You and your small group will try out low- and high-element challenge activities, as well as exciting large group games. You’ll have competitions between groups and work to support your group members as they push themselves to meet their goals. Evenings will be spent by the campfire and in conversations about college life.
- First-year students who are excited about diving into the college experience!
- Student leaders who love OWU and want to help you have a great experience!
- OWU faculty and staff who are committed to your success!
- Certified camp staff to guide you through the challenge course elements
All participants will meet at OWU, move into their residence hall rooms, and then leave together the next day for Camp Nuhop, about an hour north of campus. This beautiful, wooded retreat center will be our home for Challenge Camp and all its activities. You will stay in cabins with bunk beds and electricity and shower houses nearby. Meals are served in a dining hall and the camp has a lake, hiking trails, and an exciting high-element challenge course.
Move-in: Wednesday, August 16
Move into residence halls at OWU. There will be a welcome program for students and families this evening, along with time to get your room set-up!
Camp Oh-Wooo: Thursday, August 17 - Saturday, August 19
Each camp will run August 17-19, and return to the OWU campus on Saturday evening, August 19.
Convocation: Sunday, August 20
Participants will join all new Bishops for OWU Convocation! We’ll attend Convocation together as a camp.
$325, which includes transportation to campsite, housing, meals, and all camp activities, supplies, and program costs. Plus a Camp Oh-Wooo T-shirt and other swag!