Outdoor Adventure Program

Icelandic valley landscape
OAP Staff member climbing a rope course
Teambuilding and Challenge Course

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

OAP's chair made out of skis, water tubes, and a small water craft hanging above
Equipment Rental

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

Community members on a red raft on the river
Trips and Activities

View OAP Trips, Weekly Activities, and Clinics.

A student looks down from the top of the climbing wall at Cary Street Gym
Climbing and Bouldering

Climb and boulder at Cary Street Gym, and join us for climbing programs in the field.

Two students repair a bike at the OAP Bike Shop
Bike Shop

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

Two canoes rest at the edge of the James River
Rice Rivers Center

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

SOLE group photo
Student Outdoor Leadership Experience

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

Person learning the swiftwater rescue training
Outdoor Skills Courses and Certifications

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