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Outdoor Recreation kicks off semester with new and recurring events

Augusta University’s Campus Recreation is starting the semester strong with a list of events to get students outside and active.

Outdoor Recreation offers ongoing events and activities that students can begin signing up for today.

Disc Golf

3-5 p.m. every Thursday (in August) at the Teardrop on the Summerville Campus

Discs will be available for check out.

Mistletoe State Park camping trip

Friday, Sept. 17 to Sunday, Sept. 19 at 3725 Mistletoe Road in Appling.

This trip will include hiking, kayaking and swimming. 


9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 2 at Savannah Rapids Bluff Heritage Preserve

This hiking trip is dog-friendly.

Chattooga River Trail backpacking trip

Wednesday, Oct. 6 to Sunday, Oct. 10 in Mountain Rest, South Carolina.

This trip will include hiking, swimming, waterfalls, fishing and overnight camping. This experience is suited for beginners. There is a $20 fee to join this trip.

To participate in any of these upcoming events, please stop by the Campus Recreation Center to sign up or contact Matthew Davis, Outdoor Recreation coordinator.

Learn more about Davis from his interview on In the Wild, Augusta University’s official podcast.

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