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Rental Shop

ORC Camping
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The Rental Shop is a great resource for students and community members looking to have an outdoor adventure, but don't have the needed gear. All rental equipment is reliable and in great condition to allow users a fun outdoor experience at an affordable cost. Choose from outdoor gear or recreational sports equipment.

Location & Contact Information

ORC Location

The Outdoor Recreation Center is located across from the student recreation center on North Fairway Drive. For questions regarding specific equipment, call 335.1892.

Rental Pricing

Current rental prices can be found on the ORC Rental Guide.

ORC Rental Guide

Rental Policies

To protect the investment in and integrity of our equipment, we have several policies in place to ensure the safe handling of ORC rental gear.

General Polices

It is the customer's responsibility to check over equipment and to note any pre-existing problems before leaving the ORC. The customer may set up equipment or examine it as needed.

ORC equipment is designed for a specific function. It is the customer's responsibility to use equipment only for its intended use.

Outdoor Recreation staff will explain the proper and safe use of the equipment as needed.  This explanation is not a substitute for training from a certified professional.

Equipment may be reserved up to 60 days in advance with payment of the rental fee.  Equipment may require a deposit.

The ORC does NOT take reservations for Green Bikes. They are rented on a first come, first serve basis. 

Customers may be limited to renting certain items for themselves only (e.g. Skis, Snowboards).

Renters are not charged for day of pickup or return of equipment.

All equipment is due on the scheduled return date.

WSU students, faculty and staff, as well as the general public (18 or older) may rent equipment from the ORC.

The ORC reserves the right to refuse service.


Cancellations made 4 or more business days prior to the scheduled pick-up date will receive a full refund.  Cancellations made within 3 business days will forfeit 50% of the rental fee. For reservations with a Friday pickup, Monday is the last day to cancel while getting a full refund.

Alterations that decrease reservation value 50% or more of the total value of the reservation will be considered cancellations and will be treated as such regarding refunds.

Customers failing to pick up reserved equipment will forfeit all monies, except deposits.

Refunds will not be given for equipment that is unused or returned early.


Equipment returned after the scheduled return date will accrue fees at the 'daily rate' for each day late.

Equipment must be returned clean, dry, and properly packaged or a fee will be assessed. The minimum cleaning fee is $20, plus $20 per additional hour of cleaning required.

Customers will be charged for any alteration of equipment (e.g. removal of thwarts from rafts).

Any loss or damage that is present on the equipment once it leaves the ORC is the responsibility of the customer.

Cost of lost or damaged equipment will be the retail value of the item plus 10%.

The customer will have 5 business days to make full payment of fees from the date notified of fees.  Delinquent fees will be charged to WSU Student Accounts, if applicable.