Outdoor Learning Center Events

OLC Events

September

24th 5-10pm

Giant Zip Line & Dinner Date

$10 (Per Person)

Dinner, spectacular mountain views, and a bit of adrenaline are in store for you and your special someone.  Join us at the Outdoor Learning Center for an exhilarating experience.
Transportation is provided
Meal is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

25th-26th

OLC Volunteer Retreat

Departs 5pm Friday and returns 1pm Saturday

$Free

If you would like to help the OLC activities as a volunteer, join us for our training retreat.  Volunteers provide help with everything from planning and paperwork, to transportation and teaching clinics.  We require no prior experience or knowledge, just a willingness to learn, and a desire to help others learn to lead healthy lives through recreation.  Everything is provided, just bring bedding, and appropriate clothing for the weather.
Meals are provided
Transportation is provided
Overnight accommodations are bunk cabins with heat and electricity
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

October

1st 5pm-10pm

Ropes Course & Giant Zip Line

$5 

Join the OLC staff for an evening of ropes course activities and our newly constructed giant zip line!
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

8th 4pm-8pm

Intro to Bait Fishing & Fly Fishing

$7

Come learn how to use different types of fishing equipment at the OLC pond.  The pond is stocked with rainbow trout and we occasionally pull 3lb. trophies out as well.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

9th 4pm-8pm

Black Powder Rifles & Archery

$10

Come shoot black powder rifles and do archery up at the Outdoor Learning Center.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

9th-10th

Intro to Outdoor Cooking

Departs 5pm Friday and returns 11am Saturday

$10

Learn the basics of outdoor cooking and enjoy an overnight camping trip up at the BYUI Outdoor Learning Center.  In this activity you will cook outdoors, spend the night in the OLC yurts, and enjoy the scenery the Teton mountains have to offer.
All Equipment is provided
Meals are provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

10th 11am-4pm

Intro to SUP/Canoe/Kayak

$7

Learn how to paddle on stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, and canoes with your friends at the OLC.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

10th 12pm-5pm

Intro to Slack Line & Rock Climbing

$5

Come learn the basics of rock climbing on our rock wall and try slacklining at the BYUI Outdoor Learning Center.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

15th 4pm-8pm

Intro to Mountain Biking

$20 (Bike Reservation Included)

Come learn how to mountain bike on a basic introductory level out at the Outdoor Learning Center where you can learn things like importance of shifting gears and riding stance.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

16th 5pm-10pm

Intro to Wilderness Survival

$6

Learn how to survive in the wilderness like a pro! Leave the Little Caesars behind and come eat something that the Real Mother Nature makes!
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

16th 5pm-10pm

Ropes Course & Giant Zip Line

$5 

Join the OLC staff for an evening of ropes course activities and our newly constructed giant zip line!
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

17th 11am-4pm

Employee Family Day

$Free (University Full/Part Time Employees & Family Members Only)

University employees may bring thier families to the Outdoor Learning Center for music, archery, ropes course activities, games, food and more.  Come enjoy the Fall festivities. 
Meals are provided
Transportation is not provided
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

22nd 5pm-9pm

Intro to Dog Sledding

$15

We have a dog sledding professional at the OLC, and he would like to show you how to run your own team of dogs across the frozen landscape.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

23rd-24th

iGrow Leadership Retreat

Departs 5pm Friday and returns 12pm Saturday

$12

Designed to help students grow in testimony, study skills, and confidence, the iGrow retreat is a great tool to build you in many ways.  This workshop includes multiple speakers and ropes course activities, and of course dinner on Friday night and Saturday morning breakfast prepared by the OLC staff.  The cozy cabins at the foot of the Teton mountains creates a great atmosphere to be inspired and motivated.
Meals are provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

24th 9am-2pm

Backpacking & Hiking Clinic

$10

This clinic is designed to cover the basic equipment and knowledge you need to plan your own backpacking and hiking trips.  
Lunch is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

31st 11am-4pm

Halloween Festival

$5

Bring friends and roommates to the Outdoor Learning Center for live music, archery, ropes course activities, games, food and more.  Come enjoy the fall festivities.
Meal is provided
Transportation is not provided
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

November

6th 5-10pm

Ropes Course & Dinner Date

$10 (Per Person)

Dinner, spectacular mountain views, and a bit of adrenaline are in store for you and your special someone.  Join us at the Outdoor Learning Center for an exhilarating experience.
Transportation is provided
Meal is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

6th-7th

iGrow Leadership Retreat

Departs 5pm Friday and returns 12pm Saturday

$12

Designed to help students grow in testimony, study skills, and confidence, the iGrow retreat is a great tool to build you in many ways.  This workshop includes multiple speakers and ropes course activities, and of course dinner on Friday night and Saturday morning breakfast prepared by the OLC staff.  The cozy cabins at the foot of the Teton mountains creates a great atmosphere to be inspired and motivated.
Meals are provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

7th 9am-4pm

Returned Missionary Retreat

$8

Enjoy comradery with other returned missionaries and share experiences while challenging yourself on the OLC ropes course.  A guest speaker (TBA) will share insights into the transition from mission to school and family life.
Lunch is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

12th 5pm-9pm

Intro to Dog Sledding

$15

We have a dog sledding professional at the OLC, and he would like to show you how to run your own team of dogs across the frozen landscape.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

13th-14th

Married Student Retreat

Departs 5pm Friday and returns 12pm Saturday

$12

Join us with your loved one for a retreat at the Outdoor Learning Center located at the base of the Teton Mountain Range and experience an uplifting, fun, and adventurous stay at Badger Creek. Stay in a cabin overnight with electricity and heat, food will be provided, and a fun filled time will be guaranteed as you encourage your spouse through many different high adventure ropes courses.
Meals are provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

20th-21st

Yoga Retreat

Departs 5pm Friday and returns 12pm Saturday

$12

What better place to learn yoga than at the foot of the Teton Mountains with the aspen trees in golden fall colors!  We have staff and instructors waiting to help you to enjoy your weekend at the OLC.
Meals are provided
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

21st 9am-4pm

Future Missionary Retreat

$7

Come challenge yourself in preparation for your mission as we provide workshops and activities to get you in the spirit of service at the Outdoor Learning Center.
Lunch is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

21st 12pm-5pm

Intro to Fat Bikes

$20 (Bike Reservation Included)

Fat bikes are the newest trend in the mountain biking world, and weve got great trails to learn the basics.  
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information

December

3rd 4pm-8pm

Ropes Course & Giant Zip Line

$5 

Join the OLC staff for an evening of ropes course activities and our newly constructed giant zip line!
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

4th 5pm-10pm

Engaged Student Retreat

$6 (Per Person)

Bring your loved one to listen to our guest speaker about how to strengthen bonds, testimony and teamwork. Learn communication and trust skills through ropes course initiatives, and enjoy lunch prepared by the OLC staff.
Lunch is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcevents@byui.edu for more information

5th 9am-2pm

Intro to Dog Sledding

$15

We have a dog sledding professional at the OLC, and he would like to show you how to run your own team of dogs across the frozen landscape.
Equipment is provided
Transportation is provided
Departs from the Outdoor Resource Center (Located under the stadium)
Contact olcintro@byui.edu for more information