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Outdoor Recreation

Stay tuned for the exciting outdoor trips and events we'll be offering beginning Fall 2016. You won't want to miss the annual Glow Climb, October 25th, or the winter Ski Trip to Colorado! Take a peek through our past trip photos to see the places we've been to get an idea of what might be offered!

Get outside on your own this summer! There are many amazing state parks with trails for hiking, biking, kayaking and all sorts of outdoor fun! Check out these resources for the complete listing of parks.

Did you know you can check out outdoor gear and equipment for a very reasonable price through SIUE Equipment Issue? Click here to see the tents, backpacks, coolers, kayaks, sleeping bags, and other amazing gear available for rent!




    Cougar Lake Campout - Cougar Lake 

    Friday - Saturday, April 29th - 30th
    • SIUE Students - $7
    • SFC Members - $10
    • Community Members - $15

    Enjoy a relaxing night sleeping outside while never leaving SIUE’s campus! The beautiful, serene, Cougar Lake will be the setting for the relaxing get away just in time to prep for the last weeks of the spring semester! Hot dogs and s’mores will be provided and will be cooked around the fire! Tents, sleeping bags, and other necessary camping equipment can be checked out at Equipment Issue in the SFC. Register and pay at the SFC front desk.

More details to come for all events and trips, please call or email Natalie Hawkins( or 618-650-3242)
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