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Lahave Island, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia


Expanding our education through the outdoors

EST. 1999


DOS has expanded - so should our constitution! Please take a minute to review our updated constitution for 2024. Questions or concerns can be directed to or in-person at DOS's Winter AGM.

February 28th | 6:15pm 
Weldon Law Building | Room 105
6061 University Ave
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2

Join us for an evening of games, exec elections, exciting updates and future plans - and of course pizza!


Interested in joining the DOS team? Check out vacant executive positions here!

What we're all about

The Dalhousie Outdoors Society (DOS) is a levied society that aims to increase the connectedness of the Dalhousie community with the outdoors. Experienced trip leaders provide organized opportunities for Dalhousie students to participate in outdoor activities from hiking, backpacking, skiing, bouldering, and everything in between. A fully stocked gear library is available, with free rentals for all Dalhousie students. The DOS gear library has everything you would need to get out and experience the outdoors, from full camping set ups, bouldering pads, snorkel gear, surf boards, bike packs, hiking/ skiing poles, and much much more!

Grants are available through application for both students and societies aiming to organize trips, certification courses, or any other idea which may benefit and deepen students connections to the outdoors. 

We, the Dalhousie Outdoors Society, would like to recognize that Halifax is located on Mi’kmaw territory, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. The people of the Mi’kmaw Nation have lived on this territory for millennia, and we acknowledge them as the past, present and future caretakers of this land.


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