About Outdoor Odyssey

Outdoor Odyssey is open to any first-year or transfer student and will use outdoor activities such as canoeing, camping, and backpacking to build community for new students.

Upper-class trip leaders support your group on basic skills as you work together to build relationships and share significant experiences.

Participation is open to any skill level. Wonderful and patient DO Trip Leaders will help you learn all of the skills you need. 

Outdoor Odyssey Summer 2024 Session Dates

Session 1: July 17-22, 2024

Session 2: July 31- August 5, 2024

Session 3: August 14-19, 2024

Fees & Financial Aid

Although there is a cost to the Outdoor Odyssey program, we offer financial aid for the cost of the program and travel to attend. Any incoming student receiving financial aid to attend Davidson can receive aid for Outdoor Odyssey. 

Learn More About Fees & Financial Aid For The Program


If you have questions or concerns, please contact us. We are happy to chat or get you connected with a trip leader to answer questions about Davidson Outdoors!

After Odyssey Get Outdoors at Davidson

Outdoor Odyssey is organized by Davidson Outdoors. Learn more about exploring the outdoors while at Davidson and how you can be involved after Odyssey!

Davidson Outdoors