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REGISTRATION & PAYMENT REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page. This is a paid event with payment managed through the AOC. Please read the event description carefully for details; you will be given payment instructions after you sign up. Late payments are NOT accepted for this event, in any circumstance.

Chilhowee / Ocoee Camping Adventure

The Basics:
Event Type:Camping
Event Location: Near Cleveland TN = Chilhowee Campground   Camping: Chilhowee / Ocoee Camping Adventure  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Aug 5 2016  12:00 pm >> Sun, Aug 7 2016 12:00 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Jul 13 2016 9:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Jul 24 2016 9:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Days
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Trip Leader(s):
Tricia S.
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Member Cost:$25.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:35
Minimum Group Size:12
Number Registered So Far: 26 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join us for a weekend car camping trip above the Ocoee River at the Chilhowee Campground - near Cleveland.

We have a large group area reserved.  There are real bathrooms and showers onsite.

The Chilhowee campground area has the following adventures waiting for you:

A beautiful lake at the top:  canoe, kayak, swim, float

Hiking trails


A sky full of stars at night



Feel free to meet at the campground any time after noon on Friday.  There won’t be an official carpool, but we’ll assist with connecting you with a ride when possible.  If you can’t make it till after work on Friday - or Saturday - no problem - come when you can.

The cost includes the campground Friday and Saturday night, dinner Saturday night (steak or salmon - your choice), breakfast Sunday morning.

We will help arrange white water rafting on the Ocoee for those who are interested.

Required Items to Bring:

Camping gear

Food (other than 2 included meals)

Clothing (no nudist colonies in Tennessee)

Guitar or other instrument (no loud radios of other electronics)

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Canoe or kayak


Fishing gear

Hiking shoes

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     - No partial payments. All registrants must pay the posted Member Cost regardless of any agreement you may have with any party involved in the event.

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Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$25.00/Person
Cost Includes:

The cost includes the campground Friday and Saturday night, dinner Saturday night (steak or salmon - your choice), breakfast Sunday morning.

Payment Cut Off:Payment must be received by the AOC on Sun, Jul 24 2016.
Make a Payment:Click here for the details. PLEASE PAY AFTER YOU HAVE SIGNED UP BELOW.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.

Partial attendance is ok, but cost will remain the same - all extra funds go to the AOC - and we aren't interested in splitting hairs if you don't want a meal.

If weather is a factor and the food has already been purchased - there will be no refund.  If the food hasn't already been purchased - we'll do our best to refund as much as possible to everyone with guidance from AOC officers.
Refund cutoff date: 7/31/2016 - full refund (less $3 for Paypal fee/club expenses) if you cancel by this date - no refund after this date.