Outdoor Adventure Program

Outdoor Adventure Program
A VCU student climber sitting on top of the Manchester Wall, with the Richmond skyline behind her
Climbing and Bouldering

We offer a variety of climbing opportunities for all skill levels, at Cary Street Gym and outdoors.

Outing Rental Center
Equipment Rental

The Outing Rental Center (ORC) offers low rental rates on items such as backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, stoves, coolers, and canoes.

Spring break sea kayaking 2018
Trips and Activities

View OAP Trips, Weekly Activities, and Clinics.

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OAP Calendar

Save the date for these upcoming OAP events.

A row of bikes stacked in the OAP bike shop
Bike Shop

The OAP Bike Shop is a free resource available to VCU students, faculty, and staff.

Group at the OAP team-building and challenge course
Teambuilding and Challenge Course

We are committed to helping your team achieve its greatest potential.

Building at the Rice Rivers Center
Rice Rivers Center

OAP is partnering with the center to offer environmental education and recreational programming along the lower James.

Students at an outdoor adventure trip hosted by OAP
Student Outdoor Leadership Experience

The SOLE program is design to provide leadership opportunities for potential OAP student leaders.

OAP students and staff practicing wilderness rescue techniques
Outdoor Skills Courses and Certifications

These courses will develop your skills and prepare you for a variety of situations in the wilderness.