Rising Appalachia

Rising Appalachia became a 501(c)(3) non profit in 2016 with the purpose of providing charitable community services for Athens and surrounding counties. It currently operates a summer day camp and hosts festivals, events, and workshops with a focus on the environment and sustainability. Through education, demonstration, and community exchange, Rising Appalachia supports a regional culture based on sustainable natural resources providing for economic activity, collective needs, and individual health and enjoyment.