Special Scout Programs
Boys and Girls scout Rafting
Lodging at Crab Apple
If you are rafting in Maine, stay on the Crab Apple base! View our lodging options, layouts, pricing and restaurant menu.
If rafting in Massachusetts, here are the options for lodging and camping in the area.
If rafting the West River in Vermont, here are the best local options.
Commonly Asked Questions
Yes. We offer a choice of discounted rates or free trips based on the number of people in your group. See our Group Outings page for details. We also offer discounts for YOUTH GROUPS. Check out our Boy and Girl Scout, School, College, Recreation Department, Summer Camp and Religious Youth Group Programs.
Rafting rates are lower in the early and late season on many of our trips. Weekday rates are lower than weekend rates. You can save money by rafting with us two or more days in a row. Group leaders can earn FREE trips by bringing a group of friends or family or lower each person's ticket price depending on the number in your group. Finally, check out our Internet Specials for upcoming discounts and special offers.
2019 Special Scouting Programs
Boy Scout Whitewater Merit Badge
This full day program completes the Whitewater Merit Badge using our inflatable kayaks. The morning session includes discussion, instruction and on-water practice paddling the kayaks through specific maneuvers and rescue drills. The afternoon is an eight mile paddle down a ClassI-II section of the Deerfield in our "Funyaks". The cost is $35pp for the Funyak trip plus $25pp for the morning session.
Bring you own lunch or add lunch for $8pp.
Pre-requisite: Kayaking BSA Award, although we will do "partials".
2019 Available Dates
May 18, 19, September 14, 15
Split Your Group
If you have a group that has a wide range of ages and athletic ability levels, it is possible to split your group and have some try a more adventurous river and others an easier alternative on the same day. These trips will be coordinated to meet and end at the same time making planning easy for you. Several split trip options are below.
Easy: Deerfield River - Fife Brook Section
Intermediate: Miller's River
Intermediate/Advanced: Deerfield River - Monroe Bridge Section
Easy/Intermediate: Dead River - Summer
Intermediate/Advanced: Kennebec River
Advanced: Dead River High Water