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Adventure Trips


The Outdoor Adventure Trips Program provides students an opportunity to enhance their experience at UCF by providing fun and enriching outdoor experiences. Our participants range anywhere from very beginners to more experienced outdoorsmen and women. All levels of experience are welcome! From 1-day excursions to week-long expeditions, Outdoor Adventure offers a variety of trips for students to choose from.

All trip registration takes place in the Outdoor Adventure Center, located on the first floor of the RWC

 

American Sign Language Day Hike @ Little Big Econ State Forest

Sunday, February 16th, 2020

Cost $0
Capacity 12
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders and transportation. To participate, you must be a student enrolled in classes in Spring 2020.
Sign-Up Period January 20th, 2020 –
February 12th, 2020

Join us on this American Sign Language Friendly hike as we walk through one of Orlando’s most stunning local nature preserves. We’ll be learning, practicing, and speaking ASL throughout the duration of the day. ASL beginners and community members alike are welcome! Our path takes us along the serene Econlockhatchee River where wildlife like turtles, wading birds, and deer can be seen in their natural habitat.

Suwanee River Canoeing and Camping @ Live Oak, FL

Friday, February 21st, 2020 – Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Cost $30
Capacity 12
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders, transportation, accommodation, meals, and gear. To participate, you must be a student enrolled in classes in Spring 2020
Sign-Up Period January 23rd, 2020 –
February 17th, 2020

***YOU CANNOT ATTEND IF YOU HAVE FRIDAY AFTERNOON CLASSES***

Immerse yourself for three days of paddling on one of Florida’s most historic and beautiful river environments. The Suwanee River winds for almost 266 miles through swamps, high limestone banks, hammocks of hardwood, and salt marshes. Let go of your worries on this relaxing overnight adventure, and learn the basics of canoeing, campfire building, and back-country cooking.

Downtown Orlando Introduction to Trail Bike Riding

Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Cost $10
Capacity 8
Includes Registration includes transportation from the Recreation and Wellness Center or UnionWest to Lake Druid Park and back and all equipment, including mountain bike and helmet.
Sign-Up Period February 1st, 2020 –
February 21st, 2020

Join UCF Outdoor Adventure as we tackle one of the established pump tracks at Lake Druid Park in Downtown Orlando. We will teach you all about the technical components of a mountain bike, along with the basics of riding on track will varying elevation and banked turns. Plus, you’ll learn more about the City Beautiful that we all love! Register in the Outdoor Adventure Center, or at the RWC at Downtown in UnionWest. UCF Downtown students, Valencia Downtown students, and UCF Main Campus students are eligible to register..

Intro to Mountain Biking @ Ocala, FL

Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Cost $15
Capacity 8
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders, transportation, and gear. To participate, you must be a student enrolled in classes in Spring 2020.
Sign-Up Period January 24th, 2020 –
February 19th, 2020

Ocala National Forest offers a mountain biking trail that is different than any trail in Central Florida. With winding paths through forested areas, hills that provide beautiful views, and bluff drop offs that add a fun element to the ride, the Santos bike trail is a good introduction for anyone looking to try mountain biking for the 1st time!

Cumberland Island Backpacking @ St. Mary’s, GA

Friday, February 28th, 2020 – Sunday, March 1st, 2020

Cost $40
Capacity 8
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders, transportation, accommodation, meals, and gear. To participate, you must be a student enrolled in classes in Spring 2020.
Sign-Up Period January 30th, 2020 –
February 24th, 2020

***YOU CAN NOT HAVE FRIDAY CLASSES IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS TRIP***

Come with OA and explore Cumberland Island, Georgia’s largest and southernmost barrier island and home to over 9,800 acres of congressionally designated Wilderness. Here we will backpack through pristine maritime forests and wide marshes, while exploring the history of the island. Natives, missionaries, enslaved African Americans and Wealthy Industrialists all walked here. Plus there’s wild ponies!

Birding and Hiking @ Christmas, FL

Saturday, February 29th, 2020

Cost $10
Capacity 12
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders and transportation. To participate, you must be a student enrolled in classes in Spring 2020.
Sign-Up Period January 31st, 2020 –
February 26th, 2020

Orlando Wetlands Park is a “must visit” for birders and wildlife viewers with over 220 bird species and 63 butterfly species. Lookout for the gorgeous, pink roseatte spoonbills or the Snail Kite and Short-tailed Hawk. On this hike we’ll wander through the park and also have the opportunity to see some of Florida’s most beautiful wetland flower blossoms and other wildlife such as gators and marsh raccoons.

SPRING BREAK Rock & Roll Alabama @ Fackler, AL

Saturday, March 7th, 2020 – Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Cost $250
Capacity 8
Includes Outdoor Adventure will provide experienced leaders, transportation, accommodation, meals, and gear. To participate, you must be a student enrolled in classes in Spring 2020.
Sign-Up Period January 20th, 2020 –
March 1st, 2019

Join OA on this weeklong Spring Break Adventure! We’ll be shredding on mountain bikes across the rolling hills of northern Alabama for half of the time, and climbing some real rock for the other half. In the evenings we’ll cook yummy backcountry meals together and hang around the campfire. No experience is necessary to attend this trip: our capable leaders will show you the all basics of safely climbing outside and proper mountain biking techniques.