Outdoor Education

The outdoor education program at Connections supports students in building confidence, increasing flexibility, and developing environmental awareness. We strive to create outdoor experiences that promote social, emotional, and physical health and wellness. Students have enjoyed the following field experiences as part of this program:

  • Catch and release fishing in Greenville, GA
  • Swimming, kayaking, rafting, and BBQ at North Georgia Sequoyah Lake
  • Hiking and exploring the falls and gorge at Tallulah Gorge State Park
  • River walk and outdoor learning at Chattahoochee River Bend State Park
  • Canoeing and kayaking at Hard Labor State Park at Rutledge Lake
  • Equine-assisted therapy with Stride Ahead and service projects at Little Creek Farm
  • Paddle boating and picnics at Sweetwater Creek State Park
  • Overnight camping at High Falls State Park and Florence Marina State Park
  • Zip-lining at Camp Twin Lakes
  • Rock climbing at Wall Crawlers
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