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Outings Program

How Do I Go on an Outing?

Outings Policies and Procedures

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  • How the Outings Program Works

    During the first two weeks of school, Outings Program leaders meet to schedule the MA Outings offerings for the whole semester.
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  • Signing Up For Outings and Permission Forms

    It is important that students willingly accept responsibility for all aspects of their participation on an outing.
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  • Notification of Your Status

    About two weeks before the outing departure date, students are notified via email by the leaders of the outing of their status.
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  • Gear for Outings

    The MA Outings Program maintains a small selection of outdoor gear on loan for students for use on outings.
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  • Cancellations

    Cancellations tend to complicate outings logistically, and as such they are discouraged in all but the most unavoidable of circumstances. 
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  • Fees for Outings

    Most outings have a cost associated with participation, though several are run each semester at no cost.
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  • PE Credit

    PE credit for qualifying outings is awarded by the Director of Outings and recorded in your athletic credit file.
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  • Late Arrival/Early Departure from an Outing

    The Outings Program cannot accomodate requests for late arrival or early departures from an outing.
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  • Electronics/Cell Phones and Communications in the Field

    Electronics, including cell phones, are not to be used while on an outing without specific permission of the outings leader.
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  • Who Leads MA Outings

    The MA Outings Program hires trained and experienced outdoor leaders to run its outings.
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  • Expectations for Behavior on Outings

    MA Outings also has high standards for student behavior while on outings.
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FAQs

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  • How do I know what outings are offered?

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  • Do outings cost me anything?

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  • What if I don't have the gear?

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