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Mountward Bound: Pre-Orientation Trips

Jump start your Mount experience with Mountward Bound with a specially designed excursions just for first-year students!

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Mountward Bound is an amazing pre-Orientation experience where first-year students spend a week getting to know a few of their classmates while engaging in activities of their interest. Trips include: Encounter, Serve, Unity and Exploration.

Mountward Bound Trip Options


Encounter

encounter2016.pngEncounter is an engaging retreat providing an opportunity to get connected with Mount students and your soon-to-be classmates for fellowship, reflecting with your peers, sports, and free time. Led by upperclassman, Encounter provides the opportunity for preparing for the challenge of the transition from home to campus life, excelling in your studies, and living your faith.

Move In Date: 2019 TBD
Retreat Dates: 2019 TBD
Cost: 2019 TBD
Contact: Email Campus Ministry or call (301) 447-5223


Serve

serve2016.pngLooking to get a jump start on your college experience? Join the Office of Social Justice for an engaging and reflective way to experience service. Led by a dedicated group of current Mount student leaders, Serve provides a great chance to connect with your peers, serve with others, and make an impact. Do not miss out on this unique opportunity!

Move In Date: 2019 TBD
Trip Dates: 2019 TBD
Cost: 2019 TBD
Contact: Email Social Justice or call (301) 447-5310

 


Unity

unity2015.jpgUnity is a five day immersive experience for students interested in expanding their self awareness and appreciation for cultural diversity. Through meaningful identity development and exploration, students will dialogue about topics related to multiculturalism and inclusion, visit some of the region's most popular cultural attractions, and learn to value the way our unique stories and experiences intersect and unite us.

Move In Date: 2019 TBD
Trip Dates: 2019 TBD
Cost: 2019 TBD
Contact: Email the Center for Student Diversity or call (301) 447-5474

 


Exploration

exploration2016.pngParticipants on Exploration will spend four days camping, climbing, canoeing, and caving in the land surrounding the Mount. Discover new activities, meet your classmates and engage in discussions about your transition to college life. On this trip, you will travel with your group by van to Harpers Ferry, WV and setup camp. From there you'll head out with your leaders each day for a different outdoor activity, returning to camp each night. No prior experience is needed and all equipment is provided.

Move In Date: 2019 TBD
Trip Dates: 2019 TBD
Cost: 2019 TBD
ContactEmail Outdoor Adventures or call (301) 447-7437