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Know a future Mountaineer? Encourage them to register for an Adventure WV First-Year Trip

Do you have any siblings or friends that are considering becoming Mountaineers? Hook them up with WVU’s First-Year Trip program! With Adventure WV, they’ll reach new heights (sometimes literally), meet new friends and discover what it means to be a Mountaineer.

Additionally, we have gained new academic partnerships, a multitude of service opportunities and expanded trip accommodation options.

Quick facts:

  • Create lasting relationships through shared experiences
  • Highly trained, upperclassmen student leaders
  • 5-6 days long, the summer before the freshman year
  • $95 or less
  • No experience or specialized equipment needed
  • Earn one academic credit
  • Multiple trip models to choose from
  • Select convenient trip dates (trips run weekly June 8-August 17)

Students interested in attending major-specific trips should consider the Mountaineer Quest model. For a full list of the majors and dates of those trips, visit https://adventurefirstyear.wvu.edu/first-year/academic-partnerships.

Registration for 2019 will open on Monday, February 4, at 9 a.m.

While there are several trip models and academic partnerships available, limited space and high demand for specific trips, such as Early Move-In trips, makes enrollment time-sensitive.

To be eligible to register, students will need to have paid the academic deposit with WVU. They will then use their WVU Login to register online for a trip. Registration will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information on First-Year Trips, visit our website at adventurefirstyear.wvu.edu.