Cancellation and Refund Policy

  1. If this activity is cancelled for any reason by Bucknell (i.e. weather, insufficient registration, etc.), you will receive a full refund.
  2. If you must cancel, you must do so on or before June 27, 2014.
  3. If a participant cancels after June 27, 2014 you will be refunded IF we can find a participant to fill the spot. If we are unable to find a participant you WILL NOT receive a refund.

Registration Deadline and Cost

The final day to register is Monday June 16, 2014.  We have limited amount of space.  Please register quickly as our experiences fill quickly.  We do try to accommodate the preferences of the first individuals that sign up, but we cannot guarantee a specific experience.  We do ask for your top 4 choices so we can accommodate you into one of the experiences you have interest in.  If there are concerns we will be reaching out to you on a case by case basis.

The cost is only $375 a person and includes, food, transportation, technical equipment, t-shirt, camping fees, and other fees associated with different trips. We do have some scholarship money available for those in need who wish to participate. Please contact Tony Stafford at 570.577.3080.

Click link to Register (May 13, 2014)

Dietary Needs and Food Information

All food is provided, starting with snacks the first afternoon and with dinner on the first night of the experience. Participants may want to bring additional money for purchases at rest stops on transport days. You know your body best and how to fuel it. You are more than welcome to bring additional snacks that suit your dietary needs.

If you have specific dietary needs and failed to indicate this information on the registration form, please contact the Director of the Outdoor Education and Leadership at 570.577.3080, so necessary arrangements can be made. Requests must be made by August 1, 2014 to ensure your needs can be met.

Moving Into Your Residence Hall Room

Keys will be available to pick up on Sunday, August 17, 2014 between 7:30am and 12 Noon. Food will be provided beginning with snacks in the afternoon and dinner on August 17th. Please plan accordingly for breakfast and lunch on your own.

If there are extenuating circumstances, such as traveling alone, flying from the west coast, or international flights and you need accommodations, please call the Director of Outdoor Education and Leadership. Each concern will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Contact Housing Services for general housing accommodation concerns (phone: 570.577.1195 or email: housing@bucknell.edu).

Other

  1. It is the participant’s responsibility to let family and friends know that they will be out of communication reach during the experience (August 17 at 2pm until August 21 at 10 pm-ish).
  2. If there are family emergencies, your family member(s) must call the Campus Switchboard at 570.577.2000. They will then get in touch with the Director of Outdoor Education and Leadership. The Director will know how to get in touch with each team in the field. Each situation will be resolved as quickly as possible.
  3. Participants are not allowed to drive themselves to and from the trailhead. This is a group experience and the participant must be with the group, in school vehicles for the entirety of the program. The university is liable if participants drive themselves.

If you have further questions about your expedition, please feel free to contact the Director of Outdoor Education and Leadership at 570.577.3080.

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