Weekly Calendar



December 13 – December 19, 2021

Hello WOC family! Come check out some of the awesome outdoor events we have going on this week. All events are open to the Williams College community.



Do you want to be a WOOLF Leader? Come to the WOOLF Information Session on Tuesday, December 14 at 8:15PM in Paresky Auditorium.   All first year students are welcome to apply! Contact Mila Nazarali (msn2), Will McCormick (whm3), or Justyn Friedler (jmf10) with any questions.


WINTER STUDY WOC PE Offerings & General Downhill Skiing Info

IMPORTANT INFO sheet attached below – please read carefully and contact [email protected] with any questions.


* Limited financial aid is available for WOC winter study PE for any beginners wanting to learn to downhill ski, snowboard or cross country ski. Please fill out this form by Dec. 17 to be eligible.

Deer Hunting Season in our area has beGUN (rifle/shotgun)

NY: Nov. 20- Dec. 12

MA: Nov. 29 – Dec. 11 (no hunting on sundays in MA)

*If going into the woods – Be aware and A-wear bright colors!!

The WOC Equipment Room will be open by appointment only.  Hours are 12:30-1:30pm (M-Th) and 12-2pm (Fri). The Equipment Room is open to all WOC members.  Please go to this appointment schedule and sign up for a slot.  Use the tabs to find the correct week.

We want your feedback on trips! Have you recently gone on a trip and want to give us feedback on COVID-19 precautions and how things went? Fill out our feedback form after your trip so we know how we’re doing!

Wondering about Holiday presents?  The WOC Equipment Room has silky soft Bamboo T-shirts in sizes to fit most of your family and friends.  A  purple T-shirt that says “GET OUT AND PLAY” on the back will look great under your little sister’s teal fauxhawk.  Last chance to purchase these at $15.  Prices are going up with the new order slated for 2022.





Climbing Wall open!  There will be open climbing from 8 – 10 pm at the Nate Lowe Climbing Wall in the Towne Field House.  No experience necessary.  All equipment provided.  This is for WOC members only and memberships are available at the wall.  Please enter through the doors on the south (Weston Field) side and leave your shoes on the plastic tarp at the door.


Weekly sunrise hike it’s a real one!!!!  This“wake up” and down Pine Cobble – sunrise at 7:12 AM. Meet on Paresky steps at 6:00 AM!!  This is a 3 mile hike round trip, one thousand foot elevation gain to get your blood flowing and endorphins coursing through your veins!!.   Dress for the weather –  winter hat/gloves needed for warmth at the summit, good footwear for a trail that will be SNOWY, muddy, wet and always rocky!  Bring a filled water bottle, headlamp – most definitely or flashlight and a cup for hot drinks.  Return to campus by 8:30AM.  Please sign up on this form  or email [email protected] with any questions?


Hike to Mt. Williams!  You’re summiting the “mountain of work” at Williams.. how about adding a summit up Mt. Williams to top it off!!    Leaving campus at 10AM returning at 2pm.  This is a 6 mile hike with a challenging 1700 foot gain of elevation.  Please sign up on this form  or email [email protected] with any questions?


It’s finals, so everyone has something to yell about. Better out than in! Come scream your heart’s content out and remember to BYOA (bring your own angst). Last time we got 250 people let’s see how many we can get this time! Meet at 9PM at the marble blocks (by the music building). Email Aidan, [email protected], for any questions.