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The Outdoor Recreation department provides and promotes adventure-based outdoor opportunities and experiential learning environments, emphasizing on outdoor recreation, experiential education, environmental awareness, personal challenge, social development, a sense of place, and fun.
Other ways to get involved with Outdoor Recreation
Rensselaer Outing Club is an active group of students, faculty and alumni that share a love for high adventure. We are proud to be one of the largest clubs at RPI, providing year-round outdoor activities for all of our members. If you enjoy hiking, caving, kayaking, biking, rafting, climbing, or skiing, come to one of our meetings.
Did you know that the RPI Ski & Snowboard Club is now a part of the New York Capital District Ski Council (NYCDSC)? That means that all of our members, from Associate to Premium level can take advantage of discounted lift tickets through the council. As of 11/6/15, there are over 250 days at over 15 mountains across New York and Vermont! Just show your RPI SSC Membership Card with the NYCDSC Logo on it to get the discount at mountains giving the council day discount.