At night tents are set up with lights inside of them. Students are spelling out UWF OA using lights outside of the tents.

Outdoor Adventures Trips & Events

OA Trips and Events are available for current students, faculty, and staff of UWF and their guests. For details on how we have adjusted our programming for the Fall 2020 semester in response to COVID-19, please see our COVID-19 policies listed below.


 

Fall 2020 Semester Trips
Trip, DateStudent | Faculty/Staff | Guest Cost*Itinerary
Campus Paddling, Oct. 24 $5 | $5 | $5 Campus Paddling Itinerary
Campus Hiking, Nov. 14 $5 | $5| $5 Campus Hiking Itinerary

*Prices based on early registration.

 


Outdoor Adventure Passport

Find your Happy Place.  Outdoor Adventures is inviting you to take a trip outside and explore the world around you.  We are offering an incentive program for participants to explore the natural beauty of the UWF campus and surrounding Nature Preserves and State Parks system.  

5 locations = OA T-shirt of choice

10 Locations = OA Camp Mug

*Limited number of prizes*

Please email us at outdooradventure@uwf.edu with a picture(s) of your experience at any of the listed locations below or a destination all your own. As long as you are outside in nature and having a great time, it will count toward reaching your goal of 10 outdoor locations by the end of the semester.

Happy Exploring Adventurers!

 
Possible Passport Locations
On-Campus LocationsOff-Campus Locations

Cannon Green 

Bay Bluffs Park

UWF Hedges 

Veterans Memorial Park

Camellia Garden 

Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park

Community Garden 

Pensacola Beach 

Disc Golf Course Course Map and Scorecard

Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

Edward Ball Nature Trail 

Fort Pickens

West Campus Nature Trails Full Trail Map

Blackwater River State Park

Thompson's Bayou/ Canoe Launch 

 

Registration

Visit the lower fitness center desk at the Health, Leisure, and Sports Facility (Building 72) to register for your trip. You can also register online by visiting our OA online store and selecting your trip from the list. 

Go to our online store for more information and registration


Fall 2020 Semester Events
Event, DateCost
Halloween Hike, Oct. 28 FREE
Disc Golf Winter Classic, Nov. 21

$40 - Student and Novice*
$45 - Amateur*
$55 - Open*

 *Players 18 and under and players affiliated with the University of West Florida (Student, Faculty, Staff, Alumni) are eligible for a discounted entry fee for the Argo Winter Classic, please email outdooradventure@uwf.edu for details.


Payment

Full payment must be made with registration unless otherwise specified on the trip’s registration page.

Trip Preparation

Please review your trip’s itinerary carefully for the meeting location and to see if there are any special preparation instructions. As a COVID-19 precaution, pre-trip meetings will be conducted virtually through Google Meet. Trip leaders will ask all participants the COVID-19 survey questions during the pre-trip meeting, before departing for the trip, and after returning from the trip.

Refund Policy

Refund requests must be made before the refund deadline that’s listed on the receipt. Should a trip be canceled due to weather or insufficient participation, registered participants will receive a full refund.

Guest Policy

Trip participants are permitted sponsorship of one guest per trip at an additional cost. The full trip payments for both participants must be made at the lower fitness center desk at the Health, Leisure, and Sports Facility (Building 72).

The sponsor must accompany their guest on the trip and is responsible for their actions.

OA trip participation honors the Health, Leisure, and Sports Facility guest policy. More information about the HLS Facility’s admittance policies can be found on our policies page.


Did you go on an OA trip? Leave us your feedback!

Outdoor Adventures Trip Evaluation


Check out Outdoor Adventures videos and trip footage on YouTube.

Outdoor Adventures Videos


Questions? Please email outdooradventure@uwf.edu