Outdoor Adventure and Recreation (OAR) Program

Mission Statement

The University of Richmond Outdoor Adventure and Recreation (OAR) program strives to create an inclusive environment that fosters personal growth, environmental stewardship, peer leadership, and multi-dimensional wellness through experiential education programming.

Connect With Us!

Email uroutdooradventure@gmail.com for more information.

Facebook: OAR on Facebook.

Instagram: @URoutdooradventure

Additional Outdoor Programming on Campus

Student Organizations

Center for Student Involvement (CSI) oversees various student organizations that are involved in outdoor activities and sustainable initiatives.

The department of University Recreation oversees the Climbing Club which visits a local gym and plans regional climbing and caving trips.

Green UR is dedicated to creating a more sustainable campus.

Experiential Learning

University of Richmond offers living-learning programs where students can have learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom.

Sophomore Scholars in Residence offers outdoor related courses such as Protected Lands of the American West.

First Year Communities are single-gendered living-learning programs for first year students, and offer various outdoor related programs, such as Richmond College's RCXtreme.

Getting Outside of RVA

Check out this site of outdoor opportunities in the Richmond, VA area!