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

Outdoors Office Hours

Spring 2017 Office Hours: Monday-Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm

TRIP SCHEDULE - Winter Term and Spring 2017

Trip Dates


Registration Deadline

Trip Meeting

Saturday Jan. 13 Tumblebees (Indoor Rock Climbing) - Greensboro, NC Jan. 11 at noon None
Saturday Jan. 21 Indoor Ice Skating (Winterfest) - Raleigh, NC Jan. 18 at noon None
Saturday Feb. 4 & Sunday Feb. 5 Ski and Snowboard Trip  Feb. 1 at noon None
Sataurday Feb. 11 Snowtubing (Liberty Mountain) - Lynchburg, VA Feb. 8 at noon None
Saturday Mar. 4 & Sunday Mar. 5 Hike and Cave - Elizabethon, TN Feb. 22 at noon None
Friday Mar. 10 Tumblebees (Indoor Rock Climbing) - Greensboro, NC Mar. 8 at noon None
Saturday Mar. 11 & Sunday Mar. 12 Sandboarding - Jockey's Ridge State Park, NC Mar. 8 at noon None
Saturday Apr. 15 - Monday Apr. 17 Backpacking - Pisgah National Forrest, NC Apr. 5 at noon

Apr. 11 at 4:15pm (Logistics)

Apr. 14 evening (gear shake down)

Saturday Apr. 22 Sunset Kayaking - Lake Mackintosh, NC Apr. 19 at noon None
Saturday Apr. 29 & Sunday Apr. 30 Zipline, Hike, & Explore Asheville, NC Apr. 19 at noon None
Saturday May 6 US National Whitewater Center - Charlotte, NC May 3 at noon None

Trip Registration and Payment

All spring 2017 trips will be available for registration starting January 30th at 9am. Online trip registration and payment will begin on this day and deadlines will vary per trip. The registration link will be located on the homepage of Campus Recreation. In order to reserve a spot, both registration and payment must be completed before the registration deadline. If any participants have not completed paperwork or payment by this time, we will remove them from the trip list and open up spots from the waiting list. Some trips may include a mandatory pre-trip meeting or gear shake down to help with logistics and preparedness.