In light of the most recent recommendations from the CDC to limit the size of all social and public gatherings, along with the Governor’s March 23 "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order for the State of Washington, the Viking Union will be closed to the public until further notice. For more details on this temporary closure of the Viking Union, and any other coronavirus related information, please visit WWU’s coronavirus resource site

Outdoor Center

Viqueen Lodge Excursion
Viqueen Lodge Excursion
Viqueen Lodge Excursion
Snowshoe Excursion
charley bucket
kayak beaut
log cross
summah snow
backety packety
katie ice
sno cave
kristen t

Welcome to the Outdoor Center!

Basecamp WOOT registration is now live!!

Inspiring Discovery & Community at WWU

The Associated Students' Outdoor Center provides a variety of outdoor-related opportunities and activities for all students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Emphasis is placed on developing and refining skills, responsible environmental practices, fostering diversity, enriching the academic experience, and promoting life-long learning. Resources include a knowledgeable staff, equipment rentals, the bike shop, excursions, educational resources, and instructional clinics.

What do we have to offer?

See the challenge course and find out what’s in store

Check out our excursions for adventures galore

Visit the Bike Shop, we’ll fix you up good

For under $10 rent boats at Lakewood

On campus, rent packs, bikes, or mountaineering boots

Incoming students go week-long adventure by signing up for WOOT

Find us on the first floor of the Viking Union!

Stay in touch

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Facebook: WWU A.S. Outdoor Center

Instagram: @wwuoutdoorcenter