Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

East Campus (Lake Laurel)

East Campus facilities overlook beautiful Lake Laurel and are the home of the Biological Field Station, the Outdoor Center at Georgia College, and the Department of Outdoor Education. The eighty-three acre site features wet lands, mixed forests, walking trails, a 3.5 acre pond (Lake Laurel), and myriad wildlife. Swimming and boating are not permitted on the lake; however fishers enjoy its easy access and selected facilities are available for meetings.

The Outdoor Center at Georgia College provides excellent technical training, outdoor recreation education, leadership training, and group development experiences. Venture Out is the Georgia College outdoor club that offers outdoor recreation programs to Georgia College students and is also located at East Campus. Facilities include Lake Laurel Lodge; offices and meeting rooms; the Equipment Shack; several group development areas, a multi-element low challenge course, a 25-element high challenge course, a Tango Tower with two artificial climbing walls; and a YURT.