You and your small group will camp in tents, assist with all aspects of camp life, and have a rustic, outdoor experience! During the day you’ll choose between rock climbing, canoeing, and hiking. Evenings will be spent playing games and gathering around the campfire. You’ll have small group discussions talking about college life and what it means to be a Bishop. You’ll sleep well after good meals, great friends, star gazing, and challenging your body and mind!

Day One (Aug 16)

  • 1-4 p.m.: Check-in to residence hall
  • 7 p.m.: Welcome program with students and parents/family
  • Spend the night in residence hall rooms

Day Two (Aug 17)

  • Breakfast
  • All camps gather for Camp Oh-Wooo kickoff at Alum Creek State Park
  • Large and small group games
  • Lunch
  • Wilderness Camp group leaves for Seneca Rocks, West Virginia
  • Arrive and welcome to base camp
  • Set up camp
  • Dinner
  • Small group time
  • Large group fun

Day Three (Aug 18)

  • Breakfast
  • Bishop Spirit and traditions
  • Wilderness Activities: Campers will choose one of the following for an all-day experience:
    • Rock Climbing: Seneca Rocks is one of the best climbing destinations in the eastern U.S. and has a lot to offer climbers of all skill levels. You will learn basic climbing techniques, safety procedures, and have a blast!
    • Day Hiking: Drive to the nearby Dolly Sods Wilderness area, where you will set out for a hike through forests and along creeks and see amazing views.
    • Canoeing: The Potomac River offers excellent boating for a relaxed day on the water. Enjoy an easy float while learning the basics of river canoeing.
  • All groups return to base camp
  • Dinner
  • Small Group Time
  • Wilderness Campfire

Day Four (Aug 19)

  • Breakfast
  • Small Group Time
  • Wilderness Activities: see above for descriptions
  • Closing session and reflection
  • Dinner
  • Arrive back at OWU