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Camp & Explore Big Sur

Backpack Big Sur

Event Overivew

When: Friday, 08/30/19 to Monday 09/02/19
Depart from Clarke Field House parking lot at 7:00am. Return around 6:00pm.

  • Registration open: 08/01/19    ONLINE ONLY
  • Registration close: 08/27/19

Register Online 

Have your Health Insurance information readily available at time of sign up. 
All sales are final. 

Cost with Campus Rec


Includes: Transportation, campsites, all backpacking gear ( tents, sleeping bag, pad), Hearst Castle guided tour, and most meals.

Cost without Campus Rec

$105 (Campsite x 3 nights)+ $155 (gas)+ $35 (Hearst Castle) + $125 (food for 4 days) + $275 (REI Basic Gear- tent, sleeping bag+pad) = $695/person 



Come explore the stunning beauty Big Sur has to offer! See what encompasses the Big Sur area from the scenic campground hikes to an 80-foot waterfall that washes into the ocean. Experience the vibrant blue waters along with the breathtaking mountains and cliffs that differentiate Big Sur from any other beach. Driving along the Central Coast of California, pitstops will include historical landmarks such as Hearst Castle and Point Sur Lighthouse. Students and Staff will be stationed at Kirk Creek campgrounds which will consist of cultivating outdoor skillsets and learning about Leave No Trace principles while also experiencing leadership and team building activities. This 4-day weekend trip has the potential for memories and experiences of a lifetime!

If you have any questions about this Outdoor Adventure, please email the OA team.