Pre-Orientation Outdoor Program
August 20 thru August 26, 2015

Macward Bound is now accepting students on a first-come first-served basis until spots fill. To apply, please fill out the following application:
Macward Bound 2015 Application

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

Our Trip Destinations

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

“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.” - Macward Bound Past Participant


contact information

Catherine Bretheim
Macward Bound Program Coordinator