News and Notes
About Outdoor Adventures - Although we have been known by multiple names (formerly Experiential Learning and Adventure Center; Outdoor Programs), the programs and philosophy of Outdoor Adventures has remained the same since we began offering trips in 1986.
Get Ed-Wrecked with Outdoor Adventures
Did you know you could get course credit for rock climbing? Or riding horses? Or bowling? We all know that USD has many things to offer, but galloping on ponies? Education Recreation is one of the least appreciated programs here on campus. For a small fee, one can venture outside, breathe some fresh air and gain a credit (or two...or three).
Friday, February 18, 2011
There's a Experiential Learning and Adventure Center display in the Student Life Pavilion gallery filled with photos of beautiful places where staff and USD students have visited. Will Rochfort '04 knows it, too, because he's lived it.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
The Adventure Center, located on the Hahn University Center's ground floor (Room 136), is doing its part to encourage more members of the USD community and beyond to try their hand at a new activity this summer or just rekindle interest in an active sport. The center offers a wide range of outdoor equipment available for rent and special summer offers to encourage faculty, staff, and summer students to participate
Immersion trips leave students with indelible impressions. From Honduras to Guatemala to Costa Rica, immersion trips help students open their minds and suspend preconceived notions.
Monday, May 10, 2010
In 1968, intrepid adventurist Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins loaded a second-hand panel van with surfboards, climbing gear and camping supplies, started the ignition and headed south on an epic journey from Ventura, CA, straight into the heart of the unknown.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
The Experiential Learning and Adventure Center at USD has organized an eight-day, seven-night eco-adventure trip to Costa Rica that started last Friday and runs through March 13.
Thursday, December 3, 2009
Formally known as the Outdoor Program, the Experiential Learning and Adventure Center has changed its name to better express its revamped mission.