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Idaho Bike Trip


A road in Idaho leading to a National Park.

This program has been designed to provide the opportunity to learn about and teach on the etymology of rivers in Idaho. students will have the opportunity to test teaching and programming ideas in a wilderness area through a bicycle trip throughout the week traveling around the Sawtooth Mountains camping in different locations each night. Throughout the week, students will be planning and leading the trips which provide an experiential learning process that is of great value to everyone who participates.

Should have a high comfort level on a bike and hiking. Program is subject to change and pending approval from the Texas State Board of Regents.


Program Travel: June 1 2021 through July 23, 2021.

Courses will meet on the Texas State University campus in San Marcos three times before the trip for orientation and once the day before the trip.

Orientation Meetings: June 1, 2021, June 25, 2021 

Course Meetings:  June 1, 2021, June 25, 2021 

Travel Dates:  July 5, 2021 - July 12, 2021 

Required:   Field trip to ?? TX


Course Options 

 REC 4335

Outdoor Recreation Programming


Tuition and Program Fee

3 Hour Course


Additional Program Fee, which includes lodging, on-site transportation, and admission fees:  TBD

Important Note: Airfare, meals, and personal expenses are not included in the Program Fee. 

Additional costs / program fee Cost TBD

Course tuition and program fee will be billed and paid through SBS Billing and Payment.

Drops and Refunds

All university policies regarding installments, course drops, and refunds apply to all billed and paid tuition and program fees.


Important Covid-19 Information

All participants in Texas State Study in America programs adhere to the health guidelines in the Texas State University Roadmap, including the Health and Safety Measures and Student Roadmap page. The guidelines provided for protecting health and safety on campus also apply to field locations and travel in this Study in America program.

The field/travel portion of the program is subject to change and/or cancellation. If the field portion of the program is cancelled, course instruction will continue virtually, but Texas State Study in America will refund the additional program fee (not course tuition).

Applying to the Courses/Program

Important:  To ensure your place in this course/program you must complete the program application and then receive approval from Dr.Taylor

Applications are not yet open for this program.

Registering for Courses

After applying for and being accepted into the program, you must also register for your course though the Student Information System/Catsweb during the regular University registration period.

For more information about the content of the course/program, please contact Dr. Sunni Taylor.

For questions about appying/registering, please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.