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Outdoor Recreation

First-Year Interest Groups

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This FIG is at capacity and no longer accepting applications.

About the Outdoor Recreation FIG

FIG Sponsor:

Amanda Harper, Outdoor Program Coordinator

FIG Capacity:


Areas of Interest:

Open to all majors, this FIG is for any student interested in learning leadership skills while exploring the great outdoors.

FIG Description:

Join us for a taste of Wyoming’s wild places and recreational opportunities. This FIG is sponsored by the Outdoor Program and will explore concepts of leadership and personal growth through outdoor adventure. We will explore a variety of landscapes, participate in a range of outdoor activities, and gain life skills that are critical for success as a student. More information regarding specific activities (such as canoeing, rock climbing, camping, snowshoeing, etc.) will be sent to students once enrollment in the FIG is complete. Transportation, instruction, equipment, and food are provided at no additional cost.

Please note: FIG students are welcome to add a Fall Outdoor Experience (FOE) trip (there is no overlap with FIG outings). The FOE trips go out prior to regular move-in, so students participating in an FOE trip will move into their dorm rooms early. Registration for both Summer Outdoor Experience trips and Fall Outdoor Experience trips will open in early March. More information can be found here. 

Hall: Downey 2nd Floor


Please note: This FIG contains a First-year Seminar. Selecting this First-year Seminar will automatically place you in this FIG which means you will be housed with other members of this FIG and you will be enrolled in the following courses.

  • UWYO 1101 - Experiential Leadership
  • POLS 1000 - US & Wyoming Government

*You will be able to add an additional courses to your schedule when you meet with an advisor during orientation in June.

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