Outdoor Adventures: Embark Canoe Adventure

Embark Canoe Adventure in the Boundary Waters / Ely, MN

New friends and memories will be launched on this 10 day, with 8 full days back-country paddling and portaging trip. Float through the beautiful scenery of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and camp along the scenic lakeside shores. After a day on the water of paddling, exploring, swimming, and even fishing, imagine a clear night sky and sharing stories by the campfire getting to know your new friends.  This experience is a great way to prepare for college and unwind in your calling as a Huskie!  Included in the registration costs is leadership, transportation, all meals, camping and canoeing equipment, and park permits.

This trip may be opened to others if registration is not met by incoming students, if you are interested, please email outdooradventure@niu.edu to be added to the waiting list.

Trip Level Moderate: Physical conditioning is necessary; experience and technical knowledge is not required.

Date and time(s): Thursday, August 8- Saturday, August 17, 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Registration cost and deadline: NIU First Year Student: $300.00 by 8/1

Saturday, August 17

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, MN

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Students, Faculty and Staff, General Public, Prospective Students


Adventure Trips, Outdoor Adventures



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