Recreation Student Staff Award Winners (click to see the video!)

On May 21 we held our annual Recapalooza, our student staff appreciation Recreation pool party, to thank and award our amazing student staff for all they do. Check out the recap video below! An extra shoutout to our award winners this year:
Male Employee of the Year: Chis Grebenow (Sports Clubs)
Female Employee of the Year: Emily Kunselman (Outback)
Male Outstanding Service: Francisco Salinas (Intramurals)
Female Outstanding Service: Alenoush Aslanian (Aquatics)
Male Healthy Living: Garen Doyle (Rec Classes)
Female Healthy Living: Madalynne Carattini (Fit Life)
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NOW HIRING Challenge Course Faciliators

IMG_9011 Want a fun, challenging and rewarding job? Become a Challenge Course Facilitator for our Outback Adventures Challenge Course on campus! Challenge Course Facilitator Job Announcement: The UCSD Challenge Course is seeking dedicated individuals to hire and train as facilitators. Ideal applicants for this entry-level position possess a combination of both interpersonal and technical skills. The Challenge Course staff is made up of part-time/contract student and non-student facilitators. Facilitators develop skills and experience through a process that includes initial training, mentoring, shadowing, and on-going training and skills development. These skills will be personal and professional assets for the rest of your life. About the UCSD Challenge Course: The UCSD Challenge Course provides adventure-based teambuilding program designed to develop communication and teamwork through challenging activities. Our course is located in the eucalyptus forest on the beautiful UCSD campus, an ideal setting for a variety of ground-based and high course activities. Our programs serve campus, community, and corporate groups, providing each an opportunity to problem solve and overcome obstacles as a team—from up to 45 above the ground. Summer Orientation/Training: Wednesday-Saturday, June 21-24, 2017 (8am to 6pm) Our fall training will provide future facilitators with the foundational knowledge to confidently guide groups through teambuilding/leadership programs on and off the course, including facilitation and technical skills training. All accepted applicants will be required to complete this 40-hour training before being hired by UCSD. Scheduling and Pay Following the training and shadowing process, Facilitators can expect to work between 6-30 hours/week through the busy program season (May-October). There rest of the year can still be quite busy but the work is not consistent. Beginning pay is $12/hour for Students and $14/hour for non-students. Application To learn more and apply, visit  If you have additional questions, please contact Denise Ouellette, Challenge Course Director, at 858-822-3558, or email Important Dates Application Deadline: Sunday, June 4 Date                                            Event                            Time Sunday, June 4                          Application Deadline        - - -                                 Online Application Wednesday, June 21                Staff Training                 8:00am-6:00pm              UCSD Challenge Course Thursday, June 22                    Staff Training                 8:00am-6:00pm              UCSD Challenge Course Friday, June 23                          Staff Training                 8:00am-6:00pm              UCSD Challenge Course Saturday, June 24                     Staff Training                 8:00am-6:00pm              UCSD Challenge Course
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Goodbye and Thanks to the Outback Adventures Surf Shop! Watch our Farewell Video Here

We want to send a heartfelt farewell to the our very own Outback Adventures Surf Shop. The Shop, located on Library Walk, will be closing it's door at the end of this month. The Surf Shop has been providing UCSD with the best gear, apparel and service for the past 8 years and we will be sad to see it go. Stop by to give your final goodbyes and buy some awesome stuff at closing store prices!  
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