Paddling & Mindfulness at Lake Jocassee

Jul 12 - Jul 14

Overnight Trip

Registration

Opens on May 13 12:00 am
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Contact

Taylor Henley

rs-core@ufl.edu

Breathtaking Lake Jocassee is located in northwest South Carolina in the lower hills of the Appalachian Mountains! This 3-day canoeing trip will allow ample time for both relaxation and exploration during the day and for camping at night. We will paddle out to our campsites on a beautiful island and spend our days paddling, swimming, exploring, and practicing mindfulness. Take a dip in the cool mountain waters and taste the fresh mountain air! We will depart early Friday morning and will return late Sunday evening. Treat yourself to an incredible weekend of paddling and relaxation!

 

REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • Group camping equipment (tents etc.)
  • All meals (usually vegetarian)
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • Experienced Guides

REGISTRATION DOES NOT INCLUDE:

  • Personal gear (i.e. sleeping bag, backpack, sleeping pad, headlamp). Feel free to rent outdoor gear from us! Participants get 10% off for their TRiP. More info here: https://recsports.ufl.edu/outdoor-recreation/outdoor-gear-rental/

AMENITIES:

  • Backcountry camping
  • No electricity
  • No running water
  • No flushing toilets
  • No showers

CHALLENGE LEVEL = LOW

This trip includes hiking with a heavy backpack over mountainous terrain with some elevation gains and losses. All CORE trips include instruction on basic backpacking skills, but expect to be challenged physically on this trip.

PRETRIP MEETING:

Your mandatory pre-trip meeting date and time will be listed on your receipt email.

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REFUND POLICY:

  1. Trips cannot be transferred.
  2. Trip refunds will be granted only if:
    1. Trip is cancelled by CORE.
    2. A paid replacement has been found.
    3. A $10 base processing charge or 15% of the registration price, whichever is greater, will be assessed.
  3. Replacement requests must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled service offering start date.
  4. Participant has documented medical circumstances preventing participation.

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