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What is Viking Venture?


Viking Venture is a continuation of the orientation activities that takes place prior to the beginning of fall semester. Incoming students will move into their residence hall room on the Wednesday prior to classes beginning, and will participate in Viking Venture activities throughout the remainder of the week and weekend. All new freshmen and transfers taking BCC 100 are required to participate. A sample Viking Venture schedule can be found in the left hand column of this page. 

Activities include: 

  • Begin the first-year and transfer seminar course (BCC100/150)*
  • Participate in the book discussion and ropes course with your BCC 100 class 
  • Have fun at Rage in the Cage, New Faces Talent Show, Slip n’ Slide, Scavenger Hunt, and more 
  • Learn resources to assist with your transition to Berry College 

*Each BCC class is coordinated by a faculty or staff member along with a first-year mentor, an upper-class student who will assist their class members as they transition into college and the Berry community. BCC 100 is coordinated by the Office of First Year Experience.