Outdoor Adventures provides recreational and educational opportunities for students, faculty, staff, and affiliates to take full advantage of our beautiful natural surroundings.
Check out this semester's Trip List!
The Outdoor Adventures Trips program enables patrons to take advantage of the Ozarks' beautiful natural surroundings with opportunities for education and recreational benefits.
Summer Hours of Operation
|Monday - Friday||
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
|Monday - Friday||
The Bill R. Foster and Family Recreation Center features an indoor rock climbing wall and outdoor boulder.
Campus Recreation staff are available to belay you as you climb to the top of our more than 1,000 square foot wall, perfect for both top-rope and lead climbing. Our indoor wall also includes a boulder area and cave.
Climbing equipment is available for rent at the Foster Recreation Center:
- Climbing shoes $5 per semester or $1 per day
- Chalk bag $5 per semester or $1 per day
- Harness: Free!
Be sure to also check out the events hosted at the rock climbing wall every year!
Resource Center and Equipment Rental
Outdoor Adventures supports your outdoor pursuits by providing quality equipment at
reasonable prices. For more information about equipment and availability call Outdoor
Adventures at 417-836-5904 or stop by the Outdoor Adventures (OA) Resource Center
located on the lower level of the Foster Recreation Center. To reserve equipment call
our office at 417-836-5904.
Reservations and pick up times for all equipment must be during Outdoor Adventures Operational Hours. Any times scheduled out of our business hours will not be filled and will not be checked out.
OA Clinics: Sharpen your Skills!
Outdoor Adventures sponsors a number of clinics throughout the year that focus on developing specific skill sets, teaching about different outdoor activities and more. Some of these clinics are also a great way to prepare for an outdoor adventures trip.
Our clinics are instructed by student trip guides, climbing wall staff members, resource attendants and select members of the Missouri State, local and regional community.
Types of Clinics:
- Lead climbing
- Lead belay
Register for your desired clinic through our rec portal.