Outdoor Adventure Learning Community

Whether you are new to outdoor adventures or an expert in one or more outdoor adventure activities, this learning community will stimulate and challenge you to gain survival and outdoor adventure skills, learn and practice leadership skills, and learn more about the environmental and cultural issues related to outdoor adventure! Outdoor Adventure Learning Community provides students with opportunities to attend educational and social activities/events facilitated by the staff and planned by members of the community. Events may include outdoor camping and hiking trips, outdoor adventure skills workshops, movie nights, campfire "study breaks", and practicing leadership skills.

Current Location: Terrace 8, 1st floor

Fall 2020 Location: Terrace 3, 1st floor

Current Population: sophomore – seniors only, open to all students including first-year students in Fall 2020

Number of Residents for Fall 2020: 21

Room Styles: Doubles & Singles

Staff Associated with OALC:

  • Laura Bonerbo, Residence Director of Terraces 7-13
  • Matt Vosler, Assistant Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Fall 2019) and Jennifer Wells, Assistant Professor, Recreation and Leisure Studies (Spring 2020)
  • Megan Williams, Assistant Director for Staff & Programs
  • Samantha Stafford, Assistant Director of Residential Education and Assessment

Example Programs:

  • White Water Rafting
  • Hikes in the college’s Natural Lands