Spend spring break in North Carolina with Adventure WV

Climb and backpack in Pisgah National Forest over spring break! During this trip, participants will learn intermediate and advanced expedition skills which include navigation on and off the trail, camp cooking and tarp shelter construction. 

This trip will depart March 10 and return March 18. Participants will spend one night climbing at a local climbing gym, three days climbing and four days backpacking. The cost of this trip is $310 and includes all activities, food and group gear. 

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Head south for spring break with Adventure WV

Visit Florida’s natural springs, rivers and white sand beaches to canoe, snorkel, swim and camp! Participants will visit the Suwannee River, Manatee Springs State Park, Cedar Key, Ichetucknee Springs State Park and the Santa Fe River. 

The trip will depart the afternoon of Friday, March 9, and return late Saturday, March 17. The cost of the trip is $425.

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Adventure WV Wisp ski shuttle

Alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays this semester, Adventure WV will take a shuttle to Wisp Ski Resort. Each trip will have 10 spots available; these trips will run January 24, 30, February 7, 13, 21 and 27. The cost of the trip is $32 and covers both the shuttle and lift ticket. Students can now register for trips online at https://goo.gl/sdbwcR or visit the ORC to sign up.

Questions? Contact the Outdoor Rec Center at 304-293-2203

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Ski at Canaan Valley Ski Resort with Adventure WV

Spend part of your weekend at Canaan Valley Ski Resort January 28 and February 25! The cost of the trip is $45; lift ticket and transportation are included. If you don’t have your own gear, you can rent skis or a snowboard for $10 from the Outdoor Rec Center. Students can now register for trips online at https://goo.gl/X8j4Gj or visit the ORC to sign up.

Questions? Contact the Outdoor Rec Center at 304-293-2203.

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Adventure WV spring trip lineup

Snow or sun, get active with Adventure WV this spring semester!

Take advantage of the winter weather this season! Adventure WV will take a shuttle to WISP Tuesdays and Wednesdays - one day every other week - at 3:30 p.m. Each trip allows for 10 students. The cost of the trip is $32; this includes both transportation and a lift ticket. Students can rent ski or snowboard packages from the Outdoor Rec Center or bring their own gear. 

Adventure WV also will host cross country ski day trips, downhill ski day trips and ski and snowshoe seminars at Coopers Rock Winter Festival.  

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Fill a heart with how you feel

Fill a heart with how you feel! The Daily Athenaeum is running a page full of hearts and you can fill a heart for FREE. Just send us your sentiment and we’ll put it in The DA.

Hearts will run in the first four February editions – February 1, 5, 8 and 12. Please note: Individual messages will only run once.

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Student Organization Fair planned Jan. 24

Want to get involved with a student org this semester? On January 24 from 3-6 p.m. at the Student Recreation will be a great opportunity to meet with representatives from a variety of student orgs on campus. Special activities and a great giveaway will also be part of the event! For more information email Kim.Harrison@mail.wvu.edu.

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Calling all Eagle Scouts! Join Epsilon Tau Pi

Epsilon Tau Pi is an organization in which Eagle Scouts further their commitment to scouting. We give back to scouting, the university, and the community through monthly service projects.We also form a brotherhood of Eagle Scouts through our monthly social events and weekly meetings. Our rush period will be January 24 to Friday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Mountainlair. For more information contact Francesco Cassarino at fpc0001@mix.wvu.edu or Jay Gould at jrg0033@mix.wvu.edu.

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Wellness Workshop Series

The Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services is hosting several workshops in January focusing on academic success.

All workshops will be held from 6-7 p.m.

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Kayak roll sessions return to the Student Rec Center

Kayak roll sessions will return to the Student Rec Center on Thursday, January 18. Sessions will be held every Thursday until March 29, excluding March 15 for WVU spring break. 

Roll sessions are intended to introduce beginners to the basic skills needed to roll a whitewater kayak and help intermediate and advanced kayakers practice their skills. 

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Visit Utah after May finals with Adventure WV

This May, Adventure WV’s SOAR program will head to Utah! This three-credit course will visit Utah from May 6-19. 

SOAR is designed for students who just completed their freshman year. This trip will allow students to de-stress, reflect on their freshman year and learn more about themselves. Students who participate in SOAR will visit Island in the Sky and Needles Districts of the Canyonlands National Park, the Stillwater Canyon of the Green River and Moab. 

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