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Adventure Trips

Feeling adventurous?  Prove it.

Join Tarleton Outdoor Pursuits as we explore Texas and Oklahoma this year on our adventure trips to locations ranging from Rockport Beach to the captivating Turner Falls and beyond!

See below for more information about the trips we will be taking this Spring and head on over to the Outdoor Pursuits Checkout Center located in the Recreation Sports Center to get signed up!

Fall 2013 Trips & Clinics

Prices of the weekend trips include transportation, meals, entrance fees, and all equipment unless otherwise noted. For the one day trips you will provide your own transportation and lunch.  Sign up by the deadline indicated at the Outdoor Pursuits Checkout Center located in Rec Sports.
S'mores & Cocoa Social

Date: Tuesday, January 21

Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: TSU Heritage Park

Cost: FREE

Description: Come meet the Outdoor Pursuits staff and learn about upcoming trips and clinics while roasting marshmallows and sipping hot cocoa! Bring a friend and enjoy a tasty treat!

On-Campus Camping Social

Date: Friday, February 7th - Saturday, February 8th

Time: Begins 7:00pm Ends 9:00am  (Feb.8)

Location: Behind Rec Center

Cost: FREE!

Come enjoy a night on campus under the stars! Bring your friends and enjoy fun games and s'mores with the Outdoor Pursuits staff! *Equipment available until supplies last.

Couples River Trip

Date: Saturday, February 15

Time: 8:30am (launch) to 4:30pm (return)

Location: Granbury, Texas

Sign Up Deadline: Wednesday, February 12th

Pre-Trip Meeting: Wednesday, February 12th at 8:00pm

Cost: $10 per person. (participants provide their own lunch and transportation)

Description: Want the perfect Valentine's Day gift? Bring a friend or spouse with you to join the Outdoor Pursuits staff on a scenic kayaking trip in Granbury, Texas. Equipment will be provided. Conditions permitting!

Rock Climbing at P-Hollow

Date: Saturday, February 22nd

Time: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: Mineral Wells State Park, Tx

Sign Up Deadline: Wednesday, March 19th

Pre-Trip Meeting: Wednesday, October 19th at 8:00pm

Cost: $10 (participants provide their own lunch and transportation)

Description: Come out to Mineral Wells State Park and climb with the Outdoor Pursuits staff. It does not matter if you are an experienced climber or have never climbed before, we will teach you the ways of the rock! Bring your friends and bring a lunch! Equipment will be provided.


Challenge Course Day with Friends

 

Date: Saturday, March 1st

Time: 9:00am- 3:00pm

Location Challenge Course (TSU)

Cost: $10

Max number of participants: 15

Sign-up Deadline: Wednesday, February 25th

*Partipants must provide their own lunch and transportation*

Dutch Oven Cooking Clinic

Date: Tuesday, March 4th

Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Behind the Rec Center (TSU)

Cost: FREE

Description: Like to cook? Come join the Outdoor Pursuits staff for some good old camp cooking! Learn how to cook over hot coals with a cast iron Dutch oven. Bring a friend and come enjoy some tasty treats! Equipment will be provided.

Backpacking Trip at Lake of the Ozarks State Park
 

Date: Monday, March 10th - Wednesday, March 14th

Time: 8:00am(March 10th) to 6:30pm(March 14th)

Location: Lake Bridge Area at Grand Lake State Park, OK & Lake of the Ozarks State Park, MO

Sign Up Deadline: Wednesday, March 5th

Pre-Trip Meeting: Wednesday, March 5th, 8:00pm

Cost: $85 (Cost includes transportation, food, equipment, from the checkout center, and park entrance fees.)

   Description: Looking for some adventure this Spring Break? Then join the Outdoor Pursuits staff for a 4 day and 3 nights at the Lake of
   Ozarks State Park. The first night we will stay at the Lake Bridges Area at Grand Lake State Park as a halfway point, and then spend
   the next two nights at Lake of the Ozarks State Park where we will be backpacking, bird watching, adventuring,
   camping, relaxing, and fun!
Hiking & Camping at Wichita Mountains
 

Date: Saturday, March 22nd - Sunday, March 23rd

Time: 8:30am

Location: Lawton, OK

Sign Up Deadline: Wednesday, March 20th 

Pre-Trip Meeting: Wednesday, March 20th

Cost: $30 (Cost includes transportation, food, equipment from the checkout center, and park entrance fees.)

Description:  Come join the Outdoor Pursuits staff for a relaxing weekend at the Wichita Mountains in Oklahoma. We will be doing some
hiking, camping, cave exploring, and site seeing. Bring your friends and enjoy a fun weekend out of Texas
Date: Tuesday, March 27th

Outdoor Survival & Rescue Clinic

Date: Thursday, March 27th

Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: Heritage Park (TSU)

Cost: FREE!

Description: Want to know more about outdoor survival and rescue? Come join the Outdoor Pursuits staff for some information on outdoor
survival and rescue, and how you could use it during your own outdoor trips. Bring a friend and enjoy a fun day with fun information and simulations!

Top- Out Climbing Competition

Date: Saturday, April 12th

Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Indoor Rockwall (TSU Rec Sports Center)

Cost: $10

Description: Come join Outdoor Pursuits & the Tarleton Climbing Club for their 4th annual Top-Out Climbing Competition.There will be door prizes along with prizes for 1st-3rd places in two different divisions.

Kayaking and Camping at Possum Kingdom Lake

Date: Saturday, April 26th - Sunday, April 27th

Time: 8am(April 26th) - 6pm(April 27th)

LocationL Possum Kingdom Lake, TX & Possum Kingdom State Park

Cost: $35

Sign Up Deadline: Wednesday, April 23rd

Pre-Trip Meeting: Wednesday, April 23, 8:00pm
(Cost includes transportation, food, equipment from the checkout center, and park entrance fees)

Description: Join the Outdoor Pursuits staff for a 2 day and 1 night full of kayaking and a few hours of sleep. Bring your friends and enjoy
two days on Possum Kingdom Lake! Equipment will be provided.

 

Please Note: Trip dates are subject to change. Contact us with any questions about trip details and how to get signed up.

Questions?

Contact David Meyers, Outdoor Pursuits Coordinator, 254-968-9910; meyers@tarleton.edu