Weekly Calendar


Hello WOC family!  Come check out some of the awesome outdoors events we have going on this week.   All events are open to WOC members. For more information on how to join WOC, ask your trip leader or head on down to the equipment room.



WOOLF STAFF/INSTRUCTOR APPS: Calling all WOOLF enthusiasts!! WOOLF 2020 is underway, but we need YOUR help to make it happen! We need instructors for WOOLF leaders and staff to help the program run smoothly! The WOOLF instructor/staff application is now open through Sunday, March 1st. Please apply! Contact Duncan (dhm2), Thomas, (tje1), or William (wr2) with any questions!


Application: Staff and Instructor Application WOOLF ’20



Williamstown Trails Internship:  6/15/2020 – 8/7/2020

 This paid internship provides the opportunity to learn firsthand about the balance between natural and outdoor recreation resources: Interns will learn to analyze, plan, and complete various trail projects; develop collaboration and leadership skills; learn practical outdoors skills; and learn about local plant species and habitat preservation. Projects often are in the backcountry, and work is performed using hand tools and power tools. All interns will be trained in tool-use and safety. 


Application is available at http://bit.ly/WilliamstownTrails2020

Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.


Questions? Email [email protected] 



Be an Instructor-Monitor at the Nate Lowe climbing wall:  There will be a 2 part IM training from 8 -10 pm on 3/9 & 3/16.  You must attend both sessions. Applications are available on the bulletin board outside the WOC office & should be returned by Thursday 3/5.  email da1 w/questions


The Nate Lowe Climbing Wall:  The wall is open M – Th 8 -10. On Thursday the wall is open to people who don’t identify as Cis- Gender male from 8 -9 and welcomes everyone from 9 -10.  There are lots of new routes and boulder problems for you to try. Come get sendy with us!


WOC Equipment Room:   The Equipment Room will be open M – Th 12:30 -1:30 & F from 12 -2 pm.  Open 10 – noon on Saturday if snow conditions warrant. Email: [email protected]


WOC activities:


Polar Bear Plunge! Has academic life at Williams completely drained you? Are your eyes vacant and soulless? Try to recapture the feeling of being alive by jumping into a river! This is a perfect bucket list item and a great way to keep awake while finishing that problem set. Meet on Paresky Steps at 9pm on Monday night. Be sure to bring a towel, warm layers, and something to swim in! Contact Aidan at [email protected] with any questions.





Taconic Crest Trail Hike!! Take a break from the midweek grind and come do a light hike up the Taconic Crest Trail! We will be leaving in a van from Paresky at 1:30pm! Contact Aidan [email protected] to reserve a space or for any questions. 





Weekly sunrise hike wake up and down Pine Cobble (witness sunrise at 6:30 am) Meet on Paresky steps at 6:00 AM.  Dress for the chill and snowy trail,  NEED hiking boots/or snow boots with good tread!! bring extra layers, headlamp,  filled water bottle and a cup for hot drinks. Gear can be borrowed from the equipment room with a current WOC membership.   Return to campus by 8:30AM. Contact Scott, [email protected] if you have questions.


Waterfall Hike! Meet at the WOC Office at 2pm for a hike to a beautiful nearby waterfall. The hike is approximately 1-2 miles and is generally on even terrain. Email Charlotte at cgj1 with any questions or to reserve a spot!




Cross country skiing at Prospect! Spend Saturday afternoon skiing in the beautiful Vermont woods. Prospect admission is free this Saturday! We’ll borrow skis from the equipment room and then drive up. Meet in the equipment room at 1 PM. We’ll aim to be back around 4 PM. Contact Rosa at rlk2 to reserve a spot!