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Where Adventures Start And Connections Are Made!

New Badgers!

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
July 20–24 (cancelled)
July 27–31 
Aug 4–8
Aug 17–21
Aug 18–22
Aug 24–28
Backpack the Porcupine Mountains 
July 20–24 (cancelled)
July 27–31
Aug 3–7 (two trips!)
Aug 18–22 (waitlist available)
Aug 24–28

Registration opened April 25th.

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


Julie Brown, Basecamp Manager 
(608) 262-1630

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