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Become an Outdoor Trip Leader for Recreation & Wellness

Become an Outdoor Trip Leader for Recreation & Wellness! 


Do you have a passion for the outdoors? 

The Outdoor Adventure Program at ODU offers students a unique and valuable opportunity to guide peers as an adventure trip leader. 

To become a trip leader, accepted applicants must complete a semester-long apprentice training program. Participants will learn outdoor skills, become proficient in wilderness safety, develop leadership traits and establish a better understanding of themselves. 


Application Deadline: September 10 

In-Person Interviews: September 13 – September 16 

Final Apprentice Decision: September 17  


Mandatory meetings and training trip dates 

Apprentice Pre-Trip Meeting 1 – September 19 

Apprentice Trip 1 – October 2 


Apprentice Pre-Trip Meeting 2 – October 17 

Apprentice Trip 2 – October 22-24 


Apprentice Pre-Trip Meeting 3 – November 7 

Apprentice Trip 3 – November 12-14 


Apprentice Pre-Trip Meeting 4 – November 21 

Apprentice Trip 4 – November 27-28 


Interested? Apply on the Recreation & Wellness employment pageQuestions? Email Recreation & Wellness at recwell@odu.edu 


Follow ODU Recreation & Wellness on InstagramTwitter, or Facebook to stay in-the-know. Check out the ODU Health Promotion Instagram for health-related education, tips, program announcements, and fun! 


Posted By: Brittanie Naff
Date: Tue Aug 31 17:01:20 EDT 2021

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