• August 21, 2018–August 28, 2018

This seven day adventure course travels on land and water between the Sleeping Bear Sand Dunes National Lake shore and Mackinaw Island. Students will spend all nights at a different beach based Michigan State or National Park. The course begins with a paddle day on the wild and scenic Pine River. Next, students will ferry out of historic fishing village of Leland for a 3 day Backpacking and Beach camping trip to South Manitou Island. The course will then move to Petoskey State Park, where students will stage for a road cycling day to Wilderness Sate Park. The course will conclude with a day on the Historic Mackinaw Island.

  • Available spots: 24
  • Cost: $499

Experience level

  • Wilderness experience

    Two out of five rating for wilderness experience needed
  • Water activities

    Two out of five rating for water activity difficulty
  • Fitness intensity

    Relatively high rating for fitness intensity

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Day 1 – Trip orientation and team building
Day 2 – Depart for day on the Pine River
Day 3 – Ferry to Leland to begin backpacking and beach camping to South Manitou Island
Day 4 – backpacking and beach camping to South Manitou Island
Day 5 – Arrive at South Manitou Island
Day 6 – Road Cycling from Petosky State Park to Wilderness Sate Park
Day 7 – Mackinaw Island and return to Calvin College between 6 p.m.–8 p.m.




Please register by Tuesday, August 7, 2018 12:00 PM.


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