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 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 1/18/17) 

Beginner SCUBA

Ramsey SCUBA

WED 1/11

21

$170 

$180 

N/A

14

Intro to Knot Tying

Ramsey Clinic

WED 1/25

3

$10

$15

$20

FULL

Altamaha River Paddle

GA Canoeing

FRI 1/27 - SUN 1/29

15

$120

$130

$140

8

Watson Mill Bridge Hiking

GA Day Trip

SAT 1/28

5

$20

$25

$30

FULL

Intro to Disc Golf

GA Clinic

SAT 1/28

3

$10

$15

$15

3

Intro to Ultralight Backpacking

Ramsey Clinic

WED 2/1

3

$10

$15

$20 

8

Intro to Kayak Rolling

Ramsey Clinic

TUE 2/7

3

$15

$20

N/A

4

Beginner SCUBA II

Ramsey SCUBA

WED 2/8

21

$170 

$180 

N/A

16

Cataloochee Skiing 

NC Ski Trip

FRI 2/10 - SAT 2/11

15

$280

$290

$300


FULL

Intro to Disc Golf II

GA Clinic

SAT 2/11

3 $10

$15

$15

3

Backcountry Coffee & Tea

Ramsey Clinic

WED 2/15

3 $10

$15

$15

FULL

Horseback Riding

GA Day Trip

SAT 2/18

5

$80

$85

$90

1

Savannah City Tour & Disc Golf

GA City Tour

SAT 2/18 - SUN 2/19

10 $85

$90

$95

9

Snorkel with Manatees

FL Snorkeling

FRI 2/17 - SUN 2/19

15

$195

$220

N/A

FULL

Intro to Geocaching

Ramsey Clinic

WED 2/22

3 $10

$15

$15

4

Tallulah Gorge Hiking

GA Day Trip

SAT 2/25

5

$35

$40

$45

FULL

Tumbling Rock Caving

AL Caving

SAT 2/25 - SUN 2/26

10

$70

$75

$80

FULL

Florida Keys Dive Trip

FL SCUBA

FRI 3/3 - TUE 3/7

25

$535

$545

$555

FULL

Smokey Mountain Backpacking

TN Backpacking

SAT 3/4 - MON 3/6

18

$115

$120

$125

5

Apalachicola Paddling Expedition

GA-FL Canoeing

SAT 3/4 - SAT 3/11

25

$380

$400

$420

4

Intro to Kayak Rolling II

Ramsey Clinic

WED 3/15

3

$15

$20

N/A

6

Opossum Creek Falls

SC Day Hike

SAT 3/18

5

$30

$35

$40

1

Intro to Vertical Caving

GA Caving

SUN 3/19

8

$55

$60

N/A

FULL

Cheaha Backpacking

AL Backpacking

SAT 3/18 - SUN 3/19

10

$75

$80

$85

FULL

Advanced SCUBA

Ramsey SCUBA

WED 3/22

9

$95

$105

N/A

9

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

4

Intro to Orienteering

Ramsey Clinic

WED 3/29

3

$15

$20

$25

12

Intro to SUP Yoga II

GA Clinic

SAT 4/1

3

$30

$35

$40

4

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

2

Intro to Whitewater Kayaking (2-Day)

GA Clinic

THU 4/6 & SAT 4/8

10

$65

$70

N/A

5

Blue Hole Hiking & Swimming 

TN Day Trip SUN 4/9 5 $45

$50

$55

FULL

SUPing on the French Broad

NC Day Trip

SAT 4/15

5 $55

$60

$65

2

New River Paddling

WV Canoeing

FRI 4/21 - SUN 4/23

15

$125

$135

$145

6

Black Balsam Knob Backpacking

NC Backpacking

SAT 4/22 - SUN 4/23

10

$70

$75

$80

4

Intro to Fly Fishing

Ramsey Clinic

SAT 4/22

3

$15

$20

$25

7

Intro to Disc Golf

GA Clinic

SUN 4/23

3

$10

$15

$15

3


 

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 #1 Sat 2/11-12 PEDB 1100 (SMITH)
Backpacking #2 Sat 2/18-19 PEDB 1100 (CHOU)
Backpacking #3 Sat 2/25-26 PEDB 1100 (SMITH)
Backpacking #4 Sat 3/18-19 PEDB 1100 (CHOU)
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)

Trips & Clinics Registration

Trips and Clinics Policies

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

Climbing Wall - Belay Clinic Waiver

Trip/Clinic Forms - Individual Transportation Waiver

Trip/Clinic Forms - Registration Packet

Challenge Course Health History Form

Challege Course Info Request Form

Challenge Course Participant 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.