Loyola University Maryland

Student Engagement


Collage of students, on a dock in front of a sunset and walking on a forest trail

The Office of Student Engagement and the Department of Recreational Sports- Outdoor Adventure Experience (OAE) present Discovery, week-long outdoor adventure of backpacking, reflection, and camping in Shenandoah National Park. The Discovery program will challenge students to seek their personal direction through experiential learning, discussion, adventure programming, and reflection.

Discovery Participation Timeline Spring 2015 

Attend the Spring Info Session! 

Interested in joining us on Discovery? You are encouraged (not required) to attend this year's spring info session to learn more about this unique experience. The Discovery Info Session will be taking place in Hopkins Court Lounge on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7 p.m. For any questions or inquiries, please contact Chris Nicolas, Assistant Director of Student Engagement at cjnicolas@loyola.edu.  

    Sign Up!

    The cost for Discovery is $25 and you can sign up in the office of student engagement in Seton Court 4508A or at Base Camp on the second floor of the FAC. 

    Attend Spring Meetings

    There will be one or two group meetings in the spring prior to the trip. Specific dates and times will be determined based on the group's availability. 

    Discovery: May 9 - 15, 2015

    You'll spend this week with the group backpacking in Shenandoah National Park, reflecting on your life, and getting to share some great stories.