Day 1 (August 16)

 8:30 am-2:00 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 17)

 8:30 am  Load bus for breakfast
 8:45 am
 Breakfast- Tommy's Country Ham House
 10:15 am
 Depart for Navitat
 12:00 pm
 Navitat Zipline Course, Barnardsville, NC
 5:00 pm
 Dinner- Stoney Knob Cafe (828-645-3309)
 7:00 pm
 Drive to Franklin, NC  Hampton Inn
(828-369-0600) (Laurie)

Day 3 (August 18)

 7:00 am 
 Breakfast at hotel
 8:00 am
 Load bus and drive to Chattooga Outpost
 9:15 am
 Check-in for rafting trip
 9:45 am
 Raft Section 4- Chattooga River
 Lunch on the river
 5:00 pm
 Dinner at Mama G's (706-782-9565)
 7:00 pm
 Return to Furman

Day 4 (August 19)

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

What to Bring


Your zip line activity will take place rain or shine. A light rain jacket would be appropriate. Participation on the zip line course requires you to wear a harness. Shorts should be long enough to comfortably wear a harness. The activity takes place in the woods - bug spray is nice to have!


  • shorts (synthetic material is best - no jeans or sweats)
  • t-shirt to wear over bathing suit for the river
  • shoes that fasten securely (required)
  • extra clothes and shoes
  • Sunscreen and a strap for glasses/sunglasses are very important.
If you want to bring a camera, a disposable one is recommended. Valuable cameras may get damaged or lost in the water.

Emergency Numbers

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

Furman University Police (24 hour service)

Transportation from Greenville/Spartanburg Airport

Call Owen McFadden at 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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