Outdoor Adventures is a multifaceted program that features adventure trips, outdoor equipment rental, and indoor climbing wall. Outdoor Adventures strives to blend recreation and education to offer quality outdoor experiences.

Our mission is to promote healthy, active lifestyles through outdoor recreation activities for the UNC Greensboro community. We aspire to enhance our participants’ environmental awareness and technical outdoor skills while fostering a sense of community and encouraging positive relationships. Please contact us at uncg_oa@uncg.edu.

Adventure Trips & CLINICS

Adventure Trips and Clinics are led by student and professional staff members trained to provide each participant with safe, enjoyable, and memorable outdoor adventures. Our trips and clinics are designed for beginners in the following categories: Backpacking, Bouldering, Canoeing, Caving, Hiking, Rock Climbing, Coastal Kayaking, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), Whitewater Kayaking, and Rafting.

Climbing Wall

The indoor rock climbing facility provides a safe and challenging climbing environment for all skill levels. Climbing routes are set for all skill levels. There is no additional charge for use of the climbing wall. Let Outdoor Adventures staff show you the ropes! 

Student Climbing in the indoor climbing wall at the Kaplan Center

Piney Lake

Piney Lake, a part of UNC Greensboro since 1956, encompasses 40+ acres of beautiful park-like property situated eight miles south of campus near the community of Pleasant Garden. Piney Lake is the perfect place to unplug, recharge, and get in touch with nature. Whether you are coming to sit on the lakeshore to read a good book or trying out Stand Up Paddleboarding for the first time, Piney Lake has something for everyone!

Resource Center

Heading out on a personal adventure? Outdoor Adventures has an abundance of resources to help you prepare. The Resource Center provides basic camping equipment, as well as informational brochures and maps. Rentals can be reserved in advance or picked up day-of. To make a reservation, you can call our office at 336.334.4033 or you can fill out our equipment rental request form by following this link.

OA Equipment Center Rental products
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