Friday, April 21st, 2017

BuckWild Training- A Truly Wild Ride

In August of 2016, recently-high-school graduated me decided it would be fun to spend five days in the backcountry with nine people I had never met before. Those five days changed me, as cheesy as it sounds. Flash forward about a month, and see me opening an email with the subject line “BuckWild Leaders Wanted.” A series of doubts and a week later, I was sitting in a group interview, and then the final, individual interview for the position. After that, it was out of my hands. A few weeks later, I turned on my phone after frisbee practice to […]

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Monday, February 20th, 2017

BuckWild Training Class of 2016-17 Profiles

Class of 2020 Name: Kenzie Burns Major: Environmental Engineer Favorite outdoor activity: Hammocking and Paddling Three Fun Facts: 1.) I can recite the entire periodic table, in order, from memory. 2.) I run half marathons and plan to run a full marathon soon. 3.) I speak fluent French. Involvement: Buckwild, University Orchestra, Environmental club, and APO Hometown: Rotterdam, New York Favorite Quote: “I’d made it this far and refused to give up because all my life I’d always finished the race.” -Louis Zamperini, Olympic Athlete and WWII Veteran     Name: Matt Drescher Major: Biology Favorite outdoor activity: Backpacking Three […]

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