IU Outdoor Adventures

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IUOA Gear Swap

Searching for outdoor gear? Join us for our annual Gear Swap to trade, buy, and sell new and used gear! Entry is free for all attendees.

Learn More & Swap

Group Adventure Programs

Looking for a way to get your group involved and active this summer? Work with IUOA to design a facilitated on or off-campus outdoor event!

Design your Program

Our History

For 50 years, IU Outdoor Adventures (IUOA) has provided the best in outdoor recreation to Indiana University. Since its founding in 1972 as a Union Board
committee, IUOA has helped members of the IU community lead active lifestyles by providing opportunities to participate in trips, workshops, and other activities that foster a love of the outdoors.

Our Mission

Indiana University Outdoor Adventures promotes purposeful recreation by providing diverse programs, products, and services for Indiana University and the surrounding communities. IUOA fosters personal growth and active lifestyle through experiential education, facilitated reflection, environmental stewardship, and leadership development.