Trips and Clinics

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Get Outdoors with UGA Outdoor Rec!

UGA outdoor trips and clinics are open to all students, faculty/staff, and current members of the Ramsey Student Center. 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! For full trip descriptions and details, visit the registration page.

Spring 2020 Trips and Clinics PDF

Featured Trips

Come join UGA Outdoor Recreation at Unicoi State Park, where we trail run from the park to the city of Helen and back for a round trip of 6 miles. All levels are welcome, whether you're a runner or not. Run fast, run slow, run how ever fast you can go! We will camp overnight at Unicoi State Park.  For more information and to register click here.

Woody Gap:  Weekend on the Appalachian Trail 2/22-2/23

Spend the weekend hiking Woody Gap to Jarrard Gap on the AT! You’ll get to experience multiple summit views while you challenge yourself to this hike in rhododendron filled forests! Register here.

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

Dave Rector, Coordinator

Ryan Edwards, Graduate Assistant


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.