MAKE CONNECTIONS & MEET NEW FRIENDS BEFORE YOUR FRESHMAN YEAR BEGINS.
The UMBC Freshman Excursion allows a small group of first-year students to build group values, trust, and problem-solving skills with their new classmates in a fun outdoor setting.
DATES: Tuesday, July 23 - Thursday, July 25, 2013
(3 days/2 nights)
COST: $250 (includes all meals, lodging, transportation, and activities)
MAX PARTICIPANTS: 60
REGISTRATION: Online through the Orientation registration site
Questions about the Excursions?
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410.455.3244.
"I loved how most people didn't know each other and despite that, students were able to come together to try and accomplish the same goal. It helped me feel like I was important, I was needed. And that I was a part of something bigger than myself."
TUESDAY, JULY 23
8 a.m. - Introductions & Depart UMBC for Hemlock Overlook in Clifton, VA
10 a.m. - Arrive & begin teambuilding activities
12:30 p.m. - Lunch
1 p.m. - Teambuilding / Zipline
6 p.m. - Dinner in Lodge
7:30 p.m. - Campfire & Evening Activities
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24
8:30 a.m. - Wake up, Breakfast &
Pack Bag Lunch
9:30 a.m. - Your choice of Paddling or
6 p.m. Dinner in Lodge
7:30 p.m. Evening Activities
THURSDAY, JULY 25
8:30 a.m. - Wake up, Breakfast
10 a.m. Depart for UMBC
"My favorite part was zip-lining, caving and meeting new people. I think everyone bonded so well and for myself, I finally got to do things that I didn't think I would do."