Outing Club and Counseling Services Offer New Trips

Paddleboard yoga (Illustration credit: Abby McBride)As usual, students this semester will be able to venture into Maine’s wilderness to go whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, rock climbing, telemark skiing and more. In addition to these Outing Club adventures, they will also be able to head out on gentler expeditions to focus on self-reflection and contemplation.

The Bowdoin Outing Club and Counseling Services have teamed up to offer a new series of wellness trips this year. After all, the specialties of the two centers — the public outdoors and our private interiors — mix easily, according to Bowdoin Outing Club Director Michael Woodruff.

“I think that the outdoors provides a wonderful venue for students to get off campus and reflect on their lives back at Bowdoin and beyond,” Woodruff said. “Anything we can do to help students operate at a higher level is important.”

Starting tonight, staff clinician Ali McGrath will lead a moonlit paddleboarding trip to Sewall Pond in Arrowsic. Read the full story.


  1. Ann McWalter says:

    Wow…wish they had these opportunities 30 years ago…can alumni join???

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