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Sample Schedule

 

First-Year Outdoor Orientation Trip Schedule August 23-27, 2014


SATURDAY AUGUST 23rd 2014

10:00 am – 12:30 pm Check-in
 at the Wohlsen Center

10:00 am – 2:00 pm Participants move into their permanent residence halls for their first year at F&M, free time, lunch on their own

2:00 – 4:00 pm Convocation for PIT and FOOT participants and parents
 in Lisa Boncheck Adams Auditorium

4:00 – 4:30 pm Parents and FOOT participants to the Wohlsen Center for further introductions and good-bye to parents

4:30 – 6:00 Get-to-know you games and activities

6:00 - ? pm Dinner in respective college houses

After dinner Activities

~9:30 pm Back to Room


SUNDAY AUGUST 24TH 2014

8:00 am Meet in the Wohlsen Center (bring all your gear you think you’ll need!)

8:00 – 8:30 am Breakfast

9:00 – 11:00 Packing, Discussions, Briefing on Route

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Drive to Pine Grove Forest State Park, lunch on the road

1:30 pm Hit the trail, 3.4 miles to Tom’s Run Shelter


MONDAY AUGUST 25TH 2014 (ALL TRAIL)

Hike 13.7 miles to Quarry Gap Shelter



TUESDAY AUGUST 26TH 2014 (ALL TRAIL)

Hike 12.2 miles to Tumbling Run Shelter



WEDNESDAY AUGUST 27TH 2014

6:30 – 7:30 am Wake up, have breakfast, pack up camp


8:00 am Hike 8 miles to Pen Mar Park


1:00 pm Meet up with van, Lunch on the Road

3:00 pm Back to F&M

5:00 pm Celebration Dinner!


Thursday August 28

First-Year Orientation Begins