Mar. 9 - Mar. 12,  2023

Hello WOC family! Come check out some of the awesome outdoor events we have going on this week. All events are open to the Williams College community.


There is a new Spontaneous Outings Groupme! Please join!

Have you ever felt like the day was so nice that you just had to be outside? Do you want to know if any random or spontaneous adventures are happening in the moment? Or do you want to get the most up to date info about WOC and trips? The previous Spontaneous Outings Groupme has been discontinued and we have a shiny brand new one that we want everyone to join!! Join the NEW Spontaneous Outings GroupMe chat here!

MapleFest in Hopkins Forest  -- Saturday March 11th 10:00-1:00

-- rides from Paresky every 15 minutes.  See you there!

Camp Caribou is a boys overnight summer camp in Winslow, Maine that is currently seeking Canoe/Kayak Instructors, Climbing Coaches, and Wilderness Trip Leaders for the upcoming summer.  The dates run from June 6th to August 13th, 2023.  The salary range is $2800 to $3800 for the summer season.   

If you are interested in becoming an outdoor adventure instructor at Camp Caribou, call anytime at 207.872.9313 or email [log in to unmask].  For more information, please check out www.campcaribou.com or just fill out this Staff Application

Overland wants you:If you’re looking for a summer job, Overland would love for you to consider joining them to lead hiking, language, and service trips for 4th-12th grade students across the country and around the world.

Whether it’s by summiting peaks in the Rockies, kayaking through fjords in Norway, practicing Spanish in the Pyrenees, or restoring trails in Alaska, the job offers an opportunity to hone leadership skills, forge friendships, and engineer positive, formative experiences for others. 

The job runs from June 11th to August 7th and is a paid position. The final application deadline is Sunday, March 19th. Please join them for a virtual info session if you’d like to learn more!

Want to be part of the WOOLF Family? Join WOOLF Staff! 

Looking for upperclassmen to join our Woolf Staff! You could be a Leader Instructor, on the Food Team, Risk Management, Transportation, or help in the Equipment Room! Please fill out this application form if you’re interested…https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSft9MSDPOPPn_wzMq38oUO58lYcFFmZ_5kKtL2ltXjk33xuJw/viewform?usp=sf_link 

Reach out to WOOLF Directors Kaleisha Towle (kmt2), Riku Nakano (rn9), and Amina Naidjate (arn2) with any questions!


Climbing Wall open!  Non cis-male climbing from 8- 9pm!  From 9-10 there will be open climbing at the Nate Lowe Climbing Wall. No experience necessary.  All equipment provided.  


Weekly sunrise hike– a “wake up” and down trek on Pine Cobble.** Meet on Paresky steps at 5:55 AM for a dawn good sunrise hike - (sunrise at 6:37 AM). This is a 3 mile round trip hike with one thousand foot elevation gain to get your blood flowing and endorphins coursing through your veins!! Dress for cold weather and wear good footwear for a trail that will be muddy and rocky! Winter hats and gloves needed for warmth at the summit. Bring a headlamp/flashlight,, a filled water bottle and a cup for hot drinks. Return to campus by 8:45AM. Please sign up on this form or email beh2 with any questions! 

Polar Plunge in the Green River! ❄️Feeling drained and tired from another stressful week at Williams? Do you need a little adrenaline before Spring Break? Do you want to do something cool (get it…)? Recapture that feeling of being alive by hopping in a river! Check an item off your Williams bucket list and start off the weekend with a splash! Meet outside WCMA at 4:00pm and be sure to bring a towel, layers, and something to swim in!  Email [log in to unmask] or [log in to unmask] with any questions. 

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