Outdoor Adventures Trips

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All registrations for Outdoor Adventures (OA) trips are handled through the OA Resource Center located on the lower level of the Foster Recreation Center. You can contact OA for more information about our Adventure Trips Program call 417-836-5904, or by visiting us at the FRC during our operational hours. Click here to see our hours of operation. 

Spring 2017 List 

Date Location  Activity Type  Cost 
March 4th and 5th 

Ash Grove, MO

Day Caving   $15
March 10th-19th

Florida Adventure

Spring Break #1

Canoeing and Backpacking  $500
March 11th-16th

Arkansas Adventure 

Spring Break #2

Backpacking  $150
March 25th-26th

Buffalo River, AR

Campout 

$40
April 1st

Ha Ha Tonka, MO

Day Hike 

$15
April 8th

Lost Valley, AR

Day Hike

$15
April 8th

James River, MO

Day Kayak

$15
April 9th

Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, AR

Day Climb $20
April 14th-16th

Sams Throne, AR

Overnight Climbing $40
April 14th-16th

Bell Mountain, MO

Overnight Backpacking $40
April 29th

James River, MO

Day Kayak  $15
April 30th

Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, AR

Day Climb $20
May 6th

Springfield Lake Day

Kayak and Hike 

Free
May 7th

Hercules Glades 

Day Hike Free
Summer Trip  TBD TBD TBD

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Types of Trips

Day Trips- Join us for the day, we typically have an early morning departure and an evening return. OA provides transportation for the day, any technical equipment (kayaks, paddles, climbing equipment, etc.) and trip guides that plan each outing. You provide your own food and clothing for the day. Activities include; kayaking, hiking, caving, and rock climbing.

Overnight Trips- If one day isn’t enough, join us for the weekend on one of our 2-3 day adventures. OA provides all food cooked in the backcountry, transportation, trip guides, camping equipment, cooking and eating equipment, and any technical equipment needed. You just need your clothing that is appropriate for the time of year. Activities include; Canoeing, Rock Climbing, Camping, And Backpacking.

Break Trips- These trips aren’t for the faint of heart, these are our longest and often, most strenuous trips. Spanning from 5-9 days long and traveling all across the country. OA provides all food cooked in the backcountry, transportation, trip guides, cooking and eating equipment, and any technical equipment needed. You just need your clothing that is appropriate for the time of year. Activities include; Backpacking, Camping, Canoeing, and Rock Climbing. Locations include; Utah National Parks, the Santa Fe River in Northern Florida, South Dakota’s National Parks, The Adirondacks of upstate New York. 

 

The best way to get more information about our trips is to come be the OA Office located on the Lower Level of the Foster Recreation Center. Check out the Trip List below! Still not convinced? Click here to see photos from out past Adventures, enjoy!

 

 Check out our other services by following the links below

Outdoor Adventures

Climbing Wall

Equipment Rental

Clinics