The 5th Annual Collegiate Ice Carnival - Freedom, NH (March 2-4, 2018)

The 5th Annual Collegiate Ice Carnival is one of the top professionally led, fully intercollegiate ice climbing festivals in the country! Come learn to climb or improve on your skills with 65 students from 15+ colleges and universities from across the Northeast. For our 5th anniversary, we’re upgrading event spaces to Camp Cody in Freedom, NH! Tickets for this year’s event sold out in 30 minutes, but you can still join the waitlist!

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ROCK at the RED - Red River Gorge, KY (April 13-15, 2018)

Now announcing Eastern Kentucky University and College Outside’s newest event: ROCK at the RED! The brand new 2018 Regional Outdoor Conference in Kentucky will be held at the famous mecca of sandstone crags, the Red River Gorge! Running from April 13-15, this conference offers students the opportunity to both climb and develop their professional skills through workshops and clinics, led by all sorts of rad outdoorspeople. Surrounded by 100 other students from 20+ universities, you’ll meet other outdoor leaders, establish some quality relationships, and try out new outdoor activities! Early Bird Registration ends March 19th!

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Collegiate Outdoor Leadership Summit - Lake Placid, NY (October 12-14, 2018)

Details coming soon! Registration to open September 4th, 2018.


Collegiate Ice Carnival (2014-2017)

A flagship College Outside event, students across 15+ North East Colleges have come together for the last 4 years an epic weekend of professionally led ice climbing, competitions, raffles, and guest speakers.

Collegiate Outdoor Leadership Summit (2013-2017)

The Collegiate Outdoor Leadership Summit (previously CGOW) is College Outside’s flagship leadership weekend, where you get the opportunity to spend the weekend with leaders from other outing clubs or outdoor education programs in your region. We’ve partnered with the Adirondack Mountain Club to provide an all-time location and professional leadership trainings! This weekend is designed to bring you closer to your fellow program leaders, while having the amazing opportunity to meet and learn from your peers at other schools.

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