifetime! This is a week-long excursion to one of the most extraordinary parks in Texas: Big Bend National Park. We'll hike up Emory Peak and eat lunch above the clouds, then canoe our way through Boquillas Canyon all while admiring the beautiful backdrop of the American Southwest.
Saturday, March 12 - Saturday, March 19, 2016
Price: $515 Price includes: Transportation, equipment rentals, trip leaders, and food for the trip.
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016
Easter Break: Climbing the Wichita MountainsPart of the National Wildlife Refuge System through the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wichita Mountains offer some of the highest opportunities with good quality granite, multi-pitch routes, wilderness setting, and fine weather, making the refuge a popular climbing destination. This area brings outdoor climbing to a new level where wildlife and recreation have the biggest experience opportunities for you to enjoy as you get out and rock climb Oklahoma.
Thursday, March 24 - Monday, March 28, 2016
Price: $225 Price includes: Transportation, equipment rentals, trip leaders, and food for the trip.
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2016
Lumberjack Open ClimbThis is the event you have been waiting for! It is your chance to come out to our awesome challenge course and put your skills to the test and enjoy a challenge. Up in the air on our elements or zooming down the zip line, all you need to do is wear closed toed shoes and bring your student I.D. This free event is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy a little personal challenge. Show up at the challenge course with your student I.D. We are located on University Drive across from the commuter parking lot.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 31, 2016
Outdoor Movie NightCome out and enjoy a relaxing evening with a cool movie, friends, and oh yeah some good snacks too! Yeah you heard me! An outdoor movie and snackage, this evening just couldn't get any better! Bring out your blankets and camp chair or borrow our Crazy Creek Camp Chairs to sit back and enjoy some flicks!
Saturday, April 9, 2016
Price: $10 Price includes: Movie snacks and drinks.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Angelina River AdventureA beginner's river adventure! As part of our mission in outdoor education and recreation at SFA, you and a small group of other adventurers will spend the weekend learning basic river canoeing and backcountry camping skills while exploring one of the great treasures that our region has to offer.
Friday, April 15 - Sunday, April 17, 2016
Price: $60 Price includes: Transportation, equipment rentals, trip leaders, and food for the trip.
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 8, 2016
Day at the LakeCome out and enjoy a free day of hanging out at the lake. Paddleboards, canoes, kayaks and food will be yours to enjoy as you relax and get an exclusive opportunity to learn some outdoor skills and meet new people. Free spots for transportation are limited so come in and sign up today!
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Price: Free Price includes: Lunch and usage of all boats.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
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