Campus Recreation

Elon Outdoors

Whether the trip is to our local rivers, trails, or climbing areas Elon Outdoors invites outdoor enthusiasts of all skill levels to participate in exciting adventures. Our program offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits providing a diversity of rich experiences for our students.  The program fosters the development of leadership skills and outdoor ethics in our student leaders and participants.

Camping equipment is available to rent for those wishing to explore the vast array of outdoor pursuits available throughout the region. You can reach the Outdoors Resource Room by calling 336-278-2267 or email

WFA Certification Course

A Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Certification Course has been cancelled for this fall 2016. We plan to host one fall 2017 and every two years after that.

Outdoors Office Hours

Fall 2016 Office Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm

Wilderness Survival Trip


Trip Dates


Registration Dates

Trip Meeting

Saturday Sept. 10th US National Whitewater Center - Charlotte, NC Sept. 6th-7th Sept. 6th 4:15pm
Friday Sept. 16th Tumblebees (Indoor Rock Climbing) - Greensboro, NC Sept. 13th-14th Sept. 13th 4:15pm
Saturday-Sunday Sept. 24th-25th Sea Kayaking - Wrightsville Beach, NC Sept. 20th-21st Sept. 20th 4:15pm
Friday Sept. 30th Family Weekend Day Hike - Location TBD Sept. 27th-28th Sept. 27th 4:15pm
Saturday Oct. 8th Sunset Canoe - Haw River, NC Oct. 4th-5th Oct. 4th 4:15pm
Saturday-Tuesday Oct. 15th-18th Whitewater Rafting Fall Break Trip - New River, WV Oct. 1st until Full None
Saturday Oct. 29th Linville Waterfall Hike - Linville Gorge, NC Oct. 25th-26th Oct. 25th 4:15pm
Saturday - Sunday Nov. 5th-6th Intro to Backpacking - Appalachian Trail, NC Nov. 1st - 2nd Nov. 1st 4:15pm
Satuday Nov. 12th Yoga Hike - Stone Mountain, NC Nov. 8th-9th Nov. 8th 4:15pm

**All trips will depart from the parking lot at Harden Clubhouse (South Campus). All trip meetings will occur in Koury Commons.

Trip Registration and Payment

Online trip registration will be on Tuesday 4:15pm to Wednesday 12:30pm the week of the trip. The registration link will be placed on the Campus Recreation homepage.  Payment will be accepted at the Campus Recreation Front Desk during this time. In order to reserve a spot, both registration and payment must be completed during this time. Any registration or payment made after this time will be placed on the Wait List.