The Muskingum Valley Council has scheduled a contingent to experience the New River Trek Program. The group will consist of 4 Adults & 12 Youth. There are still some slots available. Estimated cost is $1,000.00
The dates are June 12 to 18, 2020.
TRIP OVERVIEW: This is a 50-mile paddle trip on the New River. You will navigate the upper portion of the river. This portion of the river includes Class I to III rapids. The final whitewater day in the Lower Canyon is a rafting experience and includes Class III to V rapids. Crews camp along the river through the New River Gorge. A gear boat (raft) accompanies the group to transport gear and food. Please note that in exceptionally high water, the entire trip may be conducted in rafts.
ELIGIBILITY: Registered Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts and Venturers who are at least 14 years old; and their registered leaders.
SKILL LEVEL: Participants must successfully complete the BSA Swimmer test. We recommend that participants have completed the Kayaking Merit Badge or have equivalent knowledge and skill.
FORMS: The following forms are required for participation: BSA Annual Health & Medical Record (Parts A-D), Summit Waiver, Whitewater Waiver.
FISHING: If you want to fish during your trip, you must purchase a West Virginia fishing license at www.wvfish.com. Fishing equipment will be available for your use. Youth under 15 years of age may fish without a license.
Click here to register: https://scoutingevent.com/467-27952