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Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center

Adventure Trips

Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center Adventure Trips

How to Register:

  1. Trips are open to all Vanderbilt University undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, faculty, staff, medical staff, and VRWC members.
  2. Prices include transportation, in-camp food, group and/or specialized equipment, and fees. Personal gear may also be rented from the Outdoor Recreation Center. The Vanderbilt Commodore card is accepted, as well as credit/debit cards, cash, or check.
  3. To register for a trip, select activity from the right side bar, and then scroll down to the desired trip. Click to register online or contact Linda Rosenkranz
  4. Children are not permitted on any trip. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
  5. Trips are sold on a first-come/first serve basis. 
 

 

View the Spring 2017 Adventure Trip schedule here


Date start Date end Days Activity Location Deadline Cost
012/11 2/11 Sat. Hiking Bearwaller Gap Trail, TN 2/3 $23
022/18 2/18 Sat. Caving Indian Gravepoint, TN 2/10 $33
032/25 2/25 Sat. Trail Building (Mtn. Bike Trail) Bells Bend Park, Nashville, TN 2/17 Free
043/4 3/12 Spring break Backpacking Grand Canyon N.P., AZ 1/10* $1,135
053/18 3/18 Sat. Climbing Black Mountain, TN 3/1* $38
063/18 3/18 Sat. Trail Building (Mtn. Bike Trail) Bells Bend Park, Nashville, TN 3/1* Free
073/25 3/25 Sat. Hiking Laurel Falls, SNA, TN 3/17 $30
083/26 3/26 Sun. Rappelling The Great Stone Door, SCSP, TN 3/17 $31
093/26 3/26 Sun. Horseback Riding Ju Ro Ranch, TN 3/17 $60
104/1 4/2 Sat.-Sun. Backpacking The Great Stone Door, SCSP, TN 3/24 $62
114/1 4/1 Sat. Lake Clean-up/Canoeing Cordell Hull Lane, TN 3/24 Free
124/8 4/8 Sat. Whitewater Kayaking Clear Creek, TN 3/24* $65
134/8 4/8 Sat. Canoeing Red River, TN 3/31 $37
144/9 4/9 Sun. Kayak Touring Center Hill Lake, TN 3/31 $43
154/14 4/15 Fri.-Sat. WW Rafting & Camping Ocoee River, TN 3/31* $100
164/15 4/15 Sat. Kayaking Harpeth River, TN 4/7 $41
174/22 4/22 Sat. Trail Maintenance & Climbing Kings Bluff, TN 4/14 Free
184/23 4/23 Sun. Hiking Short Springs & Old Stone Fort, TN 4/14 $20
195/5 5/8 Fri.-Mon Backpacking Great Smokey Mtn. N.P., TN 4/7* $136
205/20 5/25 Sat.-Thur. New River Gorge Adventure New River Gorge, WV 4/7 $395
218/5 8/13 Sat.-Sun. Backpack, camp, & hike Glacier National Park, MT 4/7 $895+

+ : Provide your own airfare to Spokane, WA.
*: The deadline is earlier than usual.

Note:

  • Most trips are designed for a small group of people (10-12), and many of the trips require no previous experience. The fee for each trip covers the activity, transportation, in-camp food, camping fees, and group equipment. For more information, look for flyers around campus or stop by the Outdoor Recreation Center (at 2600 Children’s Way and behind the new Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center) during ORC rental hours. This is also where the Pre-Trip Meeting takes place. 
  • Trips are open to all Vanderbilt University undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. They are also open to faculty, staff, and VRWC members.
  • Prices include transportation, in-camp food, group and/or specialized equipment, and fees. Personal gear may also be rented from the Outdoor Recreation Center.
  • The Vanderbilt Card is accepted, as well as credit cards, debit cards, cash, or check. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Beginners are welcomed on all trips, unless otherwise noted.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on any trip.