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

In accordance with UWG's COVID-19 response, all Campus Center and University Recreation operations and programs will be suspended through May 7, 2020. This includes all trips, climbing activities, and WGO rentals. More information on virtual resources can be found on the UREC COVID-19 Response page.

WGO Spring 2020 Overnight & Extended Adventure Trips

Trips Location Registration Deadline Dates of Trip Student Price Faculty/Staff Price
Spring #BREAKINGWEST Homestead, Fl Applications were due Fall 2019 March 15-21 $200-250 n/a
Camping at Cloudland Canyon Rising Fawn, GA March 15 March 27-29 $35 $41
Rock Climbing at Foster Falls Sequatchie, TN March 22 April 3-5 $35 $41
Jekyll Island Beach Adventure Jekyll Island, GA April 5 April 17-19 $60 $69

WGO Spring 2020 Overnight & Extended Adventure Trips

  • Trips: Spring #BREAKINGWEST
    Location: Homestead, Fl
    Registration Deadline: Applications were due Fall 2019
    Dates of Trip: March 15-21
    Student Price: $200-250
    Faculty/Staff Price: n/a

  • Trips: Camping at Cloudland Canyon
    Location: Rising Fawn, GA
    Registration Deadline: March 15
    Dates of Trip: March 27-29
    Student Price: $35
    Faculty/Staff Price: $41

  • Trips: Rock Climbing at Foster Falls
    Location: Sequatchie, TN
    Registration Deadline: March 22
    Dates of Trip: April 3-5
    Student Price: $35
    Faculty/Staff Price: $41

  • Trips: Jekyll Island Beach Adventure
    Location: Jekyll Island, GA
    Registration Deadline: April 5
    Dates of Trip: April 17-19
    Student Price: $60
    Faculty/Staff Price: $69

  • Overnight & Extended Trip Descriptions

    Spring #BREAKINGWEST: March 15-21 | Homestead, Fl

    Spring break trips are comprised of service, reflection, personal growth, and fun. Each trip has a focus on a particular social issue such as poverty, education, public health, environment. Students learn about social issues and perform weeklong projects with local nonprofit organizations around these respective issues. *Applications were due Fall 2019 but be on the lookout for future trips like this one.

    Camping at Cloudland Canyon: March 27-29 | Rising Fawn, GA 

    Join WGO for a camping and hiking adventure to Cloudland Canyon in Rising Fawn, Georgia. This location is one of the largest and most scenic parks in the state. The deep canyons, beautiful waterfalls, and dense woodland will amaze you. This trip is for all who want to go on an adventure, no matter if this is your first trip or one of many.

    Rock Climbing at Foster Falls: April 3-5 | Sequatchie, TN

    Reach new heights and rise to the challenge with WGO by seizing this opportunity to climb real rock at Foster Falls in Tennessee. Climbers of all skill levels are able to enjoy some of the best top-out views in the Southeast while getting to hike, climb, relax, camp and repeat.

    Jekyll Island Beach Adventure: April 17-19 | Jekyll Island, GA

    The beach is calling and wants you to join WGO for a wonderful getaway. Come relax at the end of the semester by kicking back with your toes in the water at Jekyll Island.


WGO Spring 2020 Single-Day Adventure Trips

Trips Location Registration Deadline Date of Trip Student Price Faculty/Staff Price
Trail Ride at Blankets Creek Atlanta, GA March 15 March 28 $10 $12
Yoga & Hike at Arabia Mountain Arabia Mountain, GA April 5 April 18 $10 $12

WGO Spring 2020 Single-Day Adventure Trips

  • Trips: Trail Ride at Blankets Creek
    Location: Atlanta, GA
    Registration Deadline: March 15
    Date of Trip: March 28
    Student Price: $10
    Faculty/Staff Price: $12

  • Trips: Yoga & Hike at Arabia Mountain
    Location: Arabia Mountain, GA
    Registration Deadline: April 5
    Date of Trip: April 18
    Student Price: $10
    Faculty/Staff Price: $12

  • Single-Day Trip Descriptions

    Trail Ride at Blankets Creek: March 28 | Atlanta, GA

    Come along as WGO takes a group on a beginner mountain biking trip to Blankets Creek near Atlanta, Georgia. Even if you have never been mountain biking before, this trip is for you. Our trip leaders will help participants enjoy the outdoor sport of mountain biking as you ride through the luscious trails at Blankets Creek.


    Yoga & Day Hike Trip: April 18 | Arabia Mountain, GA

    Everyone needs a bit of relaxation every now and then. Join WGO and FitWell for our semi-annual yoga and day hiking trip at Arabia Mountain. This scenic area will offer the perfect location for tranquility and harmony.


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, 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. 

Trip Refund Policy

All registrants are subject to a full refund if it is requested in writing before that trip's registration deadline. In order to receive a full refund, participants must email their request for a refund to wgo@westga.edu. Participants seeking a refund after the registration deadline has passed have the option of finding a replacement participant, in which case a refund may be granted. In the event of a trip cancellation due to weather or enrollment, a full refund will be issued to all registered participants.*

*Certain trips have modified refund policies, which supersede this policy. These modifications will be outlined during registration for that particular trip. 

For more information, email wgo@westga.edu or call 678-839-5359.