Adventures in Leadership

Adventures in Leadership is one of Elon’s First-Year Summer Experiences for incoming students. AIL offers opportunities to meet other incoming students, become more familiar with campus, and engage in a variety of adventure-based activities.

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Elon Challenge Course

The Elon Challenge Course is a high and low ropes course located on 18 wooded acres just ½ mile away from Elon’s main campus. At the Elon Challenge, participants work together to reach beyond their perceived boundaries, overcome obstacles and experience success in a variety of problem-solving initiatives and ropes course elements.

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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 adventure-based learning opportunities. Our program offers a wide range of outdoor pursuits providing a diversity of rich experiences for our students.

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Outdoor Learning Community

The Outdoor Learning Community is a residential learning community for first-year students interested in outdoor and adventure-based education. OLC members live together in Virginia residence hall and engage in a variety of activities throughout the year.

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Equipment Rental

Recreational equipment rental requests should be submitted to the Campus Recreation PhoenixConnect page. Requests for outdoor equipment are submitted via the Elon Outdoors PhoenixCONNECT page.

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