Top 4 Reasons Why Ocoee River Rafting is Perfect for a Scout Trip
If you’ve been searching for the perfect Scout trip, look no further than our white water rafting excursions on the Ocoee River! This is a chance for your Scout Troop to experience a thrilling outdoor adventure while working together as a team to paddle down the river! Your scouts only have to be at least 12 years old to participate, and every raft is accompanied by a professional guide! Here are the top 4 reasons why Ocoee river rafting is perfect for a Scout trip:
1. Breathtaking Outdoor Adventure
One thing that kids love about being in a Scout troop is the chance to participate in fun outdoor activities, and our white water rafting trips are sure to be a highlight of their youth! Our Ocoee river rafting trips have been called “the nation’s most popular”, as they provide 5 miles of breathtaking class III and IV rapids! The trips run through a scenic gorge in the Cherokee National Forest, providing a scenic backdrop on your journey down the river! The powerful flow of the dam-controlled stream assures an adventure full of non-stop action!
2. Team Building Activity
Another top reason why Ocoee river rafting is perfect for a Scout trip is because it is a great team building activity! Your group will have to work together, along with your trusty guide, to paddle through 17 major rapids! Whether you have new members in your troop or some that have been around for several years, you can rest assured that this experience will bring them together like never before! Each of our rafts accommodate up to 6 rafters and the guide, so keep that in mind when planning your visit!
3. Amazing Group Discounts
When joining us for Ocoee river rafting, your Scout troop can take advantage of our amazing group discounts! You only need a minimum of 8 guests to enjoy the discount, which is available daily throughout our operating season! Our trips start on weekends in April and May, then run 5 days a week (Thursday through Monday) from Memorial Day to Labor Day. At that point, we resume weekends again throughout September and October. If you want an even better deal, don’t miss our Monday rafting specials for youth groups with 8 or more rafters!
4. Convenient On-Site Lodging
Make your Scout trip even more fun by extending your visit with an overnight stay at our convenient group bunkhouses! These lodging facilities are located on-site at our rafting headquarters and feature bunk beds, bathrooms, refrigerators, a covered front porch and access to our covered pavilions with grills for cookouts! As if that doesn’t sound fun enough, we also offer recreational opportunities such as horseshoes and a sand volleyball court! Our small bunkhouse accommodates up to 16 guests, while the large bunkhouse accommodates up to 20 guests.
Check out all of our Ocoee river rafting trips today to plan the perfect Scout trip for your troop! We look forward to welcoming you to our outpost for an unforgettable adventure!