Undergraduate Orientation

FRESHMEN EXCURSIONS

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: Monday, July 14 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014
(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 orientation@umbc.edu 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."

ITINERARY

MONDAY, JULY 14
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

TUESDAY, JULY 15
8:30 a.m. - Wake up, Breakfast &
Pack Bag Lunch
9:30 a.m. - Your choice of Paddling or
Caving Activity
6 p.m. Dinner in Lodge
7:30 p.m. Evening Activities

WEDNESDAY, JULY 16
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."