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Pennsylvania State University

About Us

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
  • *Activities include: rock climbing, backpacking, hiking, camping, fly fishing, paddling, cross country skiing, ice climbing, and caving
  • *Outdoor skills-based workshops and seminars
  • *Access to the Adventure Recreation Center (ARC)
  • *Custom programming services

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!

During the schoolyear, we are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer hours are by appointment only.


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Contact Details

18 IM Building
University Park, Pennsylvania 16802
United States

  (814) 863-2895