Get a jump on making lasting college friends by joining us for Freshman Forward. We'll prepare you to meet the challenges and opportunities of the world, before you even begin your first day of college. 

SUMMER PROGRAMS

"Before the Hill" programs are open to freshmen who wish to have a unique learning experience, while forging the bonds of brotherhood with fellow students and alumni. Programs are available for any enrolled student in the Class of 2023. 

If you are interested in attending, please register for the Friday Summer Orientation date. We will start the program immediately following Summer Orientation.

Brotherhood Before the Hill | June 21-23, 2019

Join your future Hampden-Sydney brothers on outdoor excursions that will develop your leadership skills and familiarize you with the Central Virginia area. Excursions include paintball, ropes course, hiking, kayaking and other activities that will bring you closer to your fellow Hampden-Sydney brothers. Overnight accommodations will be provided at Hampden-Sydney College. Enrollment is limited to 14 students.

Total cost: $350 non-refundable fee

Registration is now CLOSED.

For more information, please call Sandy Cooke at 434-223-6340.


Fishing Before the Hill | June 21-23, 2019

Join Andrew Marshall '17 on this three-day fly fishing adventure on Virginia's scenic rivers and lakes! 

Incoming freshmen will participate in fly-tying and casting clinics and put their skills to the test on the water. Central Virginia trout and Southside bass await!

**No previous fishing experience required!** 

Overnight accommodations will be provided at Hampden-Sydney College. Enrollment is limited to 7 students.

Total cost: $350 non-refundable fee

Registration is now CLOSED.

For more information, please call Andrew Marshall at 443-878-6627.