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students on a backpacking trip at Grayson Highlands State Park

Adventure Trips

Scheduled day or overnight trips to area destinations where you can build new skills and learn about sustainability and conservation.

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Fall Trips

Plan to take an adventure with us!

1. Choose your trip in the waiver form. Complete the waiver.
2. Once submitted, you'll be directed to an online store to complete payment.

Trip Date Location Cost Details
Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) Day Trip Sept. 2 Broad River  $30  itinerary [pdf] 
Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) Day Trip  Sept. 7  Lake Murray  $30  itinerary [pdf] 
Beach Day Trip  Sept. 16  Folly Beach  $30  itinerary [pdf] 
Canoe Day Trip  Sept. 22  Congaree National Park  $30  itinerary [pdf]
Gratitude and Granola Day Hike  Oct. 14  Congaree National Park  $5  itinerary [pdf]
Mountain Biking Day Trip  Oct. 28  Harbison State Forest  $30  itinerary [pdf]
Gratitude and Granola Day Hike   Nov. 4  Congaree National Park  $5  itinerary [pdf] 
Bouldering Day Trip Nov. 10  Rumbling Bald, NC  $30  itinerary [pdf]
Hiking Day Trip  Nov. 18  Table Rock  $30  itinerary [pdf]


What You Need to Know

  • Pre-trip meetings are mandatory. Every trip has a pre-trip meeting, which is mandatory. Find the meeting date in your trip's itinerary.
  • Trips are open to all USC students, faculty and staff.
  • All trips will only require beginner skill levels, unless otherwise noted.
  • Your payment covers transportation, equipment, permits/fees and instruction. Meals will be provided for overnight trips.
  • Items you need to bring will be listed in your itinerary PDF.
  • You must show proof of health insurance to sign up.



You must cancel at least 14 days prior to the trip to get a refund. After that, no refunds will be given.

We will give you a full refund if the trip is cancelled due to low registration, weather or other extenuating circumstances.