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.

Hours of Operation

Summer 2017 rentals are by appointment only. Email getoutside@bucknell.edu to request an appointment.

Rental requests should be made at least 24 hours in advance to ensure adequate staffing.

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.

The Rental Center has kayaks, canoe, paddleboards, and river tubes to help you get out on the water!

The Bucknell Landing is within walking distance of our facility, and we can also provide portable cartop carriers for further distances.

rental boats

Payment Information

Bring your BUID to rent gear.

Payments can be made with cash, check, or campus dollars. We do NOT accept credit/debit cards or B-Bill at this time.

Rental fees will be determined based on the length of days the gear will be in the renter's possession.

*Faculty/Staff can also pay using department transfers for departmental business or university programming. Please bring the appropriate department account number.

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