Experiential Education

Upcoming Outdoor Trip Registration

Please visit our Trip Registration Website to secure your spot on our upcoming trips! Find more details including trip requirements, registration information, and packing lists on the Outdoor Trips Page.

See you outside!

Contact Base Camp





Mailing Address:

Attn: Recreation
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21218

Fall/Spring Hours:

Monday–Thursday: 4–7 p.m.
Friday: 2–5 p.m.


At the Office of Experiential Education, we want to get you outdoors and to enjoy all that the Mid-Atlantic region has to offer. From the first-timers to the seasoned outdoor veterans — we have an adventure for you. We will teach you everything you need to know while continuing to challenge your knowledge, skills and limits. Experiential Education is operated by two professional staff members and approximately 100 undergraduate student instructors.


Our mission is to help foster students’ passion and enjoyment for the outdoors by offering challenging and exciting experiential education courses that encourage and develop leadership, teamwork, environmental stewardship, character development, and lifelong transferable skills.

What We Offer

Base Camp

Visit our Experiential Education Office at “Base Camp” located in the back of the Recreation Center near the ROTC building.

Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity service provider and employer.

Johns Hopkins University operates under special use permit from the USDA Forest Service.