Outdoor Pursuits

An outdoor living experience you won't want to miss.

Spend seven days living outdoors through Outdoor Pursuits (MOSK 101). This experience will enhance your understanding and appreciation of individual differences of the social aspects of group living. You'll engage in activities selected to increase environmental awareness, improve outdoor living skills, and serve as an introduction to resource-based pursuits.

Students during outdoor pursuits

Information regarding Outdoor Pursuits will be available January 2019.

Students learn to canoe on Lake Massasoit during Outdoor Pursuits at Springfield College
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Lakeside learning

You won’t just admire the lake from afar—you’ll experience it first-hand in our canoes or kayaks.

Student bikes at East Campus on the trails during Outdoor Pursuits at Springfield College
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Traverse the trails

Explore the vast forestland on foot or bike.

Students learn skills to play disc golf at East Campus during Outdoor Pursuits at Springfield College
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Play a game

Try a game of disc golf on one of our two courses.

Students practice yoga during Outdoor Pursuits at Springfield College
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Restful retreat

Meditate and relax with yoga in the forest. 

Students work together to lift a log during Outdoor Pursuits at Springfield College
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Strength in nature

As part of Outdoor Pursuits, we offer plenty of classes for you to participate in, such as an outdoor powerlifting class called Strength in Nature, 

Students learn to cook and prepare their own meals during Outdoor Pursuits at Springfield College
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Let’s get cooking

During your eight-day outdoor adventure, you’ll learn to cook and prepare your own meals.