Wilderness To Wake

August 17 – 22, 2018

There is no better way to enter your college experience at Wake Forest University than  Wilderness to Wake! This Pre-Orientation program offers a 5-day adventure including activities such as backpacking, rock climbing, caving, biking and whitewater rafting.

You will explore gorgeous backcountry areas, develop leadership skills, and gain confidence as you begin your Wake Forest experience. Expect to build lasting relationships with other incoming Freshmen, and gain early insight into Wake Forest life from your highly-trained student leaders.  Don’t miss out on the adventure of a lifetime – join Outdoor Pursuits for Wilderness to Wake!


Registration for Wilderness to Wake has CLOSED for 2018.

Please click here to access the medical information form to be submitted with your application.


For Accepted Applicants:

Check your WFU email for updated information regarding w2w, including payment deadlines and packing lists.

  • Click here to access the online payment portal
  • Click here to access instructions for using the online payment portal
  • Click here to access your general itinerary
  • Click here to access your general packing list