Outdoor Excursions


Campus Recreation offers day and weekend trips, and a Spring Break trip that allow students the opportunity to explore and adapt to new surroundings and to develop an appreciation for the body and nature as God's creation.

Trips are offered at a discounted rate or for free when possible, and registration fees usually include food, equipment, and transportation.


Fall 2018 Schedule


August 31-September 3 Labor Day Weekend to Kings Canyon - Join us for a fun adventure of hiking, camping, swimming, and exploring in the beautiful Kings Canyon National Park. We'll be playing in nature over the long weekend, so bring your boots and backpack and enjoy the ride! Register HERE!

Oct. 5-7 God In the Wilderness
- Experience three days of relaxation, restoration, and community at the beautiful Forest Home Christian Camp in Ojai Valley. This weekend getaway offers quality time for spiritual and personal growth as students will receive 4 convocation credits for coming on the trip. Additionally, Forest Home Christian Camp offers a variety of adventure filled activities such as a large pool facility, volleyball court, climbing wall, basketball court, Zip Line, tree house, human foosball court, and skate park (just to name a few!) Register HERE!


Oct. 27 Mount Baldy Hike - Wake up bright and early to seize the day and venture over to the San Gabriel Mountains, to conquer the TALLEST MOUNTAIN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. At 12,441′ ft. tall, Mt.Baldy has no rival nearby. Not for the faint of heart, Mount. Baldy is a great full day hike (10 Miles, 8 hours) and is suitable for those physically fit enough for the challenge!!! Join us Saturday October 27th for THE must do adventure of the weekend! Register HERE!


Nov. 10 Geocaching - Do you like exploring off trails? Do you like finding treasures along the way? Then geocaching is for you! Planted by members of the community, boxes filled with small knick-knacks and a log to sign your name are strung along trails and roads for geocaching members to find. The adventure begins at Nicholas Flats in Malibu. Trail mix materials will be provided before the hike so we can all make our own trail mix. From there, we will take off on a relaxing hike and search for geocaches along the way. Register HERE!


Nov. 17 Sunrise Yoga and Photography - Are you needing to get your namaste on before Thanksgiving Break? Or are you looking for photography tips on sunrise shoots? Come join us for this FREE event at 6:15am at the Malibu Bluffs field! Transportation is not provided, so bring friends and carpool or walk to the Malibu Bluffs right across the PCH from Pepperdine. An acai bowl bar will be provided after the yoga session! Bring your own yoga mat or borrow one from Campus Rec (supplies limited). Register HERE!



 Spring 2019 Schedule


Jan. 1 - 5 Zion National Park - Celebrate the New Year with us by embarking on an adventure to Zion National Park in Utah where we will be hiking, rock climbing, canyoneering, and exploring this famous national park's scenic views and canyons. Register HERE!


Feb. 24 - Mar. 1 God In The Wilderness - Come shred your face off in Mammoth! Hit the pow pow on the mou mou and then cozy up next to a warm fire in some sweet cabins with a cup of hot cocoa while playing some Catan. Hear powerful messages of journeying in Christ's redemptive grace and experience His creativity as you summit the top of the mountain and overlook His creation! You won't want to miss this community experience over Spring Break!! Register HERE!



Dates and trips are subject to change. Trips may be added or canceled throughout the semester. Contact the Campus Recreation office for more details.

Trip Cancellation & Refund Policy

Final trip preparation and purchase of necessary supplies is based on the number of people that sign up.  Therefore, cancellations need to be made well in advance of the trip if a student wishes to be refunded.  In order to receive a full refund, cancellation requests must be made to Casey Gillam in HAWC 111 or by email to casey.gillam@pepperdine.edu, by 5:00pm the Wednesday before the trip.  Once this deadline has passed, no refunds will be given.