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Welcome to the NEIU Adventure Program 

The NEIU Adventure Program is focused on providing Northeastern students and the greater Chicago community with a variety of adventure-based programing. The NEIU Adventure Program has a vast selection of experiences that can be tailored to any individual or group needs including indoor climbing and bouldering wall, indoor high ropes course, team-building sessions and outdoor trips.

Upcoming Fall Events

September 13: Eagles Late Night- Peace Fire (6 p.m. start)

September 20: Canoe 101- Pool (Session is from 2:30-4 p.m.)

Septemebr 24: Camping 101-Tent Relay, Packing list, S’mores/Make your own Trail Mix (4 p.m. start)

September 28: Canoe Chicago River (11:30 a.m. start)

October 5-7: Fall Break Camping Trip to Indiana Dunes State Park (depart at 1 p.m. on Oct. 5, return at 4 p.m. on Oct. 7)

October 17: Yard Games and Hot Dog Roast (3 p.m. start)


Mission Statement

The mission of the Northeastern Illinois University Adventure Program is to provide educational and character development experiences which advance personal responsibility, health and well-being, community, leadership development and student success through adventure-based experiential education.

Gear Rental

The NEIU Outdoor Adventure Program offers gear rentals to University students and staff who seek adventures of their own. We can supply tents, sleeping bags, sleeping pads and backpacks for an affordable fee varying on gear selection and how long you plan on checking out gear. Remember that you are responsible for upkeep of gear and are liable for any damages that may occur.

Never pitched a tent? No problem! OAP staff are here to help guide you through proper use of all gear we offer for rentals. For more information or interest please contact for details.

For more information about the NEIU Adventure Program follow the links below:

Indoor Climbing and Bouldering Wall

Challenge Course



For more information or questions reduarding the NEIU Outdoor Adventure Program please email or call (773) 442-4176.

People needing special assistance or accommodations should contact Student Disability Services at (773) 442-4595 or email or visit the SDS office:

Student Disability Services D 104
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Ill. 60625
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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