All trips are led by certified trip leaders and are offered at student friendly prices. Weekend trips from day to one or two nights at locations within a few hours drive. Trips are open to VCU students and RecWell members.
Click the titles below to view full descriptions, trip costs, and register. Registration closes the day of the trip.
Please review our Trip Policies and Procedures.
Fall 2023 Trips
|Backpacking Weekend||October 20-22||October 13|
|Backpacking Weekend||November 18-21||November 10|
|Paddle and Paint||September 16||September 8|
|Day Caving||September 30||September 22|
|Day Caving||October 28||October 20|
|Blue Ridge Day Hike||September 17||September 8|
|Canoe Camping||November 4-5||October 27|
|Sea Kayaking Weekend||September 2-3||August 25|
Fall 2023 Weekly Activities
Click on the activity name to register. Register up to the time of the activity.
|Beginners Whitewater Kayaking and SUP Clinics||Tuesdays||8/29, 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31||3:00 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Whitewater Rafting||Thursdays||8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2||3:00-7:00 p.m.|
|Flatwater Paddling||Wednesday||8/30, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1||3:00 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Adventure Photography Clinic||9/29, 10/7||2:45|
|Spoon Carving Bike Ride||10/27|
Custom Trips at Rice Rivers Center
RecWell's Outdoor Adventure Program is partnering with the VCU Rice Rivers Center to offer custom group trips at the 500-acre facility along the lower James. With direct access to the James River, a boat launch for canoes to access the tidal creek, and the recent opening of the Inger Rice Lodge that can sleep up to 22 people, the Rice Rivers Center is a perfect location. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.