Saint John's Outdoor University

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Upcoming Events

The Nature of Saint John's: A guide to the landscape and spirituality of Saint John's Abbey Arboretum
  • Edited by Larry Haeg ('67) and Jenny Kutter ('03)
  • Paperback, $12.95 in store and online
  • Book Signings: Saturdays, Sept 12 and Oct 17, SJU Bookstore
  • Proceeds benefit Outdoor U and the Abbey Arboretum
Sept 6 -
Oct 17
It's ON 2015 - Defend Our National Title!
  • Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge
Oct 4
Collegeville Colors
Oct 19
Minnesota Natural History Lecture
  • Soils in a Changing Climate, Joe Storlien
Oct 20 -
Dec 31
Abbey Arboretum Archery Deer Hunt
Nov 10
Outdoor U Photo Contest Deadline
Nov 16
Minnesota Natural History Lecture
  • Photo-A-Day: Two Years with a Naturalist, Joe Walewski
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Outdoor U Blog

  • Updates about maple syrup season, ski trails, deer hunt, volunteering and more. We plan to gradually add more content to the blog so tell us what you want to hear.
  • Subscribe to receive all Outdoor U Blog updates by email, or subscribe to individual blog categories that meet your interest (subscription instructions), or just visit the blog online.
  • Check it out and let us know if you have questions.

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Saint John's Outdoor University

The Program (Outdoor U) and The Place (Abbey Arboretum)