The Varsity Outdoor Club (VOC) is a student run club of the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver, Canada. We are avid outdoors enthusiasts and enjoy hiking, rock climbing, mountaineering, back-country skiing, paddling, bike-touring and all self-propelled outdoor adventures.

Interested in going on your own self-propelled crazy adventure somewhere in the world and want funding to do it?! APPLY NOW to the Neil Mackenzie Adventure Grant! Applications close February 1st, 2019 at 10 PM and are open to all VOC Members. For more information on the grant, how to apply, and to download the application form, please visit

Interested in the VOC? Read the About Us or drop by the clubroom during Gear Hours.

  • Sphinx Hut Feb 2007. Photo: Roland Burton

    Sphinx Hut Feb 2007. Photo: Roland Burton

Learn More about the VOC. Or, if you’re interested in joining the club, please read the detailed¬†membership info from our wiki.

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NOTE: If you make a new account, you won’t be able to log in until you have paid your membership dues and then your account will be immediately activated.¬†

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