Siskiyou Field Institute Youth Education Program

Grants Pass, OR, USA

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1 review
Jul 15 - 17, 2020
Group size: 6 - 12
Siskiyou Field Institute Youth Education Program
Grants Pass, OR, USA

1 review

$400
Deposit: $200
Jul 15 - 17, 2020
Group size: 6 - 12

About this trip

This two-night, three-day excursion on the Rogue River is designed for youth entering 7th – 12th grades who have an interest in hydrology, watershed science, and rafting. The Rogue River offers splashy rapids, quiet natural pools, stark canyons, and a variety of wildlife. As participants travel downriver from Schroeder Park to Galice, they move backward in time through geological layers. They spend the afternoons observing and discussing first-hand local geological, ecological and hydrological examples. They navigate rapids, conducting water quality tests, and explore what makes a healthy watershed. Participants set up evening camp alongside the river, discuss the impact of dams and water in the West, and find summer constellations in the sky. No prior experience required; all meals and rafting equipment are included. Rafts and guiding provided by Nate’s Rogue Adventures.


Questions?  Contact Mandy at: youthprograms@thesfi.org or 541-597-8530.

 

What’s included

  • Raft and Paddles
  • PFD
    personal flotation device
  • All meals
    You will receive a link to our Guest Questionnaire in your welcome email, please complete it and include any dietary restrictions/preferences
  • Dry Bags
    Each youth will receive a dry bag to store their sleeping bag, tent, and personal clothing/items for the duration of the trip.
  • tent and sleeping bag
    limited number available to borrow, please contact Mandy with SFI to reserve one.
  • River Sandals
    please wear waterproof sandals that attach to your feet or old tennis shoes (no flip flops on the water please)
  • Personal Gear
    you will receive a suggested packing list in your welcome email to help better prepare for the trip
  • Refillable Water Bottle
    we will bring water to refill your water bottle throughout the trip.

Itinerary

Day 1
SFI Youth River Education Program

Meet at Schroeder Park at 9am.

Pack personal gear into provided dry bag.


Details to follow

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Nate's Rogue Adventures
1 review
Nate's Rogue Adventures is an outfitter, operating on various rivers throughout Oregon. Nate specializes in white water rafting, fly fishing, and hiking adventures in the Oregon wilderness.

Reviews

My wife and I had an unforgettable adventure on the Rogue River with Nate, Abbie and their highly experienced team. Everything about this excursion was first class from beginning to end. And we always felt safe. I highly recommend taking this trip with Nate and his amazing crew! And by the way, we are in our 70's. Gary and Mary Hill
By Gary Hill for Rogue Rafting Soul Journey on Aug 13, 2020