Outdoor Pursuits offers a variety of trips each semester to match any level of experience. Trips range from short day trips to extended week-long expeditions. Trips are open on a first-come, first-served basis and are usually limited to a certain number of participants. The minimum number will vary depending upon the nature and location of the trip.
Below are the Fall 2023 Trips! More information to come!
Trip 1: White River Day Paddle, September 2, 2023: $40.00
Join Ball State Outdoor Pursuits on an entry level paddling trip from the farmlands of Muncie to Daleville Indiana! Whether you are an Outdoor Pursuits veteran or have never been paddling in your life, this trip is sure to provide plenty of fun, comradery and laughs down the famous Indiana White River. All paddles, boats, and gear are provided through OP and trip fees. Just be sure to pack a snack!
Click here to register for White River Day Paddle!
Trip 2: East Race Waterway rafting, September 16, 2023: $75.00
Join Outdoor Pursuits on an exciting day trip to go whitewater rafting! Located in downtown South Bend, the East Race Waterway is the first artificial white water course in North America, its rapids rival those of the Colorado River and can generate waves up to six feet or higher. It is approximately 2,000 feet long with a total fall of about 12 feet depending. A perfect rafting trip for total beginners or expert rafters!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR EAST RACE WATERWAY RAFTING!
Trip 3: Marengo Cave Waterfall Crawl, September 23-24, 2023: $40.00
Visit Marengo Cave, in this weekend get away! On a guided tour through the 13th largest under ground spring you'll be able to wade through underground rivers scramble and trudge through the "Valley of Lost Soles" Crawl through the clay filled "Pig Pen" and visit a real underground Waterfall!
Click here to register for Marengo Cave Waterfall Crawl!
Trip 4: Holy Boulders Trip, October 6-10, 2023: $120.00
Join Ball State Outdoor Pursuits on a climbing trip over fall break to Holy Boulders in Illinois! This climbing trip will consist of camping, hiking, and bouldering! Accessible to all levels of climbers, Holy Boulders is an iconic climbing destination that has routes ranging from some of the hardest in the Midwest to beginner climbs. Whether you consider yourself a veteran climber or want to try outdoor climbing for the first time, this is absolutely the trip for you. All camping, climbing, and hiking gear (including food) will be provided by Ball State on this adventure.
Click here to register for Holy Boulders!
Trip 5: Town Run Trail Biking, October 14, 2023: $25.00
Town Run Trail Biking offers a fantastic moderate to beginning level trail biking experience to those of all skill levels of biking! Offering dirt rollers and rock gardens at beginner riding all the way to up to dirt jump tracks, table top jumps, shoots and bridges, for those looking for a more experienced challenge. 127 acre's long with over 7 miles of mountain bike trails!
Click here to register for Town Run Trail Biking
Trip 6: Hocking Hills Weekend Trip, November 12, 2023: $100.00
Join Ball State Outdoor Pursuits for a weekend long adventure at Hocking Hills State Park in Ohio! Staying two nights at Old Mans Cave Campground, this adventure will consist of campfires, s'mores, hiking, and a trip to the John Glenn Astronomy park. All activities, food, and camping equipment will be provided by ball State Outdoor Pursuits.
Click here to register for Hocking Hills Weekend Trip