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Outdoor Adventures Trip Descriptions

Canoe/Kayak on Sugar Creek – September 18, 2015: Enjoy exploring this waterway just south of Lake Springfield, where wildlife is abundant. Lunch is included on this trip.

Registration opens: Monday, August 31 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Wednesday, September 16 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $5
  • Rec Member = $10

Whitewater Rafting in West Virginia – September 25-27, 2015: Enjoy two nights camping and one day whitewater rafting on the Lower Gauley River. Meals while camping are included on this trip.

Registration opens: Monday, August 31 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Thursday, September 17 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $95
  • Rec Member = $175

Kayak/Canoe in the Missouri Ozarks – October 9-11, 2015: Enjoy two days on kayaking in the Missouri Ozarks and two nights in a cabin.

Registration opens: Monday, September 14 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Thursday, October 1 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $45
  • Rec Member = $85

Hiking at Starved Rock and Matthiessen State Parks – October 23, 2015: Enjoy hiking at two scenic central Illinois state parks on this day trip.

Registration opens: Tuesday, September 21 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Wednesday, October 21 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $5
  • Rec Member = $10

Skiing/Snowboarding in Minnesota – January 29-31, 2016: Spend two nights skiing/snowboarding at Welch Village and two nights in a hotel.

Registration opens: Monday, December 7 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Thursday, January 21 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $80
  • Rec Member = $150

Skiing/Snowboarding in the Quad Cities – February 19, 2016: This day trip to Ski Snowstar (Andalusia, Illinois) includes either ski or snowboard lessons.

Registration opens: Monday, January 25 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Thursday, February 11 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $15
  • Rec Member = $25

Mammoth Cave – April 15-17, 2016: Explore the largest cave system in the world and enjoy two nights camping.

Registration opens: Monday, March 21 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Thursday, April 7 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $30
  • Rec Member = $50

Canoe/Kayak on Sugar Creek – April 29, 2016: Enjoy exploring this waterway just south of Lake Springfield, where wildlife is abundant. Lunch is included on this trip.

Registration opens: Monday, April 11 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Wednesday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $5
  • Rec Member = $10

Canoe/Kayak on Sugar Creek – May 6, 2016: Enjoy exploring this waterway just south of Lake Springfield, where wildlife is abundant. Lunch is included on this trip.

Registration opens: Monday, April 18 at 9 a.m.
Registration closes: Wednesday, May 4 at 4:30 p.m.

  • UIS Student* = $5
  • Rec Member = $10

*A UIS Student is defined as a currently enrolled student being assessed the Rec Center portion of the General Fee.

If you have any questions concerning Outdoor Adventures trips please contact the office of Campus Recreation at 217-206-7103.