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Adventure Consultants and Adventure Coaches

Adventure Consultant:
If you’ve rented gear from us, one of our trip leaders will help you plan your ultimate adventure-- for free! They’ll explain how to use your gear, evaluate your trip plans and even help you plan a menu for the backcountry. If you’d like to venture out on your own but need a little guidance, ask about our Adventure Consultant service today at outdoorrec@tulane.edu!

Adventure Coach:
Ready to take your outdoor skills to the next level? Get your own Adventure Coach! Like a personal trainer for the outdoors, your coach will give you one-on-one instruction in canoeing, kayaking, and other backcountry skills. To book, email outdoorrec@tulane.edu.

  • Canoeing, Kayaking, or Paddleboarding: Join one of our trip leaders on Bayou St. John to learn to safely transport a boat, plan your trip, use basic and advanced paddle strokes, navigate water hazards and more! Plus, you’ll get a discount on your first canoe, kayak, or paddleboard rental after your lesson! Two-hour session: $50


  • Basic Camping or Backpacking: Get customized training without leaving campus: learn to plan your trip, set up your tent, pack your backpack, filter water and more! We’ll even help you cook a meal on a camping or backpacking stove! When you’re ready to head out on your own, you’ll get a discount on your first gear rental!Two-hour session: $50