Adventure Program

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The Adventure Program offers exciting outdoor trips, courses and clinics each quarter and over intersession breaks. Registration for all Adventure Program experiences is available at the Outdoor Center.

Want to see a trip or course happen that is not currently being offered? Download and submit a Trip Proposal Form here.

Registration Information

Registration for all spring quarter trips begins at 8am on Wednesday April 1st, 2015 in the Outdoor Center for SO Members. Registration opens for non-members on Wednesday, April 8th, 2015.

Registration policies:

  • Individuals must be present to sign up for trips. Friends/partners cannot sign someone else up.
  • Due to limited availability, individuals can sign up for only one multi-day trip experience. Sign-ups for other single-day experiences are unlimited.
  • Stanford IDs will be checked by Outdoor Center staff to confirm memberships and Stanford affiliation.
  • Registration is on first come, first served basis.
  • NO REFUNDS will be issued for any reason, unless the trip is cancelled.
  • Pre-trip meetings, if noted, are REQUIRED.

Trips

Date RangeTrip TitleTime(s)Pre-Trip MeetingLocationCost (Member/Non-Member)Brief DescriptionRegistration Deadline
4/10-4/12Sykes Hot Springs Backpacking4/8, 6pmBig Sur, CA$35/$50Beginner level backpacking trip to beautiful hot springs.4/8
4/17-4/19Yosemite Camping- Seniors Only! 4/15, 6pmYosemite National Park$50/$75Start checking things off your bucket list with our camping and hiking trip in Yosemite.Takes place online through a lottery system. Senior Class stay tuned!
4/24-4/26Pt. Reyes Backpacking4/22, 6pmPt. Reyes National Seashore$35/$50Beginner level coastal backpacking trip with backcountry camping and moderate hiking. 4/22
5/1-5/3Big Basin Backpacking4/29, 6pmBig Basin State Park$35/$50Beginner level backpacking trip with gorgeous ocean views.4/29
5/8-5/10Yosemite Camping5/6, 6pmYosemite National Park$50/$75Start checking things off your bucket list with our camping and hiking trip in Yosemite.5/6
5/15-5/17Pt. Reyes Backpacking5/13, 6pmPt. Reyes National Seashore$35/$50Beginner level coastal backpacking trip with backcountry camping and moderate hiking. 5/13
5/23Whitewater Rafting5/20, 6pmSouth Fork, American River$150/$200Raft the South Fork of the American River. Be prepared for sun, fun, and big rapids.5/20
5/29-5/31Lake Tahoe Camping5/27, 6pmTahoe Basin, CA$35/$50Camping and backcountry hiking trip in the crisp mountain air of the Lake Tahoe wilderness.5/27

Courses

Trip DatesCourse TitleTimesPre-Trip MeetingCourse LocationCost (Member/Non-Member)Brief Description
4/25Intro to Standup PaddleboardingDepart: 8:00am
Return by 6:00pm
4/22, 6pmElkhorn Slough, Moss Landing, CA$25/$50Level 1 skills course. Learn more here. Learn about basic paddling techniques, standing and balance, launching & landing. Lunch provided. Required: ability to swim.
5/1-5/3 Intro to Whitewater KayakingRequired pool roll sessions Wednesdays at 6:30pm plus weekend river trip, 5/1-5/3.4/29, 6pmAOERC Pool, South Fork of the American River$50/$75Learn the basics of whitewater kayaking including paddle strokes, boat balance and control, the Eskimo roll, river running, water reading, and river safety. Required ability to swim and comfortable underwater.
5/16Intro to Top Rope Climbing5/13, 6pmBerkeley$25/$50More information will be posted soon.
4/6-5/29Windsurf M-FDepart: 2:30pm
Return: 5:30pm
N/AFelt Lake$100Windsurfing sections are M, T, W, Th, & F from 2:30-5:30pm