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


Hours of Operation

Stop by the Rental Center during open hours on Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Monday to make a rental without an appointment. If you would like to make an appointment between Tuesday and Thursday, please email getoutside@bucknell.edu a few days in advance to schedule.

The Rental Center will have the following weekly open hours until the end of the year:
Friday 4 - 6 p.m.
Saturday 9 - 11 a.m.
Sunday 9 - 11 a.m.
Monday 5 - 7 p.m.

Please note either rental pickup or return MUST be made during regular open hours in order to complete payment for rental fees.

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

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.

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.

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