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As we make are way into fall, the LightHouse invites students of all ages to join us for our next adventure with Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC). This time we head east to the South Fork of the American River for an overnight camp-out and whitewater rafting adventure with your blind and low vision friends.
Our trip will depart from the Ed Roberts Campus Saturday, September 10 at 1:00 pm when we will head up to the ETC Camp in Lotus, California where we will make dinner as a group and enjoy an evening under the stars. The next morning, after we make breakfast, our day long paddle will begin. After a fun day on the water lead by our experienced ETC Guides, our group will make the trip back to Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley in the evening. This trip is open for youth and adults ages 14 and up and is $150.00 per participant. This includes, rafting equipment, overnight camp-out, transportation to the rafting site, and meals throughout the adventure.
Who: Youth and Adults who are blind or have low vision (ages 14 and up)
What: Whitewater Rafting and Overnight Camp-out
When: Depart from the Ed Roberts Campus at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 10 and return to the same space 8:30 pm Sunday, September 11
Where: South Fork of the American River and ETC’s Overnight Camp located in Lotus, CA
Waiver: Each participant must complete and submit both a LightHouse and Environmental Travel Companions form
Cost: The cost of the event is $150.00 per participant. This fee includes, rafting equipment, overnight camp-out, transportation to the rafting site, meals and snacks throughout the adventure. Spots will only be reserved once payment and the two signed waivers are received.
Transportation: Round trip shuttle for this outing from the Ed Roberts Campus is available for those who request a space when they RSVP. Individuals who do not need transportation from the Bay Area may arrange transportation to meet us at the River Camp.
RSVP: Contact Jamey Gump By September 3rd. Please note – Space is limited and one’s spot will not be confirmed until all payment and paperwork for this trip is submitted. Please also confirm your transportation needs when RSVP’ing.
If you are interested in joining us, please contact Youth Services Coordinator Jamey Gump no later than September 3 by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 415-694-7372.