Dawg Camp Innovate

Sign up for Dawg Camp Innovate and participate in projects alongside Athens non-profits, explore innovation, and build relationships with local entrepreneurial leaders while learning about your new home in the Classic City.

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Dawg Camp Innovate
July 11 - 15, 2022

Dawg Camp Innovate is a weeklong Athens-immersion program for 24 incoming first year students (2 small groups of 12 students) that offers a unique opportunity to launch new ideas and think beyond convention. New students will participate in projects alongside Athens non-profits, explore innovation, and build relationships with local entrepreneurial leaders while learning about their new home in the Classic City. Dawg Camp Innovate participants develop valuable leadership skills, explore UGA’s involvement opportunities, and build a sense of community.

$300

Includes 4 nights and 5 days of lodging, meals, activities, and transportation during camp.
Supplies and staffing are also included in the price.

Sample Schedule

5:00pm Camper Check-In

6:15pm Welcome + Dinner

8:00pm Nightly Activities 

The outlined schedule is subject to change.

8:00am Breakfast + Namesake Time

9:30am Big Ideas Workshop

12:00pm Lunch 

2:00pm Campus Bus Tour

5:00pm Dinner at Local Athens Restaurant

6:30pm Tour of Downtown Athens

8:00pm UGA Traditions Tour

10:00pm Evening Programming

The outlined schedule is subject to change.

8:00am Breakfast 

8:30am Small Group Activities with Alumni

12:00pm Lunch 

2:00pm Service Project

5:00pm Dinner at Local Athens Restaurant

7:00pm Trip to Iron horse (Athens Landmark)

10:00pm Small Group Activities

The outlined schedule is subject to change.

8:30am Breakfast 

9:00am Innovation Partners Day

2:00pm Design Sprints with SOE

5:30pm Dinner at Local Athens Restaurant

8:00pm Small Group Activities

The outlined schedule is subject to change.

8:00am Breakfast

9:00am Small Group Activity

12:00pm Wrap-Up 

The outlined schedule is subject to change.