There are a total of 15 amazing opportunities to choose from. There are numerous trips to accommodate a variety of needs. There are 9 first-year students on each experience with 3 or 4 trained upper class student leaders per experience. Smaller groups allow for stronger one on one connections, but you will also be interacting with other groups to expand your social network.  

Pick a trip option that interests you to see further details on that specific experience.

    • Paddling the Susquehanna River
      1 Trip, Total of 9 First-Year Student Participants
      No experience necessary, exertion required: light
      Paddling the Susquehanna River trip legend
    • BuckWild Unpacked 
      1 Trip Group, Total of 9 First-Year Student Participants
      No experience necessary, exertion required: light
      BuckWild Unpacked trip legend
    • Ohiopyle State Park Basecamp
      3 Trip Groups, Total of 27 First-Year Student Participants, 9 per Trip
      No experience necessary, exertion required: moderate
      Ohiopyle trip legend
    • Ricketts Glen State Park Basecamp
      3 Trip Groups, Total of 27 First-Year Student Participants, 9 per Trip
      No experience necessary, exertion required: light
      Ricketts Glen State Park trip legend
    • Backpacking (Old Loggers Trail)
      1 Trip, Total of 9 First-Year Student Participants
      No experience necessary, exertion required: moderate 
      Old Loggers Trip Legend
    • Backpacking (Black Forest Trail)
      1 Trip, Total of 9 First-Year Student Participants
      Experience recommended but not necessary, exertion required: high 
      Black Forest Trail Trip Legend
    • Rock Climbing and Caving
      2 Trip Groups, Total of 18 First-Year Student Participants, 9 per Trip
      No experience necessary, exertion required: light
      Rock Climbing Trip Legend
    • Backpacking (Appalachian Trail) and Climbing
      2 Trip Groups, Total of 18 First-Year Student Participants, 9 per Trip
      No experience necessary, exertion required: moderate 
      Backpacking and Climbing Trip Legend
    • Cycle-Touring
      1 Trip, Total of 9 First-Year Student Participants 
      No experience necessary, exertion required: moderate Cycle-Touring Trip Legend
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Get Outside on your own or with your friends using Outdoor Education & Leadership Equipment. A full rental center and student space is located in the Tustin Basecamp.

Rental Center

Get Outside on your own or with your friends using Outdoor Education & Leadership Equipment. A full rental center and student space is located in the Tustin Basecamp.

Rental Center

Please Do Not Bring

• NO Cell Phones, IPODS, MP3 Player or ANY technology-based entertainment 
• NO WEAPONS 
• NO Drugs, Alcohol, or Tobacco Products 
• NO Glass items. They can and will break. 
• NO Cotton Materials -- they will not dry. Pack quick-dry, lightweight synthetics materials only. 
• NOTHING SCENTED because of wild animals bears, rodents, etc., and because it attracts bugs (NO deodorant, make up, lotion etc.) 
• NO New Hiking boots (UNLESS broken in)

BuckWild Registration

BuckWild Registration

Registration will begin by mid-May

Registration will be available once you have received your BUID, email, and password. All students should receive the aforementioned information by the second week of May. We will do our best to accommodate one of the top four trip choices that you choose. Registration ends in June 16, but we typically fill to capacity a week or two weeks prior to that date. If you wish to participate, sign up quickly to be sure you have a space. If you are sending in a check, please have the correct mailing address. If you are paying by electronic bank account, you will need routing numbers to the banking account before you can register.

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