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

crate climbing

Weekly Crate Climbs at the Rec Center / DeKalb, IL Experience what crate climbing is all about. This challenging activity involves stacking and scaling...

2/8, 8 PM
ice skating

1/26/23 Update: We are making the call that the ice will not be ready for skating quite yet and cancelled ice skate night on 1/27. Our goal is to open on...

2/10, 5 PM
ice skate

Ice Skate Trip, Millenium Park, Chicago, IL The best way to enjoy winter in the Midwest is with a trip to a beloved seasonal ice rink in Chicago. Join us...

2/11, 8 AM
crate climbing

Weekly Crate Climbs at the Rec Center / DeKalb, IL Experience what crate climbing is all about. This challenging activity involves stacking and scaling...

2/15, 8 PM
rain forest

Travel with us on this two-week adventure via train to backpack and explore all the biomes of Olympic National Park. Covering nearly one million acres in the...

2/16, 8 PM

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