July 24th-26th, 2015
Spokane GOOB is a smaller setting outdoors pre-orientation trip 30 lucky freshmen. Spokane GOOB takes place mid-summer during the last weekend in July. Incoming freshmen are invited to Gonzaga's campus for a full weekend of adventures in the Spokane/Coeur d'Alene area. The weekend is packed full of outdoor fun and adventure right in Gonzaga's backyard. Freshmen should be prepared for a fast-paced, exciting time! Activities include rafting/kayaking on the Spokane River, hiking Mt. Kit Carson, a high-ropes course and other exciting activities. Evenings are spent at Lake Coeur d'Alene making s'mores and spending time with other first-year students and the upperclassmen adventure guides. This is a fantastic way to meet other outdoors-loving students, to learn about Gonzaga, and become acquainted with the outdoor recreation opportunities in the Inland Northwest before you even start school!
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Gonzaga Outdoors offers students an opportunity to participate and learn about a multitude of recreational activities while inspiring them to become active in protecting and participating in the outdoors throughout their whole life. GU Outdoors strives to keep recreational outdoors activities accessible to students providing the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful local surroundings with guided outdoor trips, discounted rental services to students, and bike and ski shop.