Akron Adventures

Akron Adventures

Akron Adventures is a great way to meet other new students and talk about your expectations for college.

By going on one of these unique experiences you gain the opportunity to meet other students, both new and current, gain important leadership skills, learn more about UA and give yourself a new challenge.

The best part, you do all that and have fun at the same time!

Each trip is available exclusively to incoming freshmen. You will have an opportunity to learn more about college, have a lot of fun, and explore the beautiful outdoors in this incredible first-year experience.

Don't miss out on on this one-time opportunity, sign up for one of our trip options today!

Please navigate below to learn more about the trip options, dates, sign-up information, and more.

White Water Rafting

Whitewater rafting

Trip 1: July 24, 25, & 26

Fee: $150

Group Size Maximum: 18

Deadline to Register: July 10th

Location: Ohiopyle, PA

What's included? Transportation to and from UA's campus to rafting site, camping equipment, food, campsite registration, & rafting registration.

This trip departs on Friday from UA's campus and returns Sunday evening. 

Trip 2: September 12 & 13

Fee: $130

Group Size Maxmimum: 18

Deadline to Register: August 28th

Location: Ohiopyle, PA

What's included? Transportation to and from UA's campus to rafting site, camping equipment, food, campsite registration, & rafting registration.

Because this trip occurs within the semester, the fee reflects the lower cost of vehicle rental and food. This trip will depart on Saturday and return Sunday so that any participant does not potential Friday classes.

Backpacking Exploration

Trip 1: August 17, 18, 19, & 20

Fee: $100

Group Size Maxmimum: 9

Deadline to Register: August 3rd

Location: Akron, OH & Shawnee State Forest (West Portsmouth, OH)

What's included? Transportation to and from UA's campus to campsite, camping equipment, food, backpacking equpiment, campsite registration, & Monday night activity.

The first night of this trip will be spent on UA's campus where you will learn how to set up a campsite on UA's Coleman Common. This trip departs Tuesday morning and returns Thursday evening.

*This trip could be considered rigorous and involves a good amount of hiking. There is no outside-guided component and the participants should be comfortable with three days and nights of outdoor living.

Sign Up

Interested in signing up for any of these trips? Please continue on and fill out the following form. Once you have filled out the registration, you will be prompted with your next steps to complete payment and provide remaining required information.

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