NEW SCHEDULE POSTED AUGUST 1.
IN THE FALL, CASCADES ADVENTURES WILL BE OFFERING HEADWATERS TRIPS, SKILLS CLINICS, SMALL GROUP OUTINGS, AND PRACTICING PYSICAL DISTANCING.

How to Register for a Trip

Step 1. Find a trip below that you want to attend, click the link, and complete the brief registration form.
Step 2. Go to TYKE 110 and pay the fee.
Step 3. Have fun on the trip!

Virtual "Who Done It?"

This is a family/household friendly game. Participate in an outdoor based virtual murder mystery. Over the course of 3 weeks, new clues and storylines will be revealed via live Zoom sessions with group interaction. Open to OSU-Cascades students, faculty, staff and their families/household. Can you guess, "Who done it"?

 

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Virtual and Small Group Outdoor Skills Clinic

Topics include:

Wilderness Safety: on our Instagram TV

Leave No Trace: on our Instagram 

Hiking with Dogs: on our Instagram

Outdoor Cooking

Wilderness First Aid Kits

Belay School

These will take place on our Instagram @osucascadesadventures via IG Live, IGTV and our feed.

Meet an Adventure Professional

From our own staff and faculty to professionals in the Outdoor world, we'll find out how sports and recreation had an impact on their life and how those experiences helped them develop into who they are today.

Emily McDonald, Admissions Advisor, former OSU-Cascades Alpine Ski Team member, on Instagram Live

Kelly Smith, Associate Director of Student Success at OSU-Cascades. Hear about Kelly's experiences as a Forest Service employee, outdoor education in Alaska and wild adventures in Mexico! Check out the recorded session here.

Virtual - Nature Writing Series 

We'll povide prompts, you provide the creativity, nature provides the motivation!

Check out our Instagram page for weekly activities.

Begings: Week 2, Prompt- the night sky and power of the full moon

Week 3, Prompt- favorite places to recreate

Week 4, Outdoor Appreciation- how to become more earth friendly

Week 5, Spend some quite time in nature and reflect

First Friday Float

Join us the first Friday of every month to float the river from River Bend to Drake Park in rafts, tubes and Stand Up Paddleboards! Catch a ride back to campus with Cascades Adventures, or head right downtown for the First Friday Art Walk. Meets on campus at 3:30 p.m.                           

Small Group Hikes

Join other Bend Beavs for a short hike near campus

Transportation and gear not provided.Physical Distancing will be practiced. 

Dates: TBD

Staff Picks:

The Mountain Rescue Association offers free courses, including Psychological First Aid and other risk management topics in mountain, search & rescue. More info here.

GeoGuessr Let's you "explore the world!" with daily challenges, or choose from different locations. You need to identify where in the world you are by using your surroundings.

Paddling resources, skill instruction and virtual clinics on the cheap for Womxn paddlers here.

 

Past 2020 Winter Quarter Trips & Events:

  • Winter Quarter Kick Off

  • DISCOUNTED HOODOO TICKETS AND NIGHT SKIING/SNOWBOARDING

  • Participant Coordinator Interest Meetings

  • XC Skiing

  • Snow Play Day

  • Honors College Snowshoe Trip

  • Hot Springs Relaxation Weekend 

  • Winter Clinic- Beacon Scavenger HunT

  • Snowshoeing 101

Contact Us

Recreation Program Coordinator
Julia Conrad
Email
Phone: 541-322-3116
Tykeson Hall 110