The Adventure Recreation Program

The Adventure Recreation Program offers many services to the Penn State campus and community:
*A yearlong schedule of diverse outdoor trip activities to destinations throughout Pennsylvania and the eastern United States
*Outdoor skills-based workshops and seminars
*Access to the Adventure Recreation Center (ARC)
*Gear and equipment rental
*Custom programming services

The Adventure Recreation Outdoor Orientation Program

The Outdoor Orientation Program serves as Adventure Recreation's staff training and development program. For 7 weeks, students will learn outdoor and leadership skills in areas such as backpacking, caving, flatwater paddling, and rock climbing.


The Adventure Recreation Center (ARC) serves as the hub for all Adventure Recreation Program activities, services and resources. The ARC is equipped with a full line of outdoor gear available for rental; a comprehensive resource library of outdoor-based books, periodicals, magazines, maps and DVD's; and state-of-the-art trail mapping and trip planning resources. It's your one-stop shop for all of your outdoor needs!

Summer Hours:
Monday-Friday 9a.m-1p.m.
Saturday & Sunday - CLOSED

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