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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 Day Trips

What: Hiking and Swimming 
Where: Turner Falls, OK
When: Saturday, September 12th
Register by: Friday, September 11th
Cost: $15
Skill Level: Beginner
Details: Come join the OAC and hike through the Arbuckle Mountains which features a 77ft waterfall, Dr. Collings' Rock Castle, and natural caves. Afterwards, we will swim in the cool springs!

What: Backpacking
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!

What: Stand up Paddle Boarding
Where: Lake Ray Roberts
When: Saturday, October 10th
Register by: Friday, October 2nd
Cost: $25
Skill Level: Beginner
Details: Join us this Fall for the Stand Up Paddleboard trip offered by the Outdoor Adventure Center. We will leave from the OAC and spend the day paddling on one of our beautiful local lakes. No experience is needed to start your adventure!

What: Wakeboarding
Where: Little Elm, TX
When: Saturday, September 26th
Register by: April 3, 2015
Cost: $15
Skill Level: Intermediate
Details: Never been wakeboarding before? Want to improve on your wakeboarking skills? Join the OAC at Hydrous Wake Park to beat the heat this fall! 

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!

What: 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!

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

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