Outdoor Education Center

The Outdoor Education Center (OEC) serves the Earlham community through facilitating field trips and outdoor excursions both locally, regionally, and further afield. Equipment is available to rent including tents, sleeping bags, and stoves. In addition, the Center has a wealth of guide books and other resources for planning both personal or group trips.

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Hours

Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location

The OEC is in the southwest corner of the basement in Bundy Residence Hall and is accessible from the Bundy/Barrett parking lot. Enter campus from the D Street. Turn left following signs for Bundy Hall and then into the parking lot on the right.

 

For more information contact: Wilderness@earlham.edu

Equipment Rental Information
Item 1-4 Day Rental: Daily Fee 5+ Day Rental: Daily Fee Replacement Costs
Internal Frame Pack $4.00 $2.50 $250.00
Sleeping Bag $4.00 $2.50 $150.00
Sleeping Pad $2.00 $1.00 $150.00
3-Person Tent $4.00 $3.00 $250.00
4-Person Tent $4.00 $2.50 $400.00
Tarp or Mid $3.00 $2.00 $200.00
Whistle & Compass $1.00 $0.50 $15.00
2-Burner Stove (Coleman)* $4.00 $2.00 $75.00
Fuel Canister* $8.00 N/A $8.00
Cook Set $3.00 $2.00 $60.00
Water Jug or Bladder $2.00 $1.00 $6.00
Compression/Stuff Sack $1.00 $0.50 $9.00
Sleeping Bag Liner $1.50 $1.00 $20.00
First Aid Kit $4.00 $3.00 $35.00
Rock Climbing Shoes $5.00 $3.00 $80.00
Helmet $3.00 $2.00 $35.00
Map Set $3.00 $2.00 $12.00/map
Snow Shoes $3.00 $2.00 $175.00
Cross Country Skis $3.00 $2.00 $125.00
Canoe** (Class I Flatwater) $15.00 $10.00 $800.00
Paddle $3.00 $2.00 $100.00
PFD $3.00 $2.00 $45.00

 *Stoves come with one partially used fuel canister

**Canoe rentals by appointment on Mondays and Fridays only

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