Odyssey Freshman Adventure

New Student Orientation

Outdoor & Adventure Programs



Getting Here


Odyssey: An Outdoor Experience for SUNY Plattsburgh Freshmen

Dates: August 19-24, 2018

Hike, Climb, and Paddle Your Way Into Your College Career

Odyssey is an adventure-based program for first-year freshman students at SUNY Plattsburgh.

Hike an Adirondack Mountain peak, rock-climb in the Adirondacks, and paddle on the nearby lakes and rivers. You will stay at a camp facility, and sleep in cabins, eat in a dining hall, and use real bathrooms.

“I had a great time and think it is an awesome way to start college!”

Make New Friends

Odyssey gives you a smooth transition to college life through guided group experiences in the spectacular natural environment of the Lake Champlain-Adirondack mountain region. No prior outdoor experience is required.

Odyssey introduces you to fellow students and expert faculty in settings that make interaction easy. It's a great opportunity to create your own adventure with new friends and begin your college experience at SUNY Plattsburgh. You will also have the bonus of early check-in to your residence hall and avoid those move-in day crowds!.

Who Can Participate?

The Odyssey program is open to any first year incoming freshmen student. You must be physically fit to participate in this program.


 Take the Next Step

Contact Information

For more information about the Odyssey Freshman Adventure program at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Sarah Henley, Coordinator
Phone: (518) 564-5294
Fax: (518) 564-5293
Email: odyssey@plattsburgh.edu

Mailing Address:

c/o Expeditionary Studies
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901