There are a total of 15 amazing opportunities to choose from. There are numerous trips to accommodate a variety of needs. There are eight to nine first-year students on each experience with three to four 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.

    • Sunday Breakfast Mission Venture (pending approval)
      1 Trip, Total of 9 First-Year Student Participants
      No experience necessary, exertion required: light
      Sunday Breakfast Mission Venture Trip
    • 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
    • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area Basecamp 
      1 Trip, Total of 9- First Year Student Participants
      No Experience Necessary, exertion required: light
      Delaware Water Gap 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 LegendCycle-Touring Trip Legend

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)
Backpacking
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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

BuckWild Enrollment

BuckWild Enrollment

BuckWild Enrollment

Enrollment will be available for early decision one and two on February 19, 2018. Then for regular decision April 1, 2018. Payments will be collected once you have received your BUID, email, and password. All students should receive the aforementioned information by the second week of May. We will be in touch to explain the options you have in regards to how you plan to pay for the experience.

We will do our best to accommodate one of the top four trip choices that you choose.

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