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Adventure Trips


Who can go?

  • Trips are open to all TWU students only.

How to register

  • Register at the OAC M-F, 3-8pm

Skill Levels

  • Beginner - no previous experience necessary.
  • Intermediate - must be in good physical condition and some experience with skills related to activites.
  • Advanced - must be in good physical condition with high skill expertise with related activities.

Fall 2015 Overnight Trips

What: Air boating through the jungles of the Everglades National Park, water and biking activities, and more! (Closed)
Where: Miami, Florida
When: November 5th-8th, 2015
Registration opens: Friday, October 16th at 3:00pm
Cost: $125 due at registration and $150 due by November 1st. (Cost includes roundtrip airfare, transportation, accommodations, and detailed activities.)
Skill Level: Beginner
Details: Participants must be able to fly out in the early evening on Thursday, November 5th. Students must have 30+ hours of TWU course work completed. Sign up at the OAC located inside of the Fitness and Recreation center Monday through Friday 3pm-8pm.

Fall 2015 Day Trips

What: Backpacking (Closed)
Where: Dinosaur Valley State Park
When: Saturday, October 24th
Register by: Friday, October 16th
Cost: $10
Skill Level: Intermediate
Details: Join us as we explore the park for the day! Come see dinosaur tracks in the rocks and leave your own footprints on this 7.52 mile hike. Our OAC trip leaders will teach you basic backpacking skills to ensure you have a great time. No experience needed!

Fall 2015 Free Clinics

What: Outdoor Slacklining
Where: Various Locations
When: August 24th to October 26th
Day: Every Monday from 5pm - 7pm
Cost: Free
Skill Level: Beginner
Details: Clear your mind with slacklining! This activity takes balance, concentration, and core strength. Join us on campus every Monday to try it out!

Biking to Beth Marie's
Where: Outdoor Adventure Center
When:  September 15th to October 13th   
Day: Every Tuesday from 5pm - 7pm
Cost: Free
Skill Level: Beginner
Details: Attention all bikers! Come ride through the streets of Denton with our OAC Trip Leaders. We will meet every Tuesday evening and head to the square to enjoy only the best ice cream in town! This is a great ride for both beginner and advanced riders alike. We will all ride together as a group and no one will be left behind. Bikes available for free, first come first serve!

What: Campfire Cooking
Where: Outdoor Adventure Center
When: Tuesday, October 20th
Register by:  Monday, October 19th at 6:30 pm
Cost: Free
Skill Level: Beginner
Details: There's nothing like a good campfire meal when you're hungry and out in the fresh air! This class will teach you how to make some tasty campfire cooking meals to help prepare you for your next camping trip!

What: Hot Chocolate and S'mores
Where: Outdoor Adventure Center
When: November 16th
Day: Monday at 7pm
Cost: Free
Skill Level: Beginner
Details: Do you like s'mores? What about hot chocolate? Come sit by a fire and roast marshmallows with us for the night! Yummy!

Trip Policies and Procedures

For more information, please contact: Karrie Fletcher at

page updated 11/4/2015 1:53 PM