Guide Camp is a fantastic way for teens to get a taste of what it’s like to be an adventure guide while also being able to have some fun whitewater rafting and kayaking, canoeing, ropes course and climbing, hiking and nature based education. Not only will campers be introduced to the fundamentals of these adventures but they will also get an opportunity to shadow guides on a trip and see if guiding is a fit.
Participants will get training in how to read water and classification of rapids, river hazards, basic swiftwater rescue tactics, as well as fundamentals of paddling rafts, kayaks, and canoes. Participants will also learn the basics of ropes course use and facilitation with an exposure to rock climbing, introduction to regional flora and fauna, and an introduction to basic camping logictics. Participants will also get first aid and cpr trainging.