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Frosh Trip

Frosh Trip

Backpacking with OA!

On a backpacking trip, you may experience the beautiful pine trees of the Green Mountains of Vermont, the rolling hills of Shenandoah National park, or the rocky ridges of the Black Forest.  Each day, the group will travel to a new campsite, encountering scenic overviews, beautiful waterfalls, and refreshing swimming holes along the way.  In addition to these nature-inspired rests, groups pause mid-day for a communal picnic lunch and throughout the day for games and GORP breaks.

Canoeing with OA!

Let the water carry you down stream!

On Canoe trips, all of the group camping gear, food, and personal equipment get piled into the canoes and are carried downstream by the current as you paddle along.  Canoe trips paddle down the Delaware River, passing through New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania (and some groups cross "Tri-State Rock" at the junction of all three states). Canoe mileage varies depending on how quickly the stream is flowing, but usually 4-8 hours/ day are spent on the water.