Outdoor Explorations

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The University Scholars Program Outdoor Explorations (OE) are designed to expose students to a variety of environments, activities, and experiences in the outdoors. Outings in OE are vehicles for discovery, education, reflection, and adventure. Each OE trip exposes students to a topic or skill set that is enhanced by time in the outdoors. When students return to campus after these adventures they are charged with sharing their experiences with their peers to foster a culture of engagement and ownership. OE staff use diverse techniques to reach these objectives including nature awareness, outdoor adventure, group development and creative documentation.

All OE activities are led by USP Assistant Director, Chester Brewer (ckbrewe2@ncsu.edu, 919.513.0704).

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Outdoor Explorations Fall Break

Fall Break gives Outdoor Explorations participants the opportunity to seek out hands on learning in a unique environment for an extended weekend. Follow this link to learn more about this year’s trip.

Erin and Margaret snorkel

Outdoor Explorations Spring Break

Spring Break gives Outdoor Explorations participants the opportunity learn a new skill and jump into adventure for a full week. Follow this link to learn more about this year’s trip.

Outdoor Explorations Mayventure

Mayventure is the final Outdoor Exploration of the year and frequently features an international excursion of epic proportions! Follow this link to learn more about this year’s trip.