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Base Camp is running trips as an initiative to get students, staff, alumni, and community members out exploring our home in Southern Illinois and beyond.

Day Trips

Saluki Adventures High Ropes Course

Enjoy an afternoon on Touch of Nature's High Ropes Course. At three stories tall, the high ropes course is a series of obstacles that stretch between telephone poles securely anchored to the ground, including our zip-line.

Slots are limited. Registration deadline is October 28.

October 30, 1pm - 4pm

Saluki Adventures Outdoor Rock Climbing

Enjoy an afternoon of rock climbing at Devil's Standtable at Giant City State Park. Our trained staff will have you on belay as you climb the rock walls at one of the most popular spots in all of Southern Illinois.

Registration deadline is November 4.

November 6, 1pm - 4pm

Saluki Adventures Canoe the Cache

Canoe the Cache River with Base Camp. Highlights include the state champion bald cypress tree, and opportunities to see wildlife.

November 13, 1pm - 4pm
Overnight Trips

Adventure Trip, Nantahala Whitewater Rafting

Spend three days exploring the beauty and adventure of the Nantahala Outdoor Center through whitewater rafting, sightseeing, and ziplining in the heart of the Blueridge Mountains.

October 1 - 3