Become a Leader

Become an Outdoor Action Leader

Being an OA Leader is one of the most valuable things you can do to help next year's freshmen class have a successful transition into Princeton. OA Leaders are role models and mentors for 60% of the incoming class. Ask anyone you know who is an OA Leader (and there are more than 300 of them on campus) and they'll tell you it's an absolutely incredible experience. Any student can learn the skills needed to lead a group on an OA Trip and with the diversity of trips we offer (base camp, biking, backpacking, canoeing, rock climbing, sustainable farming) there's a trip for you. Don't miss out on this special Princeton experience. Train to become an OA Leader this semester.

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OA Climbing Wall

OA Climbing Wall LogoThe Outdoor Action top rope climbing room is 32 feet high and 66 feet across with 14 belay stations. It incorporates the latest in climbing wall technology with both vertical and overhanging sections as well as a roof and three artificial cracks. Climbers of all abilities are welcome. Experienced instructors will be on hand to teach skills and assist in solving particular climbing routes. OA will provide harness and climbing shoes.The Climbing Wall is open throughout the academic year except during breaks, reading period and final exams.

Climbing is FREE for Princeton University students, faculty and staff. Never Climbed Before? No experience necessary! We'll teach you!

OA Climbing Wall Final Exam Open Hours

Wednesday, Jan. 14 4:30 - 6:30 PM

Friday, Jan. 16 4:30 - 6:30 PM

AI Climbing Night - FREE Climbing & FREE Food

Come enjoy "hanging out" (literally) at the Wall for AI Nights when the OA Climbing Wall is open for FREE for everyone (PUID required). We'll have music, snacks, and a great atmosphere for both newcomers and experienced climbers. Check it out! Funded by the Trustee Alcohol Initiative Fund.

Thursday, January 15 - (10:30 p.m.- 12:00 a.m.)

Only members of the University community are allowed to climb. PU ID required.

Wednesday, 1/14 Climbing Wall Open Hours
4:30 - 6:30 PM, Climbing Wall, stadium second level
Thursday 1/15 AI Climbing Night
10:30 PM - 12:00 AM - Free Food & Fun!
Climbing Wall, stadium second level
Friday, 1/16 Climbing Wall Open Hours
4:30 - 6:30 PM, Climbing Wall, stadium second level