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UT Tyler Offers Summer 2013 “Outdoor Adventure” to New England, Canada

March 7, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

The University of Texas at Tyler will offer the 2013 “Outdoor Adventure” Trip to the New England area and Canada this summer, Bob Hepler, recreational sports director, announced.

The Rec Sports’ “Great Maine & Canada Outdoor Adventure Trip” is open to both UT Tyler students and non-students.

“This year’s trip features white water rafting, sailing, sea kayaking, hiking, surfing, three days in Boston, mountain climbing and much more. You’ll need a passport and a good level of physical fitness,” Hepler said.

Cost is $950 for UT Tyler students, $1,500 for UT Tyler faculty/staff and $1,900 for non-students/faculty/staff. It includes round trip air from Dallas-Fort Worth to Boston, all activities, lodging and most meals. 

A non-refundable $300 payment is needed to reserve a spot. Full payment deadline is Monday, July 1.

Participants will travel July 23 – Aug. 4 and visit Boston, North Woods, Downeast Maine (Machias), the Southern Maine coast, Fredericton, NB, Canada and the New Brunswick coast (Bay of Fundy).

The UT Tyler Department of Recreational Sports enhances student life and campus wellness through a variety of activities and programs, which includes club and intramural sports, fitness classes, “Outdoor Adventures” and wellness education.

For more information, contact Hepler, 903.565.5571 or bhepler@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of almost 7,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.
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