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Wilderness to Wake 2017

Dates: August 18 – 23, 2017

There is no better way to enter your college experience at Wake Forest University than  Wilderness to Wake! This Pre-Orientation program offers a 5-day adventure including activities such as backpacking, rock climbing, caving, biking and whitewater rafting.

You will explore gorgeous backcountry areas, develop important leadership skills, and gain confidence as you begin your Wake Forest experience. Expect to build lasting relationships with other incoming Freshmen, and gain early insight into Wake Forest life from your  highly-trained student leaders.  Don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime – join Outdoor Pursuits for Wilderness to Wake!

Registration for 2017 Wilderness to Wake will go live in the coming months!

To register for our program, please visit:   While program registration for 2017 is not live yet, visit the website to learn more about the program.  Space is limited, all applications will be reviewed and approved on a case by case basis.  Please note that application to the program does not guarantee acceptance.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact OP program director Lee Collette via email @