UCI Outdoor Adventures

Catalina Spring Break and Service Project Fees: $245/$270  Dates: Sun 3/24 - Wed 3/27 Time: 7am - 5pm REGISTER NOW
  Bring a friend and sign up for best adventure of the year! We will ferry over to Catalina Island and be hosted for 6 wonderful days. We will have the opportunity to snorkel, kayak, hike, swim and even snorkel at night in the amazing coves around Catalina Island. We will also be learning about and helping our hosts preserve the natual grounds of this fragile ecosystem by learning to compost, repair trails, remove invasive plants and many other useful projects. Our meals will be provided by the camp's food service and we will be staying in cabins just a few feet from the ocean. This is the best deal you'll find for Catalina! It's a perfect way t ospend Spring Break isalnd style!
Joshua Tree Urban Adventure Fees: $55/$65  Dates: Sat 4/6 Time: 8:30am - 6pm REGISTER NOW
  Another urban adventure so don't wait! Jump on board and be part of the adventure. This time to Joshua Tree National Park for some hiking, sightseeing and fun! We will hike in beautiful Joshua Tree National Park to see the interesting Joshua Trees. Then we will visit an actual desert oasis and even visit a classic western town that Hollywood used many years ago. Transportation is provided. Transportation is provided. The pre-trip meeting will be held on 4/4/19 at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference Room. 
Student Trip Leader Training Fees: $15/$25  Dates: Tu 4/9 - 6/4 Time: 7pm - 8:30pm REGISTER NOW
  Be a leader and get outdoors to do it. UCI's Outdoor Trips program needs you to help deliver our outdoor adventures to UCI's Students, Faculty and Staff. This course will train you to help be an outdoor leader in areas of camping, backpacking, hiking and rock climbing. Students will recieve training skills such as camp craft, wilderness first aid and rock climbing as well as leadership, group dynamics and decision making. If you have ever wanted to work in the outdoors then this is the course for you. It is also a fantastic opportunity to get involved at UCI! 

This is a training course to prepare outdoor trip leaders either at UCI or in other similar programs. Outside certifications and/or work may be required 
Backpacking Workshop Fees: $10/$15  Date: Th 4/11 Time: 7pm - 8:30pm REGISTER NOW
  Backpacking Workshop - Survival principles and skills: This is a great workshop for anyone spending time in the outdoors who needs to know how to best survive when plans have gone array. We will discuss topics such as being found when lost, primitive shelters, useful wilderness items to carry to help you find your way and more. It's like you have Bear Grylls giving you special survival tips so that you will be prepared. 
Free Hike Fees: FREE  Date: Sat 4/20 Time: 9am - 11am REGISTER NOW
Ortega Falls Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Date: Sat 4/27 Time: 8am - 4pm REGISTER NOW
  This is a great rock climbing spot close to campus. We can spend the day on the rock and have you back to campus for the evening. No experience needed. It's a great spot to climb! The pre-trip meeting will be held on 4/25/19 at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference Room. We will carpool to the trailhead. Participants are responsible for their own food. 
Free Hike Fees: FREE  Dates: Sat 5/11 Time: 9am - 11am REGISTER NOW
Echo Cliffs Rock Climbing Fees: $35/$45  Dates: Sat 5/18 Time: 8am - 6pm REGISTER NOW
  Echo Cliffs is a great place for climbing and a really nice area with a great hike to the climbs. Beginners and experienced climbers will have plenty of fun routes to challenge them. You don't want to miss it! The pre-trip meeting will be held on 5/16/19 at 7:30pm in the ARC Conference Room. 
Information for all Outdoor Adventure Participants: All activities and trips are available for online registration for UCI Students and ARC Members. All other participants may register at Campus Recreation Services (2nd Floor, ARC) or by calling (949) 824-3738.

Please review the Campus Recreation Refund Policy (pdf).

If you would like to join a listserv for information on upcoming climbing wall events and outdoor trips, please sign-up here.