Gold Medal Camp

Beginner | Ages 15 & up

Student (15+)

A unique 3-day whitewater instruction program taught by Olympic-level instructors and available to paddlers of all skill levels.

The Kern River Whitewater Kayaking Camp has moved to the Payette River in Idaho

This year, is the 23rd season of Gold Medal Camp and sharing the wonders of whitewater kayaking.
We’re transplanting our renowned Kern River Whitewater Skills Camps to Idaho’s remarkable Payette River System. This will allow us to take advantage of broader instructional opportunities, skill-appropriate water levels, and an abundance of amazing teaching sites. ~ Come Join Us on the Payette River in Idaho on May 8-10 and May 11-13!

For more information go to the Gold Medal Connections website.


    • $475 per person

Sierra South
Mountain Sports
Phone (800) 457-2082
Map Marker

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.

Hours of Operation

Store: 10am – 5pm, Mon-Fri

           10am – 4pm, Sat-Sun

Reservations: 10am – 3pm, Mon-Fri

U.S. Forest Service Logos