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Ignite Outdoors

Is coordinated by the University of Tennessee RecSports Outdoors Program.

Ignite Outdoors is a four-day wilderness trip filled with adventure, leadership, and outdoor skill development for all experience levels.

University of Tennessee RecSports Outdoor Program staff take pride in providing a meaningful experience for participants. With training in navigation, wilderness first aid, risk management, group dynamics, leadership, and technical skills, our leaders are well prepared to provide an enjoyable adventure for students.

Ignite Outdoors has 3 trip options with 6 sessions total. One rock climbing trip, one canoeing trip, and four backpacking trips. All sessions are four days long.

Ignite Outdoors 2018 program dates:

  • Backpacking #1: June 6-9
  • Backpacking #2: June 13-16
  • Climbing: June 20-23
  • Backpacking #3: July 11-14
  • Backpacking #4: July 18-21
  • Canoeing: July 25-28

The cost of $175 includes all meals, transportation to and from base camp, all outdoor activities, a t-shirt and most gear.

Use the link at the top of this page to register.  No payment is required; we will charge your student account in August.


2018 FAQ COMING SOON or registration questions can be emailed to Programmatic questions can be emailed to

Center for Leadership and Service
Division of Student Life

2238 Dunford Hall (second floor)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 865-974-1039 E-mail:

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