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Adventure Welcome Experience

The Adventure Welcome Experiences (AWE) offers first-year and transfer students a warm welcome to the CSUSB community, as well as provides some tools to successfully navigate the transition into Coyote life. Students will explore the beautiful outdoors of California and develop lasting relationships while on a fun-filled journey of self-discovery, leadership development, & lasting memories! Space is limited to 10 spots per trip. Registration Opens June 1, 2024. 

AWE is a program within the CSUSB Recreation & Wellness Department. Join us and have AWE help inspire you for life as a Coyote! 

What's included

  • Round-trip Transportation from CSUSB in 12 passenger van
  • Camp Fees
  • Camping Equipment
  • Admission and activity fees
  • Adventure Leaders
  • Most Meals

2024 Trips (only open to first-year and new transfer students)

FIRST-YEAR STUDENT TRIPS

Easter Sierra Kayak and Camp - July 16 - 19, 2024
Tent camping trip to the Eastern Sierra with experienced Adventure Program Leaders. Activities to include games, hiking, kayaking, and service. 
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Mono Hot Springs - July 27 - 30, 2024
Tent Cabin trip to Mono Hot Springs on the western slope of the Sierra with experienced Adventure Program Leaders. Activities to include games, hiking, soaking in natural hot springs. 
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TRANSFER STUDENT TRIPS

San Francisco Urban Adventure - August 7 - 10, 2024
Tent camping trip to the Presidio of San Francisco with experienced Adventure Program Leaders. Activities to include games, hiking, Alcatraz tour, cable car ride, museum visit and service. 
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Yosemite Wilderness Backpack - August 11 - 14 , 2024
Backpack in Yosemite High Sierra experienced Adventure Program Leaders. Activities to include games, wilderness backpacking, awe inspiring views. 


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