Campus Recreation: Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trip: Venture

Saturday, August 19, 1 pm to Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 5 pm
New River Gorge, West Virginia
Current Students

The Freshmen Outdoor Orientation Trip (FOOT) is a unique wilderness experience that will take place before school begins. FOOT offers an amazing opportunity for incoming students to meet a small group of new classmates and establish relationships with older student leaders. Venture is five days full of whitewater rafting, camping, and playing in a water park. This option is great for incoming first-year students who like a thrill paddling on whitewater. 

Location: New River Gorge, West Virginia 

Cost: $450 

Cost Includes: transportation from WSU, camping fees, all meals, all equipment, permits, raft guide, & trip leaders. 

Activity Level: Beginner - Advanced, no prior experience in activity require. 
Remoteness Scale: Level 1, this is a front country trip.  
Physical Challenge Scale: Level 2, this trip is moderate. 

Registration: Up to 8 participants Registration required by July 16. Click here to register.

Questions? Visit the Outdoor Resource Center at 037 Student Union or email


For information, contact
Campus Recreation

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