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Campus Recreation Center
Cullowhee, NC 28723
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Tuck River Cleanup

Saturday April 18th, 2015

Come out Saturday April 18th and help clean up one of Jackson County’s largest natural resources! Each year the Tuck River Cleanup is the Nation's LARGEST single day river cleanup. 600-1000 volunteers converge to clean 27 miles of river and annually remove 3-5 tons of garbage!

Register at the UC lawn by the clock tower at WCU. The first 600 participants receive a free t-shirt. Base Camp Cullowhee will provide participants with a paddle, personal flotation device, trash bags, raft, and transportation to/from the river. All you have to do is show up - float the river - pick up trash!

After a fun afternoon of doing a good deed we will transport you back to the UC lawn in Cullowhee to enjoy a FREE cookout and thank-you festival for all participants, including live music and yard games for all ages. We will also have a drawing for door prizes donated by local businesses.

11am-1pm - Registration on the UC lawn near the clock tower.
11am-1pm - Transportation provided to the river
3-5pm - Transportation provided from the river back to the UC lawn
5pm - Free cookout dinner, live music, yard games, prize drawing

What to Bring: *The minimum weight to raft the Tuckasegee is 40 lbs.
*There is an alternative walker’s route for those not meeting the requirements or anyone who would prefer to not be on the river.
Base Camp Cullowhee does not pre-register volunteers for the Tuckasegee River Clean Up.  If you are bringing a group with minors please have their legal guardians fill out the following forms before the Clean Up and bring them with you. If you are an adult - you can just fill out the forms at the event registration between 11am-1pm

INFORMATION SHEET - Printable information about the event

ATTENTION: We are currently looking for groups to clean the upper stretches of the Tuck. Fraternities, School Groups, Church Groups, Clubs, etc. We can supply boats, equipment, and transportation, but if you have your own, you can arrange to use it. If you are interested, contact Jeremiah Haas at Base Camp Cullowhee or 828-227-3625

For more information call Base Camp Cullowhee at WCU at 828-227-3633 or email


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