Sea Kayaking Trip Agenda

Sea Kayaking Trip Agenda

Faculty members on the 2019 trip: Jason Rawlings (Biology) and Brandon Inabinet (Communications)
Cost: $560

August 16th

Optional dinner with POP staff at 6 p.m. Dinner at a local restaurant in Downtown Greenville. Cost of student dinners will be covered. If families accompany their student, the cost of dinner is the responsibility of the family. Please call Owen McFadden at 864.294.2414 before August 10 if you wish to attend.

Day 1, August 17th


8:30 am-2:30 pm Check-in (North Village Building J). You are responsible for your own lunch.
3 pm Meet and mingle–Dining Hall steps
5 pm Dinner at Younts Center
8 pm Return to Furman

Day 2, August 18th


6:15 am Load Bus for Breakfast and Charleston
7 am Breakfast – Tommy’s Ham House (864.242.6099)
8 am Depart for Charleston
12 noon Parasailing and safari jet skiing tour (need a copy of driver’s license if under 17) (Michael/Mark 843.886.8456)
5 pm Check-in Hampton Inn – Mt. Pleasant (843.881.3300 Carolyn)
7 pm Drive to Marketplace for Dinner at TBonz (843.577.2511 Chris)
8:30 pm Leave for Harbor Cruise with Sandlapper Water Tours (843.849.TOUR)

Day 3, August 19th


6:30 am Breakfast at Hotel
7:30 am Leave for Gadsonville (843.884.7684)
8:30 am Sea kayaking
10:30 am Arrive at Capers Island
11:30 am Lunch at Capers Island
5 pm Arrive at Coastal Expeditions – shower and change for dinner
7:30 pm Dinner at Andolini’s Pizza (843.849.7437)
9 pm Depart for Furman
12 midnight Arrive at Furman

Day 4, August 20th


8 am Breakfast at Furman
9:30 am College life begins

What to Bring for the Charleston Trip

Sea Kayaking

  • Bathing suit or shorts (preferably quick drying)
  • t-shirt
  • 1 pair of old sneakers or a pair or river sandals
  • hat or sun visor
  • sunscreen
  • rain gear or windbreaker
  • paddling gloves/bicycle gloves (optional)
  • sunglasses w/ strap

A sweatshirt may be needed for the evening harbor cruise.

Emergency Numbers

Furman University Division of Student Life
Monday – Friday:  8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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.