Feb. 26th, 2017 – Snow Day

Are you ready to hit the slopes? Join ExplOregon as we make our way to Willamette Pass Ski Resort with us and enjoy your choice of snow activities including: Skiing, Snowboarding, Snow Shoeing or just spending some time playing in the snow.

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Cost: Varies depending on activity

Bus Trip: Free!

Daily Lift Ticket (9am-4pm): $52.00

Hourly Lift Ticket (2 hour minimum): $14.00 per hour

Snow Shoeing: $27.00 (includes $12.00 for Snow Shoe Rental)

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**Snow gear MAY be available to rent from the U.O. Outdoor Program: Click Here

Schedule: Meet at the REC Center by 8:00am, the charter bus will leave no later than 8:30am.  We will arrive at Willamette Pass Ski Resort by at 10:00am.  We will stay at the park until 4.00pm when the “daily lift ticket” ends.  We will head back to Eugene around 4:30pm and should make it back to campus by 6:30pm at the latest.

What to Bring: Warm clothes, shoes that can get wet, a snow/rain jacket and pants, cash or money for food and other snow activities


Feb. 16th, 2017 – Sushi Night

****We have combined both sessions into one 1.5-hour session****

Come to “make your own sushi night!” here on campus.  Here’s how it works: (Step 1) learn how to make sushi (Step 2) eat it! Join us at the Campus Kitchen located near Hayward Field to experience this fabulous and delicious staple of Japanese cuisine. Limited capacity so sign up quickly!

Cost: $5.00 – Sign Up Here!img_0263

When:  5:45pm to 7:30pm.

***35 tickets available for the event during this time slot

Where: meet on Wednesday, February 16th, at 5:45pm in front of the UO Law Library (located at 1515 Agate Street, across from Hayward Field). We will walk to the Dining facility together at 6:00pm.

What to bring: comfortable clothes, water-bottle, your appetite.

Feb. 11th, 2017 – Silver Falls Hike & BBQ

If you missed it last year – its back again! Some call it the “crown jewel” of the Oregon, and once you visit Silver Falls, you know why.  So Join explOregon as we go visit this beautiful place to do a moderate hike through nature.  Feel free to take lots of photos of the beautiful scenery and end it all with a delicious barbecue!

Cost: $15.00

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When: Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Time: 8:05am – 5:30pm

Schedule: meet in front of the REC Center by 8:05am because the charter bus will leave campus at 8:30am and we should arrive at the beginning of the hike by 9:45am.  After our hike we will be treated to a delicious barbecue meal.  After we finish eating we will head back to Eugene and should make it back to town around 5:30pm.

What to bring: Water proof jacket, hat and warm clothes, hiking boots – or a sturdy pair of shoes,  thick socks, cold weather gear and any appropriate gear for long nature walks, drinks and snacks, light backpack or fanny pack to hold personal items such as: phone, camera or wallet.

***Please inform me if there are any medical issues, physical limitations or dietary restrictions that I may need to know about.  We will have meat and peanut free food.

Feb. 4th, 2017 – Oregon Zoo

12219405_10153183717941109_7563431926577021746_nJoin ExplOregon Saturday February 4th as we head up to Portland and take a trip to the Oregon Zoo.  The Oregon Zoo is a gem here in Portland and is a must see for any animal lover.  “In addition to educating and inspiring its community, the Oregon Zoo takes direct conservation action to protect wildlife around the world”.  After a few hours at the Zoo we will head into Downtown Portland to do a little exploration of the area.  Sign up today, and don’t forget to tell your friends!

Cost: $15.00

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When: Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Time: 9:40am-8:00pm

Schedule: meet in front of the REC Center by 9:40pm because the charter bus will leave campus at 10:00am.  We will arrival in Portland by 12:00pm where we will first make our way to the Oregon Zoo to enjoy the large variety of animals that the Zoo has to provide.  After a few hours (2 or 2.5 hours) at the Zoo we will let people explore the downtown Portland Area for a few hours.  We will head back to Eugene around 6pm and will make it back to the Rec Center around 8:00pm.

What to Bring:  comfortable clothes – money for food, souvenirs, and any other items you wish to purchase.