Participants on ODYSSEY trips will travel all around the great state of West Virginia, while trying their hand at some of the most outstanding adventure activities the state and surrounding area have to offer.

Please note that in order to register for an Odyssey Partnership Trip, registration is typically limited to students directly admitted to the listed College/Program. Trips that are not designated as Partnership Trip are classified as Open Enrollment, which all first year students, regardless of college or program, are eligible for.

All First-Year Trips are similar at their core.

  • No experience required or expected
  • All technical and camping equipment is provided
  • Trips are $95 or less
  • Earn 1 Fall College Credit
  • Focus on building lasting friendships and community
  • Engage with our impactful curriculum
  • Mentoring from upperclassmen peer leaders


Combination of tent camping and rustic cabins


6 days

Odyssey Dates

  • Trip Name
  • Trip Date
  • Partnerships
  • Odyssey 16A

  • July 24 - July 29

  • Transfer

  • Registration is not available through the website for this trip. Please email adventurewv@mail.wvu.edu to register.

  • Odyssey 20A

  • July 31 - Aug 5

  • Chambers

  • Free
    Students who are eligible to attend these trips may participate for free. Students who register and cancel or no-show to their trip will still be charged the $95 registration fee.