Springfield College recently celebrated the 92nd anniversary of Outdoor Pursuits at East Campus, also known historically as freshman camp. Springfield College graduate Kaileigh Keizer ’11, G’13, returned to the campus to recap the impact that Outdoor Pursuits had on both her college and professional careers.
An outdoor living experience that takes place at the conclusion of final exams in early May, Outdoor Pursuits enhances a student’s understanding and appreciation of individual differences of the social aspects of group living. Attendees engage in activities selected to increase environmental awareness, improve outdoor living skills, and serve as an introduction to resource-based pursuits.
The multi-day experience in outdoor living allows for the pursuit of outdoor activities, and increases environmental awareness, improves outdoor living skills, and serves as an introduction to resource-based pursuits.