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Trip Staff Training Program

Become an Outdoor Trip Leader at Texas State!

The Trip Staff Training Program (TSTP) is open to all Texas State students to become leaders for their peers in outdoor recreation settings. This can include short activities here in San Marcos, or longer trips around Texas or the United States! 

TSTP focuses on providing outdoor education and the instructor development opportunities for anyone interested in working in outdoor recreation and education.

No prior outdoor experience is needed to start your training adventure!

To Apply: Search "Adventure Trip Leader" on Handshake (Jobs4Cats) and submit your Trip Staff Application. 

Applications have closed for the current semester. Stay posted for upcoming hiring periods at the start and ends of upcoming semesters.

Trip Staff Application (Click here to download)

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Trip Staff Interest Meetings

Come find out what being a member of the Adventure Trip Staff is all about! Learn what our training program entails, staff expectations, trip opportunities, and more!

Interest Meeting Dates: (Held at Sewell Park Outdoor Center)

  • Dates TBD

Trip Staff Training Schedule

All training dates are mandatory to attend for incoming trip leaders.

  • Dates TBD