During this backcountry living skills adventure, you will learn about outdoor leadership, outdoor living skills, sustainable development, and the incredible ecosystems and culture of the AysÚn region of Patagonian Chile.
Kayaking, fly fishing, and trekking will be the primary activities of this course. This trip will allow you to celebrate Christmas in a unique way, and also to bring in the New Year on the other side of the world!Read More
This 6 credit learning opportunity will take you to the South Island of New Zealand where you will interact with the culture and place. The modalities of back country travel, vertical ice climbing and coastal trekking provide the platform for both leadership development as well as acquisition of back country living skills.Read More
During this adventure across two thousand miles of South Africa, Swaziland, and Lesotho lands, you will learn about the social, psychological, and cultural aspects of physical activity and health in these countries as you explore, hike, climb, bike, and participate in service projects to support local initiatives. South Africa is an absorbing blend of Western amenities and traditional African cultures that swirl together to create a vivacious and progressive nation that continues to reconceptualize itself in the post-apartheid era. The country boasts a strong custom of environmental protection and activism, as well as political and community engagement, which offer numerous educational and service opportunities for WVU students.Read More