Get Outside on your own or with your friends using the Outdoor Education & Leadership Equipment.

The rental center is located in the Outing Club Basecamp --  near the gateways in the old Tustin Gym. It's YOUR student space with a bouldering wall, TV, fooseball, ping pong, materials for planning your own outdoor adventure, a place to study and much more! Rent all the equipment you need for your next outdoor adventure here! Students, Alumni, and Faculty/Staff and their families are welcome to rent equipment.

Questions? Email us at GetOutside@bucknell.edu or call the CAP Center at 570.577.1217.

About the Rental Center


Available Packages

  • Backcountry Camping Package
  • Backpack Package
  • Car Camping Package
  • Cooking Set Package
  • Sleeping Package (Warm or Cold Weather)
  • Cross-Country Ski Package
  • Snowshoe Package
  • Climbing Package
  • Ice Climbing Package
  • Canoe Camping Package
  • Canoe Package
  • River Kayak Package
  • White Water Kayak Package
  • Paddle Board Package
  • Tubing Package (DAILY ONLY)

View package pricing.

You may also rent single items!

View our damage policy/waiver.

View images of our packages below.

Get outside even when it starts to snow!

The Rental Center has cross-country skis, boots, and poles; snowshoes and crampons for those icy winter hikes; and cold-weather sleeping bags to keep you toasty at night!

Gear Room

Hours of Operation

The rental center will open and resume normal hours following Thanksgiving Break.

Fall break to Finals Week (Finals Week rentals by appointment only)

  • Friday, 3 - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 - 11 a.m.
  • Sunday, 5 - 7 p.m.

Stop in to rent gear or make a reservation by emailing GetOutside@bucknell.edu.

Payment Information

Bring your BUID to rent gear.

Payments can be made with cash, check, or campus dollars.

*Faculty/Staff can also pay using department transfers for departmental business or university programming.

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