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Upcoming Events

  • Great Smoky Mountains Backpacking

    Friday, April 12th 2024 8:00 AM - Sunday, April 14th 2024 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Nestled between often snow-capped peaks in the Smoky Mountains of Tennesse lies Mt. LeConte. Embark on an unforgettable weekend adventure and experience awe-inspiring sights. Bask in the once-in-a-lifteime vistas of the third highest peak of the Smokies. Along the way, marvell at the majestic Rainbow Falls, a towering 150-foot waterfall. This excursion promises a journey filled with nature's wonders and breath-taking scenery. Don't miss out!

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS TRIP. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Horseback Riding Overnight

    Saturday, April 13th 2024 8:00 AM - Sunday, April 14th 2024 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Join us on a wildflower-filled horseback ride through the mountains of North Georgia. Enjoy lunch by Blue Ridge Lake, a 1 hour guided horseback ride with breathtaking mountain views, creek crossings, lakeside trails, possible wildlife sightings, and a night of camping at Georgia’s beautiful Vogel State Park. Don’t miss out on this unique weekend adventure.

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS TRIP. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Nutrition Basics Office Hours

    Monday, April 15th 2024
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Event Location: Online

    Have a burning nutrition question?
    Virtually drop-in to get your questions answered by a registered dietitian!

    These 15 minute sessions are first-come, first serve and are to provide answers to general nutrition and well-being concerns. If you're interested in receiving counseling from a UHC registered dietitian, please call 706-542-8816.

    Check out our Nutrition Basic Office Hours calendar for available dates and times.

     https://healthpromotion.uga.edu/nutrition/nutrition-basics-office-hours/

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  • Nutrition Grocery Tour

    Monday, April 15th 2024
    3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

    Event Location: Kroger (East Side)
    2301 College Station Road, Athens, 30605

    Need help navigating the grocery store? Take a group guided tour with a nutritionist. Learn skills that will make you more confident in the store and in the kitchen.

    How long will grocery store tours take? Grocery store tours will take about an hour to go around and learn about the five main food groups as well as various tip and tricks about shopping for food products.  

    How do I sign up for a tour? Students will RSVP via Involvement Network. If you cannot attend please cancel your RSVP. 

    If I have an allergy or health condition related to food? You can include this in your sign up form or ask certain questions during the tour. We also have a clinical dietitian at the health center if you would like more one-on-one help. 

    Can I grocery shop while on the tour? We ask that you please refrain from personal grocery shopping during the tour, but you are free to shop after the tour has been completed.  

    How many people can sign up? Grocery store tours are limited to about 10 participants per tour. If one tour is full please sign up for the next one if it works with your schedule.  

    What about transportation? We will not be providing transportation but the UGA Campus Transit and Athens public transit also has a bus that can take you to the location. Taking the Vet Med bus will take you to the Vet Med building across the street from Kroger. You can also get to Kroger using the Athens Transit bus service – routes 22, 25 and 26 all stop just moments away. Online links: Routes by Number | Athens-Clarke County, GA - Official Website (accgov.com) 

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  • UMatter

    Wednesday, April 17th 2024
    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Event Location: MLC Rm. 253

    Step into our 60-90 minute interactive upstander intervention program, where college students will be given the knowledge and skills to take action when they see someone in need. Change the narrative and become an upstander. All participants will receive a free Fontaine T-Shirt!

    For more information on UMatter and upstander intervention go to: https://healthpromotion.uga.edu/umatter/ 

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  • Botanical Gardens Trail Run

    Wednesday, April 17th 2024
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Get a proper introduction to the wonderful sport/hobby of trail running! Learn more about trail running basics including where to go trail running in Athens and how to tap into the local Athens running community. Bring your water bottle and running shoes, as this clinic will include an actual trail run/walk as we explore some of the trails at UGA's Botanical Gardens. We will provide transportation to and from the Gardens.

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS EVENT. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Campsite Selection Clinic

    Wednesday, April 17th 2024
    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

    Event Location: Lake Herrick Conference Room

    Campsite selection can make the difference between an outdoor experience being incredible or miserable. Many factors go into setting up an optimal campsite including tent setting, firebuilding, cooking, bear-bag hanging, etc. Clinic participants will learn about the camping triangle, the W's of campsite selection, and how to properly set up tents and hammocks. After learning the theory, participants will have the opportunity to put their skills into practice by creating a mock campsite.

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS EVENT. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Roan Highlands Backpacking

    Friday, April 19th 2024 8:00 AM - Sunday, April 21st 2024 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Hike through abundant high-elevation beauty at Roan Mountain, a series of five mountain summits on the Appalachian Trail near the NC / TN state line. With gorgeous views, lush forest and abundant wildflowers, the remarkable beauty of Roan's highlands, knobs and bluffs make for an exceptional backpacking adventure. We will hike by day and enjoy the night either in a wonderful barn which is a vestige of past times, or under the stars right outside. The stars here are some of the most beautiful we have seen. So, get ready to engage with the stars, flora, fauna, and geology of the region. We will talk a bit about camp craft and navigation on our adventure. We can’t wait to have you out for the trip!

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS TRIP. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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  • Barbells & Brunch

    Friday, April 19th 2024
    10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

    Event Location: Ramsey Student Center Studio C
    330 River Rd, Athens, GA

    This is a free event to help you feel more confident and comfortable in the weight room and learn how to make healthy morning meal options to keep you fueled for training! Join Rec Sports and the the University Health Center for a beginner strength training workshop and cooking demonstration.

    Register HERE

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  • Mt. Mitchell Backpacking

    Friday, April 19th 2024 4:00 PM - Sunday, April 21st 2024 5:00 PM

    Event Location: Departs from Ramsey Student Center

    Come on a journey with us through the great Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina! We will be hiking the Mount Mitchell trail, an 11 mile out and back trail. Mount Mitchell is the tallest peak east of the Mississippi River at 6,684’ above sea level. It’ll be an adventure you don’t want to miss!

     

    REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY FOR THIS TRIP. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

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