Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Senior Spotlight

It’s about that time of year again, the time when we must send our beloved seniors out into the wild to fend for themselves. Except, we kind of already do that on the weekends here with OEL… for fun…? Perhaps a better choice of words- graduation is around the corner, and our seniors are as excited as ever to celebrate the past four years of hard work before diving into the great world of “adulting”. Before they go, we want to take the time to highlight their OEL accomplishments and thank them for all they’ve done for the program. Y’all […]

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Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Never a dull weekend with Bucknell OEL

Not that there’s ever a dull day at Bucknell in general, but with Outdoor Education and Leadership, things get even more spicy. This past weekend, OEL had four major events happening over just three days- it was a weekend jam-packed with fun and friends! The weekend kick-started on Friday night with the annual OEL talent show. A great showcase of the many talents we have in OEL; there was juggling, singing, paddling lessons, hula-hooping, jump roping, power posing, and even Rigel-versing (a talent much like chair-versing, but around our beloved Rigel instead of a chair, so clearly much more exciting). […]

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Monday, February 13th, 2017

Campfire Campaign

  Hello Bucknell! We’re four weeks into the Spring semester and OEL has already had a whirlwind of events and activities to enhance the experience of Bucknell students. OEL is comprised of six branches – Buckwild, Outing Club, CLIMBucknell, the Bike Shop, the Climbing Wall and the Rental Center. We’re able to reach a wide audience through the multifaceted nature of our programs, but we want to be a place where everyone feels welcome to come and enjoy nature! We want to showcase the Bucknell community and how we can thrive in the outdoors. You don’t need to be big […]

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Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Ten Reasons to Get Outside this week!

As the semester wraps up, it’s important to take care of yourself so that you can continue to ace your exams and papers. Getting outside and off campus can provide you with so many benefit, here’s ten of them! 1. It’s good for your physical health Getting outside, whether it’s walking, running, biking, climbing, or almost any other activity, also gets you active and moving. Getting outside is a simple and effortless way to keep your body in shape and healthy! 2. It’s good for your mental health Spending time in nature has been proven to ease depression and stress, […]

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