Campus Center 236
Macward Bound Pre-Orientation Outdoor Program
August 22 thru August 28, 2013
Friday, May 24, 2013 - Online applications available to new students
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - Application deadline
Monday, July 1, 2013 - Applicants notified of entry to program
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - Payment due ($350) - Must pay by the July 31st deadline. Failure to pay by this date may void your spot in the program. If you need an extension for payment please contact Allison Greenlee.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - *International participants arrive to Macalester. International students are able to check in to their residence hall.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - *US participants arrive to Macalester. Domestic students cannot check in prior to this date. Check in between 9am-4pm at the Campus Center for information and keys to residence hall.
Thursday, August 22, 2013 (evening) - Large and small group introductions and pre-departure meeting.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 7am Departure for the Northwoods of Minnesota!
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - Triumphant return to Macalester!
Wednesday August 28, 2013 - Post trip meetings and wrap up. Informal outings exploring the twin cities organized by your trip leaders.
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - New Student Orientation begins
".. and to any others who have felt the thrill of the back country and still long to explore what might lie just around the next bend. I know of no better way of doing just that, than having a fine canoe under one's seat, a sleek paddle in one's hand, a little bug dope in your pocket, and a harmonica near the top of your pack."
Book dedication from Kenai Canoe Trails by Daniel Quick