Outdoor Recreation & Open Gym Activities

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There are some great activity options available to Students, Staff and Faculty. Take advantage of these adventure opportunities made available by the BC Wellness Center, Student Programs, Human Resources and the Wilderness Skills Certificate Program.

Fall 2017 Schedule… Registration Opens Sept 18th

There is a $5 registration/equipment fee added to your BC account for all advanced registration events. This is a non refundable fee regardless of participation, be committed before registration.  Once you are registered this fee can be paid through the cashiers office or online at:  www.bellevuecollege.edu/tuition

Outdoor Yoga and HIKE

Sept 28, 3:00-6:00 PM Franklin Falls

Outdoor Nation Points:10 points hiking, 5 Points outdoor Yoga, 5 Point Group Activity = 20 points Total

Outdoor Yoga

Classic PNW fun; short hike , beautiful falls, and an outdoor yoga session.  No experience required, join others who enjoy the outdoors for this great combination of experiences! Support the BC wellness center and the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge with your participation.

Hammock Village

Oct 4,  11:00-3:00 PM, BC Challenge Course

Outdoor Nation Points:5 points hammock-ing, 5 Points Possible Slack Line, 5 point group outing = 15 points Total


We are turning the BC Challenge Course into a Hammock Village.  Bring your hammock/s, friends and homework.  Use this opportunity to enjoy the last wooded space on campus and enjoy the company of other who appreciate the outdoors.

Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

Oct 3, 6:00-8:00 PM  Redmond Vertical World

Outdoor Nation Points: 10 points Rock Climbing,5 points Group Activity = 15 points total

Picture of students rock climbing.Register for this Event!

Rock climbing is a great way to relieve stress, build muscle tone and improve self-efficacy. It’s also one of the statistically safest recreational activities available. Put life priorities in perspective by dangling from a 40’ cliff with a fellow BC student.  All climbing equipment and instruction is provided. Packing list and information sheet provided upon online registration.

San Juan Island Bike Tour

Oct 6-8, San Juan Island

Outdoor Nation Points:10 points Biking, 10 Points camping, 5 points group activity, (possible fishing, outdoor yoga, walking, running) = 25 points Minimum per day = 75 for the weekend minimum, Maximum is up to YOU! This event could be a game changer

San Juan Light House

Come join us on San Juan Island for a bike tour, camp out, and seafood pasta feast. Meet in Anacortes, WA at the Anacortes Ferry Terminal. Load all of our gear into the white BC support van and ride onto the ferry. Once we arrive at Friday Harbor bike the scenic route to our campsite and enjoy a night under the stars.  Saturday will include multiple ride options and we return to Anacortes Sunday Afternoon.

Mount Rainier HUT Trip

Oct 13-14,  Mount Rainier, Ashford,WA

Outdoor Nation Points:10 hiking, 5 Points Overnight, 5 Points Group Outing, 2 Points Star watching  = 22 points Total, More possible

High Hut with view of RainierRegister for this Event!

Take a group backpacking trip to a back country hut near Mount Rainier.  Participants will meet on Wednesday Oct 11 from 1:30-3:20 pm, for a REQUIRED planning session to cover required gear, clothing, food, tour planning and equipment rentals. Our next meeting will be on the mountain where we will hike into the hut and enjoy an evening feast with perfect views of the Mountain, weather permitting.  Don’t miss this epic adventure!

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Last Updated September 27, 2017