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Mountward Bound: Pre-Orientation Trips


Jump start your Mount experience with Mountward Bound; specially designed trips just for the Class of 2018!

Don't miss out on your opportunity to EXPLORE, ENGAGE, and DISCOVER what's in store for you at the Mount. New this year are 5 incredible options for life changing trips.

 

Online Registration for 2014 trips will be open from June 1- August 1.  If you have questions regarding specific trips, please contact the office listed below!

2014 Mountward Bound Trip Options

Encounter

Exploration

Urban Ops

Serve

Unity


Campus Ministry Encounter RetreatEncounter

Encounter is an engaging retreat providing an opportunity to get connected with Mount students and your soon-to-be classmates for fellowship, reflecting with your peers, sports, and free time. Led by upperclassman, Encounter provides the opportunity for preparing for the challenge of the transition from home to campus life, excelling in your studies, and living your faith.

Move In Date: August 18, 2014
Retreat Dates: August 18-21, 2014
Cost: $165.00
Contact: Email Campus Ministry or call (301) 447-5223


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Participants on Exploration will spend 5 days camping, climbing, canoeing, and more in the land surrounding the Mount! Discover new, fun activities, meet your classmates, and engage in discussions about your transition to college life. No prior experience is needed and all necessary gear is provided.

Move In Date: August 17, 2014
Trip Dates: August 17-21, 2014
Cost: $215.00
Contact:Email Outdoor Adventures or call (301) 447-7437


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What can you build in one week? Urban Ops participants will explore the topics of service and justice in Baltimore City. Spend five days building and restoring homes with People's Homesteading Group of Baltimore, while meeting with community leaders committed to providing positive neighborhood support (and enjoying local Baltimore traditions like an Orioles game!). CORE Team leaders will guide you through your week and facilitate discussions & reflections, getting you ready to transition into the Mount.

Move In Date: August 17, 2014
Trip Dates: August 17-21, 2014
Cost: $215.00
Contact: Email Social Justice or call (301) 447-5310


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Guided by the Office of Social Justice CORE team, Serve participants will spend 5 days with local community organizations including housing assistance programs, human services, and food assistance programs. Each day, we'll have time to reflect and discuss how we can be agents of positive social change and work for equitable communities in our world. Discover where you can leave your mark with the Office of Social Justice Mountward Bound: Serve!

Move In Date: August 17, 2014
Trip Dates: August 17-21, 2014
Cost: $215.00
Contact: Email Social Justice or call (301) 447-5310


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Participants in Unity will spend 5 days taking a journey to the many iconic and historical attractions that our region offers. Through experiential learning, students will dialogue about topics related to diversity and learn to appreciate the way our unique stories and experiences intersect and unite us. Participants will also establish connections to their fellow peers, student leaders, and campus administrators while becoming acclimated to campus life.

Move In Date: August 17, 2014
Trip Dates: August 17-20, 2014
Cost: $150.00
Contact: Email the Center for Student Diversity or call (301) 447-5474

 
 
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