Gear Rentals

Are you interested in exploring the outdoors on your own or with some friends? The Office of Experiential Education has the equipment to help you get outside and create your own adventures.

Equipment rental policies

  • Rentals are subject to availability.
  • Equipment Requests must be made at least one week prior to your anticipated pick up date.
  • The Renter agrees to assume all liability, and be solely responsible for the rented equipment, its use, and its users.
  • If equipment is damaged, destroyed, missing, or stolen, the Renter give Johns Hopkins University permission to charge my student or staff account the full replacement/repair cost of the equipment rented.
  • If equipment is returned late you will be charged the day rate for each day it is not returned. After one week you will be charged for the full replacement amount.
  • If equipment is returned excessively dirty there will be a cleaning fee added at drop off.
  • Equipment must be returned before 5pm on the agreed upon return date.
  • Payment for rentals is due at the time of pick up. We accept checks made out to JHU or exact cash.
  • The Office of Experiential Education reserves the right to collect a deposit on rental equipment in addition to the the rental fee. Deposits will be returned once equipment is returned.

What we rent

  • Backpacks 60+ Liters
  • Summer and Winter Sleeping Bags
  • Sleeping Pads
  • 3 person backpacking tents
  • 4 person car camping tents
  • Backpacking tarps (10’x12′)
  • Lightweight pyramid shelter
  • Trekking poles
  • Snowshoes
  • Cook kits
  • Frying pans
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Headlamps
  • MSR Whisperlight White Gas Stoves
  • MSR Superfly Iso Pro Canister Stoves
  • Coleman 2 burner Propane Stoves
  • Fuel included with stove rentals
  • Trowels
  • Discs for Disc Golf (putter, mid range, and driver)

How much does it cost

Below are the single day rate for each item.

  • Backpacks 60+ Liters ($6.00)
  • Summer ($6.00) and Winter ($7.00) Sleeping Bags
  • Sleeping Pads ($1.00)
  • 3 person backpacking tents ($12.00)
  • 4 person car camping tents ($14.00)
  • Backpacking tarps (10’x12′) ($5.00)
  • Lightweight pyramid shelter ($16.00)
  • Trekking poles ($3.00)
  • Snowshoes ($10.00)
  • Pot sets ($2.00)
  • Frying pans ($1.00)
  • Cooking Utensils ($1.00)
  • Headlamps ($1.00)
  • MSR Whisperlight White Gas Stoves ($6.00)
  • MSR Superfly Iso Pro Canister Stoves ($5.00)
  • Coleman 2 burner Propane Stoves ($7.00)
  • Fuel included with stove rentals
  • Trowels ($1.00)
  • Discs ($1.00)

How to rent equipment

  1. Fill out the Equipment Request Form.
  2. A confirmation email will be sent to you within 1 business.
  3. Stop by the Experiential Education Office on your pick up date/time.
  4. Return rented equipment by 5pm on the agreed upon drop off date.