The Good Life Nature Explorers

Apply by May 1

Do you love nature and the great outdoors? Do you want to enhance your skills or start from "zero" and learn how to be a Nature Explorer? In The Good Life: Nature Explorers, you'll connect with students and professionals who share your commitment to the great outdoors. Together, you'll learn helpful skills while outdoors and more about the natural environment to be sustainable and good steward. 

As part of this community, you'll take introductory courses in Environmental Studies and enhance your outdoor leadership skills through various Campus Recreation courses.

As a Nature Explorer, you'll also have the opportunity to take part in exclusive activities like canoeing and backpacking trips, aimed at giving you real-world experience putting the theories of sustainability you learn in the classroom into action in the great outdoors!

Canoeing the Niobrara

Community Details

Open To

Any first-year student who is interested in getting outdoors and learning more about nature and exploration.



GEOG 181: Global Environmental Issues

ODED 100A: Canoeing


ODED 103A: Indoor Rock Climbing

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