Stories about "Bates Outing Club"
Friday, May 3, 2019 11:30 am
From a paperweight inspired by a big Bates win to a peace pipe that raises questions, here are a few items from the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.
Friday, February 8, 2019 12:26 pm
Earlier today, a 20th-century Bates Outing Club tradition was reignited when newly...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 12:57 pm
“S'mores and campfires in the outdoors have been parts of the most empowering and connecting experiences during my time at Bates,” says Chandler Ryan ’19.
Friday, February 19, 2016 11:37 am
The Bates Puddle Jump, the annual, you-have-to-be mad dash from shore to pond, has been going strong as a student rite of passage since 1975. A new wrinkle for 2016: Pond skimming!
Thursday, April 2, 2015 11:23 am
A sweet Bates ritual helps seniors commemorate a pivotal moment — the completion of a thesis.
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 10:09 am
Lester Kenway '75 has dedicated his life to making the outdoors accessible to generations of hikers across the United States.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 10:05 am
It's a Bates tradition suitable for any hardy Bobcat, including this year an alumnus from the event's founding era.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:04 pm
Joining a preorientation AESOP trip this year, photographer Mike Bradley captures the...
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:03 pm
Years ago, Bates students would climb Mount David to light massive bonfires to celebrate sports triumphs or to drive away the winter blahs.
Friday, January 11, 2013 3:00 pm
Student and alums team up to move the Bates Outing Club headquarters from Alumni Gym to Chase Hall.