SMU Outdoor Adventures offers recreational trips and outdoor skills workshops from its “base camp” at the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports.
SMU Outdoor Adventures took students to the Matagorda Island Wildlife Management Area near Port O’Connor, Texas, for Fall Break 2015. These updates are from Jessica, Outdoor Adventures trip leader: Sam and I woke up before the sun was up – and paid dearly for it, since mosquitos also wake up early, apparently. We started breaking down camp (all the while swatting at the bugs) and loading the kayaks. Everyone else got up and helped as well. We grabbed granola bars for breakfast and filled our water bottles. We started in our kayaks around 8 a.m. The water was as smooth as glass, and it took us about an hour to get halfway. We kayaked that morning in a little bit of rain, [...]