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Nature Organizations

McMaster Nature & Outdoor Recreation Organizations

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    McMaster Outdoor Club

    The McMaster Outdoor Club is a group of outdoor-enthusiasts: like-minded individuals seeking nature-based experiences for physical, psychological, emotional, social and/or spiritual reasons. Trips include local guided hikes to the waterfalls, overnight backpacking along the Bruce Trail, camping at Dundas Valley Trail Centre, and various other backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, day and multi day trips as well as weeklong expeditions to places like Algonquin Park, Bruce Peninsula, and Costa Rica. The Club also works with others in environmental stewardship initiatives.

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    McMaster Climbing Club

    The McMaster Climbing Club is a group of climbing enthusiasts that spend their free time on the side of rock faces. Whether you are a beginner or expert, the climbing club has a place for anyone that is looking to get into or try climbing. The club climbs on the McMaster rock wall, located in the Pulse fitness gym, the Alpine Tower, local climbing gyms, RattleSnake Point and even goes on a weeklong climbing adventure to Alabama and Kentucky.

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    McMaster White Water Club

    The McMaster White Water Club is a group of white water kayaking enthusiasts that spend their free time on the water. The club conducts various activities from Kayaking workshops in the McMaster swimming pool where they teach individuals how to kayak and do barrel rolls to taking trips out to local kayaking hot spots. This club is open to all and generally have pool sessions throughout the year for those looking to come out and try kayaking.

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    McMaster Farm Stand

    Mac Farmstand is McMaster's Farmers Market!  Every week they sell fresh, local, healthy food on campus for the McMaster community! Local fruits and vegetables have environmental, health, and economic benefits that we believe should be shared and available to everyone. Come by the stand to share in what the harvest offers. Mac Farm Stand is an initiative by the McMaster Students Union, in partnership with McMaster Sustainability and McMaster Hospitality Services.

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    MACgreen exists to serve the students of McMaster University and the wider Hamilton community in all things environmental. Both on campus and off campus MACgreen aims to promote sustainability through active participation, creativity, and a diverse set of ideas. Throughout the year MACgreen runs programs such as the Used But Not Bruised and Special Recycling program that you can find in the sidebar. Along with this we run a variety of events ranging from a tomato planting workshop to a waterfall hike. For any inquiries, or to see how you can get involved feel free to email