Find Your Summer Here
Stetson Hatter Treks are short adventures designed exclusively for incoming first-year students. During Hatter Treks, you will immerse yourself in the Stetson campus and the surrounding community, make lifelong friends and learn what it means to be a Hatter. Over the 5-day experience you will build mentoring relationship, set goals for your first year of college and learn about essential resources for your success. Your trek will end with Fast Track Friday – your chance to make even more connections across campus all tying up any loose ends you might need to prior to move-in day. All Treks require no previous experience. All you need is a spirit of adventure! So come join us this summer. Your Stetson experience begins at Hatter Trek 2019.
Summer 2019 Treks!
Discover Disney - Closed for Registration
June 17 - 21, 2019
This Trek is your exclusive pass to Disney, not far from the Stetson University campus. To kick off this exclusive Hatter Trek, we will spend two days at Walt Disney World and visit Magic Kingdom and Epcot. During the second half of our trip, we will return to Stetson and explore some of the exciting activities DeLand has to offer. If you want to get a sneak peek at Stetson’s surrounding area, explore the most magical place on earth, and spend time meeting fellow Hatters, then join us on this Hatter Trek.
Note: All participants MUST be 17 years of age by June 17, 2019 and have a government issued ID to participate on this trek.
Cost is $500
June 24 - 28, 2019, and July 8 - 12, 2019
This adrenaline-pumping Trek showcases all the opportunities your home-away-from-home in DeLand, FL has to offer. Some of the activities to look forward to will include zip-lining at dusk, indoor rock climbing, kayaking near the Atlantic Ocean, and the chance to get into the ring yourself at circus class. If you enjoy thrills and are up for a new challenge, then this is the Hatter Trek for you!
Cost is $300
July 15 - 19, 2019
This Trek give you a chance to discover Historic Savannah, GA and the surrounding area – just four hours away from Stetson. On the first half of this Trek, you will take part in a ghost tour, kayak and explore Tybee Island, and much more! During the second half, we will return to Stetson and explore some of the exciting activities DeLand has to offer. If you want to get a sneak peek at Stetson’s surrounding area, immerse yourself in history, and spend time meeting fellow Hatters, then join us on this Hatter Trek.
Cost is $500
The cost of your Hatter Trek will vary depending on which Trek you choose. All Trek costs cover the registration fee, local transportation, 4 nights of lodging, all scheduled activities and supplies, most meals, and a limited edition Hatter Trek 2019 t-shirt.
Limited scholarships are available and will be distributed based on need. The application for a scholarship is listed in the registration form.
Registration is officially open and has been extended beyond the May 1 deadline. Spaces on treks are limited and as they reach capacity, registration for those treks will close. Be sure you register soon to secure your spot on one of these fulfilling and exciting treks!
*You must complete the “Intent to Enroll” form before registering for a trek.