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Outdoor Activities and Trips

The OPRA staff is committed to providing outstanding services and programs to the community. Learn respect for self, others, and the environment, and have a safe, fun, and educational experience on our worldwide trips. Information regarding the following events will be available in the Robert Crown Center.

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  Sign-up for trips must be completed online by noon the Friday morning prior to the trip (unless noted otherwise).
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There is a $10 refundable deposit for all trips, and a $15 per day equipment use fee for non-Hampshire students. Only Hampshire and Five College students may participate in these trips/activities, except where noted.

Note: All OPRA events are substance-free.


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Outdoor Activities

We offer beginning and continuing level classes in:

During January term and spring break, more extended trips are offered. These have included rock climbing in Greece, Spain, and Mexico; paddling in North Carolina, Texas, and the Grand Canyon; skiing in Canada and the United States; and canoeing in Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina.


Contact Us

Outdoor Program / Recreational Athletics (OPRA)
Robert Crown Center
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

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