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Explore WV

EXPLORE
WV

Explore WV trips include a sampling of adventure activities, including camping, backpacking, whitewater rafting, and travel around the state of West Virginia.

This trip is $95 or less

Explore WV Details

  • Cost $95. The university is subsidizing all trips
  • Student who are Pell Grant eligible will pay $0
  • 3 academic credits
  • Fall academic requirements: 2 classroom meetings, 3 short papers, reunion event, fall adventure activity, and a 3-5 hour service project
  • Trip size - 19 - 22 students
  • All Explore WV trips are 6 days long
  • No prior experience necessary
  • Visit our FAQ page for more info

2017 Program Dates & Capacity

Program
Dates Capacity
Notes
Explore 1 Monday, June 5 - Saturday, June 10
19   
Explore 2 Monday, June 5 - Saturday, June 10 
22 
Explore 3 Monday, June 12 - Saturday, June 17  
19 
Explore 4 Monday, June 12 - Saturday, June 17  
22
Explore 5 Monday, June 19 - Saturday, June 24  
19
Explore 6 Monday, June 19 - Saturday, June 24 
22
Explore 7 Monday, June 26 - Saturday, July 1 
19 
Explore 8 Monday, June 26 - Saturday, July 1 
22 
Explore 9 Monday, July 3 - Saturday, July 8 
19 Engineering Only
Explore 10 Monday, July 3 - Saturday, July 8 
22
Explore 11 Monday, July 10 - Saturday, July 15 
19
Explore 12 Monday, July 10 - Saturday, July 15  
22
Explore 13 Monday, July 17 - Saturday, July 22   
19 
Explore 14 Monday, July 17 - Saturday, July 22   
22
Explore 15  Monday, July 24 - Saturday, July 29    
19 
Explore 16 Monday, July 24 - Saturday, July 29
22
Explore 17 
Monday, July 31 - Saturday, August 5 
19 

Explore 18 Monday, July 31 - Saturday, August 5 
22
Explore 19
Monday, August 7 - Saturday, August 12
19
Early Move In Trip
Explore 20 Monday, August 7 - Saturday, August 12
22 Early Move In Trip

2017 Program Itinerary 

Day Activity Accommodations
Day 1 - Monday 10:30 am check-in 
Frontcountry Camping
Day 2 - Tuesday Embark into Backcountry, backpacking   Backcountry Camping
Day 3 - Wednesday Day Two in the Backcountry, backpacking
Backcountry Camping
Day 4 - Thursday Exit Backcountry, Travel to Adventures on the Gorge Camp at Adventures on the Gorge
Day 5 - Friday Whitewater Raft with Adventures on the Gorge
Camp at Adventures on the Gorge
Day 6 - Saturday Return to WVU, De-issue equipment

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