Upcoming Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the OAP will be focused on programming that is safe and adheres to all federal, state, and local health guidelines.


Sept. 14 – 18, 2020: EAST TRACKS – new student outdoor orientation program. Cost: $125. This is the OAP’s premier 5-day adventure base camp. Space is limited to 12 students. Transportation, food, and outdoor equipment provided.  


October 7, 2020: PADDLE BOARDING AT MORGAN LAKE – 2 to 5pm. FREE. Easy Fitness Level. The OAP will supply all the paddle board equipment. Students are encouraged to provide their own transportation. To register, email outdoor@eou.edu or call 541-962-3621.


October 17, 2020: HIKE TO VAN PATTEN LAKE – 9am to 4pm. Cost: $5 or $10 w/transportation. Moderate Fitness Level. Join the OAP for a 2 1/2 mile round-trip hike to a lovely alpine lake in the Elkhorn Mountains. Students are encouraged to provide their own transportation, however limited space is available in the OAP van. To register, email outdoor@eou.edu or call 541-962-3621.  


Oct. 28, 2020: Mountain Bike MERA – 2pm to 5pm. FREE. Moderate Fitness Level. We’ll take you on a fun ride on one of the many loops trails up at our local recreation area. Beginners welcome. You just need to know how to ride a bike. All bike equipment provided. Students are encouraged to provide their own transportation, however limited space is available in the OAP van. To register, email outdoor@eou.edu or call 541-962-3621.  


Nov. 7, 2020: Rock Climbing at Spring Mountain. 10am to 4pm. Cost: $5 or $10 w/transportation. Moderate Fitness Level. Eastern Oregon has some stellar local crags! All skill levels welcome. We encourage those new to the sport to join us. All climbing equipment is provided. Students asked to provide their own transportation, however limited space is available in the OAP van. To register, email outdoor@eou.edu or call 541-962-3621.