Thank you for choosing to get outside with Fall Line South Field Institute this summer! 

A June 2014 Altamaha Odyssey student displays her knot-tying expertise.

The following information is for regular student applications (13-18 year old high school students). If you are a college-aged student interested in becoming a Bartram Fellow, please visit the Bartram Fellow page. 

Altamaha River Odyssey, July 6-15, 2018

Application Deadlines and Rates:

  • Early Bird Rate ($795): Apply by May 15, 2018
  • Regular Rate ($845): Apply by June 15, 2018

To reserve your spot in the course, we must receive a $100 non-refundable application fee, which will be applied toward your comprehensive program fee. Students will need to complete a medical history form and pay half of the comprehensive program fee within two weeks of acceptance into the program. Payment in full is due two weeks prior to the course start date.

How to Apply:

To apply, you will need to either: 1) print, scan, and e-mail your completed application (below) to, with “Application” in the subject line; or 2) print and mail your completed application, Attention: Fall Line South Field Institute, 494 Clover St., Athens, GA 30606. We must receive the $100 non-refundable application fee in order to process your application – you can mail a check with your application or pay online. We accept applications on a rolling basis and encourage you to apply early to ensure a spot on the course!

Once accepted into the program, you will receive a lot of important information from us via e-mail, including a packing list, course policies, and details about what to expect during the course. Much of this information will also be available in the Resources section of our website.

For questions, including information about withdrawals and cancellations, please see our FAQ page, and the policies outlined on the application. Please contact with any other questions you have!

Please note: All Fall Line South courses are subject to change or cancellation based on student enrollment. If a course must be cancelled due to low enrollment, we will let parents and students know no later than two weeks prior to the course start date, and all money paid thus far to Fall Line South (including application fees) will be refunded.

Apply Now!

Let’s get started with your application! We can’t wait to float down the river with you this summer.

Altamaha River Odyssey Student Application 2018 (Word)

Altamaha River Odyssey Student Application 2018 (PDF)

Altamaha River Odyssey