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Orientation Trips

Adventure WV offers a wide variety of trip model options! 

Students can choose the trip that most interests them, based on a number of factors: trip length, depth of adventure or type of activity focus, for-credit or not-for-credit, accommodations and lodging, group size, and more. All trips run Monday - Saturday, except Mountaineer Quest which runs Monday – Friday. 

*Find a trip model that best fits you, find trip dates that fit your schedule, and get ready to register on Monday, February 6th!*

Orientation Trips

WVU’s Adventure Orientation Trips are optional peer-led, 5 or 6 day long, adventure-based trips that prepare incoming WVU students for life at WVU and in WV. Trips offer participants diverse experiences and opportunities to learn about themselves, classmates, WVU and West Virginia

  • Adventure WV Orientation Trips are open to all incoming freshmen students, and allow them to: 

    * Meet fellow incoming students 

    * Develop lasting friendships 

    * Learn about WVU from upperclassmen peer leaders 

    * See what the state of WV has to offer 

    * Participate in adventurous activities, such as hiking, rock climbing, high and low challenge course elements, backpacking, and whitewater rafting 

    * Reflect on the transition to college through small-group discussion

Orientation Trip Details

CHOOSE A TRIP!

TRIP MODEL LENGTH (DAYS)
ACCOMMODATIONS ACADEMIC CREDIT COLLEGE-SPECIFIC TRIPS AVAILABLE
Mountaineer Quest
5 Camp Muffly
Cabins and Dining Hall
No 5+ Options Available
Habitat 6 On-Campus Dorm Yes 
Service 6 Tent Camping and Rustic Cabin/Yurt Yes
Honors Option
Odyssey 6 Tent Camping and Rustic Cabin/Yurt
Yes

Wilderness 6 Tent Camping and Rustic Cabin/Yurt
Yes

Explore 6 Tent Camping Yes
Engineering Option
Transfers 6 Tent Camping and Rustic Cabin/Yurt
Yes

TRIP ACTIVITIES

TRIP MODEL   HIKING SERVICE CHALLENGE COURSE WHITE-WATER
RAFTING
ROCK CLIMBING BACK-PACKING VIA FERRATA
Mountaineer
Quest
Yes Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes


Habitat Yes
Yes

Yes
Yes


Service Yes
Yes

Yes
Yes


Odyssey Yes

Yes
Yes
Yes


Wilderness Yes



Yes
Yes

Explore Yes


Yes

Yes

Transfers Yes

Yes



Yes




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