West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) offers various guided adventure trips throughout each semester that provides students, faculty and staff outdoor recreational experiences that focus on adventure, challenges, and growth.

WGO Fall 2018 Adventure Trips: More In-Tents

Trips Registration Deadline Dates of Trip Student Price Employee Price
Whitewater Rafting Trip September 10 September 15-16 $55 $64
Backpacking Trip October 8 October 12-14 $55 $64
Climb & Camp Oct. 29 Nov. 2-4 $40 $46

WGO Fall 2018 Adventure Trips: More In-Tents

  • Trips: Whitewater Rafting Trip
    Registration Deadline: September 10
    Dates of Trip: September 15-16
    Student Price: $55
    Employee Price: $64

  • Trips: Backpacking Trip
    Registration Deadline: October 8
    Dates of Trip: October 12-14
    Student Price: $55
    Employee Price: $64

  • Trips: Climb & Camp
    Registration Deadline: Oct. 29
    Dates of Trip: Nov. 2-4
    Student Price: $40
    Employee Price: $46

  • More In-Tents Trip Descriptions

    Whitewater Rafting: September 15-16

    Never been whitewater rafting before? No problem. No prior experience is needed to have a blast on this trip. Spend the weekend camping out and whitewater rafting 5 miles on the middle section of the Ocoee River, home of the 1996 Olympics.

    Backpacking Trip: October 12-14

    Come along for an adventurous weekend in the Great Smoky Mountains. We'll have the opportunity to see lots of wildlife that we don't see everyday, and take in views your friends will only see on Instagram. The trip will depart Friday evening and camp out that night as well as Saturday night then head back Sunday in time for dinner and homework.

    Climb & Camp: November 2-4

    Join us on a weekend trip up to Foster Falls where we will be spending the weekend climbing and camping. We will do some light hiking to get to the climbing areas then make our way more vertical. Did we mention it is beginner-friendly? Come push yourself to higher limits whether you're a veteran or beginner.

WGO Fall 2018 Adventure Trips: Less In-Tents

Trips Location Registration Deadline Date of Trip Student Price Employee Price
Trail Bike Ride Carrollton, GA September 20 September 22 $5 $6
Sunset Paddle West Point Lake, GA September 17 September 23 $10 $12
Yoga & Hike (1) Chattahoochee Bend State Park, GA September 28 September 30 $15 $18
Yoga & Hike (2) Sweetwater Creek State Park, GA October 25 October 27 $15 $18
GreenBelt Bike Ride GreenBelt, Carrollton, GA October 26 October 28 $5 $6

WGO Fall 2018 Adventure Trips: Less In-Tents

  • Trips: Trail Bike Ride
    Location: Carrollton, GA
    Registration Deadline: September 20
    Date of Trip: September 22
    Student Price: $5
    Employee Price: $6

  • Trips: Sunset Paddle
    Location: West Point Lake, GA
    Registration Deadline: September 17
    Date of Trip: September 23
    Student Price: $10
    Employee Price: $12

  • Trips: Yoga & Hike (1)
    Location: Chattahoochee Bend State Park, GA
    Registration Deadline: September 28
    Date of Trip: September 30
    Student Price: $15
    Employee Price: $18

  • Trips: Yoga & Hike (2)
    Location: Sweetwater Creek State Park, GA
    Registration Deadline: October 25
    Date of Trip: October 27
    Student Price: $15
    Employee Price: $18

  • Trips: GreenBelt Bike Ride
    Location: GreenBelt, Carrollton, GA
    Registration Deadline: October 26
    Date of Trip: October 28
    Student Price: $5
    Employee Price: $6

  • Less In-Tents Trip Descriptions

    Trail Bike Ride: September 22

    Whether it's your first time mountain biking or not, come join us for a beginner-friendly day on the local trails around Carrollton.

    Sunset Paddle: September 23

    The sunset is beautiful to watch but its even better on the lake. Join us for a view like no other. We will head out Sunday afternoon to go paddle on the beautiful West Point Lake and find the best spot to enjoy the sunset.

    Yoga & Hike (1): September 30

    Come on out to Chattahoochee Bend State Park with us and a certified yoga instructor to improve your flexibility and be calm. Yoga mats and transportation will be provided.

    Yoga & Hike (2): October 27

    Enjoy the relaxing sounds of the river as we embark on a yoga & hike like no other. We're going to head up to Sweetwater Creek State Park for our second Yoga & Hike trip of the semester and, as a bonus, see some of the locations shot for The Hunger Games.

    GreenBelt Bike Ride: October 28

    Bike the GreenBelt with us. We will be using the bikes from West Georgia Outdoors rental center, located across the HPE back courts in the Campus Center. Bring some water and be ready to explore the GreenBelt.

     

How to Register for Trips

Online/by credit card: go to myrec.westga.edu and click on the WGO icon.  From there, select the specific trip you want to register for and click “Sign In/Register” and follow the prompts. 

In Person/by cash or check: Come visit West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) in the Campus Center during our open hours and one of our friendly staff can help assist you with registration. Please bring exact cash or a check for in-person payments. 

Refund Policy

Trip registration will be open until midnight.  In the event of a trip cancellation due to weather or enrollment, a full refund will be issued to all previously registered participants. All registrants are subject to a full refund if it is requested before five (5) days before trip departure.  In order to receive a full refund, participants must email wgo@westga.edu. Any requests made after five (5) days before trip departure will not receive a refund and will forfeit their trip payment. 

Want more information or to give feedback? Follow us on Instagram (@wgoutdoors) or email us at wgo@westga.edu or call 678-839-5359.