Outdoor Adventure Program


The mission of the Outdoor Adventure Program is to support the development of healthy, balanced lifestyles for the UMass Lowell community through outdoor recreation activities. We aim to provide the university community with fun and safe experiences that develop technical skills and cultivate the personal development of our participants and student staff. Finally, we strive to foster environmental awareness and work to build a diverse and sustainable community.

The Outdoor Adventure Trips program seeks to offer a variety of safe and fun outdoor trips to UMass Lowell Community. We offer trips that meet every person's skill level in order to challenge each person to grow through the experience.We encourage teamwork, skill development, personal growth and appreciation of the outdoors throughout the trip experience.

Trip Highlights

Camping & Hiking the Appalachian Trail April 26-27, 2014

Explore a beautiful section of this 2200 mile trail that spans from Georgia to Maine! We're keeping it light - with 2 full days of hiking and one night base camping, which will allow us to cover more miles and enjoy more views. This trail is known for the sweeping landscapes. Expect some steep climbs up and over ridge lines to beautiful views!

AT franconia Ridge

Surfing in Naragansett, Rhode Island April 27, 2014

With the warmer weather that April brings, there's no better time to head to the beach! Naragansett offers a wide expanse of beach to surf on this enjoyable day. We will suit up in thick wetsuits, gloves, and booties. Beginners can learn from an instructor both on land and on water. Everyone can take a break from the waves to soak up some warm rays on the beach. 


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