End of School Summer Rafting Trip
Who: Everyone with a sense of adventure who loves the outdoors (i.e. SCOUTS!!!!)
What: Whitewater and water fun, and a tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater
When: Fri 09 June- Sun 11 June
Where: Ohiopyle, PA
Why: Adventure for Older Scouts and New Scouts alike
Cost varies depending on which options you choose
OPTION 1: The scenic Middle Yough’s Class I and II rapids are a great introduction to whitewater rafting. By paddling the gentle waters of this nine-mile section of river, you and your Scouts will enjoy the unending beauty and wildlife of the Laurel Highlands. Rafts will seat from three to six rafters comfortably. All tours include transportation from the check-in area, all the equipment necessary for the day, and a riverside boxed lunch. This is a 5 hour trip, this will be T-131 led, Scouts and Adults (no guide), cost per person (Scout and parent) is $25.
Enjoy the beauty and sheer excitement of the Lower Yough River. The seven and a half miles of Class III and IV rapids will challenge and excite, but not intimidate even the novice rafter. Our highly trained and professional staff will guide you through an exciting experience that you will not soon forget. This is a 4 hour trip, the cost per person (Scout and parent) is $50 (this trip includes a paid guide).Fallingwater tour on Sunday is $35
Fallingwater is a house designed by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 in the Laurel Highlands. It is built partly over a waterfall. After its completion, Time called Fallingwater Wright’s “most beautiful job” and it is listed among Smithsonian’s “Life List of 28 Places to See Before You Die”. The house was designated a National Historic Landmark on May 11th, 1976. In 1991, members of the American Institute of Architects named Fallingwater the “best all-time work of American architecture” and in 2007, it was ranked 29th on the list of America’s Favorite Architecture according to the AIA.Sign up:
If your Scout is 12 or younger, you must choose Option I
If your Scout is lighter than 90 pounds, you must choose Option I
If your Scout is 13 and has not completed 8th grade, you must choose Option I
If your Scout is 13 AND completed 8th grade, OR is 14 and older, you may choose either option.
Please be sure to complete and print (or email to me) the rafting waiver form:
If you are interested, there is a Whitewater Rafting award/ patch:
And of course there is a Merit Badge
Yough Lake Campground is located on Tub Run Road, 3 miles north of Route 40 just off Route 281. It is 12 miles from Ohiopyle using Sugarloaf Road and Route 281 South. The physical address is 250 Tub Run Rd, Confluence, PA 15424.

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