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RIVER GUIDE TRAINING COURSE

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Full 6-day Course Includes First Aid/CPR Certifications
$465

BECOME A WHITEWATER RIVER GUIDE IN UTAH THIS SUMMER!

Join Destination Sports for our intensive whitewater river guide training program in Henefer, Utah. Spend six days on the Weber River learning from skilled professional river guides.

Successful completion of this course will give you everything you need to get your Whitewater River Crew Permit through Utah State Parks and get your foot in the door for a job to start working as a professional whitewater river guide this summer! Get your guide license!

OUR CLASS INCLUDES
  • Boat rigging
  • Hydrology
  • Safety
  • Learn how to guide a paddle raft
  • Gain experience guiding a raft
  • Optional: First Aid & CPR certification
WHERE
  • Our Weber River Base Camp in Henefer
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day
  • Must attend all 6 days!
WHEN (Choose one complete 6-day course for adults, or one complete 4-day course for youth.)

6-day courses for people who want to river guide professionally this summer or who want to learn for fun, and will be at least age 18 before the end of summer:

  • Weekends in May: 6-day course for adults:
    May 12th, 13th, 14th, 19th, 20th, and 21st.  (Second and third weekends of Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in May)
  • Early June 6-days-straight course for adults:
    June 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th.

  • Weekends in early June: 6-day course for adults:
    June 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 9th, 10th, and 11th.    (First 2 weekends of Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in June)

4-day course for teens who are not yet old enough to work as a river guide, but want to develop river navigation skills, want to join our weekly teen river kayaking club, or want to work towards gaining skills and being ready to guide when they are old enough:

  • 4-day course for teens ages 12-17:
    June 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th. (4 days straight)