Adventure Trips

We offer unique adventure trips each semester in Ohio and around the country. All trips are designed to be beginner friendly with a focus on learning new outdoor skills. Trips can range from a few hours to multiple days/nights. Types of trips we have offered in the past include: hiking, skiing/snowboarding, kayaking, backpacking, mountain biking, rock climbing, rafting, rappelling, camping, and more.

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Full Moon Float

Here’s your chance to enjoy a beautiful sunset, relax in nature, and let your worries drift into the night as we paddle into the sunset on a peaceful and serene lake right down the road from Kent. Transportation is NOT provided. You will meet us at Wingfoot Lake State Park. Physical distancing and other safety measures will be implemented during the pandemic. Contact Kirsten at kthiema1@kent.edu with any questions. 
Preregistration IS REQUIRED
Difficulty: Level 1. No experience necessary, mild physical exertion.
Limit 8 participants, 3-person minimum. 
Students: $30, Members $35

  • Tuesday, Sept. 1, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 2, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Hike & River Stand Up Paddleboard Trip

This trip will be held locally on the Cuyahoga River. We will meet at Middlebury Bridge where we’ll hike on the Hike and Bike Trail to Tannery Park, learning about area features along the way. From there, our experienced instructors will give a brief lesson on how to stand up paddleboard (SUP) on the river and then you will have the unique opportunity to SUP on a slow-moving current as we paddle back to Middlebury Road bridge. A staff member will be with you for the entire trip. Transportation is NOT provided. You will meet us at Middlebury Road bridge. Physical distancing and other safety measures will be implemented during the pandemic. Contact Kirsten at kthiema1@kent.edu with any questions. 
Preregistration IS REQUIRED
Difficulty: Level 1/2. No experience necessary, moderate physical exertion.
Limit 8 participants, 3-person minimum
Students: $25, Members $30

  • Saturday, 2 - 4:30 p.m.
    • Aug. 22
    • Aug. 29
    • Sept. 5
    • Sept. 12
    • Sept. 19
    • Sept. 26
    • Oct. 3

Stand Up Paddleboarding – Wingfoot Lake

This trip will be held at Wingfoot Lake State Park. Our experienced instructors will give a brief lesson on how to stand up paddleboard (SUP) and then you will have the unique opportunity to SUP on a beautiful lake. Transportation is NOT provided. You will meet us at Wingfoot Lake State Park Boat Launch Area. Physical distancing and other safety measures will be implemented during the pandemic. Contact Kirsten at kthiema1@kent.edu with any questions. 
Preregistration IS REQUIRED
Difficulty: Level 1/2. No experience necessary, moderate physical exertion.
Limit 8 participants, 3-person minimum
Students: $25, Members $30

  • Sunday, 1 - 3 p.m.
    • Aug. 23
    • Aug. 30        
    • Sept. 6       
    • Sept. 13
    • Sept. 20
    • Sept. 27
    • Oct. 4           
  • Thursday, 6 - 8 p.m.
    • Aug. 27
    • Sept. 3
    • Sept. 10
    • Sept. 17
    • Sept. 24
    • Oct. 1