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COA is designed to take students on adventures all over North Carolina and nearby states, to give new perspectives on life, and to share what it feels like to be adventurous.

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Mission & Goals

Our goal is to help people experience the adventure of God’s creation through outdoor activities such as:

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Mountain Biking
  • Water sports
  • Visiting special nature habitats and formations.

These adventures provide awesome ways of establishing fellowship and provides opportunities for amazing experiences creating special memories and journeys.


Who Can Participate?

COA events and activities are open to all students.

Become a COA

Required Forms

Please return the following form to Penny Rice in the Lilly Center:


For more information or if you have questions, please contact us


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Partial funding provided by the Lilly Center for Vocation and Values, Catawba Campus Ministry and the Margaret Davis Endowment.