Explore the Whitewaters of the American River with the LightHouse on September 21

Join the LightHouse and Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) as we go whitewater rafting on the South Fork of the American River. Youth ages 14-24 are invited to attend this thrilling rafting trip and overnight campout at ETC.A raft full of passengers midst the foaming white water of the American River







Note: This event is full, but we have started a waiting list, so please contact Youth Services Coordinator Jamey Gump by Tuesday, September 10 if you are interested: (415) 694-7372 or at jgump@lighthouse-sf.org.

We will leave early Saturday, September 21st to arrive at the South Fork of the American River by midday for an exciting afternoon of whitewater rafting. Once we finish our river float, we will go to ETC’s overnight camp where we will cook dinner together. After dinner, we’ll enjoy socializing around the campfire with old and new friends. The next morning we will pack-up camp and return to San Francisco by noon, traffic permitting.

Who: Low Vision or Blind Transition Age Youth (ages 14-24)
What: Whitewater Rafting and Overnight Campout
When: Depart 8:00 a.m. Saturday, September 21st and return 12:00 p.m. (noon) Sunday, September 22nd
Where: South Fork of the American River & ETC’s Overnight Camp
Transportation: Transportation from the LightHouse will be provided

Waiver: Each youth participant must submit 2 waiver forms, one from The San Francisco LightHouse AND the other from Environmental Travel Companions. Please contact Jamey Gump to receive the waivers. Spots will only be reserved when payment and signed waivers are received.

Cost: The cost of the event is $60.00 per participant. LightHouse will cover overnight costs, transportation, dinner, and breakfast the following morning. Spots will only be reserved once payment and the two signed waivers are received.

RSVP: Jamey Gump, Youth Services Coordinator at jgump@lighthouse-sf.org or (415) 694-7372.  Space is limited to 8 participants. This event is full but we encourage you to get on our waiting list. Please contact us no later than Tuesday, September 10.

Please Bring:
Bottle of water
Hat or visor
Sleeping bag
Change of clothes
Water shoes
Jacket /hoodie
Cane or mobility device
Any necessary medication
Personal toiletries (for the overnight campout at ETC’s campsite)
Two signed waivers for LightHouse and Environmental Travel Companions