Collegebound at CSB/SJU

August 19-26, 2020

2020 Registration Opens May 1

2019 Collegebound group picture

Trip Options

Canoe Trip  Base Camp Trip  Backpacking Trip 


  • $395 (includes a $100 non-refundable deposit)
  • Limited scholarships are available. Contact us or your Admissions counselor for details.
  • Payment includes: trip transportation, food, permits, lodging, gear (if needed), and an incredible experience! This cost does NOT cover personal travel expenses from your home to CSB/SJU.
    Additional costs may include lunch food on the travel days and any souvenirs.
  • If you need to make alternate payment arrangements, contact Collegebound Director Kyle Rauch ( [email protected] or 320-363-2136).

Trip Itinerary

  • Wednesday, August 19, Arrive on campus, move into your academic year housing, Collegebound group meeting, gear sorting/packing, and Collegebound orientation dinner
  • Thursday, August 20, Travel to the Arrowhead region of Northern Minnesota.
  • Friday-Monday, August 21-24, Canoe, backpack, camp, and adventure in your small Collegebound group of 6-8 first-years and 2-3 student leaders (single-gender groups).
  • Tuesday, August 25, All groups meet up and camp in Grand Marais for the final night
  • Wednesday, August 26, Return to campus, unpack, clean and return all gear, sleep in your campus housing.
  • Thursday, August 27, All first-year students move in and the required on-campus First-Year Student Orientation begins

Additional Details


Email [email protected] or contact:

Kyle Rauch
Collegebound Director