Class Trips

OK – you are a cool School Leader (Class President, Class Advisor, Principal, Coach, etc.) that wants to plan a unique experience for your staff and students. Can’t stand another Museum Tour or dusty day at a Colonial Encampment? – Let’s Go Rafting!

Dozens of School Groups raft with our family business each season – Class Trips, Clubs and Athletic Teams. We ensure a simple booking process and all-inclusive pricing that make our trips easy to plan and manage. Our great staff of River Guides are in tune with the plan for School Outings and will both entertain their rafters along the river as well as teach students about hydroelectricity, hydrology, local history and local wildlife.

Check out our discounted rates for School Groups below – we entertain groups in vans and groups in multiple buses. No minimum numbers needed to qualify for School Discounts at Crab Apple Whitewater.

Why choose Crab Apple for your Class Trip?

Family First Since 1983
Family businesses are special – attention to every detail is what we are all about!

Dozens of Schools Join Us Each Season
High School, Middle School and Elementary

Priority #1 = Safety
School aged kids of all ages have joined us since 1983 – we keep them safe and entertained while they enjoy our beautiful rivers!
Live, thorough safety orientation before each trip.

Pricing Programs
Special rates for all group sizes – small, medium or HUGE!
Special dates deep discounted just for school groups.

Full Wetsuits Always Included
This is big. No wetsuit = cold kids, cold staff and chaperones. Jacket, overalls & boots are ALWAYS FREE at Crab Apple. Competitors often charge up to $20pp!

Meals Important and Included!
Pricing always includes snacks and river meals that are prepared in-house by our great staff.

Pricing Guide

Maine

World Class Whitewater: The Kennebec runs daily for groups looking for big excitement. This is the most popular rafting trip in Maine and will thrill your group with world class whitewater.

Class of Rapids: III, IV (V)
Minimum Age: 10
Length of Trip: 12 miles
River Time 3-4 hours
Food: River Snack & Cookout (steak, chicken, salmon, veg. option)

PRICING

1-35 Rafters: $68pp
36+ Rafters: $64pp

Prices do not include $5pp state and river access fees.
Discount tickets are limited on all days. If discounted tickets are not available, group rate is $82pp weekdays and $85pp weekends.

Special Discount Weekends – Kennebec River
April 25-26, May 2-3 Special Discounts on Lodging for Youth Groups
Spring Discount: April 18 – May 24 (except Dead River dates May 9, 16, 24) $59pp plus access fees
Fall Discount: Sept. 12 – Oct. 4 (except Dead River/Generator Check dates Sept. 12, 26, Oct 3) $59pp plus access fees

Our Most Aggressive Trip: The Dead at High Water is our most aggressive raft trip. Only groups with rafting experience should choose this sixteen mile trip full of action.

Class of Rapids: III, IV (V)
Minimum Age: 14
Length of Trip: 16 miles
River Time 3.5 – 4 hours
Food: Cookout (steak, chicken, salmon, veg. option)

PRICING

1-35 Rafters: $75pp
36+ Rafters: $70pp

Note: Dead River prices do not include $12pp state and river access fees.
Discount tickets available May 9, 16, 24, June 6, September 19, October 3.

Intermediate Trip: The Dead in the Summer is sixteen miles of action through mild and intermediate sized rapids. Dozens of rapids make this trip an amazing trip for your groups!

Class of Rapids: II, III
Minimum Age: 9
Length of Trip: 16 miles
River Time 3.5 – 4 hours
Food: Cookout (steak, chicken, salmon, veg. option)

PRICING

1-35 Rafters: $68pp
36+ Rafters: $64pp

Note: Dead River prices do not include $12pp state and river access fees.

Play paintball the day before or the day after your raft trip in Maine or raft and play paintball all in the same day. Come try one of our four great fields: Mayday (woods), Bunker Hill (scenario), Patriot (speedball) or Maine Street (urban village scenario). All Inclusive per person pricing: $50pp

Available as an add-on to any Maine river rafting trip.

MASSACHUSETTS

Our Most Popular Youth Group Trip: The Fife Brook Section of the Deerfield trip is our most popular trip for youth organizations. It is perfect for groups with varied ages and athletic abilities. Many groups return for this trip year after year to emphasize team skills, confidence building, great fun and camaraderie.

Class of Rapids: I, II, III
Minimum Age: 8

River Time: 2.5 hours
Food: Picnic Lunch

PRICING

Spring (April 15 – May 24)
$60pp

Summer (May 25 – September 7)
Weekdays: $70pp Weekends: $75

Fall (September 8 – October 11)
$60pp

Note: Discount tickets limited on popular dates – if discount tickets are not available, group rate is $81 weekday, $88 weekends.

Special Discount Dates – Deerfield River Fife Brook Section

April 25, 26, May 9, 10 Only $50pp!
May 10 Mother’s Day – Mom’s raft for FREE!
May 17 Save with $55pp special!
Mondays/Tuesdays in June, July, August. $65pp

Half Day Kayak Adventure: Our Funyak trip is the perfect half-day adventure or you may combine it with another trip to make a great two day adventure. Funyaks are inflatable kayaks which allow anyone to enjoy river kayaking without prior experience.

Class of Rapids: I, II
Minimum Age: 10
Length of Trip: 8 miles
Trip Time: Half-Day Afternoon
Food: Riverside Snack and Drink

PRICING

Weekdays: $42pp
Weekends: $47pp

Special Discount Dates – Deerfield River Funyak Trip
Weekends May 9 – June 14 $40pp
Weekends September 12 – 20 $40pp

Easy Half Day Trip: Our Guided Family Raft Trip is great for younger rafters and their families. During eight miles on the river you’ll enjoy a combination of floating, splashes of whitewater, opportunities for swimming and a delicious riverside snack.

Class of Rapids: I, II, III
Minimum Age: 5
Length of Trip: 8 miles
River Time: 2-3 hours
Food: Riverside snack and drinks

PRICING

Weekdays: $42pp
Weekends: $47pp

Most Aggressive trip in Massachusetts: The Monroe Bridge trip offers aggressive, continuous Class III-IV action. This trip is geared toward groups that have rafted before.

Class of Rapids: II, III, IV
Minimum Age: 15
River Time: 2-3 hours
Food: River Snack & Cookout (steak, chicken, salmon, veg. option)

PRICING

$80pp- see available discount dates below
Discount tickets with a special minimum age of 14 will be available to youth groups only on May 23, 24, June 14, 21, October 3, 4, 11

Special Spring Trip: The Miller’s is a great option for youth groups looking for more whitewater than the Deerfield River – Fife Brook trip. It offers a Class II-IV challenge through rapids such as “The Funnel” and Tsunami”.

Class of Rapids: II, III, IV
Minimum Age: 11
Length of Trip: 9 miles
River Time: 2-3 hours
Food: River Snack & Cookout (hamburger/hot dog)

PRICING

Weekdays: $67pp
Weekends: $57pp

Discounts for youth groups on the mIllers River will be available April 4-26 in 2020.

Vermont

Action Packed Intermediate Trip: The West is a special trip for scout troops looking for aggressive intermediate whitewater along with great views through Jamaica State Park.

2020 Dates: May 2, 3, September 19, 20
Class of Rapids: II, III, IV
Minimum Age: 10
Length of Trip: 8 miles
River Time 2-3 hours
Food: River snack & Cookout (chicken, salmon, veg. option)

PRICING

Spring $72pp Fall $82pp

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