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Where Adventures Start And Connections Are Made!

Brand new to the University of Wisconsin-Madison? Wonder how to make such a big campus feel a little smaller? Anxious to meet other new UW-Madison students and jumpstart your college experience this summer?

Wisconsin Basecamp offers summer backpacking or canoeing wilderness orientation trips. These trips are a great way to meet other new UW-Madison students, experience the great outdoors in Wisconsin, and get your questions about life on campus answered by upperclassmen Basecamp trip leaders. 

Canoe the Wisconsin River
(Canoe trips are filling quickly!)
July 18–22
July 21–25 
July 28–August 1
August 5–9 
August 17-21
August 18–22

Backpack the Porcupine Mountains 
(All backpacking trips are full!)
July 21–25 
July 28–August 1 
August 4–8
August 5–9 
August 18–22


Registration Is open

To register, please call (608) 262-1630 between noon and 6PM.


Julie Brown, Basecamp Manager 
(608) 262-1630

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