Do You Rent Climbing Shoes?

Do you rent climbing shoes on Sundays? The Outdoor Center will no longer be open on Sunday afternoons.  If you plan to climb on Sunday and rent shoes from SOE, be sure to stop by the read more…


SPOT 2014!!!

Welcome Stanford Class of 2018! The dates for SPOT 2014 are Wednesday, September 10 to Tuesday, September 16. Participant application/ registration for SPOT will open June 23. This year, SPOT is hosting three trip types: read more…

Grand Canyon

Hiring for Fall Staff – Join the Fun!

Calling all Outdoor Enthusiasts! Interested in the best job on campus? Want to be part of Stanford awesome outdoor community? Apply to work in the Outdoor Center, starting next Fall Quarter 2014! Job descriptions and read more…


Welcome to Stanford Outdoor Education

Stanford Outdoor Education (SOE) is housed in the Department of Athletics, Physical Education, and Recreation (DAPER) within the Physical Education, Recreation, and Wellness organization. SOE is the organizational unit that advises outdoor education experiences for DAPER, Student Activities and Leadership (SAL), Stanford School of Medicine (SURG), and other formal SOE campus partners.

SOE Purpose

Our purpose is to design outcome-based learning and recreation opportunities through the intentional use of risk, challenge, and experience.