Be a Part of OA Frosh Trip 2003

Since the Frosh Trip began in 1974 over 11,200 incoming students have started their Princeton experience with OA. We want to make this year’s Frosh Trip better than ever and create a positive way for incoming students to start at Princeton. Once again we anticipate over 50% of the class and we need lots of help to make the Frosh Trip happen. You can be a part of the 30th Anniversary trip by joining us as a member of the Support Team or Manager Team. Both are great ways to be involved if you have not gone through the OA Leader Training Program.

If you are interested in being part of the great FT 2003 adventure, please fill out the online application form. We applications are due Friday, April 15. We will be interviewing Support and Manager candidates in April so that we can select people during Reading Period. We hope you can join us for a great time!

Support Team

We couldn't operate the Frosh Trip without Support Staff Teams. We pair two people together in each Team so it can be a fun job to do with a friend. You'll be stationed near the different trip areas in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, or New England. During the week your team is our field resource to groups that are on the trail. You will interact with groups on a daily basis shuttling groups back and forth between the river and trail, resupplying groups with equipment, delivering water drops, and providing transportation in special situations. It gives you a chance to interact with the groups and meet some incoming students during the trip. You are "on call" each day will be linked in by cell phone to our Communications Center here on campus. Support Teams will be driving a 7-passenger mini-van. Food, comfortable lodging, and all expenses are covered by OA during the week. In order to drive a van you need to have a valid US or Canadian driver's license and complete the University Van Driver Training program. This is a 30-minute Web-based instructional course and a 15-minute road test. Check Department of Public Safety Web Site for how to register for the Van Driver Training Course & Road Test.

Command Center Team

Command Center Managers are an essential resource for making the Frosh Trip run smoothly. Managers are a small group of students that stay on campus during the trip and help supervise daily activities from our Communications Center. Managers intercept incoming calls from groups and schedule the Support Teams in the field to respond as needed for special pickups, equipment resupply, and water drops. Before and after the trips Managers supervise frosh arrival and departure, equipment and food distribution and check in at the end of the trip. You

If you are interested in being part of the great FT 2003 adventure, please fill out the online application form. We will be interviewing Command Center Team candidates in April so that we can select people during Reading Period.

Recruit your Roommates & Friends to be Command Center & Support Team Staff

If you know anyone who would be interested in working either as a Command Center Manager or Support Team Staff, have them apply online at Frosh Trip Applications (https://oa.princeton.edu/applications). We need lots of Support Team Staff and Command Center Managers this year and it really helps if you recruit good people. Applications are due Tuesday, April 15 and interviews will be held after that.

We hope you can join us for a great time!

The Outdoor Action Frosh Trip Committee


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