Akron Adventures

Akron Adventures is a great way to meet other new students and talk about your expectations for college.

By going on one of these unique experiences you gain the opportunity to meet other students, both new and current, gain important leadership skills, learn more about UA and give yourself a new challenge.

The best part, you do all that and have fun at the same time!

Each trip is available exclusively to incoming freshmen. You will have an opportunity to learn more about college, have a lot of fun, and explore the beautiful outdoors in this incredible first-year experience.

Don't miss out on on this one-time opportunity, sign up for one of our trip options today!

Please navigate below to learn more about the trip options, dates, sign-up information, and more.

raftingWhite Water Rafting

Whitewater rafting

Dates: July 29-31

Fee: $150

Group Size Maximum: 18

Deadline to Confirm Registration: July 8

Location: Ohiopyle, PA

What's included? Transportation to and from UA's campus to rafting site, camping equipment, food, campsite registration, & rafting registration.

This trip departs on Friday from UA's campus and returns Sunday evening. 


Dates: August 15-19

Fee: $150

Group Size Maximum: 9

Deadline to Confirm Registration: July 25

Location: Laurel River Lake, Kentucky

What's included? Transportation to and from UA's campus to campsite, camping equipment, food, kayaking equipment, campsite registration, & Monday night activity.

The first night of this trip will be spent on UA's campus where you will learn how to set up a campsite on UA's Coleman Common. This trip departs Tuesday morning and returns Friday evening.

Sign Up

Preregistration for our Akron Adventure trips is now underway!

Preregistering does not guarantee you a spot on a trip or confirm your participation. Once you preregister, you will be contacted regarding next steps to confirm your participation and complete payment. Preregistration does reserve a spot in a particular trip if available until that trip's confirmation deadline.

Click here to preregister!


Visit the Akron Adventures Facebook Page for more information and to see students share their past experiences.