Outdoor Adventures Trips

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You can register through the OA Resource Center located on the lower level of the Foster Recreation Center OR you can register online following this link. You can contact OA for more information about our Adventure Trips Program by calling 417-836-5904, or by visiting us at the FRC during our operational hours. Click here to see our hours of operation. 

Fall 2017 List

Date Location Activity Type Cost
September 2nd Busiek State Forest Day Hike $15
September 3rd Ha Ha Tonka State Park Day Hike $20
September 9th Whitaker's Point Day Hike $25
September 9th Finley Creek Day Paddle Boarding $40
September 10th Busiek State Forest Day Hike $15
September 10th Finley Creek Day Paddle Boarding $20
September 16th James River Day Kayak $20
September 17th James River Day Kayak $20
September 23rd - 24th Lake of the Ozarks Paddle Board Camp Out $50
October 1st Horseshoe Canyon Ranch Day Climb $33
October 7th  Springfield Caving $15
October 8th James River Day Kayak $15
October 8th Springfield Caving $15
October 12th - 15th Bell Mountain Backpacking $107
October 21st Busiek State Forest Day Hike $10
October 21st - 22nd Sam's Throne Climbing Camp Out $40
November 22nd - 26th Red River Gorge, KY Climbing/Hiking/Camping $300

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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. 

More Information

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? See photos from our past Adventures.

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