University’s Outing Club plans events

10 years ago

    PRESQUE ISLE, Maine— The University of Maine at Presque Outing Club is offering a series of spring adventures and activities for campus and community members to enjoy, including skiing, snowshoeing, a high ropes course, and outdoor rock climbing.

    From April 25-27, there will be an Association for Experiential Education Regional Conference. This will take place in Colebrook, Conn. More information about this special offering is coming soon.

    On Thursday, May 1, there will be a high ropes course open house on campus from 3-6:30 p.m. Participants will have the chance to explore UMPI’s high ropes course and even try their skills on various parts of the course. This is a free event and no experience is required.

    The Outing Club rounds out the semester with an Outdoor Rock Climbing trip to Acadia National Park on Saturday, May 10. The bus will depart Gentile Hall at 6 a.m. No experience is required.
    Cost is $40 for UMPI students and $50 for non-students. The rain date for the trip is Sunday, May 11.

    For more information, please contact Dick Gardiner, director of Gentile Hall, at