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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 2020!



Mountward Bound Trip Options

Encounter

Exploration

Expedition

Serve

Unity

     

Encounter

Campus Ministry Encounter RetreatEncounter 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.

► Registration for Encounter 2016 is closed

Move In Date: August 15, 2016
Retreat Dates: August 15-18, 2016
Cost: $165
Contact: Email Campus Ministry or call (301) 447-5223


Exploration

Exploration: Outdoor Adventures canoe Trip imageParticipants on Exploration will spend their time 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. On this trip you will travel with your group by van to Harpers Ferry, WV and set up camp. From there you'll head out, with your leaders, each day for a different outdoor activity, returning to camp each night. No prior experience is needed and all necessary gear is provided.

► Registration for Exploration 2016 is closed

Move In Date: August 14, 2016
Trip Dates: August 14-18, 2016
Cost: $230
ContactEmail Outdoor Adventures or call (301) 447-7437


Expedition

Expedition: Mountward BoundExpedition is a 5-day backpacking adventure on the Appalachian trail. Carrying all your food and equipment for the week in backpacks, you will experience the beauty, fun and lessons that the wilderness has to offer as you hike to a new camp each day. You will learn about backpacking, how to take care of yourself in the wilderness and camp craft. Your trip leaders will provide opportunities to discuss the transition to college and life at the Mount. No experience is necessary. We will provide equipment and expert instruction for this amazing backpacking trip.

► Registration for Expedition 2016 is closed

Move In Date: August 13, 2016
Trip Dates: August 13-18, 2016
Cost: $230
Contact: Email Outdoor Adventures or call (301) 447-7437


Serve

Serve: Mountward BoundLooking to get a jump start on your college experience? Join the office of Social Justice for an engaging and reflective way to experience service. Led by a dedicated group of current Mount St. Mary's student leaders, Serve provides a great chance to connect with your peers, serve with others, and make an impact. Do not miss out on this unique opportunity!

► Registration for Serve 2016 is closed

Move In Date: August 14, 2016
Trip Dates: August 14-18, 2016
Cost: $200
Contact: Email Social Justice or call (301) 447-5310


Unity

Unity: Mountward Bound - student groupParticipants 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.

► Registration for Unity 2016 is closed

Move In Date: August 14, 2016
Trip Dates: August 14-18, 2016
Cost: $165
Contact: Email the Center for Student Diversity or call (301) 447-5474

 
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