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 2018 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  
Leave No Trace Ramsey Clinic WED 1/17 3 Free

Free

Free 20
SCUBA:  Basic Open Water Course Ramsey SCUBA WED 1/17 21 $170 $180 N/A 20
Fire-Building Ramsey Clinic WED 1/24 3 $10 $15 $15 10
Cloudland Canyon Day Hike GA Hiking SAT 1/27 5 $40 $45 $50 8
Hiking:  Around the Solar System in a Day GA Hiking SUN 1/28 5 $40 $45 $50 8
Climbing in the Southeast:  Slideshow and Discussion Ramsey Clinic WED 1/31 3 Free Free Free 20
Diversity in Outdoor Recreation Ramsey Clinic WED 2/7 3 $10 $15 $15

10

Snorkel with Manatees FL Snorkel FRI-SUN 2/9-2/11 15 $200 $225 $250 8

Intro to Vertical Caving

GA Caving SAT-SUN 2/10-2/11 10 $80 $90 $100 8
SCUBA:  Basic Open Water Course Ramsey SCUBA WED 2/21 21 $170 $180 N/A 20
All About Knots Ramsey Clinic WED 2/21 3 $10 $15 $15 10
Tallulah Gorge Day Hike GA Hiking SAT 2/24 5 $40 $45 $50

8

Intro to Disc Golf GA Clinic SUN 2/25 3 $10 $15 $15 6
Kayak Roll Clinic Ramsey Clinic TUES 2/27 3 $15 $20 N/A 6
Sand Rock Climbing AL Climbing SAT-SUN 3/3-3/4 10 $80 $90 $100 8
Intro to Basic Caving GA Caving SAT-SUN 3/3-3/4 10 $80 $90 $100 8
Urban Biking:  The Path GA Biking SUN 3/4 5 $45 $50 $55 8
Backcountry Cooking Ramsey Clinic WED 3/7 3 $15 $20 $20 10
South Georgia Island Adventure GA Paddle/Hike FRI-FRI 3/9-3/16 35 $220 $245 $270 8
Florida Keys Dive Trip FL SCUBA FRI-TUES 3/9-3/13 20 $535 $555 $575 8
New Mexico Spring Break Backpacking NM Backpacking SAT-SAT 3/10-3/17 35 $440 $480 $520 8
Standing Indian Loop Backpacking NC Backpacking SAT-SUN 3/24-3/25 10 $80 $90 $100 8
Intro to Disc Golf GA Clinic SUN 3/25 3 $10 $15 $15 6
Bike Maintenance Clinic Ramsey Clinic WED 3/28 3 $10 $15 $15 10
Advanced SCUBA Ramsey SCUBA WED 3/28 9 $95 $105 N/A 12
Intro to SUP Yoga GA Clinic SAT 3/31 3 $30 $35 $40 8
Kayak Roll Clinic Ramsey Clinic TUES 4/3 3 $15 $20 N/A 6
SUP on the French Broad with Camping NC Paddle SAT-SUN 4/7-4/8 10 $80 $90 $100 8
Conasauga River Snorkeling GA Snorkel SAT-SUN 4/7-4/8 10 $80 $90 $100 8
Geocaching Clinic GA Clinic WED 4/11 3 $10 $15 $15 8
Opossum Creek Falls Day Hike SC Hike/Swim SAT 4/14 5 $40 $45 $50 8
Intro to SUP Yoga GA Clinic SAT 4/14 3 $30 $35 $40 8
Lake Santeetlah Paddle NC Paddle SAT-SUN 4/14-4/15 10 $80 $90 $100 8
Intro to Whitewater Kayaking GA Clinic THUR & SAT 4/19 & 4/21 5 $65 $70 $75 6
Waterfalls and Mountain Tops GA Hike/Swim SAT-SUN 4/21-4/22 10 $80 $90 $100 8


 

 

Spring 2018 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 2/3-2/4 PEDB 1100 (TBD)
Backpacking #2 Sat 2/10-2/11 PEDB 1100 (TBD)
Backpacking #3 Sat 2/24-2/25 PEDB 1100 (TBD)
Backpacking #4 Sat 3/3-3/4 PEDB 1100 (TBD)
Backpacking #5 Sat 3/24-3/25 PEDB 1100 (TBD)
Backpacking #6 Sat 4/14-4/15 PEDB 1100 (TBD)
SCUBA 1 Fri 3/23-3/25 PEDB 1331 (HAYNIE)
SCUBA 2 Fri 3/30-4/1 PEDB 1331 (HAYNIE)
SCUBA 3 Fri 4/6-4/8 PEDB 1331 (HAYNIE)

UGA Outdoor Recreation Policies

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

Trips & Clinics Registration

Custom Trips

Plan a customized adventure for your group.

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

Cathy Stedman, Assistant Director
cstedman@uga.edu

Josh Fulmer, Coordinator 
jfulmer@uga.edu

Ben Fowler, Graduate Assistant
thefowlerben@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.