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May Term Outdoor Adventure

May Term

Outdoor Adventure: 3 Credits

Spend the month of May sleeping under the stars!

The Outdoor Programs May Term course focuses on interpersonal relationships and self-actualization through challenge-based outdoor adventures. Designed to teach wilderness leadership skills through direct experience in the field.

This is a 24/7 learning experience and the “class of a lifetime.”

Some destinations and activities have included:

  • Exploring the deserts of the Southwest
  • Conyoneering in Zion National Park
  • Surfing in Hawaii
  • Backpacking the Lost Coast
  • Skiing in Utah
  • Mountaineering on Mt. Shasta
  • Rock Climbing in Smith Rock, Oregon
  • Trekking in Nepal
  • White water rafting the Green River
  • Sea Kayaking in the Pacific North West

Applications are available fall semester.

Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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