Wilkes University


Get Outside and Help Wilkes Win

Can Wilkes University be the outdoorsiest campus in the nation?

From Sept. 18 to Oct. 15, 
get outside with Wilkes and compete against universities across the country to win free outdoor gear and the title of National Outdoor Champion.

The Outdoor Nation Campus 
Challenge is a competition where 92 Universities compete to see who can get the most people outside during the course of four weeks. Last year,  Wilkes came in fourth place. Sign up and get outside to help us get to the top!

To sign up, click this link http://www.oncampuschallenge. org/download or follow the steps below:

  1. Get the official Outdoor Nation App on your smart phone.
  2. Create an account and register to Wilkes University.
  3. Start logging outdoor activities Sept. 18 in the Outdoor Nation app.
  4. Share your outdoor adventures with your social media crew.
  5. Have the opportunity to win sweet gear from REI, The North Face, ENO, and Hydro Flask!!
Eligible activities that can be logged on the app include: adventure racing (like Tough Mudder), biking/mountain biking, camping, climbing (indoor/outdoor), caving, equestrian, fishing/hunting, hiking/backpacking, paddle sports (kayak, SUP, canoe), outdoor service projects, running/jogging/trail running, snowsports, water activities (outdoor), hammocking, outdoor clinics and training, skateboarding/longboarding, slacklining, walking, yoga (outdoor), bird/wildlife watching, gardening, stargazing.

Traditional team sports 
are not eligible.

Each activity must take place for a minimum of 30 
minutes and must occur between Sept. 18 and Oct. 15, 2017

For updates on activities, organized hikes, and trips, "like" Wilkes Adventure Education-WAE on Facebook and follow wilkesadventureeducation on Instagram.

If you have any questions, or 
want to get involved in the infrastructure of the challenge, please contact the Outdoor Nation Student Coordinator,