Your influence as a parent matters!
Considering whether to encourage your student to attend a First-Year Trip?
of parents would recommend the trip to other incoming students
of parents reported the trip met or exceeded their expectations
of parents reported the trip helped their student feel more prepared to begin their WVU career
We understand safety is your number-one concern as a parent.
Adventure WV is run by a team of professional staff with advanced degrees and an average of over 10 years of experience managing outdoor programs in higher education.
Adventure WV First-Year Trip leaders must apply for their position and complete a rigorous training process. Only around 1/3 of applicants are accepted. All staff have a minimum of 400 training hours—well over the national average.
Adventure WV meticulously tracks incidents and has extremely low incident rates.
Adventure WV has won multiple national-level awards for program quality and safety.