Weekend Trips

Registration is now open for Summer 2019! Follow the link to register online or stop by the ORP Office for more information.

Trip and Workshop Registration

Are you looking for weekend adventure? Join the Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP) on one of our many weekend trips this spring! We offer trips that range from one day local trips, to action packed two and three day adventures traveling to nearby states, all on the weekends. Our weekend trips are a great chance to unwind, meet new people, experience nature, and engage in new activities. Check out the list below for a detailed list of all of our trips!

Date/Trips

Kayaking Big Creek Lake June 15th
Full Moon BBQ and Hike June 17th
Backpacking the Superior Trail, MN June 21st-23rd
Canoe the Boone River July 13th
Kayaking Ada Hayden July 18th
Whitewater Rafting WI July 19th-21st

ORP Provides

  • Transportation and Drivers
  • Food once we reach the destination (road meals not included)
  • Technical equipment (personal clothing not included)
  • Logistics and reservations for the trip
  • Trip Leaders to plan and manage the trip

Custom Trips

Is your group looking for an outdoor adventure? Look no further! ORP can customize a trip for you. Anything from canoeing, camping, hiking, skiing or rock climbing, your imagination is the limit. Contact Jerry Rupert at 515-294-4774 or jrupert@iastate.edu.

The Outdoor Recreation Program is located in State Gym. Phone: 515-294-8200

Refund Policies

  1. A) Full refunds will be provided to all participants if a Trip/Workshop is cancelled by ISU.
  2. B) For a full refund to be granted, registered participants who cancel on a Trip/Workshop must be replaced. This can be done by getting a replacement from the Waiting List or by the individual finding a replacement for their spot. This must be done;
    1. Extended Trips and Weekend Trips- Two weeks prior to the pre-trip meeting
    2. Day Trips- Two weeks prior to the departure
    3. Workshops- two weeks prior to the workshop
  3. C) Refunds will be given via an ISU check for those that pay in cash or write a check for payment or if paid by a credit card, you will be contacted to come in and have your credit card credited.

Is your group looking for an outdoor adventure? Look no further! ORP can customize a trip for you. Anything from canoeing, camping, hiking, skiing or rock climbing, your imagination is the limit. Contact Jerry Rupert at 515-294-4774 or jrupert@iastate.edu.

The Outdoor Recreation Program is located in State Gym. Phone: 515-294-8200