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 2018 List

Date Location Activity Type Cost (Member) Cost (Non-Member)
September 16th Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, AR Rock Climbing $25 $50
September 22nd Lake Springfield, MO Kayaking $15 $30
September 23rd Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, AR Rock Climbing $25 $50
September 29-30th Sam's Throne, AR Overnight Climbing $35 $70
October 6-7th Table Rock State Park, MO Camping $20 $40
October 11-14th Buffalo River Trail, AR Fall Break Backpacking $80 $160
October 21st Springfield, MO Caving $15 $30
November 3rd Finley Creek, MO Kayaking $15 $30
November 9-11th Bell Mountain, MO Backpacking $60 $120
November 17-18th Hercules Glades Wilderness Area, MO Camping $30 $60
November 21-25th Red River Gorge, KY Thanksgiving Break Rock Climbing $150 $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.