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OAE Trip Leaders

Outdoor Adventure Experience participants on top of snowy mountain

Outdoor Adventure Experience (OAE) trip leaders volunteer their time and their talents to create memorable experiences for the Loyola community. They are:

  • undergraduate students
  • extensively trained in a variety of outdoor skills
  • Wilderness First Responders (a 72-hour medical certification)

Interested in becoming an OAE Trip Leader? 

Please email us at or stop up to Basecamp - located on the 2nd floor of the FAC, past the ping pong tables. 

Hope to see you there!

Current Leaders

  • Jill Pursiano '24
  • Bridget Shanley '25
  • Emma O'Reilly '25
  • Jack Stromberg '25
  • Lili Lieberman '25
  • Sean Southwell '25
  • Almu Vazquez-Serra '25
  • Sophie Werner '25
  • Ben McQueeny '26
  • Em McGrath '26
  • Sydney Logozzo '26
  • Nick DePalo '26
  • Aidan Paulman '26

Become an OAE Trip Leader

  • Hiring occurs at the beginning of the fall semester
  • We hire between 7 and 9 first-years and sophomores per year
  • Find the application on The Bridge!