If you ever find yourself stuck in your dorm, neglecting your Zoom classes in favor of peering longingly out the window, then this guide is for you. The Cambridge Outdoor Guide contains a concise overview of the best areas nearby to enjoy some trees, fresh air, and reprieve from life in the dorms. Check it out and start exploring!
HOC wants everyone to have low barriers access to outdoor recreation so our D&I chair Spencer Carter dedicated his life (or maybe just the past few weeks) into creating an outdoor gear guide. The guide lists the most commonly used outdoor gear and provides recommendations on what you should bring and when. Gear that is available for rent from HOC is also clearly marked. Be sure to check it out!
As we continue to enjoy the outdoors during the current age of COVID 19, it is important that we as a community behave responsibly with the safety of ourselves and others in mind. HOC has drafted a Responsible Outdoor Recreation guide with links to state and local guidance on outdoor recreational activities. The guide also contains information about regional hikes and other recreation suggestions, so it is definitely worth reading to see what other people in your area recommend. This is a living document, so if you find something is missing or want to add your favorite hike to the list, then please do so! We encourage your contribution and wish everyone health, safety, and rejuvenation in the outdoors.
The email list is the best way to find out about HOC events, updates, and is also the best way for you to contact us! With this year being mostly remote and no trips each weekend, your inbox won’t be filled by us, but we will let you know about our upcoming events and challenges. The email list is a great first step and no more commitment is necessary to be part of the HOC community. If you are interested in becoming more involved with HOC, consider applying to be a leader.
Current HOC leaders, this feedback form is for you! This form will always be available for you to provide input (anonymous if you choose) to the HOC board about the future of the organization, problems with safety, problems with inclusion, or other issues. All ideas are welcome (not only limited to pressing concerns) and we look forward to hearing from you. This is the same form included in the weekly newsletter and the form will be permanently available on the JEDI page as well as the For Leaders page.