This outdoor adventure program offers first year students the opportunity to develop relationships with other students prior to the start of the fall semester. Each trip will spend 1 day involved in community service learning. Participants will gain an awareness of the outdoor environment surrounding PSU.
All WMO Trips are led by experienced student leaders. Each student leader is trained in group facilitation, backcountry skills, and wilderness medicine. Each year the trips are different, as student leaders create unique experiences for each incoming class.
Hurry, enrollment is limited to 8 students per trip! For more information about this program send an e-mail (use “WMO” as the subject line) or call (603) 535-2622.
Dates: August 29- Sept. 2, 2013
Registration Deadline: June 18, 2013 or until trips fill
Trip Option #1; NH Outdoor Adventures Loon Lake Cabin:
Students will base camp from a cabin on beautiful Loon Lake. Their days will be filled with surfing / paddle boarding / wind surfing, rock climbing, paddling, and hiking.
(NH Adventures equipment list)
Trip Option #2; NH Outdoor Adventures (Rattlesnake Campground):
Based at the Baker River camp ground across from Rumney Rocks, students will hike, camp, surf / paddle board, paddle, rock climb and learn outdoor living living skills.
(NH Adventures (Field) equipment list)
Trip Option #3; Sea Kayaking on Squam Lake:
Based out of an island on beautiful Squam Lake, students will learn sea kayaking techniques, camping skills, and gain experience while hiking and exploring the surrounding mountains.
Trip Option #4; Backpacking in the White Mountains:
Students will backpack in the beautiful mountains surrounding Plymouth. Days will be filled with numerous outdoor learning opportunities including backcountry: camp craft, navigation / orientateering, Leave No Trace, and getting to know new students.
(Backpacking equipment list)