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Adventure Programs

Saint John's Outdoor University hosts student-led events throughout the year. These programs focus on leadership development and outdoor recreation, building outdoor skills and character at the same time. Although several events are exclusive to the CSB/SJU student community, many of the programs can be utilized by the community, including the Challenge Course, campus fun-runs, and wilderness training programs.

Peer Resource Program

Peer Resource Program

Wilderness trips, challenge courses and on-campus events designed by students for students to promote healthy risk-taking and personal development.

Outdoor Leadership Center

Outdoor Leadership Center

Student-run gear center promoting outdoor recreation by providing equipment, programs and training to optimize enjoyment of the outdoors.

Challenge Courses

Challenge Courses

A low ropes team-building course in the Abbey Arboretum. Teams, classrooms, and other groups can test their cooperation, communication and teamwork while individually examining their leadership styles and roles within a group.

CollegeboundCollegebound

Make the transition to college at CSB/SJU with a weeklong outdoor orientation program for incoming first-year and transfer students. Choose between canoeing, camping, hiking and backpacking trips.

Popular Annual Events

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