Outdoor Adventures Camp on Campus

Friday, September 8, 2017
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM (CT)
West Lagoon
Event Type
Outdoor Adventures
Contact
Outdoor Adventures
8157539422
Department
Campus Recreation
Link
https://calendar.niu.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=30150

 Friday, 9/8/17 – Saturday, 9/9/17

Connect, learn, and recreate with Outdoor Adventures this fall during Family Weekend! How does this sound: you and your new friends hanging out under the stars in the glow of a bonfire while enjoying freshly roasted s’mores?  Sound appealing?  Then don’t miss the annual Camp on Campus event at the West Lagoon. An evening of fun activities includes sport games, a multitude of outdoor workshops, paddling on the Lagoon, and much more. Campers can bring their own equipment or rent equipment from the Adventure Center.  

Event Only (Include Dinner) $5/Person

Camping with Own Equipment (Includes Dinner and Breakfast) $7.50/Person

Camping with Rented Equipment (Includes Dinner and Breakfast) $10/Person

Register by 9/4/17

Register Here 

Tentative Schedule

Friday Evening

3:00 – 6:00 p.m. Pick up your rented camping equipment from the Adventure Center

6:30 p.m. Welcome and Leave No Trace Presentation

7:00 p.m. Fire Starting Lesson

7:30 p.m. Dinner: Make your own foil packet and pie iron treats

9:00 p.m. Night Hike in Eco Woods

9:30 p.m. Astronomy Presentation

10:00 p.m. Live Music and Entertainment

Saturday Morning

7:00 a.m. Yoga by the Lagoon

8:00 a.m. Pancake Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Departure, Enjoy the Day and Huskie Football!

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Disc Golf Tournament

Drop-In Activities

Paddle the Lagoon: Canoeing, Kayaking, Standup Paddleboarding

Sport Games: Volleyball, Bags, Frisbee, Team Games, Slackline, Parachute

Nutrition Station: Make your own trail mix and learn tips about camping meals

Crafts: Make your own lanyard or headbands from recycled t-shirts or bracelets from recycled magazines

Campfire
Hashtag
#gogreenniu

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