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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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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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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Salmon River

Spend 6½ days in the basalt canyon lands of the Salmon River, famous for being the “longest free flowing river in the lower 48″. Your youth group will experience the freedom and fun of white sand beaches and roller coaster rapids. Great meals and evening discussions help to tie together the memories that will last a lifetime! We are fortunate to offer such a rich and full experience to those who chose this adventure. Depending on schedule and group capacity, we can utilize rafts and or Inflatable Kayaks. The Salmon River suits both Jr. High and High school ages. Allow 2 extra days for driving.

  • Type: Inflatable Kayaking, River, Whitewater Rafting
  • Location: YD Adventures Washington
  • Length: Extended (5-10+ days)
  • Season: Summer
  • Cost: $600
  • Group Size: 12 - 25
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