Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures

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For over 30 years, Outdoor Adventures (OA) has been providing outdoor experiences to the NIU community which includes students, faculty, staff and the general public.

We provide a year-round program of scheduled trips and events, rental center, and available by request for services including custom trips and team building events. 

Upcoming Events

boats on rack at lagoon

Get out and enjoy on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon Wednesdays throughout the semester. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

9/28, 4 PM
camping is intents mug with campfire and tents

Head over to one of our closest national parks, Indiana Dunes, known as one of the most biodiverse natural lands in the world. This 61st national park is...

9/30
campfire

Join NIU Outdoor Adventures for a Friday night campfire at the West Lagoon! A campfire is a favorite symbolic element of the outdoor adventure experience...

9/30, 8 PM
camping is intents mug with campfire and tents

Head over to one of our closest national parks, Indiana Dunes, known as one of the most biodiverse natural lands in the world. This 61st national park is...

10/1
camping is intents mug with campfire and tents

Head over to one of our closest national parks, Indiana Dunes, known as one of the most biodiverse natural lands in the world. This 61st national park is...

10/2

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