2017 LUSU Orientation Carnival

A weekend packed full of amazing activities, great music, and fantastic food.

Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Lakehead University

Day Trips Start at 8:30 AM

Carnival Starts at 7:00 PM

Pre-register for your orientation activities today so that you don't miss out on all the fun!

Day Trips

Fill your day before the carnival and get the full Thunder Bay experience!

Hike The Giant (FULL)

Enjoy the beauty of the Sleeping Giant Provincial Park on a group hike. The Giant, or Nanabijou, is Thunder Bay's signature landmark, with some of the highest cliffs and most dramatic scenery in Ontario. Bring a swimsuit and towel if weather permits. This trip fills up fast!

Trip includes transportation and lunch.

The trip runs in two parts: Full day 8:30am to 4:00pm or half day 10:00am to 4:00pm.

All registrants to meet in the Agora 30 minutes prior to trip start time.

The costs of this trip is $10.00.

Fort William Historical Park

Travel back in time to 1816, to a place where the buildings, artifacts, characters, and our natural surroundings combine to create a unique 19th century destination. Follow the picturesque nature trail to the Fort and step into the past. Tours, dramas, and demonstrations along with themed weekends, festivals, feasts, and concerts throughout the year are held at the Fort. Artisan demonstrations such as canoe building, blacksmithing, tinsmithing, period firearm assembly and demonstrations, coopering, and tailoring, as well as "domestic" demonstrations including period baking, food preparation and tasting! All of which are sure to entice and fascinate you on your journey to the past at Fort William Historical Park.

Transportation is provided via school bus from the Agora Circle. Dress weather appropriate and wear shoes. A delicious lunch will be provided.

Buses leave the Agora at 12:00pm and return at 4:00pm on Saturday.

All registrants to meet in the Agora 30 minutes prior to trip start time.

The costs of this trip is $10.00.

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Paintball (FULL)

Enjoy a day of fun and exercise at Thunder Bay's best paintball facility, Paintball Mountain. Paintball Mountain offers a 1200 sq foot area with tons of seating including couches, air conditioning to take a break and cool off on those hot summer days.

Trip includes transportation, food, drink and 250 paintballs (more paintballs are available for purchase).

Buses leave the Agora at 12:00pm sharp and return at 3:30pm on Saturday.

All registrants to meet in the Agora 30 minutes prior to trip start time.

The costs of this trip is $15.00.

Tubing (FULL)

Discover the thrill of tubing! It’s the perfect way to enjoy a hot summer day. Float down the Kam River and experience a new pastime. Relax for a few hours and take in the natural scenic beauty of the Kam River. Space is limited!

Trip includes transportation, lunch, and tube rental.

Buses leave the Agora at 12:00pm sharp and return at 3:30pm on Saturday.

All registrants to meet in the Agora 30 minutes prior to trip start time.

The costs of this trip is $10.00.

Downtown Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Hop on a bus to the waterfront downtown district for our downtown social media scavenger hunt which will introduce you to the amazing food and cool shops in the downtown core. You and your team will have 2 hours to complete the scavenger hunt and return to the Red Lion Smokehouse where we will be awarding prizes like $150 in downtown dollars and gift cards for all kinds of local businesses. A number of the local restaurants are also offering items from their menus for $2 to Lakehead Orientation students so you can try food from all sorts of great spots for a low price!

Buses leave the Agora at 11:30am sharp and returns at 3:00pm on Saturday. There will also be an option to be bused to the Wal-Mart and Superstore commercial area to buy school supplies, groceries, clothes, etc. This bus will return to campus at 4:00pm..

All registrants to meet in the Agora 30 minutes prior to trip start time.

There is no cost for this trip, though you should bring some money for the $2 lunch downtown.

NOTE: if you don't want to take the bus from campus, please meet at the Red Lion Smokehouse at 12:00 for the start of the hunt!

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Have questions about orientation or the day trips?

Give us a call at (807) 343-8259 or contact us at vpa@lusu.ca.