Join Outdoor Pursuits on this West Virginia Whitewater Bridge Adventure. Spend three nights camping, making life-long friends, and preparing meals around a campfire. Activities will include a mud obstacle course, day hiking, and a full day rafting on the Lower New River through the 1,000-foot deep gorge lined with jaw dropping views of the West Virginia Mountains. Participants will also enjoy swimming, sliding, and jumping at the spring-fed mountain lake water park; the lake offers something for every adventure level including 40 foot waterslides, water trampolines, and a zip-line. Don’t miss out!

  • Full day of rafting on the New River, West Virginia
  • Local hiking with breathtaking views
  • Afternoon Mud Obstacle Course
  • Daily access to the spring-fed water park

To participate in this adventure, complete the online registration form below. You will receive additional information once your registration and payment have been received. Direct questions to the Office of Outdoor Pursuits at 765-285-1164.

Program Dates:  Monday, July 9 - Thursday, July 12, 2018

Program Fee (includes travel, activities, meals on site, and camping):  $350.00

Maximum Participation:  Limited to 20 students

Registration:  Registration for this program will open on May 14, 2018

Registration Deadline:  June 8, 2018


Day 1 - Monday, July 9, 2018
Arrive on campus at 8:00 a.m. Drive to ACE Adventure Resort and set up camp.

Day 2 - Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Mud Obstacle Course in the morning, followed by lunch, then Water Park in the afternoon.
Group hikes in the evening.

Day 3 - Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Whitewater Rafting on New River all day.

Day 4 - Thursday, July 12, 2018
Break down camp, drive back to Ball State, arriving at approximately 5:00 p.m.