Trips and Clinics

stand up paddle board trip

Get Outdoors with UGA Outdoor Rec!

UGA outdoor trips and clinics are open to all students, faculty/staff, and members of the Athens community. We offer many outdoor activities, including flatwater and whitewater paddling, rafting, backpacking, hiking, stand-up paddleboard (SUP) trips, caving, rock climbing, snorkeling, and more. No experience is necessary!

Spring and Summer 2017 Trips and Clinics (for full trip descriptions and details, visit the registration page)

Trip/Clinic Location Activity  Date(s) PEDB Hours Student  Fac/ Staff Non-UGA Space Available (updated 3/22/17) 

Advanced SCUBA

Ramsey SCUBA

WED 3/22

9

$95

$105

N/A

6

Linville Gorge Climbing

NC Rock Climbing

SAT 3/25 - SUN 3/26

10

$85

$90

$95

FULL

Intro to SUP Yoga

GA Clinic

SAT 3/25

3

$30

$35

$40

FULL

Intro to Orienteering

Ramsey Clinic

WED 3/29

3

$15

$20

$25

7

Intro to SUP Yoga II

GA Clinic

SAT 4/1

3

$30

$35

$40

FULL

Boat Rock Bouldering

GA Day Trip

SUN 4/2

8

$35

$40

$45

FULL

Mt. Mitchell Backpacking

GA Backpacking

SAT 4/1 - SUN 4/2

10

$70

$75

$80

FULL
European Travel Clinic Ramsey Clinic THU 4/6 3 $5 $5 N/A 30

Intro to Whitewater Kayaking (2-Day)

GA Clinic

THU 4/6 & SAT 4/8

10

$65

$70

N/A

FULL

Blue Hole Hiking & Swimming 

TN Day Trip SUN 4/9 5 $45

$50

$55

FULL

Full Moon Night Hike

Ramsey Night Trip TUE 4/11 3 $10 $15 $15 10
How to Build Climbing Anchors Ramsey Clinic THU 4/13 3 $10 $15 N/A 12

SUPing on the French Broad

NC Day Trip

SAT 4/15

5 $55

$60

$65

FULL
Bushcraft & Primitive Furniture Making Ramsey Clinic THU 4/20 3 $15 $20 N/A 8

New River Paddling

WV Canoeing

FRI 4/21 - SUN 4/23

15

$125

$135

$145

FULL

Black Balsam Knob Backpacking

NC Backpacking

SAT 4/22 - SUN 4/23

10

$70

$75

$80

FULL

Intro to Fly Fishing

Ramsey Clinic

SAT 4/22

3

$15

$20

$25

FULL

Intro to Disc Golf

GA Clinic

SUN 4/23

3

$10

$15

$15

FULL
      SUMMER 2017          

Beginner Scuba

Ramsey

Scuba WED 05/10 N/A $170 $180 N/A 8

Middle Oconee River

GA Canoeing SAT 05/27 N/A $20 $25 $25 8

Panther Creek Falls

GA Day Hike SUN 05/28 N/A $25 $30 $30 8

Intro to SUP Yoga

GA Clinic SAT 06/03 N/A $30 $35 $35 8

Intro to Kayak Rolling

Ramsey Clinic FRI 06/16 N/A $15 $20 $20 6

Whitewater/ Nantahala River

NC Rafting SAT 06/17 N/A $55 $60 $60 8

Watson Mill Bridge

GA Day Hike SUN 06/25 N/A $20 $25 $25 8


 

 

Spring 2017 PEDB Trips (these trips are reserved for students registered for PEDB 1100 and PEDB 1000 classes. If you are a student in one of these courses, you may register for your trip(s) using the registration page. If you are in PEDB 1090 Outdoor Adventure (non-Spring Break), you will register for trips from the list above.)

Trip Name

Date(s)

PEDB Class

Backpacking #5 Sat 3/25-26 PEDB 1100 (SMITH)
Backpacking #6 Sat 4/1-2 PEDB 1100 (CHOU)
SCUBA 1 Fri 3/24-26 PEDB 1331 (GERBERS)
SCUBA 2 Fri 3/31-2 PEDB 1331 (GERBERS)
SCUBA 3 Fri 4/7-9 PEDB 1331 (GERBERS)

UGA Outdoor Recreation Policies

Policies pertaining to the UGA Climbing Wall, Challenge Course, Trips & Clinics, and ORC Equipment Rental

Trips & Clinics Registration

PE Credit and Study Abroad

Obtain PE and Science credits by participating in Outdoor Recreation activities.

Outdoor Recreation Activity Descriptions

Useful Info

706-542-4677 | Outdoor Rec Center

Kellie Gerbers, Assistant Director
kgerbers@uga.edu

Josh Fulmer, Coordinator 
jfulmer@uga.edu

Tony Blasucci, Graduate Assistant
tony.blasucci@uga.edu

 

PE Credit and Study Abroad

Get PE and other course credits by participating in outdoor activities. Learn More

PEDB 1090: Trip Documentation


Outdoor Recreation Forms

UGA Outdoor Recreation Registration / Health History / Waiver

Individual Transportation Waiver

Employment Opportunities

UGA Outdoor Recreation employs students for the jobs listed below. A short summary of responsibilities, skills and qualifications follows each job title. Apply for a position here.

Challenge Course Facilitator Job Description

Climbing Wall Staff Job Desciption

Trip Leader Job Description


Leave No Trace
UGA Outdoor Recreation practices Leave No Trace (LNT) principles, values, and guidelines on trips and clinics. Learn more about these principles here.