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What is Adventure WV

The Adventure WV program is guided by the values of integrity, student-centrism, community and collaboration, challenge, quality and professionalism, and adventure.

The Adventure WV program serves the WVU student body, WVU staff and faculty, and greater Morgantown community through its First Year Trips, Aerial Adventures, Climbing Wall, Custom Programs, Guided Trips, Workshops and Seminars, Special Events, Equipment Rentals, Facility Rentals, DIY resources, and employment opportunities

The Adventure WV program is a housed in the Office of Student Wellness, a division of Student Life at WVU. The program is run by 10 professionals, 5 graduate assistants, and over 100 student staff members. Visit the Staff page to meet our team.

Adventure WV operates the Outdoor Education Center, Outdoor Recreation Center and Climbing Wall. Visit the Facilities page for more information.

Notable achievements: 

  • 2018 David J Webb Program Excellence Award
  • Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education
  • 2007 Noel-Levitz Retention Award
  • documented effects on student success and retention
  • the largest outdoor orientation program in the country


Getting started with Adventure WV depends on whether you are a member of the WVU student community, faculty and staff community, or greater Morgantown community.

Individuals (WVU and public) looking for the Zipline canopy tour should visit our Aerial Adventures page for more information.

Learn more on our FAQ page .