Pre-Orientation Outdoor Program
August 20 thru August 27, 2015

“Macward Bound was the perfect introduction to Macalester. Making friends with a bunch of nerdy-cool kids for half a week in the middle of the woods prepared me to make friends with a bunch of nerdy-cool kids for four years in the middle of the city.” -Past Participant

Applications for Macward Bound 2015 will be available in late May.

New Students - Thinking about applying?
Mission, Values and Goals
Past Participants on their Experience

The Macward Bound pre-orientation program offers trips to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area and the Superior Hiking Trail in northern Minnesota. Both destinations are about a 5 hour drive north from the twin cities.
Boundary Waters Canoe Area

Superior Hiking Trail


contact information

Allison Greenlee
Assistant Director of Campus Programs

Catherine Bretheim, '15 
Macward Bound Program Assistant