**Camp Whitsett bookings are not available for the 2020 Season** Wanting a whole day of whitewater fun? Come rafting and inflatable kayaking all in one day. Whitewater Merit Badges are available for scouts who qualify.
*For Camp Whitsett participants only
Camp Whitsett Merit Badge Combo Raft and Inflatable Kayak Trip
A great trip for Camp Whitsett scouts 11 years-old and up! A whole day of whitewater fun. The Camp Whitsett Merit Badge Combo gives scouts and their families the best of both worlds! Enjoy a half-day in the two-person inflatable kayaks and the other half of the day as a bigger group in a raft. You will enjoy rapids such as Big Daddy, Sidewinder, Freight Train, and Ewings on the Class II-III section of the Lickety run. Whitewater Merit Badges are available to earn for those scouts who qualify. Wetsuits are required in the spring and can be rented at Sierra South Outfitter’s store.
Schedule & Duration
Months of operation: June-July
Available Monday – Friday at 9:30 a.m.
Trip Arrival Times: 9:00 am.
Trip Departure Times: 9:30 a.m
We suggest you arrive at the store 30-45 minutes prior to the trip departure time. This will allow sufficient time to check-in and change into wetsuits if needed or required. Our trips must leave on schedule. Don’t miss the boat!
Must be at least 11 years old
High Water Protocol: Must be at least 12 years old
Must weigh between 50 and 300 lbs.
Please wear shoes that will stay on your feet in the water, such as tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals that have a heel strap. No flip-flops or bare-feet!
Lunch is provided by Camp Whitsett and needs to be picked up prior to leaving camp in the morning.
We suggest you arrive at the store 30 minutes prior to your trip. If you have a group over 20 or are getting wetsuits, please arrive 45 minutes to one hour prior.
All classes require a minimum number of guests. If participant numbers are not met we will notify you and provide various options for your class to go
All of our trips may be adjusted based on water levels and/or other conditions
Please see our Reservation Policies Page for details on our cancellation, guest responsibility and liability, accompaniment, minimums, and water levels policies.
Roundtrip transportation from Camp Whitsett is available:
Bus: 10-36 passengers is $210 per bus
Van: 2-9 passengers is $135 per van
**Camp Whitsett bookings are not available for the 2020 Season** Looking for a longer Kern River whitewater rafting trip that won't swamp your wallet? Try our super-popular, 2-3 hour Camp Whitsett Lickety Blaster.
Click here to view location 11300 Kernville Road
Kernville, California 93238
11300 Kernville Road
Kernville, California 93238
Sierra South operates under permits issued by: Sequoia National Forest, Klamath National Forest, and the National Park Service/Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Sierra South is an equal opportunity recreation service provider.