Eichhorn Student Activities Center
2nd Floor, Campus Center
Pre-Orientation Outdoor Program
August 20 thru August 27, 2015
The application period is now closed. If you would like to get involved in the outdoors during your time at Macalester, check out the Outing Club at the Involvement Fair in the fall.
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