River & Trail

Earn Badges During Fall Girl Scout Days

Two Kayakers Kayaking in Shenandoah River - River & Trail Outfitters

Special Package Rates on White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Zip Lining, Hiking & More.

These trips can go towards earning these badges.

Girl Scouts looking for whitewater rafting, kayaking, zip lining, hiking and other adventures need look no farther than their own backyard! Only one hour from Washington DC & Baltimore beltways, River & Trail Outfitters has been offering adventure sports to Girl Scouts and other youth organizations for 42 years.

Lee Baihly, founder & CEO of River & Trail, is himself an Eagle Scout with a passion for getting people outside to experience our local rivers and trails. The outdoor menu features Girl Scout Days, an opportunity for troops large and small to participate in a convenient package of learning and fun at an affordable price.

Three Great Reasons to Participate in Girl Scout Days Fall 2016

  1. Earn Badges!
    Complete badges or work towards completion while we do the facilitating!
  2. Near Harpers Ferry.
    Activities take place near historic Harpers Ferry National Park. This is a perfect 1/2 day activity for your troop OR Go on the Harpers Ferry Ghost Tour. Voted #1 Ghost Tour in America by Trip Advisor
  3. Discount Rates & Special Perks!
    Take advantage of the discounts & perks on these dates, see packages for details.

If you can’t make our set Girl Scout Days, standard group discounts are available throughout the year.


Girl Scout Day Package #1

White Water Rafting & Camping 2016
Date: Sunday Aug 28th | Saturday Oct 1st & Oct 8th(full)
Discount Price: $54.50 (includes all taxes and fees)
Arrive at 8:30am for a 9:05am departure

Trip Information

  • Ages 7 & Up,
  • Minimum weight: 50 lbs.
  • Includes:
    • equipment
    • certified guide in every raft
    • shuttle
  • FREE Friday or Saturday night tent camping at Brunswick Family Campground
  • FREE Picnic lunch on the river
    • fried chicken
    • potato salad
    • fruit and drink
    • (humus wrap option available
  • Check-in for trip: River & Trail Outfitters
  • This trip goes towards earning their Ultimate Recreation Badge”
    • completes 1 or 2 out of the 5 steps.

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Girl Scout Day Package #2

Kayaking 2016
Date: Saturday and Sunday Sep 17th/18th
Discount Price: $69.95 (includes all taxes and fees).

Price is the same for two-day program or one-day
*Sunday is optional

Earn your Paddling Badge” all in one weekend or get it started with a one-day program on Saturday

Trip Information

Schedule Day One

  • 10am- 11:30am: On-land paddling orientation & information
    (covers equipment, types of kayaks, safety, need-to-knows)
  • 11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch
  • 1pm-3pm: Kayaking (Potomac River)

Overnight Camp out Saturday night

Schedule Day Two: (optional to complete the badge)
9am-12pm: Guided half day kayaking trip. 5.5 miles on the Potomac.

PACKAGE DETAILS:

  • Ages 7 & Up
  • Includes
    • all equipment
    • guide(s)
    • shuttle transportation on Sunday
  • FREE Day 1 Picnic lunch by the river. fried chicken, potato salad, fruit and drink
    • (humus wrap option available)
  • FREE Saturday night tent camping at Brunswick Family Campground
  • Two kayak instruction sessions for the price of one!
  • Check-in for trip is Brunswick Family Campground

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Girl Scout Day Package #3

Rock Wall & Zip Line Adventure
Date: Saturday Oct 22nd
Price: $45.75 (includes taxes and fees)
Limited Availability.
Only 24 people for each time slot!

Trip Information

  • Two time slots: 9:30 am & 1:30 pm
  • Weigh between 50 lbs- 250 lbs & wearing close-toed shoes
  • Includes
    • 1.5 hrs on each activity.
    • All equipment, staff for 840 ft zipline & rock climbing wall.
    • Troops may be divided between the two activities.
  • FREE Snacks
  • FREE Tent camping at Brunswick Family Campground
    • (available Friday or Saturday night and is optional)
  • Check-in for trip Camp Manidokan
  • This trip goes towards earning their Ultimate Recreation Badge”
    • This completes 2 out of the 5 steps.

Girl Scout Day Package #4

Survival Hike & Camping
Dates: Saturday Sep 10th for Girl Scouts | Saturday Oct 1st for Brownies
Price: $28.25 (includes all taxes and fees)
11:30am arrival for a 12pm start time

Trip Information

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