Outdoor Action Guide to
Wilderness Orientation Programs

by Rick Curtis


The Outdoor Action Program at Princeton University has been offering a Wilderness Orientation program for incoming students since 1974. Each year 52% of the class participates in a 6-day wilderness trip. In 2001, 613 students and 163 student leaders participated in 68 different trips in 7 states making the OA Frosh Trip the largest college wilderness orientation program based on participant-days.

This page is designed to serve as a resource for other schools and colleges offering similar programs. The files referenced on this page which are located at Princeton University are provided by the Outdoor Action Program at Princeton University. It is designed as a service for other outdoor programs. We hope you find the material helpful for your program. You are free to use any of the materials, however, if included in publications, written or electronic, attributions should be made to the author, Rick Curtis. Thank you. Commercial use of this material is prohibited without express written permission from the author. All materials except where indicated Copyright 2001, Rick Curtis, Outdoor Action Program, Princeton University.


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Wilderness Orientation Program Information


Leader Training Information


Safety and Liability Information

Equipment

Other Files of Interest

References

Discussion Lists


Outdoor Action trips and activities are only open to Princeton University students, faculty, and staff. Specially listed activities are open to Princeton University alumni and their families.

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