June 3rd, 2017 – ZipLine Adventure

If you like adventure and thrills, you’re gonna love this!  ExplOregon is headed to Rogue Valley ZipLine Adventures on Saturday June 3rd for a bit of Zip-Line fun!  Join us as we fly high above the treetops as we zoom down one of the longest zip-lines in the Pacific Northwest.  With 5 lines to ride and totaling over 1,600 feet of of line- this trip is sure to get your juices flowing and your heart racing.  Not only that! But after we finish up at Rogue Valley we will make our way to the only In-N-Out Burger in the state!  In-N-Out Burger is a West Coast favorite and a must do whenever you are near Medford!  Unfortunately, spots are limited so do not wait to sign up!

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Cost$30.25

WhenSaturday June 3rd, 2017 

Time9:30am – 8:30pm?

Schedule: Please meet in front of the REC Center by 9:30am to take a private charter bus to the Rogue Valley ZipLine Adventures.  We should arrive at the facility around 12:30pm and will embark on our adventure from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.  After we finish up at Rogue Valley we will head down the road to Medford to go to the one and only In-N-Out Burger for some top notch food!  We will leave from Medford around 6:00pm and will make it back to campus around 8:30pm.

May 27th, 2017 – Water Rafting

Join explOregon on an adventure up the nearby McKenzie river for a fun day whitewater rafting! We will be guided by Ron’s Guide Services and will have room for up 48 people.

Cost: $25.00 (includes ride to/from river, lunch & 3-4 hours of water rafting)

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When: Saturday, May 27th

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Schedule: Please meet in front of Rec Center at 8:30am on Saturday, May 20th. The bus will leave at 8:45am and arrive at the McKenzie river location around 10:00am. After a short safety talk we will suit up and hit the water. There will be a short lunch break from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. After lunch we will set back out on the water, with the river ride ending about 2 hours later around 3-3:30pm. When all is said and done we should be back to campus by 4:30pm.img_0916

What to bring: Please pack lightly as you will not need much on the trip. We discourage you from bringing expensive camera or other expensive valuables that may be damaged if wet. A few dry bags for wallets, rings, phones and watches will be available but please bring as little as possible. Please bring your own water bottle (we will also have water if needed). Do not wear jeans and regular shoes as they can become VERY VERY COLD when wet. It is best to wear nylon tops/jackets and bottoms. Sandals or river shoes are best for your feet. A change of clothes left on the bus for you when we end the trip is probably a good idea.

May 20th, 2017 – Skinner’s Butte Hike

The weather is nice, term is almost over its time to explore two important spots of Eugene: Skinner Butte and 5th Street Market!  Skinner Butte trail is an easy hike to the top and can be hiked in 30mins to 60mins round trip.  It is the perfect spot for a scenic view of the valley and downtown Eugene.  Then after the hike come with us to visit a few local shops and grab a bite to eat in the 5th Street market district.  So join us this Saturday for sun, fun and hiking!

Cost: FREE!

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When: Saturday May 20th, 2017

Schedule: Meet in front of the Duck Store (corner of Kincaid and E 13th Ave) by 9:30am and we will take the public bus to Skinner Butte Park arriving at the park by 10:05am.  The hike should take between 30-60 minutes to finish round trip.  Once we get to the top there is plenty of scenery to take pictures of and explore with your friends.  After we finish the hike we will walk over to the 5th Street Market district to explore some of the unique shops and stores and don’t forget to grab a bite to eat while you are there!  The group will make it back to campus by 2:30pm but of course, you may leave the trip any time you wish.

What to Bring:  bring comfortable shoes and water, a camera, telescope, binoculars, money for any food, souvenirs, and any other things you wish to buy.

May 11th, 2017 – Civil War Baseball

Join ExplOregon this Thursday May 11th as we cheer on our Ducks to a victory over the Oregon State Beavers. The Civil War is on and its time to shut those Beavers DOWN! The game is free to everyone with a UO I.D. card – to be shown at the ticket gate.

Cost: Free with UO I.D. Card when shown at the Ball Park ticket gate

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*****Please remember, you DO NOT need to print a ticket, this is just a sign up for people who would like to join ExplOregon at the Ducks Baseball game

When: Thursday, May 11th

Schedule: Meet in front of McKenzie Hall by 6:25pm to take the public bus, which leaves at 6:38PM. We will arrival at PK Park around 6:45pm. If the weather is nice we may choose to walk or you are free to meet us there if you wish. Game starts at 7:00pm and should end around 9:30pm. We will return to the Campus around 10:00pm.

What to Bring: comfortable clothes, money for any food, souvenirs, and any other things you wish to buy.

April 29th, 2017 – Paintball at the Palace

You asked for it and you got it!  On Saturday April 29th, ExplOregon will be heading to Paintball Palace for a 2-hours session of PAINTBALL fun.  Paintball Palace is a local indoor paintball arena – equipment will be provided and additional equipment can be purchased at the Paintball Palace store.  Sign up fast because the tickets will go quick!

Cost: $7.50

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*****Tickets go to the first 30 people to sign up*****

*****For those who are interested we can grab a bite to eat downtown after we are done playing*****

When: Saturday April 29th, 2017

Time: 11:00am – 2:35pm

Schedule: Meet at Dad’s Gate Station by 11:05am to board the public bus to Paintball Palace located at 1820 W. 7th Ave. The bus will leave at 11:17am and we should arrive at the arena by 11:40am. Check in for laser tag will begin around 11:45am with the games starting at 12:00pm.  We have a 2-hour time slot reserved so we will fit in as many games as we can.  We can expect to stay until 2:10am(ish) and to return to the Campus by 2:35pm.

What to Bring:  Clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty, Closed-toed Shoes, as well as money or cash for any food, souvenirs, and other items you wish to purchase.

*****Paintballs that are used are non-toxic and made of biodegradable materials and the field paint washes out of clothing easily.  However it is still recommended that you:

  •  Dress in layers
  •  Wear a hat, beanie, do-rags, etc.
  •  Gloves to protect bare hands
  •  Extra clothing to change into is ideal
  •  SHOES ARE REQUIRED!!!

*****Please Note: Outside paint is prohibited

April 22nd, 2017 – Portland Timbers Soccer

Let’s go to Portland to watch the  Timbers take on the Vancouver Whitecaps for an afternoon of world-famous MLS Soccer.  Join us as we cheer on the Timbers as they make a push to repeat their championship run.

Cost: $25.00  $15.00

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When: Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

Schedule: Please meet in front of the  REC Center at 8:45am, departure at 9:00am, arrival in downtown Portland by 11:00am. Game starts at 1:00pm so we will have a couple of hours to explore the Portland area, grab a bite to eat and then make our way to the stadium. The game should last about 2 hours and we will be returning to campus by 6/6:30pm.

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

April 21st, 2017 – Ducks vs. Stanford Baseball

Come relax with ExplOregon Friday April 12th as we take in the great American Pastime Baseball.  Come with us as we cheer along our Ducks Baseball team will as they battle against our PAC-12 rivals the Stanford Cardinals.  It is free to everyone with a UO I.D. card – to be shown at the ticket gate.

Cost: Free with UO I.D. Card when shown at the Ball Park ticket gate

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*****Please remember, you DO NOT need to print a ticket, this is just a sign up for people who would like to join ExplOregon at the Ducks Baseball game

When: Friday, April 21st

Schedule: Meet in front of McKenzie Hall by 5:25pm to take the public bus, which leaves at 5:38PM.  We will  arrival at PK Park around 5:45pm. If the weather is nice we may choose to walk or you are free to meet us there if you wish.  Game starts at 6:00pm and should end around 8:30pm.  We will return to the Campus around 9:00pm.

What to Bring:  comfortable clothes, money for any food, souvenirs, and any other things you wish to buy.

April 8th, 2017 – Portland TrailBlazers vs. Utah Jazz

Join ExplOregon Saturday April 8th as we head up to Portland to watch the TrailBlazers take on the Utah Jazz as the Blazers try to make a late season playoff push! Sign up today to reserve your spot to watch Damion Lillard, CJ McCollum and the rest of #RipCity as they work their way to a victory!

Cost: $25.00 – includes bus to Portland and back to Eugene + a ticket to the NBA game.

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****Tickets are limited, the first 40 people who sign-up will get one.****

When: Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Time: 2:30pm-12:00am

Schedule: meet in front of the REC Center by 2:30pm because the charter bus will leave campus at 3:00pm. We will arrival at the Moda Center in Portland by 5:00pm. We will get to the stadium early so that you can explore the area a little bit before we head in to watch the game. The game will start at 7:00pm and end around 9:30pm. We will return to the Rec Center around midnight.

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

Mar. 18th, 2017 – Cosmic Bowling

With finals and exams just around the corner, we at ExplOregon think you deserve a bit of fun and relaxation.  So join us on Saturday March 18th as we head to Strike City for the last event of the Winter term!  So get your shoes, grab your balls and get your bowl on!

Cost: $5.00

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When: Saturday, March 18th 2016

Time: 6:05pm to 10:00pm

Schedule: We will meet at McKenzie Hall by 6:05pm to take the Emx from Dad’s Gate Station to Strike City lanes located here in town.  We should arrival at the bowling alley around 6:50pm so that we can start bowling around 7:00pm.  The lanes are on a first come first serve basis so there might be a wait time.  After a few hours of bowling we will head back to campus by 9:15pm and should make it back to campus around 10:00pm.

What to Bring:  comfortable clothes – money/cash for food & drink, phone or camera for pictures.

Mar. 11th, 2017 – Portland Blazers Basketball Game

damian-lillard-nba-oklahoma-city-thunder-portland-trail-blazers-5Its basketball season baby! So come with ExplOregon as we head up to Portland to watch the Trail Blazers take on the Washington Wizards!  Sign up today to reserve your spot to cheer Damion Lillard, CJ McCollum and the rest of the team to a victory!

Cost: $25.00 – includes bus to Portland and back to Eugene + a ticket to the NBA game.

***Tickets are limited, the first 40 people who sign-up will get one***

SIGN UP HERE!

When: Saturday, March 11th

Schedule: Meet in front of the REC Center by 2:35pm because the charter bus will leave campus at 3:00pm.  We will arrival at the Moda Center in Portland by 5:00pm. We will get to the stadium early so that you can explore the area a little bit before we head in to watch the game.  The game will start at 7:00pm and end around 10:00pm.  We will return to the Rec Center by 12:00pm.

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

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