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 for the Performing Arts.
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! Hike the waterfall loop, 5-8 miles. Set up basecamp. Enjoy fun activities prepared by BuckWild trip leaders.
Wake up and enjoy breakfast. Paddleboard on Lake Jean. If you're lucky, you'll get to see some awesome wildlife! Enjoy fun activities prepared by BuckWild trip leaders.
Wake up and enjoy breakfast. Complete the CLIMBucknell Challenge Course at the Cowan Forrest D. Brown Retreat Center, featuring low ropes, problem-solving activities, a climbing tower, zip-lining and other high ropes elements. Enjoy fun activities prepared by BuckWild trip leaders.
Wake up, break down camp and depart. Meet and engage with Bucknell professors in the afternoon at the Cowan Forrest D. Brown Retreat Center. Enjoy food and festivities mid-evening. 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 a little before lunch.