The Outdoor Program at the SDState Wellness Center is a comprehensive outdoor recreation program dedicated to providing the students and community affiliates of South Dakota State University an outlet to become involved in the numerous outdoor opportunities at the SDState Wellness Center, within South Dakota, and surrounding states.
The Outdoor Program oversees the SDState Wellness Center climbing wall, outdoor trips and clinics, and gear rentals. Each of these programs is designed to provide students and community members the opportunity to develop the skills and means to recreate outdoors in a safe, exciting, and sustainable manner.
Check out what we have to offer below!
Prepare for the unexpected with this engaging, hands-on introduction to wilderness medicine, taught over two days by our partners at NOLS (generally 8am-5pm each day). If you work at wilderness camps, enjoy weekend family outdoor activities, or recreate outdoors, this course is for you.
With a 35 ft pinnacle and bouldering wall, the climbing wall offers something for all skills and abilities. So whether you're an experienced climber, are looking to get started, or are interested in taking the next step with a belay or lead climbing classes, the climbing wall has it all!
Want to get outside but don't have the necessary gear? Outdoor Programs has everything you need to get you started on your next adventure!
Outdoor Programs offers clinics as an introduction to different outdoor skills and activities. Looking for something more? Come along with us on one of our trips to enjoy a day outdoors hiking, climbing, skiing, paddling, and more!
Enjoy the beauty that South Dakota and neighboring states hold. Not sure where to go? Let us help you get started on your hiking, climbing, skiing, paddling, or camping adventure.