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Welcome, Students!

We're excited to have you join the Mountaineer family! Lets take a look and preview your next Adventure this Fall Semester.

How can you get involved with ADVENTURE WV?

Students gathered around a campfire during an Adventure WV First-Year Trip.

Outdoor Rentals & DIY

We have the resources to help outfit your next outdoor adventure. Visit our Outdoor Recreation Center for equipment options that span all four seasons. Also, search the best catalog of outdoor area resources by visiting the DIY Outdoor website.

Students paddle the Cheat River on a Guided Trip.

Guided Day/Weekend Trips

Get out outside to explore new places, gain skills, meet new people and have fun. A wide range of trips focusing on beginner opportunities in backpacking, kayaking, climbing, camping, hiking, bicycling, skiing and more.

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A student tries zip lining at the Outdoor Education Center's Canopy Tour.

Aerial Adventures

Located just outside of Morgantown off the Coopers Rock exit, the WVU Outdoor Education Center is home to the WVU Zip-Line Canopy Tour, as well as three unique aerial trekking activities: Giant Swing, Alpine Tower and Odyssey Course.

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Adventure student staff


Nearly all of Adventure WV’s programs and services are delivered by WVU students. Whether your pursing a profession in the outdoors or seeking a career as an engineer, Adventure WV Student Staff Positions are open to everyone.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Adventure WV?

The Adventure WV program is WVU’s Award-Winning outdoor adventure education program.

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 & 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 WallVisit the Facilities page for more information. 

Who can participate?

Adventure WV offers a broad range of programs and services. Who can participate varies. For specifics, visit the  First Year Trips, Programs  and Resources pages.


Are their eligibility requirements?

Participant requirements vary. For specifics, visit the  First Year Trips, Programs  and Resources pages. All participants must meet our Essential Eligibility Criteria.

What does it cost?

Adventure WV offers a broad range of programs and services. Costs vary widely. 

How do I get started? 

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

Incoming Students: Start with a First Year Trip the summer prior to your first year at WVU

Current Students: Check out our programming, equipment rentals , and DIY information

Prospective Student Staff: Review our Employment opportunities

Groups Seeking Custom Programming: Visit the Custom Programs page

Individuals (WVU and public) looking for the Zipline Canopy Tour, click here .

Are there rules I should be aware of?

All participants must meet Essential Eligibility Criteria and be aware of our Tobacco Policy. First Year Trips students should make special note of the Cell Phone Policy.

How can I get more information?

Contact us at the information below!


Email or give us a call. / 304.293.5221

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