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Day 1 (August 15)

 8:30 am-2:30 pm
 Check-in (Estridge Commons) 
 (You are responsible for your own lunch)
 2:30 pm
 Group Initiatives
 5:00 pm
 Dinner at faculty member's house
 8:00 pm  Return to Furman

Day 2 (August 16)

 8:00 am
 Breakfast at Furman
 9:30 am
 Load equipment on van (in front of library)
 and drive to Blue Ridge Parkway
 12:00 pm
 1:30 pm
 Backpackin trip
 7:00 pm
 Camp Set-Up
 8:00 pm

Day 3 (August 17)

 8:00 am 
 9:00 am
 Continue backpacking trip
 12:00 pm
 4:30 pm
 Return to vans
 6:00 pm
 Arrive at Furman
 7:00 pm
 Dinner in Downtown Greenville
 9:00 pm  Return to Furman

Day 4 (August 18)

 8:00 am
 Breakfast at Furman 
 9:00 am
 College life begins

What to Bring

  • hiking boots or well broken in tennis shoes that provide support
  • at least one sturdy water bottle or camelback (a must)
  • shirts and shorts that can dry quickly (no cotton)
  • several pairs of hiking socks (no cotton)
  • rain gear
  • bathing suit
  • camera
  • sleeping bag
  • sunscreen
  • a hat (optional)
  • sunglasses (optional)

Emergency Numbers

Furman University Division of Student Life
Monday – Friday:  8:30 - 5:00

Furman University Police (24 hour service)

Transportation from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport

Call Owen McFadden 864.294.2414 and give the airline, flight number, date and time of your arrival. Someone from Furman will meet you at the airport.

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