Outdoor Recreation

Upcoming Adventure Trips

intro multi day backpacking adventure trip

Intro: Multi-Day Backpacking

Nov. 23 – Nov. 26 | Ocala National Forest, FL

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Description: Want to get into backpacking but afraid to start? This is a fantastic trip to learn the basics of backpacking! We'll head to some of Florida's best backpacking trails, and over the course of 4 days really dive into everything about backpacking! We'll provide the food, equipment, & planning. No experience necessary, just a good pair of boots!

Cost: USF Students: $90, Non-USF Students: $100

Included in Price: Transportation to Ocala National Forest, all backpacking and camping gear, Thursday lunch-Sunday lunch, Outdoor Recreation Nalgene bottle, and staff guides
Not Included in Price:
Sunscreen, bug repellent

Outdoor Challenge Rating (learn more): 10

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urban explorations morikami gardens and yoga adventure trip

Urban Explorations: Morikami Gardens & Yoga

Dec. 2 | Boca Raton, FL

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Description: Enjoy a peaceful experience of Japanese culture and a mindfulness meditation in the Morikami Gardens in Florida. Entrance includes the natural Japanese gardens, including an In Roji-En (The Garden of the Drops of Dew) Garden, and a Japanese museum focusing on Japanese art and culture. Participants will also have the option of dining at their café.

Cost: USF Students: $60, Non-USF Students: $75

Included in Price: Transportation to Morikami Gardens, exploring the Gardens, Lunch, Outdoor Recreation Nalgene bottle, and staff guides
Not Included in Price: Dining in the cafe

Outdoor Challenge Rating (learn more): 4

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urban explorations thai temple and yoga adventure trip

Urban Explorations: Thai Temple & Yoga

Dec. 3 | Tampa, FL

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Description: Tampa's infamous Thai Temple comes to life every Sunday and what better way to experience it than with USF! We'll be touring the temple, but we'll also get the chance to eat some delicious Thai food. Wrapping it all up with a Yoga exercise will leave you feeling ready for finals!

Cost: USF Students: $20, Non-USF Students: $25

Included in Price: Transportation to Thai Temple, lunch, Yoga session, Outdoor Recreation Nalgene bottle, and staff guides
Not Included in Price: Yoga mat

Outdoor Challenge Rating (learn more): 4

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10000 islands kayaking adventure trip

10,000 Islands Kayaking

Dec. 10 – Dec. 15 | Everglades National Park, FL

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Description: With some of Florida's most pristine wilderness, kayaking through the 10,000 Islands Wilderness will be an adventure you'll never forget. We will spend the week kayaking through mangrove mazes, island hopping, beach camping, and exploring the islands.

Cost: USF Students: $225, Non-USF Students: $250

Price Includes:Transportation from Campus Recreation and back, staff guides, kayaking, camping, all kayaking gear, tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, group cooking gear, meals for Sunday Lunch - Friday Lunch
Items not included: Sunday breakfast, Friday dinner, rain jacket (may be rented from ORC), head light (may be rented from ORC)

Outdoor Challenge Rating (learn more): 12

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