The experience below is only an example. Trips are subject to change based on weather, local conditions and other circumstances.
7 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Move into your residence hall. Breakfast and lunch on your own.
12:15 p.m. In a duffel bag, bring your equipment from the packing list to a storage area.
12:30 p.m. Meet with the associate dean, the director of Outdoor Education & Leadership, and BuckWild student trip leaders in the Weis Center.
1:30 p.m. Family goodbyes.
1:45 p.m. Report to Malesardi Quad to meet with your BuckWild student trip leaders.
2 p.m. Families meet with the president, provost and dean of students in the Weis Center.
2:30 p.m. Families depart campus or attend a social hour in the Weis Center lobby until 3:30 p.m.
Wake up, pack up equipment and depart campus. Short hike to the first backcountry camp. Set up camp. Enjoy fun daily activities prepared by BuckWild student trip leaders.
Wake up and enjoy breakfast. Break down camp and hike to the next backcountry camp near a lake. Enjoy fun activities prepared by BuckWild leaders, including hiking, games and sightseeing.
Wake up and enjoy breakfast. Break down camp and hike to the next backcountry camp. Enjoy fun activities prepared by BuckWild leaders, including hiking, games and sightseeing.
Wake up, break down camp and finish hiking to vehicles. Return to campus and unpack from the trip. Meet and engage with Bucknell faculty on campus and enjoy a celebratory dinner with all BuckWild participants. Go back to your residence hall to shower and sleep.
Breakfast 8:15 a.m. in Larison Dining Hall. Your BuckWild trip leaders will talk about the New Student Orientation schedule, and you’ll watch a slideshow displaying each of the BuckWild trip experiences. New Student Orientation begins just before lunch.