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Campus Recreation

Trips and Workshops

How do I sign up for Ramble Outdoors Experiences?  

You can sign up online at https://lucapps.luc.edu/webtrac/ (sign-in and then click 'outdoor activities') or sign up in person at the Halas Recreation Center.

Registration is limited and will fill quickly – sign up today to secure your spot.  Generally, no experience is needed and financial aid is available for experiences costing at least $25.  Email outdoors@luc.edu with questions or pmiller2@luc.edu with requests for special accommodations.

Follow this link - http://bit.ly/193e3uw - to apply for financial aid for an outdoor experience.

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2015 Spring Outdoor Experiences  

Winter Break Florida Kayaking Trip 
1/2 - 1/10/2015  $450 
Winter Break Florida Kayaking Info Sheet 2015PDF - Please read - this has all the details! 

Want to get away from the winter weather and sea kayak in southern Florida?  Are you interested in learning more about the ecology of the Florida Everglades?  Want to take a risk and try something new?  Join Ramble Outdoors for a week-long kayaking trip to the 10,000 Islands. 

We will explore the mangroves, small bays and Gulf of Mexico by day and campout on white sandy beaches each night.  Our itinerary is geared for first-time paddlers, but varied paddling conditions will provide a challenge for all.  We will move camp most days on this expedition.  Nothing but sand will separate our camp from the water each night.  Reflection, lessons on the local ecology, short hikes around the islands, yoga, cooking amazing meals and of course enjoying this amazing natural area are all on the agenda. 

This is a terrific opportunity to escape the cold, build new friendships, learn outdoor skills, relax, and be challenged in a beautiful environment.  The trip cost of $450 includes a rocking road trip both ways, lodging, group gear, meals in the field, kayaks, sleeping bag, and headlamp.  Road trip meals as well as personal gear (jackets, hats, ect.) are not included in the cost.  No prior paddling experience necessary


For questions or special accommodations, please email pmiller2@luc.edu

Custom Experiences

Your group, no matter the size or experience, is welcome at Ramble Outdoors. Learn about yourself and others and become a high functioning and enjoyable team by participating in a custom experience hosted by Ramble Outdoors.  Ramble Outdoors can design a custom trip experience that will be fun, challenging, and provide time away from campus in the natural environment.  A custom trip can strengthen your group in teambuilding, leadership, and provide knowledge and experience in the outdoor setting.

Questions?  outdoors@luc.edu 


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