ORC Announcements

Fall Closures:

October 3rd--General Conference 

November 25th-28th Thanksgiving

December 23rd- January 1st Christmas & New Years--Subject to change without notice 

Fall Garage Sale: November 7th--9:00 AM-12:00 PM (more details to follow)

The ORC is now a Cotopaxi Retail Sales Store. To order online click here:

Our new online reservation link is now live. 

---Please Note- You can only make reservations  30 days before your first reservation date. The system will let you reserve longer than this but they will be canceled by the shop manager. If your reservation is canceled you will be informed by the shop manager.

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.
  • Rentals picked up after 4pm on the first day are pro-rated for that day.
  • Saturday rentals returned on Monday are billed at 1-1/3hrs 
  • 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.