Nova

Nova Orientation
Nova Orientation at Unity College 

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Nova trips are designed to support the transition to Unity College life by emphasizing personal growth, building social connections, and promoting environmental stewardship.

All entering students are required to participate in Nova, because it fosters significant growth and makes for a smooth transition into life at Unity College. 

Nova trips include:

  • A wide selection of outdoor adventure activities
  • Community-building initiatives
  • Service projects that provide students a chance to give back to the wild and scenic places they’ll be exploring

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Students can expect to be actively involved with all aspects of the trip. These aspects include planning, cooking, decision making, risk management, and other camp-related responsibilities. Summer Nova trips are scheduled each week from July through late August. Winter Nova trips run during winter break right before spring classes begin.