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July 13-20, 2013
TruAdventure is a summer excursion like no other - combining a great wilderness experience with wonderful learning and social opportunities. This seven-day program will reinvigorate your passion for the outdoors, your love of learning, and your sense of adventure as you visit breathtaking sites in
the Badlands, Yellowstone, and Grand Teton National Parks. Based on a wildly popular travel course designed for Truman undergraduates, TruAdventure has been adapted to meet the needs and interests of the adult traveler interested in a vacation that's just a little off the beaten path.
Participants will visit the magnificent scenery of Yellowstone National
Park, including the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone area, Devil's Cauldron,
Hayden Valley, and the Yellowstone geyser features, falls, and springs.
The excursion will transition to the Grant Tetons where adventurers will
explore Cascade Canyon, Hidden Falls, Inspiration Point, and Solitude Lake.
Whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and optional rock climbing are
included in the package. Participants have the option of departing
from (and returning to) either Kirksville or Jackson, Wyoming. Travelers
from Kirksville will also enjoy an overnight in Badlands National Park en
route to Yellowstone for a small premium.
Designed for adventurers of all ages, this trip welcomes outdoors
enthusiasts and inquisitive minds from college age to the "sassy senior."
You will be invigorated by the breathtaking views, mild to moderately
challenging hikes, ever-present wildlife, and fascinating geology, biology,
What's best? All travel is guided by Truman faculty and staff,
experienced in outdoor education, trained for wilderness safety, and
thoroughly knowledgeable about visited sites.
*Other optional fees may apply.
Other Truman Travel Opportunities
For more information on travel opportunities offered by the Truman Office of Advancement, please visit the Alumni Travel Program site.