Wreck Camp Extended Orientation


Registration for Wreck Camp is now CLOSED



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What is Wreck Camp Extended Orientation?

Wreck Camp is an extended orientation experience that brings together new and current students to jumpstart their college experience in a fun summer camp setting. Wreck Camp programs are designed to aid students in their transition to Georgia Tech by developing a diverse social network and strengthening their ties to the Institute through a combination of fun activities. Students leave all camp programs prepared to be engaged members of our campus community.


Who can attend Wreck Camp?

Georgia Tech is committed to providing all new students with the opportunities and information that will help them achieve their goals and be successful at the Institute. First-year students, transfer students, and new international students are invited to take part in the Wreck Camp experience. 


Cost Of Attendance - What is included?

Wreck Camp ATL (June 24-26, 2022) costs $225 per student to attend this in-person camp. This includes all meals, lodging, and (2) t-shirts. 

Wreck Camp: HIVE Virtual Engagement (July 12-14, 2022) costs $25 per student to attend. This includes a t-shirt to be picked up during the Fall 2022 semester. 

Wreck Camp Odyssey (August 10-13, 2022) costs $350 per student to attend this in-person camp. This includes all meals, lodging, transportation to camp, a bag, and (2) t-shirts. If you choose to move into your fall residence hall assignment early, there is an additional cost per student.


I have registered for Wreck Camp 2022... What Now?

All registered students will be sent a confirmation email to let them know
they are fully registered for their program. Additionally, registered
students will have the opportunity to join our Wreck Camp 2022 Slack
Channel (engagement app) that will allow for them to meet students from
all camps who have registered, and be provided updates from our Wreck
Camp staff on what to expect next. Additionally, all students will be
engaged with ways to keep them excited until their camp arrives!


Wreck Camp Registration Cancellations 

Wreck Camp: ATL students who cancel before June 3rd, 2022 will be charged a $50 administrative fee.

Wreck Camp: HIVE students who cancel before June 21st, 2022 will be charged a $10 administrative fee.

Wreck Camp Odyssey students who cancel before July 20th, 2022 will be charged a $50 administrative fee.

 Students who cancel on and after the dates above will be charged the FULL FEE of the program they are registered to attend. 


When does each Wreck Camp Registration Close?

Wreck Camp: ATL - CLOSED

Wreck Camp: HIVE - CLOSED

Wreck Camp: Odyssey - CLOSED

All camp's registration closes (15) business days prior to the camp start date


Need more information about the Wreck Camp program? Join us at one of our information sessions this Summer! (All sessions will be held on Microsoft Teams)

June 1st, 2022 (6:00pm)

July 7th, 2022 (6:00pm)


*COVID-19 and Safety Disclaimer*

With guidance from the University System of Georgia, to help ensure the safety of all students, staff, and campus partners, we are strongly recommending that you complete a COVID test(s)/vaccination prior to your arrival on campus, and wear a facial covering during the duration of our program. Extra safety precautions of our experiences include but are not limited to: cleaning each indoor space after each usage, sanitizer located in every space, and social distancing. As a reminder, due to COVID-19 these programs may be altered or canceled. Students who have registered will be notified if any changes have been made to either program.

**These COVID-19 guidelines may be altered over time through the University System of Georgia, and we will update all verbiage accordingly**


Wreck Camp ATL and Odyssey Early Move-In Options


Early Move-In (Wreck Camp: ATL) 
If you are an out-of-state student attending Wreck Camp ATL (Living at least 4-5 hours away), you will have the opportunity to move into your Wreck Camp: ATL camp housing assignment the night before camp begins (June 23, 2022). This will be $65 in addition to your camp fees if you move in the night before camp. *Please note, you will not be staying in your Fall 2022 housing assignment during Wreck Camp ATL*. You will be emailed your early move-in instructions upon registering. With this option, we also ask that you plan your early arrival between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.

Early Move-In (Wreck Camp: Odyssey)
Students attending Wreck Camp Odyssey have the opportunity to move into their Fall 2022 Residence Hall Assignment on (August 9th or the morning of August 10th prior to our departure to Camp Rock Eagle in Eatonton,Georgia) for an additional fee of $65 per night until the official Fall 2022 Residence Life move-in date (TBA). *If you select this option, you will essentially pay $65 each day until you arrive back from campus to officially move into the residence halls.* If you arrive on August 9th, please schedule all arrival times between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm. If you arrive on August 10th, please adhere to the Wreck Camp Odyssey schedule we send prior to the camp as we plan to stay on schedule for our departure from Georgia Tech that morning. 

If you select this option, once the fee has been confirmed, we will email all students who have selected this option. Changes can be made to your registration once the information is provided if need be.

Wreck Camp: ATL

An on-campus Wreck Camp experience for all first-year students. Wreck Camp ATL's date is June 24-26, 2022

Registration is now CLOSED for this experience!

Wreck Camp: Odyssey

An off-campus Wreck Camp experience for all first-year students. Wreck Camp Odyssey's date is August 10-13, 2022

Registration is now CLOSED for this experience!

HIVE Virtual Engagement

A unique online experience open to all incoming students looking to build a sense of community before starting their first semester at Georgia Tech. HIVE's date is July 12-14, 2022

Registration is now CLOSED for this experience!

Meet The Wreck Camp Staff!

Meet our student leaders who will be serving you this Summer! They are all excited to help prepare you for your college career at Georgia Tech!

Benefits and costs

Learn about the benefits of the Wreck Camp program, and how much each program costs!

Wreck Camp FAQs

Still have questions about any of our Wreck Camp experiences? Head over to our FAQ page for more information.

Still have questions? Visit our FAQ page to see if your question is listed or send us an email at transitionprograms@studentlife.gatech.edu.