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.

raftingWhite Water Rafting

Whitewater rafting

Dates: July 29-31

Fee: $150

Group Size Maximum: 18

Deadline to Confirm Registration: July 8

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. 


Dates: August 15-19

Fee: $150

Group Size Maximum: 9

Deadline to Confirm Registration: July 25

Location: Laurel River Lake, Kentucky

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

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

Sign Up

You can pre-register for the trips by filling out the form below. Spots are pre-registered for on a first come-first serve basis. 

Registration for 2016 is closed! If you are an incoming freshman for Fall 2017 and are interested in participating, check back in February for information and sign-ups!

February 2017


Visit the Akron Adventures Facebook Page for more information and to see students share their past experiences.