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Adventure Camps

Dawg Camp Adventure

Dawg Camp Adventure (DCA) is a separate wilderness component of Dawg Camp, which will take place in July of 2014. This program is a joint venture with the Georgia Outdoor Recreation Program (GORP) and will accommodate 32 incoming, first year students. There will be two trips, each taking 16 students into the mountains of North Carolina for 6 days.

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Classic City

Dawg Camp Classic City

Classic City is a five-day program for about 10 incoming first-year students, sponsored by the Center for Leadership and Service. First-year students will participate in teambuilding activities, learn how to get involved at UGA, and develop leadership skills. Classic City participants will learn all about the opportunities to get involved in Athens and greater Clarke County area through community service learning experiences.

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Dawg Camp Discovery

Dawg Camp Discovery is a three-day retreat sponsored by the Center for Leadership & Service for 215 incoming first year students. Dawg Camp Discovery focuses on the first-year experience, campus involvement, leadership opportunities, history and traditions, and of course forming relationships with fellow Bulldawgs!  Incoming first-year students will have the opportunity to interact with forty student leaders as well as several UGA faculty and staff members. Students will prepare for their first year through activities such as a shaving cream fight, Dawg Camp Olympics, small group discussions, an awesome luau on Saturday night!

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Dawg Camp Fusion

With R.E.M., the B52s, and Widespread Panic all getting their start here, Athens, GA, is known for being a hub of musical talent.  Dawg Camp Fusion is open to 10-15 first-year students and is co-sponsored by the Center for Leadership & Service and the Office of Student Activities. Dawg Camp Fusion connects students with Athens' rich history and culture. First-year students will learn about the history of Athens music and musical venues, attend AthFest (a renowned local musical festival), visit the campus radio station, interact with different music groups, and even have opportunity to share their talents with others.

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Dawg Camp Prime

Looking for a jumpstart on your time at UGA? Dawg Camp Prime is the brand new two-day experience that is designed specifically for transfer students who will be transitioning to life at the University of Georgia. Dawg Camp Prime has three main objectives: acclimating students to the UGA campus, providing opportunities for networking and focusing on activities that will improve leadership and teambuilding skills.

Dawg Camp Prime will give you the opportunity to learn more about UGA history and traditions, what it means to be involved on campus, and how to navigate life at a large state institution. This exciting solutions-based program will help you to actively avoid many of the challenges that students face in transitioning to UGA. You'll also engage with student leaders and professionals who will serve as transition mentors.

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PLEASE NOTE: If you are a student with a disability which may need accommodation to participate in our program, please directly contact the Disability Resource Center (705-542-8719) for an evaluation of your needs.



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The University of Georgia | 201 Tate Student Center | Athens, Georgia | 30602-3115
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