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Outdoor Adventure Trips & Events

Join Ole Miss Outdoors (OMOD) for one of our exciting adventure trips, educational clinics, skill-based certifications, or campus & community events. Many of our trips and events are designed for people of all abilities and skill levels. Adventure trips (denoted with an * below) are open to students, faculty, staff, and community, ages 18 and older. All other events are open to ages 8 and older unless otherwise stated. If you have questions, please call the office at 662-915-6735. For a look into one of our trips, check out this news article on trip to Zion National Park. We follow CDC guidance regarding COVID-19 and group transportation.

Upcoming Adventures  

Climbing Wall Free Weeks | SCRC
August 15 – August 28
Free | Register HERE
Students without a climb pass will be able to climb for free August 15-28. Try out the 35 foot climbing tower and the 70 linear foot bouldering wall. No experience or gear necessary; we have what you need.

Kayak Thursdays | Turner Center Pool
August 25 – December 1 | 7-8pm
Free | Register HERE
Join us every Thursday, August 25 – December 2 (except Thanksgiving) for Kayak Polo. No experience or equipment necessary! Our leaders will teach you the skills you’ll need to participate in this fun game.

Top Rope Belaying Clinic | SCRC
September 8 | 4-6pm
$5 Students / $10 Community | Register HERE
Our trained climbing wall instructors will teach you the basics of Top Rope climbing in an introduction belaying class, in a fun and interactive clinic. No experience is required, and all gear is included.

Free Friday | Rebel Challenge Course
September 9 | 3-5pm
Free | Register HERE
Zip Line, Climb the Tower, Walk the Catwalk, or Fly like a Squirrel. Try these and other high elements at the ropes course. All participants must wear closed toe shoes and safely fit in a harness. Bring a friend!

Lead Climbing Clinic | SCRC
September 15 |4-6pm
$5 Students / $10 Community | Register HERE
Our trained climbing wall instructors will teach you the basics of Lead Climbing. Top Rope Belay Certification required.

Black Creek Canoe Trip | De Soto National Forest
September 16 – September 18
Students $75 / Community $100 | Register HERE
Canoe along the beautiful Black Creek in Southern MS. We will canoe ~20 miles, spread across 2 days, and camp along the river on a white sand bank in between. No previous experience is required.

Lead Belay Clinic | SCRC
September 22 |4-6pm
$5 Students / $10 Community | Register HERE
Our trained climbing wall instructors will teach you how to Lead Belay. Both Lead Climbing and Belay Certifications are required.

Geocaching on the Trail | South Campus Rail Trail
September 25 | 2-4pm
FREE | Drop-in event
Meet us at the trailhead and we’ll explore the surrounding areas for geocaches. Geocaching is the recreational activity of hunting for and finding a hidden object by means of GPS coordinates posted online or using the Geocaching app.

Top Rope Belaying Clinic | SCRC
October 4 | 6-8pm
$5 Students / $10 Community | Register HERE
Our trained climbing wall instructors will teach you the basics of Top Rope climbing in an introduction belaying class, in a fun and interactive clinic. No experience is required, and all gear is included.

Rustic Rebel Road Trip | Nashville, TN
October 7 – October 9
Students $150 | Register HERE
Support the Rebels on the road vs Vanderbilt and enjoy outdoor recreation in Nashville. We will hike through Montgomery State Park, where we will camp and enjoy the fall colors in the Tennessee Mountains. Football game ticket, food, transportation, and camping are included.

Lead Climbing Clinic | SCRC
October 11 | 6-8pm
$5 Students / $10 Community | Register HERE
Our trained climbing wall instructors will teach you the basics of Lead Climbing. Top Rope Belay Certification required.

Lead Belay Clinic | SCRC
October 18 | 6-8pm
$5 Students / $10 Community | Register HERE
Our trained climbing wall instructors will teach you how to Lead Belay. Both Lead Climbing and Belay Certifications are required.

Climbing Wall Clinic | SCRC
October 19 | 5-7pm
$5 Students / $10 Community | Register HERE
Our trained climbing wall instructors will teach you the basics of rock climbing and an introduction to belaying in this fun and interactive clinic. No experience is required, and all gear is included.

Sand Rock Climbing Trip | Sand Rock, AL
October 21 – October 23
Students $80 / Community $105 | Register HERE
Come out for a weekend of climbing with Ole Miss Outdoors. Our experienced trip leaders will show you around one of the best climbing destinations close to Oxford. Camping, food, transportation, gear, and guides are included.

Ghoulow Walk | South Campus Rail Trail
October 26 | Dusk
Free | Drop-in event
Dress up and join us at dusk for a kid-friendly 1 mile glow walk and enjoy our costumed staff members stationed along the trail to provide frightfully fun entertainment. Stop by the table at dusk to grab a glow bracelet or necklace.

Rocktober Climbing Competition | SCRC
October 28 | 6-8 pm
$20 Students | $30 Community | Register HERE
Join us for our bouldering competition, open to climbers of all abilities! Compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere, in beginner, intermediate, or advanced divisions. Check out a variety of newly set boulder problems and join the community for a night of fun shenanigans at our wall! Bonus points for climbers competing in costume!

Free Friday | Rebel Challenge Course
November 11 | 3-5pm
Free | Register HERE
Zip Line, Climb the Tower, Walk the Catwalk, or Fly like a Squirrel. Try these and other high elements at the ropes course. All participants must wear closed toe shoes and safely fit in a harness. Bring a friend!