Outdoor Resource Center

About the ORC

The Outdoor Resource Center (ORC) is an auxiliary organization located on the campus of BYU-Idaho that serves the needs of students, employees and community members. The Outdoor Resource Center is committed to the vision of giving people affordable access to outdoor activities through rentals and sales. The ORC has equipment for all kinds of outdoor adventures: from camping to kayaking, rock climbing to cross country skiing. The ORC can also provides maintenance on skis, snowboards, bikes and other items.

ORC Rental Policies:

  • Rentals are charged per business day, i.e- a rental picked up on Monday and returned Tuesday would be 2 days.
  • Rental picked up after 4pm on the first day are pro-rated for that day.
  • Saturday-Monday Rentals are billed at 2 days unless prorated as noted above.
  • Rentals are due by close on the last day of the rental period.
  • Late fees apply to equipment returned after the due date.
  • No refunds for early returns--
  • The group rate is defined as renting 6 or more similar items and get a 15% discount. Some exclusions apply.
  • Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance. No same day reservations will be made.

ORC Announcements 

THE ORC will be closed for General Confernce on October 6th.

The Outdoor Resource Center will have it's Fall Garage Sale on October 27th from 9AM-12PM. the ORC will have Bikes, Stand Up Paddle Boards, Flatbed Trailers, River Tubes, White Water Kayak, and more. As with all Garage Sales we invite students and community members to bring in their own outdoor items to sell. 

ORC Managment