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SOU Outdoor Program advocates the spirit of adventure for students. We offer student led trips throughout the school year for the entire campus community, as well as, high quality camping/rafting/kayaking/backpacking equipment rentals for students and the community. Outdoor Programs also offers students full access to our on campus climbing gym, and weekly kayak skill development sessions in the SOU pool where we teach students the skills required for kayaking as well as give them the opportunity to improve their core skills. SOU Outdoor Program also supports all the adventure based clubs on campus. See Adventure Clubs link for more info on clubs.


We're located in McNeal Pavilion so feel free to stop by to say hello or get advice on your next adventure!


Only the Essential!

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On March 6th the Outdoor Programs will be once again hosting a film, Only the Essential!

In the summer of 2013 Casey Gannon and Colin Arisman thru-hiked the Pacific Crest Trail with cameras in hand. "Only The Essential" is the story of their 5 month, 2668 mile journey on foot from Mexico to Canada across the wilderness of California, Oregon, and Washington.

Join us, in the SU Arena for the film screening of "Only The Essentials," by Colin Arisman and Casey Gannon, and feel the rhythm & power of 2668 miles of footsteps on the Pacific Crest Trail.

There will be a silent auction for rad gear from the Ashland Outdoor Store and a short Q&A with Colin after the 40 minute film.

When you bring your ticket to the door, you will receive door prizes.


March 6th, 2015

SU Arena 

Show time at 7:00 PM. 

Students are $5 and can purchase tickets at the SU info desk. You can either pay in cash or have it charged to your student account!!!

Community is $8.


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