Women's Campout with REI
Unicoi State Park

The Force of Nature is calling for a Women's Campout! Bring your friends, sisters, mothers and daughters and spend the night under the stars with a campout led by the expert women of the Georgia Conservancy and REI. We're heading out to Unicoi State Park on October 19-20 for 24 hours of fun in the outdoors with camping, stand-up paddle board lessons, sunrise yoga, backcountry skills, nature walks, an evening of s’mores around the campfire and more! REI staff will offer up key Outdoor School tutorials to make your next camping experience a breeze. And we're making it really simple: we reserve the campsite and provide the food- you just come ready for outdoor exploration!

Check-in begins Saturday, October 19 at 8 AM and registration will be open for REI classes from 8 AM-9:45 AM, so come along early and get signed up & set up your camp! Activities will kick off at 10 AM. On Saturday evening, we will host a panel of women who are leaders in their field to explore the diverse realities of women in the outdoors. Join us as we dive into topics such as risk taking, self-perception, leadership, and how we can thrive.

About Unicoi State Park: "Unicoi State Park and Lodge offers plenty of reasons to go outside! Explore our beautiful 1029 acres of Georgia adventure activities and experience a few of our mountain marvels, like our beautiful 53-acre Unicoi Lake nestled between the mountaintops or the gorgeous trails to Helen and Anna Ruby Falls. Unicoi State Park and Lodge is one of the most beloved Georgia State Parks being convenient from Atlanta and centrally located to our most adored mountain towns, Helen, Dahlonega, Hiawassee and Sautee Nacoochee."

By participating in one of our Stewardship Trips, you are helping to support our year-round and statewide advocacy for the protection and conservation of Georgia's natural resources.

Trip Price: $185 per person and includes Saturday lunch and dinner.

Recommended Experience Levels: Beginner

Stewardship Trips FAQs: Click here to learn more and for a downloadable .pdf



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*Registration opens to Georgia Conservancy members on August 16 at 5 PM and to the General Public on August 19 at 5 PM

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Did you know? Georgia Conservancy members have the opportunity to register early for select Stewardship Trips, as well as receive a discount on a number of our adventures during the year. Become a Georgia Conservancy member today, or renew your membership to register on August 16!  Already a member? Use your email provided promo code for early registration and to receive a discount (Live Oak Level and above) when registering for this trip. If you have any questions, please contact Georgia Conservancy Stewardship Trips Director Clark Harrison at charrison@gaconservancy.org.

Participants who choose to camp have unlimited access to our REI sponsored Gear Bank which includes tents, sleeping pads, backpacks, and flashlights for a one-time fee of $5.  Using your promo code, Georgia Conservancy members (Live Oak level and above) will receive a $5 discount (which makes it free) for the Gear Bank Access.

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In 2018, we are excited to deepen our partnership with our friends at REI by hosting the REI Trips Series. We will be joined by REI Outdoor School Instructors who will bring their world-class expertise in a variety of outdoor activities and share their knowledge with participants. We are thrilled to offer new outdoor experiences such as mountain biking, stand-up paddle boarding, yoga, and backcountry navigation. Join us on this year with REI at Bike and Brew and at our Women’s Campout at Unicoi.

If you have any questions about our Stewardship Trips Program or about any upcoming trip, please contact Georgia Conservancy Stewardship Trips Director Clark Harrison at charrison@gaconservancy.org.