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CORE Custom Trips

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Are you looking to plan an exciting outdoor adventure trip for your group but are unsure of where to start? Custom group experiences with Clemson Outdoor Recreation and Education (CORE) provide trained staff leadership, equipment, transportation, logistical planning, food and more. Simply choose your activity, and let us do the rest!

Please review the information below, and then fill out the custom group experience intake form at the bottom of the page.

Popular Trips:

  • Whitewater Rafting on the Nantahala River, $45 per person

  • Kayaking and stand–up paddleboarding on Lake Jocasse, $25 per person 

  • Mountain biking at the Clemson Experimental Forest, $20 per person 

  • Day hike in the Panthertown Valley, $25 per person

  • Overnight camping along the Chattooga River, $75 per person

  • Service and Adventure Trip in the Clemson Experimental Forest, $15 per person

  • Bonfire at Snow Beach on Lake Hartwell, $30 per hour

Have another idea for your adventure? CORE is happy to create a custom trip for you!

Reservation Information:

  • Reservation requests must be submitted at least four weeks prior to desired trip date.

  • If you do not receive confirmation within 5 days of submitting your request, please contact us at outside@clemson.edu referencing your group name and date of the request submittal. 


  • Cancellations must be made at least 5 days prior to the event.

  • If cancellations are made less than 5 days before the start of your CORE trip, your group may be subject to a non-refundable reservation fee of $20 in addition to all costs related to the preparation for and cancellation of the trip (staffing, lodging, meals, travel, cancellation fees from non–Clemson organizations, etc.)

  • Cancellations made by Campus Recreation (due to weather, etc.) will be fully refundable.

  • Cancellation fees can be paid by IDO, check, or credit card. 


  • All group members participating in Clemson University Campus Recreation Custom Group Experience programs are required to complete the risk management, liability, and health forms specific to the activity. These forms will be sent to the participants or group leader approximately one week prior to the event. 


For more information email outside@clemson.edu or call the CORE office at 864-656-0892