Adventure Programs and Trips

Trip Difficulty Levels

Not sure which trip is for you? Check out our trip difficulty levels below!

Level 1: No experience required. Low level of physical exertion.

Level 2: Some experience recommended. Moderate level of physical exertion.

Level 3: Specific experience necessary. Moderate to high level of physical exertion.


Register for Adventure Programs & Trips  

For any questions or concerns you may contact Chris Lukas, Assistant Director Outdoor Adventure at (330) 672-2803 or clukas@kent.edu.

CLEAN THE CUYAHOGA RIVER

Saturday, September 28 from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Join us as we take a fleet of boats down the Cuyahoga River to clean and remove trash from its water and shores. Not only will you be able to spend some time outdoors, but you’ll also be doing some good at the same time. Together, we can keep our beautiful backyard looking pristine! Contact Victoria Murray at vmurray3@kent.edu with any questions.

  • Difficulty: No experience necessary, mild physical exertion.

OUTDOOR ROCK CLIMBING LOGTOWN

Sunday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Have you been wanting to go rock climbing outside but don’t know anyone with gear? Then this is the perfect trip for you! We have a lot of gear experienced trip leaders and a great location for beginners and experienced climbers alike. Fee includes transportation, equipment, lunch and instruction. Participants that pass the lead climbing class will be able to help lead routes with the supervision of staff.  

  • Difficulty: Level 1 - 2. No experience necessary, moderate physical exertion.
  • Fee: Member $40, Non-member $45

BACKPACKING - ALLEGHENY NATIONAL FOREST

Friday, Oct. 4 - Sunday, Oct. 6

Join us for a weekend in Pennsylvania where we’ll be backpacking in Allegheny National Forest. Transportation, gear and meals are all included.  With instruction from our staff, you’ll be well on your way to planning your own backpacking trip!

  • Difficulty: Level 1 - 2. No experience necessary moderate physical exertion. Trip involves hiking 4 - 6 miles per day while carrying a 30 - 40 lb. backpack. Due to being in the wilderness there will not be bathrooms or running water.
  • Fee: Member $75, Non-member $85

MAD RIVER GORGE ROCK CLIMBING TRIP

Thursday, Oct. 10 - Friday, Oct. 11

How will you be spending your Fall Break? If you’re feeling adventurous and would love to spend it outdoors, this trip is for you! We will be traveling south (near Dayton) to rock climb at this hidden gem of Ohio climbing.  Transportation, gear, meals, camping and instruction are included. Make your Fall Break an experience to remember!

  • Difficulty: Level 1-2. No experience necessary moderate physical exertion. We will be camping overnight in tents.  Most climbing will be challenging.  
  • Fee: Member $85, Non-member $90