Orientation

Canoeing the Spring River: Many Islands & Oaks

Spring River: Oaks
Can you canoe? It sure doesn’t matter, because esteemed canoe caroler Varenya Nallur has you covered! She’ll be leading a group of amazing OR Leaders:  Vanessa Jasso, said to have once paddled 18 canoes at once, Cordell Campbell, claimed to have collected over 456 lost life jackets in one afternoon, and Lyle Alford, who once swam faster than the fastest canoe at 8 miles per second. You’ll ride up to the Spring River: Oaks campground on Friday afternoon and get all settled into your campsites. After some s’mores and a good night’s sleep, you’ll wake up to canoe down the scenic Spring River! After some swimmin’ and snackin’ and s’more s’more’n, you’ll head back to Hendrix on Sunday morning with your new squad!

  • Camping

  • Water based activity

  • Ability to swim is preferred, but not required.  Life vests will be provided. 

Spring River: Many Islands
Noted best unicyclist in the world, Adam Williams, will be leading your team to the Spring River: Many Islands campground! You and the fantastic OR team: tightrope therapist Inaya Molina, cozy sweater distribution manager Matthew Perkins, and professional rapids hunter Nina Faidly will take on the Spring River by storm! On Friday afternoon you’ll head down to the Spring River: Many Islands campground to get cozy in your tents and start some s’mores. On Saturday, you’ll head straight to the river for a day of canoeing! After dinner and s’mores y’all will get a good night’s rest and head back home to Hendrix in the morning!


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