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The Scenic WV trip includes a sampling of adventure activities: rock climbing, camping, hiking and sightseeing. Students will also travel throughout the state of West Virginia, first by van, then by train!  

This trip is $95 or less

Scenic WV Details

  • Cost $95. The  university is subsidizing all trips
  • Student who are Pell Grant eligible will pay $0
  • Students who participate can enroll in a one-credit complement   (WVUe 188) to their First-Year Experience
  • Fall academic requirements: 2 reflection papers, 1 adventure activity
  • Trip size - 10 - 22 students 
  • The Scenic WV trip is 6 days long
  • No prior experience necessary
  • Visit our FAQ page for more info

2019 Trips List - Scenic WV

Trip Name and Number Trip Dates Trip Capacity Notes
Scenic 31 Saturday, July 27th - Thursday, August 1st 22
Scenic 32 Saturday, August 3rd - Thursday, August 8th 22 Trip Full
Scenic 33 Monday, August 12th - Saturday, August 17th 22 Early Move-In | Trip Full

2019 Scenic WV Itinerary

Day  Activity Accommodations
Day 1 - Saturday 1:00 p.m. Check-in followed by hiking at Coopers Rock  Camping at Coopers Rock State Forest
Day 2 - Sunday Low elements at Outdoor Education Center followed by rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest Camping at Coopers Rock State Forest
Day 3 - Monday Travel Day! Stop in Thomas, WV, Blackwater Falls, Seneca Rocks and Green Bank Observatory.
Camping at Seneca State Forest
Day 4 - Tuesday Tour of Cass, Ride the Cass Scenic Railroad to the Bald Knob overlook, then to Whitaker Station Camping at Whitaker Station
Day 5 - Wednesday
Return train ride and travel to Seneca State Forest Camping at Seneca State Forest
Day 6 - Thursday Return to WVU, De-issue equipment


Register now for summer 2019.


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