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!
AWE is a program within the CSUSB Recreation & Wellness Department. Join us and have AWE help inspire you for life as a Coyote!
2023 Trips (only open to first-year and new transfer students)
Camp Coyote - August 18 - 20, 2023
3 days/2 nights trip to Lawler Lodge in Idyllwild for up to 30 participants and experienced Adventure Program Leaders. Activities to include games, hiking, and service.
Big Bear Kayak - September 10, 2023
Spend the day exploring Big Bear Lake by boat and by foot. After exploring nature we will stop by the Village for some shopping and ice cream.
Big Horn Mine Hike - September 16, 2023
One of our favorite local hikes with moderate elevation gain and a historic destination.
San Jacinto Backpack - October 13 - 15, 2023
Spend 2-nights in the wilderness on this beginner friendly backpacking trip.