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Wilderness Explorer Pre-Welcom Week Program
Come join us for an adventure that begins by traveling from
Butler to Brown County, IN, where you will camp, canoe, get to know
your trip members and experience an awesome Zip Line Canopy Tour!
After a fun morning of zipping around the tree tops, you will then
load up and travel to Morengo Cave National Landmark in southern
Indiana. Once there you will experience the wonders of caving
through a Cave Crawl and walking tour. After exploring the
underground you will then travel to Red River Gorge, KY where you
will have the opportunity to hike and camp in the Natural Bridge
State Park followed by a climbing adventure at the Via Ferrata
located at Torrent Falls Climbing Adventure. One the final day of
your trip, you will travel back to campus to experience Butler's
Challenge course. Each of you will have the opportunity to
establish a community and lasting friendships!
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What past participants have said:
-"It was such an amazing experience and it really helped me feel
so much more comfortable one we got back to Butler"
- "These activities allow you to learn what you can do,
encouragement, communication, and how to get through when you are
- "Simply Amazing Trip! This is a wonderful way to meet
- "It's a great way to get students connected and be a part of
the Butler community."
- "I learned an incredible amount about myself, my abilities and
- "I got to meet so many people and form such great
Who: Outdoor enthusiasts
willing to teach and learn new skills
When: Pre-Welcom Week
program; Early residence hall move-in on Monday, August 18, 2014.
Arrive by 12:00pm and leave campus by 3:00pm.
Cost: $465 includes
transportation, meals, equipment and guides
Bring: Clothing to keep
you warm & dry and personal items. A suggested packing list
will be provided.