The Full Day Whitewater Merit Badge Program is a fun, challenging, and educational trip designed for Boy and Girl Scout troops. During the day, scouts will learn basic knowledge of river topics such as safety, hydrodynamics, necessary skills to navigate a river, swimming in current, and how to identify potential hazards. At the conclusion of the day, the Trip Leader will give a verbal quiz on the information that was taught during the day. If the participating scout passes the test then they will be rewarded their whitewater merit badge.

Trip Overview


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6-8 Hours

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Months of Operation:
March-August

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Trip ARRIVAL Times*: 8:30am and 9:30am
(What time you need to be here)

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Trip DEPARTURE Times: 9:00am and 10:00am
(What time the trip will take off)

*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. If you have a group over 20 or are getting wetsuits, please arrive 45 minutes to one hour prior. Don’t miss the boat!

*All our trips may be adjusted based on water levels and/or other conditions.

Requirements


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Must be at least 8 years old
High Water Protocol: Must be at least 12 years old

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Must weigh between 50-300 lbs.

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Appropriate footwear: Tennis shoes, water shoes, or sandals with heel strap. NO FLIP-FLOPS OR BARE FEET!

What to Bring


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Water bottle – hydration is essential

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Hat – a baseball hat, visor

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Sunblock 

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A smile and a good attitude 

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NO CELL PHONES OR ANY VALUABLES

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NO CAR KEYS – You can leave your keys with our store staff in the retail shop

We Will Provide


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Personal Flotation Device

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Helmet

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Paddle

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Deli Style Lunch

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Wetsuits rentals are available for early season trips

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