Loyola University Chicago

Outdoor Experiential Education

Campus Recreation | Student Complex

Current Offerings

Spring Break Campout at Sand Ridge State Forest

Thursday, March 8th (12pm) - Saturday, March 10th (12pm)
$50

Did you know that Illinois has landscape similar to the southwest? We’ll hike the sandy trails of Sand Ridge State Forest lined with prickly pear cactus and campout underneath oak-hickory woodland and pine plantations. Registration fee covers your transportation to and from Sand Ridge, five meals and snacks, all group gear (tents, cooking stoves, etc…) and any rental gear (sleeping bag, backpack, water bottle, rain layers, etc…). No experience necessary!

If registering online, look for Activity # 360303-10 (Spring Break Campout).

Rappelling Clinic

Saturday, March 17th (12pm-2pm)
$5

Rappel 35-feet from the top of the Rock Wall in Halas. Please note, you must be able to climb to the top of the Rock Wall in order to rappel down. Registration fee covers your equipment use and instruction. Minimal climbing experience necessary.

If registering online, look for Activity # 160303-19 (Rappelling Clinic).

Day Hike at Moraine Hills State Park

Sunday, March 25th (8am-6pm)
$15

Join us while we explore this 2,200-acre park known for its geologic formation of accumulated boulders, stones, and other debris deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago . Registration fee covers your transportation to and from Moraine Hills, lunch and snacks, and any rental gear (backpack, water bottle, rain layers, etc…). No experience necessary!

If registering online, look for Activity # 360303-09 (DayHike Moraine Hill).

Afternoon Hike at Harms Woods

Thursday, April 5th (3pm-6pm)
$10

Find yourself needing a mid-week break? We’ll be spending a couple hours in the woods at a nature-preserve 30-minutes away from Lakeshore Campus. Registration fee covers your transportation to and from Harms Woods and any rental gear (backpack, water bottle, rain layers, etc…). No experience necessary!

If registering online, look for Activity # 360303-13 (AfternoonHike HWoods).

Weekend Campout at Apple River Canyon State Park

Saturday, April 14th (9am) - Sunday, April 15th (4pm)
$25

As the semester comes to an end and assignments/exams are ever more demanding, this is the perfect time to remember to care for self: by getting outside, enjoying nature, and breathing some fresh air. Registration fee covers your transportation to and from Apple River, four meals and snacks, all group gear (tents, cooking stoves, etc…) and any rental gear (sleeping bag, backpack, water bottle, rain layers, etc…). No experience necessary!

If registering online, look for Activity # 360303-14 (Weekend Campout).

Campfire Building Clinic

Saturday, April 21st (12pm-2pm)
$5

Ever wondered what it takes to create fire? Now’s your chance! This two-hour clinic will discuss fire risk management, mechanics of building a fire, and then we’ll enjoy some s’mores together on our freshly built, contained, fires. No experience necessary!

If registering online, look for Activity # 360303-15 (Fire Building Clinic).

 

 (If you are having difficulty logging onto WebTrac to register, please contact Rachel Murray at rmurray3@luc.edu)

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Questions? Contact Rachel Murray, Program Coordinator, at rmurray3@luc.edu or 773-508-2366.