Strawberry Picking
Date: Tuesday, June 6 Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Students - $10
Faculty/Staff/Guests - $20
Details: The best strawberries are the ones you pick yourself. Start off your summer right and fill up a basket of strawberries at the Sussex County Strawberry Farm!


Hike-In Movie
Date: Friday, June 16 Time: 4 p.m. - 12 a.m. Cost:Students - $10
faculty/staff/guests - $20
Details:This trip is Outdoor Adventures take on a classic drive-in movie. Before the movie we are going to hike in Sterling State Forest along the McKeags Meadow trail for 2.75 miles. Don’t forget the popcorn!


Lake Hopatcong Hike
Date: Monday, June 19

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cost: Students $10
Faculty/Staff/Guest $20

Details: A short summer hike in Allamuchy State Park followed by a dip in Lake Hopatcong. Allamuchy State Park has many trails that traverse the natural area and provide access to scenic waterways. Did you know that Lake Hopatcong is the largest freshwater body in New Jersey? 
What to Bring: Water, good walking shoes(sneakers acceptable), bug spray, and layered weather appropriate clothing.


Asbury Park Bike Trip
Date: Thursday, June 22 Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m Cost: Students - $10
Faculty/Staff/Guests - $20
Details: Let Hawk-on-Wheels treat you to a FREE bicycle rental so you can cruise along the boardwalk from Belmar to Asbury Park. Take a ride on the Carousel, see the historic Paramount Theatre and check out local artists at the Grand Arcade. And of course, music history everywhere! Find more info on Asbury Park here.


Kayaking Trip
Date: Monday, June 26 Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Students - $10
Faculty/Staff/Guests - $20
Details: Enjoy a relaxing day paddling down the Delaware River and learn some basic kayaking skills. Leaving from Frenchtown, NJ, this full-day trip will provide you with a chance to enjoy the warm, clear waters of the longest un-dammed river east of the Mississippi. We provide the boats, lifejackets and paddles, but be prepared to get wet. 


Cloisters Trip
Date: Friday, July 7 Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Students - $10
Faculty/Staff/Guests - $20
Details: Travel back in time this summer at The Mets Cloisters! Explore the extensive collection of medieval art and architecture. Like kings and queens stroll through medieval gardens situated on four acres in New York City’s Fort Tyron Park with panoramic views of Hudson River.


Backpacking Trip
Date: Friday, July 14 - Sunday, July 16

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cost: Students - $10
Faculty/Staff/Guest - $30

Details: Calling all adventurers: this trip will be a true Outdoor Adventure! Spend the weekend outdoors exploring the wilderness in Harriman State Park. We will cover 8 miles over the course of the weekend. A pre-trip meeting is required to assess your level of fitness. Please to schedule this meeting.
What to Bring:  A full packlist will be provided at the pre-trip meeting. Registration begins April 15.
Potential Hazards: Poisonous plants/allergies, insect bites, unpredictable weather changes, sunburn/heat exhaustion, dehydration, steep, rocky, and/or slippery terrain, rolling or falling rocks, snakes and large animals, and injuries including sprains/strains, abrasions, lacerations, and fractures.


River Tubing
Date: Wednesday, July 19 Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Students - $10
Faculty/Staff/Guests - $20
Details: Enjoy the sun and water floating on this leisurely down the Delaware River in Hunterdon County. This leisurely trip will allow you to swim, take in the scenery and relax as you drift down the river from Frenchtown, NJ. Lifejackets are provided, so strong swimming skills are not mandatory. 
What to Bring: Water, lunch, swim suit, towel, and a change of clothing.


Standup Paddleboarding
Date: Friday, July 28 Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost: Students - $20
Faculty/Staff/Guests - $55
Details: Come paddleboarding to get a taste of Hawaii! Learn from an expert guide who knows all the best places along the Jersey shore.** All participants must wear coast guard approved life jackets or pass a swim test.


Sandy Hook Bike Trip
Date: Wednesday, August 2 Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost:Students - $10
Faculty/Staff/Guests - $30
Details: Join us on a bike ride in Sandy Hook along the beach. Between the coastal breeze and crashing waves you are shore to have a fun time.
What to Bring: sturdy shoes, plenty of water, lunch, sunscreen


Archery Trip
Date: Tuesday, August 8

Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Cost: Students $10
Faculty/Staff/Guests $30

Details: Learn the basics of archery, receive some basic instruction in range safety, technique and equipment use, then get a chance to test your aim on an active range.
What to Bring: Water, lunch, layered clothing (depending on the weather), and good shoes (NOT flip-flops).


Our Outdoor Adventure trips have limited spots available, and many trips fill up quickly. If a trip does fill, we will maintain a wait-list for anyone interested. There is no fee for putting your name on the wait-list. Like stand-by for flying, we HIGHLY encourage interested individuals to be at the Rec. Center prior to the trip departure, and we will accept individuals in to open spots first in the order of the wait-list, and next in the order of the time they sign in that morning. Payment for the trip occurs only if you get to participate.

Upcoming Trips

You can register in the front office of the Student Recreation Center or over the phone at 973-655-3340. Tickets can be purchased in the Student Recreation Center Office Monday - Friday 8am - 8pm or Saturday 11am - 5pm.

Past Trips

  • Jpg from Apple Picking event for Outdoor Adventures page‌ Apple Picking, Morristown, NJ

  • A photo for the link on the bottom of the trips page to link to facebook. ‌‌ Adirondack Variety Trip, Lake Placid, NY

  • A photo for Indoor Climbing‌‌ Gravity Vault, Chatham, NJ