Office Closed: Tuesday, April 15

The Outdoor UW office will be CLOSED on Tuesday, April 15 as
we are having some construction work done.


We will reopen Wednesday, April 16 at noon. Sorry for any inconvenience.
If you have questions, please email the office manager at

Congratulations to the 2014-15 Hoofer Council Executive Board

Let's give a warm welcome to the incoming Hoofer Council Executive Board!  The results from the elections are as follows:

President: Abby Douglas

VP Admin: Mitchel Beres

VP Outreach: Anna Tolle

VP Marketing: Luke Tribbey

VP Finance: Vacant -- will be filled based on the Hoofer Council Constitution

Congratulations, leaders!  These executives are extremely deserving of these positions -- if you see them around, make sure to give them a high five. Thank you to all who voted!  I look forward to seeing what this executive board will accomplish!

Hoofer Council Constitutional Changes

Hello Members!  Just a reminder that voting for the Hoofer Council Constitutional changes will be done on Monday, March 24th, at 8pm in the Mendota Lodge.  All changes in the attached document are in bold italics.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to email

Thank you!

Wisconsin Union Policy SE5_Hoofer Council Constitution (Needs Approval 2014).pdf154.03 KB


Want to get paid for your love of the outdoors? Check out our open positions!

  • Front Desk / Lakefront Staff
  • Basecamp Leader
  • Basecamp Leader-in-Training
  • Paddling Instructor

Please see the attached documents for more information about the positions and how to apply. 
Basecamp2014_LeaderApplication.pdf366.11 KB
Outdoor Programs Office Assistant Summer 2014.pdf63.06 KB
Paddling Instructor PD.pdf114.97 KB
Paddling Instructor Application.pdf103.37 KB

Hoofer Chair Position Application Now Open!

The applicaton for chair positions can be found here
Hoofer Council Chair Position Application Open!
The application can be found here.  The open positions are as follows (and their position descriptions are attached):
  • Education and Risk Management Chair
  • Admin Chair
  • Technology Chair
  • Marketing Chair
  • Events Chair
The application is open now until Saturday, March 8th.  Make sure you submit your application by the date above for it to be considered.  If you have any questions, make sure you come to the Leadership Social this Wednesday, 5-7pm in the Mendota Lodge.  Leaders will be there to answer any of your questions you may have!
Admin Chair PD_2014.pdf74.17 KB
Education&RiskMngmtPD_2014.pdf96.7 KB
Events Chair PD_2014.pdf76.65 KB
Marketing Chair PD_2014.pdf81.98 KB
Webmaster PD_2014.pdf87.4 KB