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  • There's never a dull moment

    at Rabun Gap.
Weekends at Rabun Gap are full of fun! Our boarding students can choose from a variety of activities and exciting trips planned by our residential life team. Weekends can be as relaxed or adventurous as students choose, with options to explore the surrounding cities. Catch a movie at the local theatre, hang out with friends at the Student Center, or simply sleep in and enjoy a late brunch then spend time in the dorm.

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  • Examples of Weekend Trips & Activities

    • Weekly movie theater trips
    • S’Mores around the bonfire
    • Arts masterclasses taught on campus
    • Performances at the Peace Center in Greenville, SC
    • Mall of Georgia
    • Georgia Tech & UGA football games
    • Local shopping and restaurants
    • Explore downtown Clayton
    • On-campus entertainers
    • Camping and hiking
    • Karaoke and Open-Mic Night at the Student Center
    • Cheer on the Eagles at a home game
    • Georgia Aquarium
    • Local and regional festivals

Our Local Area

Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is located in Rabun County, just 8 miles north of Clayton, GA, and 19 miles south of Franklin, NC. Rabun County has a population of 16,276 and is known for its wealth of natural beauty, with more than 60% national forest land, three lakes, three state parks, and lots of waterfalls. Students enjoy spending time in the surrounding Appalachian mountains. There are also plenty of opportunities to attend local events and explore the quaint downtown areas.

Rabun Gap is two hours from three major cities — Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC. On weekends, Rabun Gap often hosts trips to museums, arts venues, malls, amusement parks, and other major attractions in these cities.
Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School is a private, coeducational day and boarding school for grades Pre-K through 12. Centrally located between Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, and Asheville, NC, we prepare young people for college, career, and a lifetime of leadership and service.