Clackamas River

Only a short hour’s drive outside of the Portland metro area lies a true jewel of the Northwest, the Upper Clackamas river. This permitted section of whitewater within Mt Hood National Forests Wild and Scenic area hides some of the biggest waves in Oregon. Your students will enjoy a thrilling day together as they rocket through the rapids and share rich conversations about life, love, and the pursuit of Christ.

This is one of the most challenging sections of whitewater we run.

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $65 per day, $50 for half day (6 miles). Large group discounts available.
  • Group Size: 8 - 50
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Deschutes River Rafting

The Deschutes River is well-loved for good reason, and is arguably one of the best single-day trips we have to offer. If you’re looking to build relationships with your teens, take on Class III and IV rapids, and experience a life-changing adventure with your students… all in the confines of a single day… then this is the trip for you! With Boxcar, Oaks Springs, and Wapinitia rapids, plus all the other squeal-worthy surf out there, this one is a sure hit!

 

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Cost: $77-$83 per day, variable based on weekday v. weekend, shuttle and food. Large group discounts available. Call us for more details!
  • Group Size: 8 - 100
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Extended Inflatable Kayak Trip

Experience the thrill of tackling Class III rapids in your own inflatable kayak! Spend 3 to 4 days kayaking on the Lower Deschutes River, camping under the stars and enjoying a thrilling adventure!

Nuff said? (did we mention we feed you?)

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Combo (2-4 days)
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $285 for 3 day, $375 for 4 day (per person)
  • Group Size: 8 - 13
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Inflatable Kayaking (IK)

If your students like to find themselves in the driver seat, then how about spending the day in an inflatable kayak! Just like a single-person raft, inflatable kayaks are highly maneuverable and exceptionally exciting to navigate. Plus, they present an opportunity for individualized challenge, inviting youth to experience personal failures and victories while encouraging others, and recognizing the Lord as their source of strength.

Trips are available at a variety of skill levels, from glorified lounging to rip-roaring!

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho, YD Adventures Oregon, YD Adventures Washington
  • Length: Combo (2-4 days), Extended (5-10+ days), Single Day
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Group Size: -

Lower Owyhee Kayaking Trip

Spend 6-7 days kayaking 50 miles of Class III rapids through the incredible painted canyons of the Lower Owyhee River, and have the place all to yourself. With beautiful scenery, swift rapids, amazing slot canyons, rustler’s ruins and Native American petroglyphs, the Lower Owyhee is one of the most diverse and inspiring sections of the entire river. Experience depth with your teens during this multi-day adventure.

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho
  • Length: Extended (5-10+ days)
  • Season: Summer
  • Cost: $425 - $435
  • Group Size: 16 -
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McKenzie River Rafting

Sandwiched between Bend and Eugene, the McKenzie River is a beautiful river in the heart of the Cascades, located about 3 hours southeast of Portland. We offer trips on both the Upper and Lower sections of the river, and both spots are powerfully pristine destinations for memory-making. Your students will enjoy quality time together as they splash through the rapids and share rich conversations about life, love, and the pursuit of Christ.

The Lower McKenzie River is great for first-time rafters, while the Upper McKenzie River provides more challenges.

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $65 per day ($70 with food). Large group discounts available. Call us for more details!
  • Group Size: 8 - 100
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Middle Owyhee Kayaking Trip

Step it up and spend 5 days in the pristine canyons of the Middle Owyhee. Experience the challenge of more difficult rapids as you paddle a truly undiscovered treasure of the Northwest. This trip can be more physically demanding than the Lower and is suitable for ages 16+.

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho
  • Length: Extended (5-10+ days)
  • Season: Summer
  • Cost: $425
  • Group Size: 11 -
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Payette River Rafting, Cabarton

Enjoy 11 miles of rafting through the scenic and remote Carbarton section of the Payette River. Rapids include “Trestle,” “Francois,” and “Howards Plunge.” Puts in 8 miles South of Cascade, ID and continues 11 miles to Smith’s Ferry. Lunch and shuttle services provided.

Group discount available for over 40 participants.

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho
  • Length: Single Day
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $65
  • Group Size: 10 - 64
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Payette River Rafting, Main

Full Day

This is the best 1-day trip we have to offer! Build relationships with your teens, take on Class III Rapids, and experience an adventure. Lunch and shuttle services provided.

Half-Day

This Main Payette trip, from Banks to Beehive Bend, is typically 2-3 hours in length. Rapids include “Go Left or You’re Fired,” “The Mixmaster,” and “Bennett’s Rock.”

  • Type: River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Idaho
  • Length: 1/2 Day, Single Day
  • Season: Spring, Summer
  • Cost: $40 - $55
  • Group Size: 10 - 64

Rope, Rock, Raft

Our premiere Combination Adventure Trip! Enjoy 3 days of adventures with a full day each of Whitewater Rafting, Rock Climbing and Challenge Course.

With endless potential, this trip will allow you to experience the heart of YD Adventure’s capabilities. It’s an infusion of fun and spiritual insight, and if your group has never experienced YD Adventures, it’s a great place to start.

Large group discounts available

  • Type: Challenge Course, River, Rock Climbing, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Oregon
  • Length: Combo (2-4 days)
  • Season: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Cost: $238
  • Group Size: 10 - 100
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