For our new Juniatians, we have designed a series of activities and events throughout the summer to help prepare you to be an Eagle:
Below is a calendar of these events. Please select and register for Summer Orientation (required) and Inbound. Log in using the same e-mail address and password that you used for your Juniata admission application.
Inbound Session 1
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Orientation Session 1
Orientation Session 2
Inbound Session 2
Orientation Session 3
Orientation Session 4
Orientation Session 5
Inbound Session 3
Travel and activity levels are rated on a high, moderate, low scale to help you select the best possible retreat for you. Retreats with high travel time will travel 2+ hours from campus or include an overnight activity. Retreats with high activity levels will have activities that require physical exertion for 1+ hours, at least.
Visual & Performing Arts: This retreat is one that allows for incoming students to express themselves through the creation of their own visual art. All experience levels are welcome. Travel time is high and activity level is low.
Community Engagement & Service: Incorporating one of the integral principles of Juniata, this retreat allows for students to help within Huntingdon and surrounding counties by working on a variety of service projects. Travel time is low and activity level is low.
Fun & Games: For those students who enjoy games, arcades, and other similar activities. Excursions include a trip to an escape room and other related activities. Travel time is moderate and activity level is low.
Outdoor Adventures: Incorporating some favorite activities, this retreat will involve activities such as white water rafting, high ropes, and other outdoor activities. Travel time is high and activity level is high.
Plexus (Inbound Session 3 Only): Juniata's Plexus retreat is designed to allow new students with passion about multiculturalism to meet other new and returning students and offer their friendship, support, and guidance. Travel time is low and activity level is low.
Science Scholars (Inbound Session 3 Only): For students with a passion for scientific exploration and discovery, this retreat invites them to experience activities related to sciences. Travel time is low and activity level is low.
Sports & Recreation: This retreat is one that incorporates the enjoyment of sports with other outdoor activities. Including going to a baseball game, time at Raystown Lake, and other activities, students of all experience levels will be able to enjoy a variety of activities. Travel time is moderate and activity level is moderate.
Wildlife: For students that are interested in environmental studies or even just enjoy the outdoors, this retreat spends time at the field station on Raystown Lake, including an overnight stay. Travel time is moderate and activity level is low.