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Outdoor Club at Virginia Tech


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Welcome to the OCVT!

   The Outdoor Club at Virginia Tech (OCVT) is a diverse group of outdoor enthusiasts comprised of undergraduate, and graduate students and other members of the Blacksburg community. The goal of the club is to get our members outside and active both physically and socially. OCVT strives to spread knowledge of the local area, to teach safe and responsible outdoor practices, to volunteer time to keep our section of the Appalachian Trail maintained and most importantly to have fun while doing it. If you're interested feel free to read more about us and if you like what you see join up!

News and Announcements

Welcome Back Students!

August 23rd, 2015

Hard to believe the summer has come and gone already! OCVT is gearing up for another great year and hopes to have lots of new trips and adventures. We will have a booth at GobblerFest, so stop by and check us out we'll also soon be announcing the first meeting of the year.

Outdoor Leadership Opportunity

January 17th, 2015

Hey OCVTers,

The club has received an invitation for members to apply to a pretty neat job opening. It involves camping with a crew in the backcountry and leading conservation projects. More information can be found at this link


Opportunity to study in Alaska this summer!

January 6th, 2015

Hey OCVTers,

The club received and invitation for it's members to apply to the Tatoosh School in Alaska, for summer programs covering ecology, biology, and political science. It looks like a pretty neat opportunity to do some fieldwork in Alaska and get credit for it. For anyone interested, more ...


Lockheed Martin hiring Antarctic Mountaineers

September 22nd, 2014

Lockheed Martin is hiring some Mountaineers as support for their science program down there. If anyone has any aspirations of being an antarctic mountaineer, this is probably worth checking out!


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Upcoming Trips

Cascades Dayhike

August 28th, 2015
Trip Type: Dayhike
Full Details

Laser Tag at Pandapas Pond

August 29th, 2015
Trip Type: Other
Full Details

Tinker Cliffs Dayhike

August 29th, 2015
Trip Type: Dayhike
Full Details

Rockin' the Outhouse - Part 1

August 30th, 2015
Trip Type: Worktrip
Full Details

Hiker Happy Hour!

September 1st, 2015
Trip Type: Social
Full Details