Loyola University Maryland

Department of Recreational Sports

Outdoor Adventure Experience

Outdoor Adventure Experience

Join the Outdoor Adventure Experience (OAE) on outdoor trips of all kinds! All trips are led by our highly trained trip leaders. Join our email list to receive information about upcoming trips.

Weekend Trips

View our calendar to find the perfect trip for you. We offer trips just for the day or for the entire weekend. We also offer trips just for faculty, administrators, and staff in the summers.

Team Building

Let Outdoor Adventures help your group become a better team! We can create a program that fits your needs, whether you are just getting to know each other or have been working together for years.


OAE works with Messina classes to offer day hikes, teambuilding, and private sessions at our climbing wall. If you want to know more, you can download the request form. Preference is given to requests received at least 2 weeks before the start of the semester (fall or spring).

Outdoor Adventure Pre-Fall Program

wilderness experience program for first year students that introduces them to new people and eases them into college life.


Discovery is a week-long outdoor retreat for students in all class years. Discovery will challenge students to seek and discover their personal direction through experiential learning, adventure programming, and reflection. While the trip occurs in May, registration opens in January.  Registration forms are available from the Office of Student Engagement and the Outdoor Adventure Center.

Spring Break

Looking for a fun week-long excursion to participate in during Spring Break? Check out OAE's Spring Break 2019 flier for more information!



Need a form? You can download and print some of the forms you need to submit before your trip.


Phone: 410-617-5437
Email: OAE@loyola.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LoyolaOAE
Youtube: Loyola OAE

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