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OAC Trips & Events

Enjoy the Outdoors

The OAC sponsors several trips/events a year for the JBU community. These trips/events are led by Outdoor Leadership students and/or JBU Faculty/Staff who are trained to lead the activity. Below you will find a list of trips/events for the Spring 2018 semester - as well as any associated costs to participate.

Trips or Events labeled with an asterisk (*) require pre-registration.  You may register and pay (if there is a cost) for these trips and events at the bottom of this page.  

Day Trip to Climbing Gym

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: Depart at 1:00pm from the OAC
Come enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the bouldering gym!  This is a great time to practice your skills, whether you are advanced or just a beginner!  We have transportation for 12 people.
Location:  Ozark Climbing Center, Springdale, AR
Cost:  $12 (Bring with you to pay at the climbing gym)

Campfire Breakfast Event

Dates:  Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time:  9:00am
Join us for a delicious meal cooked over a campfire at the fire pits west of the tennis courts.
  $4 (Pay in person at the breakfast)

Rock Climbing Trip at Lincoln Lake*

Date:  Saturday, March 3, 2018 AND Saturday, April 21, 2018
Time:  Depart at 10:00am from the OAC
Trip Leader:  TBD
Come and experience an authentic rock climbing expedition.  Bring a sack lunch.  Transportation for 12 will be provided.
Cost:  $10

Backpacking Trip*

Date:  Saturday, March 10-11, 2018
Time:  Depart at 10:00am from the OAC
Trip Leader:  Davis Fulmer
Enjoy exploring the outdoors for a weekend at the beautiful Buffalo National River Area in Ponca, AR.
Cost:  $65 - Includes gear, transportation and food.
Spots Available:  12

Overnight Canoeing Expedition on the Buffalo River*

Date:  March 23-25, 2018
Time:  Depart at 12:00pm on the 23rd and return on the evening of the 25th.
Trip Leader:  Zach Grant
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Cost:  $80 - Includes gear, transportation and food.
Spots Available:  12

Mountain Biking at Slaughter Pen*

Date:  Saturday, April 7, 2018
Time:  Depart campus at 9:00am
Slaughter Pen Hollow Multi-Use Trail System boasts over 20 miles of trail and offers something for riders of all skill levels.  Join us for some fun on the trail and bring along a sack lunch.  Transportation for 12 people and their bikes is provided.  If you need a mountain bike, please check one out from the WLHC in advance.
Location:  Bentonville, AR
Cost:  $10

Evening Sunset Paddle

Date:  Wednesday, May 2 AND Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time:  Depart at 7:30pm from the OAC
Location:  Enjoy beautiful evening of paddling at City Lake.  Canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards will be provided.  Meet us out at the lake.  Contact us if you need directions.



Scheduling a Trip

Step 1 of 2: Registration

To register, fill out the registration form below. A confirmation email will be sent you along with a list of what to bring for that trip. You will also receive a waiver form.  All participants must bring the signed waiver form and present it to the trip leader prior to leaving for the trip.

All participants on OAC sponsored trips will be required to attend the pre-trip meeting. Dates, times and location will be provided in the trip confirmation email.

Important Note: You will not be confirmed as registered until payment has been received.

Already registered and need to pay? Pay For Your Trip
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