Rick Curtis

Director, Outdoor Action Program
Phone: 
(609) 258-5621
Email Address: 
rcurtis@princeton.edu
Office Location: 
W04A Dillon Court West

Mr. Curtis oversees all programmatic and budgetary aspects of the Outdoor Action Program.

Rick has served as the Director of the Outdoor Action Program since 1981. A Princeton graduate, Rick was an Outdoor Action Leader as a student and developed his skills in the outdoors while at Princeton. During his tenure, the program has more than tripled in size to become Princeton's largest leadership development program, and largest single college outdoor orientation program in the country. In his spare time, he is an avid backpacker, biker and skier. He has lectured about outdoor education at conferences around the world, and is the author of "The Backpacker’s Field Manual," a best-selling book published by Random House.