Connect with new friends, and the outer world

Hike the IC natural lands and participate in outdoor yoga by the IC observatory!

Ten students wearing Ithaca t-shirts, standing by a large tree.
  • Learn how to incorporate the Leave No Trace theory into your daily routine and future outdoor pursuits
  • Participate in a reflection exercise and meaningful small-group discussion opportunities
  • Meet new friends and form a lasting connection to the beautiful natural environment around IC
  • Students should be able to safely walk for at least 2 miles. Life threatening allergies/medical conditions should be able to be managed in the field.

Program Logistics

  • New students can participate in the Nature & Mindfulness program on September 19, or September 26, or October 3. 
  • The program runs from 10:00am to 3:00pm. 
  • Lunch from a local restaurant will be served.
  • Program will take place on IC Campus, outdoors in a wooded area.
  • Face coverings are required.
  • There is no charge for this program.
  • Students need to bring a water bottle, any life saving medications, PPE, clothing appropriate for the weather and a rain coat, small backpack to carry their gear and lunch.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN AUGUST 10-SEPTEMBER 7