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Colonel Outdoor Recreation Experience

Colonel Outdoor Recreation Experience, CORE

 

2017 Excursion:

Hiking the Appalachian Trail & Rafting the Nantahala River, N.C.

Date: July 10-14, 2017

Cost: $200.00

Have you ever wanted to spend a few nights on the Appalachian Trail, topped off with a whitewater raft trip down the Nantahala River in North Carolina? The first year C.O.R.E. trips can provide you with these experiences! These trips are not just about hiking and rafting they are about creating life-long friendships and preparing you for the first year of your college experience.

 

Colonel Outdoor Recreation Experience, CORE

 

2017 Excursion:

Camping/Hiking & Paddle Boarding Bear Island, M.I.

Date: July 23-28, 2017

Cost: $300.00

How about taking sometime to try out paddle boarding before your first semester kicks off at Eastern Kentucky University. The first year C.O.R.E. trips can provide you with these experiences! These trips are not just about hiking and rafting they are about creating life-long friendships and preparing you for the first year of your college experience.

Paddle boarding

 

More Details:

Hike by day, and camp around the fire by night, where a trained leader will introduce you to the many ways to navigate the peaks and valleys of your freshman year. We are outfitting two trips that will provide each student with a unique opportunity to begin their college career. Each trip offers you the opportunity to go backpacking, hiking, whitewater rafting, paddle boarding and more, but openings are extremely limited!

Transportation, t-shirt, food and equipment will be provided. Eastern Kentucky University student staff members trained in outdoor leadership and wilderness medicine techniques will lead the trips and help your student begin the transition into the college environment. This is our sixth year offering this amazing opportunity. Come join us for a memorable trip that will get you started on a successful collegiate experience!

To register or learn more, contact Tommy Willis at 859-622-6752 or email tommy.willis@eku.edu.

Register online at:

https://online.spectrumng.net/ekucampusrec

*Click Register Guest and follow the prompts.  You will be sent a username and password (it may appear in you Junk mail)

*If you have difficulties registering contact Tommy Wilis @ (859) 622-6752

Colonel Outdoor Recreation Experience, CORE


Important Documents

C.O.R.E. Welcome Letter

Itinerary for July Trips Coming Soon


Necessary Waivers

AP Trips Waiver

Challenge Course Participation

AP Health Form

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