The BuckWild staff is selected through an interview process and have over 30 plus days of training in technical and leadership skills. These upper class students will be your gateway to success. They do a great deal of planning to create the best experience possible. They work to make you feel at home and create a family atmosphere when you come onto campus. Feel free to take the time to get to know them, ask questions, and pick their brain! Once you know your trip you can see who your leaders are! They will be glad to hear from you!  

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AUGUST 11 - 15, 2017

The cost of the program, $375, is inclusive of all meals, t-shirt,and all program expenses. Some scholarship money is available if needed. Registration begins mid-May and will close June 16, 2017. 

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BuckWild Trips

There are a total of 15 amazing opportunities with enough variety to accommodate everyone's needs.

Each trip pairs 9 first-year students with 2 or 3 trained upper-class student leaders. Smaller groups allow for stronger one-on-one connections, but you will also be interacting with other groups to expand your social network.

BuckWild Trip Options
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The CLIMBucknell Challenge Course at the Cowan Forrest Brown Conference Center features low and high elements, a climbing tower and a zip line.

CLIMBucknell Challenge Course

The CLIMBucknell Challenge Course at the Cowan Forrest Brown Conference Center features low and high elements, a climbing tower and a zip line.

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What students say ...

Meghan Reilly

"[I learned] Perseverance is so important in every aspect of life, both in rock climbing and in academics." 

- Meghan Reilly

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