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Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Interim Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Fax: 208-885-2340

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Outdoor Program

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Ben Sturz, Intramural Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-2204

Email: bfealy@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

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Nathan Moody, Trips and Climbing Center Coordinator

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Email: nmoody@uidaho.edu

Web: Climbing Center

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Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Assistant Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

Staff Directory Map

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

SRC Info Desk Phone:
208-885-7529

Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Phone: 208-885-6381

Email: recwell@uidaho.edu

Web: Recreation and Wellbeing

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Ben Sturz, Assistant Director of Programs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-9355

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

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Special Activities

The Recreation and Wellbeing - Outdoor Program hosts many events in addition to its seasonal trips and activities.

Special Events

Show your VandalCard for free Climbing Center rentals during regular business hours noon to 9 p.m. This event is open to the public.

Fall 2022 Dates: Aug. 26, Sept. 30, Oct. 28 and Nov. 18.

Questions? Contact Nathan Moody at 208-885-6810 or nmoody@uidaho.edu

Jet boat the Snake River for a day of trail building in Hell's Canyon. This a partnership with Hells Canyon Recreation Collaborative

Date: Sept. 24 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

Pre-Trip: Sept. 22 at 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810.

Bring in your new or used equipment to sell or barter. Tons of great gear and screaming deals!

Date: Nov. 10 from 6-8 p.m.

Location: Multi-Activity Court (MAC) sellers set-up starts at 5 p.m.

Admission: Cash Only. Limited entry — first come, first served.

  • $20 to sell your own gear - set up starts at 5 p.m.
  • $5 per person | 6-6:30 p.m.
  • $1 per person | 6:30-7 p.m.
  • Free | 7-8 p.m.

U of I students and children under 12 are free for the entire event.

Questions? Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810. 

This course is an introduction to wilderness medicine and basic life support skills. Includes CPR certification. Courses take place at the Student Rec Center. Register by Dec. 16, 2022. Taught by Desert Mountain Medicine.

Full Course: Jan. 4-8, 2023
Cost: $735

Refresher Course Dates: Jan. 6 8, 2023
Cost: $335

Questions? Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810.

Salmon River, Idaho

Sign-ups start Monday, Aug. 15. 

Cost: $85 includes transportation, equipment and leadership
Trip: Saturday, Aug. 27
Pre-Trip Meeting: Thursday, Aug. 25 at 5 p.m.

Trips & Activities

Come take a trip with the Outdoor Program to explore big wilderness, scenic rivers, mountain lakes, jagged peaks and more, no matter the season.

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Team-Building Activities

Educational Whitewater Rafting Trips

We offer single or multi-day rafting experiences for your university department or group. Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810 for prices and information.

Leadership and Challenge Programs

We offer leadership development and low-element challenge activities for your university department or group. Contact the Outdoor Program at 208-885-6810 for more information.

Upcoming Events

Contact Us

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Interim Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Fax: 208-885-2340

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Outdoor Program

Staff Directory Map

Ben Sturz, Intramural Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-2204

Email: bfealy@uidaho.edu

Web: Intramural Sports

Staff Directory Map

Nathan Moody, Trips and Climbing Center Coordinator

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6810

Email: nmoody@uidaho.edu

Web: Climbing Center

Staff Directory Map

Sandra Townsend, Outdoor Program Assistant Director

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-6170

Email: stownsend@uidaho.edu

Web: Rental Center

Staff Directory Map

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

SRC Info Desk Phone:
208-885-7529

Rental Center Phone:
208-885-6170

Phone: 208-885-6381

Email: recwell@uidaho.edu

Web: Recreation and Wellbeing

Staff Directory Map

Ben Sturz, Assistant Director of Programs

Physical Address:
1000 Paradise Creek St.
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS1230
Moscow, ID 83844-1230

Phone: 208-885-9355

Email: bsturz@uidaho.edu

Web: Fitness Program

Staff Directory Map