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Outdoor Recreation


Outdoor Recreation

From weekend biking, caving or climbing trips, to skiing down the beautiful slopes of Colorado, Outdoor Recreation offers a variety of exciting opportunities to experience the great outdoors. Our primary goal is to provide opportunities for individuals to gain a greater appreciation, awareness, and understanding of our natural environment. Participants visit some of the most beautiful places in the United States, learn more about themselves and others, and make lasting friendships.

You can register for an Outdoor Recreation trip by completing the General Trip Application or by visiting the Student Fitness Center reception desk.

Kayaks are now available to rent from the Student Fitness Center to help you explore all the great streams, rivers, and lakes in our area! Stop by Equipment Issue to make your reservation and be sure to fill out a release of liability waiver. Please keep in mind that no watercraft is permitted for use anywhere on the SIUE campus, except during special events.

Notice: Our week-long trips have a mandatory planning meeting that lasts approximately 1.5 - 2 hours. All participants are required to attend meetings in their entirety. The meeting time and date for each trip is noted on the trip registration form. Please make note of the meeting schedule upon registering for trips. In addition, all trip participants are required to have health insurance.

Trips

  • Rock Climbing and Camping Trip to Jackson Falls

    09/27/14 - 09/28/14
    Transportation will be provided! Register at the SFC Front Desk between August 18th and September 19th. For more information contact Keith Becherer at 618-650-3242.

    • Students: $15
    • Faculty: $45
    • Staff: $45
    • Guest: $55
  • Horseback Riding

    10/25/14
    Transportation and a picnic lunch will be provided. For more information, contact Keith Becherer at 618-650-3242.

    9am - 3pm at Pere Marquette State Park

    • Student: $15
    • Faculty: $45
    • Staff: $45
    • Guest: $55
  • Copper Mountain, Colorado

    12/14/14 - 12/19/14 (Check-in 12/14, ski 12/15-18, check-out and leave 12/19)
    More information on Copper Mountain can be found by visiting: www.coppercolorado.com
    Registration forms and application packets are available here or by visiting the front desk of the Student Fitness Center.
    Please feel free to contact me directly at 618-650-3242 or kebeche@siue.edu if you have any additional questions or comments.

    • $435.00 for SIUE Students
    • $465.00 for SIUE Alumni, Faculty, Staff and their immediate family members
    • $495.00 for Guests/Community members

    Additional options available:
    • $185.00 for round-trip bus transportation (departs Saturday evening, 12/13/14, from campus)
    • $250.00 for pillow buy-out
    • $25.00 per day for Ski/snowboard rentals
    • $8.00 per day for helmet rental
    • $45.00 per day for ski lessons
For more information, please call or email Keith Becherer (kebeche@siue.edu or 618-650-3242)
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