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Explore WV

EXPLORE
WV

Explore WV trips include a sampling of adventure activities including camping, backpacking, whitewater rafting, and travel around the state of West Virginia.

This trip is $95 or less

Explore WV Details

  • Cost $95. The university is subsidizing all trips
  • Student who are Pell Grant eligible will pay $0
  • Students will earn a one-credit complement to their First-Year Experience during the Fall semester
  • Fall academic requirements: 2 reflection papers, 1 adventure activity
  • Trip size - 19 - 22 students (occasionally smaller trips of 10 students)
  • All Explore WV trips are 6 days long
  • No prior experience necessary
  • Visit our FAQ page for more info

2019 Trips List - Explore WV

Trip Name and Number Trip Dates Trip Capacity Notes
Explore 1A
Saturday, June 8th - Thursday, June 13th
19 Honors - Seneca Creek
Explore 1B Saturday, June 15th - Thursday, June 20th 19 Statler - Seneca Creek
Explore 2A Saturday, June 22nd - Thursday, June 27 19 Seneca Creek
Explore 3B Saturday, July 7th - Thursday, July 11th 19 B&E  - Tea Creek
Explore 4A Saturday, July 13th - Thursday, July 18th 19 Statler - Seneca Creek
Explore 5B Saturday, July 20th - Thursday, July 25th 19 Tea Creek
Explore 6A Saturday, July 27th - Thursday, August 1st 22 Seneca Creek
Explore 7B Saturday, July 27th - Thursday, August 1st 19 Tea Creek
Explore 8A Saturday, August 3rd - Thursday, August 8th 22 Seneca Creek
Explore 9B Saturday, August 3rd - Thursday August 8th 19 Tea Creek
Explore 10B Sunday, August 11th - Friday, August 16th 22 Honors Distance - Tea Creek - Early Move In - must CALL to register (304-293-5221)
Explore 11A Monday, August 12th - Saturday, August 17th 22 Seneca Creek - Early Move In
Explore 12B Monday, August 12th - Saturday, August 17th 19 Tea Creek - Early Move in

2019 Program Itinerary - Spruce Knob (A)

Day Activity Accommodations
Day 1 - Saturday 9:00 am check-in  - Travel to Seneca
Frontcountry Camping - Seneca Shadows
Day 2 - Sunday Embark into Backcountry, backpacking   Backcountry Camping
Day 3 - Monday Day Two in the Backcountry, backpacking
Backcountry Camping
Day 4 - Tuesday Exit Backcountry, Travel to Adventures on the Gorge Camp at Adventures on the Gorge
Day 5 - Wednesday Whitewater Raft with Adventures on the Gorge - New River Gorge
Camp at Adventures on the Gorge
Day 6 - Thursday Return to WVU, De-issue equipment

2019 Program Itinerary - Tea Creek (B)

Day Activity Accommodations
Day 1 - Saturday 10:00 am check-in  - Travel to Watoga State Park
Frontcountry Camping - Watoga State Park 
Day 2 - Sunday Embark into Backcountry, backpacking   Backcountry Camping
Day 3 - Monday Day Two in the Backcountry, backpacking
Backcountry Camping
Day 4 - Tuesday Exit Backcountry, Travel to Adventures on the Gorge Camp at Adventures on the Gorge
Day 5 - Wednesday Whitewater Raft with Adventures on the Gorge - New River Gorge
Camp at Adventures on the Gorge
Day 6 - Thursday Return to WVU, De-issue equipment

REGISTATION

Registration is currently closed and will open for Summer 2019 in February of 2019

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