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Quest

Experience the outdoors and local Morgantown community with other incoming first-years!

Registration Information

HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT:

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Rock Climbing 

Experience outdoor rock climbing at Coopers Rock State Forest. We provide all the equipment from the helmet to the shoes!

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Yurts

Quest participants spend their trip sleeping in our yurts at the Outdoor Education Center. Each yurt has bunk beds with mattresses.

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Trail Work

Spend a morning contributing to our trail network in Morgantown! These hours can count towards community service hours at WVU.

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White Water Rafting

All our trips offer a rafting component! You’ll enjoy a day on the Youghiogheny River with all your peers guided by Laurel Highlands.

ALL FIRST-YEAR TRIPS ARE SIMILAR AT THEIR CORE.

  • Trips are $95 or less
  • All technical and camping equipment is provided
  • Require no prior experience
  • Offer 1 Fall academic credit
  • Establish a support system and community prior to stepping on campus
  • Include meaningful discussions about the college transition
  • Peer-led by highly trained student staff

Lodging

Yurt or Bunkhouses

Duration

5 days

2024 Quest Trips

Note: To register or view more details on the individual trips, you will be prompted to login using the University's login method. Please have your WVU username, password, and WVUID number ready. 

*Early move-in: Early move-in programs allow participants the option of placing their belongings in their residence hall room prior to their trip start. View more details on the FAQs page.

**Free Trip: Students who register and attend the trip may participate for free. Students who register and cancel or no-show to their trip will still be charged the $95 registration fee.

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Explore

Participants on EXPLORE trips will enjoy a smaller group experience, more time in the great outdoors, and a sense of challenge and accomplishment, while visiting some of the most popular places in West Virginia.

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Odyssey

Participants on ODYSSEY trips will travel all around the great state of West Virginia, while trying their hand at some of the most outstanding adventure activities the state and surrounding area have to offer.

Odyssey Details