Outdoor adventure programs
Discover the inspiring beauty of the Southwest while having
fun and meeting new people. Our programs
promote minimal-impact environmental practices that support Northern Arizona
University’s commitment to sustainability. Check out the schedule for more information.
Professional trainings and certifications
Since the 1980s, Outdoor Adventures has been striving to provide outdoor enthusists with high-level, nationally recognized trainings and certifications. We want to provide outstanding courses that improve your awareness and preparedness for recreating outdoors. SOLO, American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), American Canoe Association (ACA), and Association of Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) are just a few of the organizations we partner with to provide a solid foundation for your outdoor skills. Don't see a certification on our schedule? Contact us and we will find a way to bring that certification to our offerings.
Find excitement and adventure as you raft down the Colorado,
Salt, San Juan, or Verde River with our multi-day, educational river trips.
Information coming soon.
Student-led and outdoor-oriented, Wilderness Welcome
is a unique orientation adventure trip for new students.
We offer basic outdoor skills training and certifications
as a Wilderness First Responder, Search and Rescue technician, and CPR
Put yourself and your group to the test with these team-building adventure activities.
Substance and cancellation policies
Alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and illegal substances are
prohibited on Outdoor Adventures trips.
If you enroll in a program, 50% of the program fee is
required as a deposit. To cancel, you must call us at least two weeks in
If you do not cancel at least two weeks before your scheduled trip, you will forfeit your deposit and any other fees paid unless documentation of life event is supplied, in which case you may be eligible for credit with Campus Recreation Services (CRS). If cancellation occurs at least two weeks prior, you are eligible for a 100% credit towards CRS programs or a refund of fees paid, minus a 20% processing fee.