Girl Scout Outdoor Adventures in Knoxville, Maryland near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Special Package Rates on White Water Rafting, Kayaking, Tubing, Zip Lining, Hiking & More.

Earn Badges! Girl Scouts can earn the “Ultimate Recreation Badge” or the “Senior Paddling Badge." Brownies can earn the “Brownie Adventurer Badge.”

Only one hour from Washington DC & Baltimore beltways, River & Trail Outfitters has been offering adventure sports to Girl Scouts and other youth organizations for 48 years. Lee Baihly, founder & CEO of River & Trail, is himself an Eagle Scout with a passion for getting people outside to experience our local rivers and trails. The outdoor menu features Girl Scout Days, an opportunity for troops large and small to participate in a convenient package of learning and fun at an affordable price.

For assistance with booking call 301-834-9950

Group Discounts Available on Rafting Trips

  • Excellent beginner whitewater fun!
  • Prices drop Sept 14th.
  • Group rates always available.
  • Minimum age: 7 & 50 lbs.
  • Visit our rafting page for pricing info under Groups tab
This 3-5 hour beginner trip takes you down the final stretches of the Shenandoah River as it tumbles into the Potomac by Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. Led by our knowledgeable guides, rafters will experience a mixture of mellow water and rapids ranging from Class I-III. Guides are trained in local and natural history as well as river safety. A riverside snack is included on the trip.

Kayaking Lesson

  • Includes paddling orientation, guides, equipment, shuttle
  • Earn steps 1-4 of the Senior Paddling Badge
  • 9:30am arrival, for 10am start
  • $54 including fees. Minimum age 7 & 50 lbs.
Kayaking trip includes an on-land paddling orientation covering equipment, safety, and need-to-knows. All participants should bring a bag lunch, followed by a scenic 5.5 mile paddle on the Potomac River from Brunswick to Point of Rocks.

Rock & River Party

  • Two hours on our 25 foot climbing wall
  • Choose between tubing or paddling on the Shenandoah River
  • Includes guides, shuttle for tubing, equipment
  • $37.50 including fees. Minimum age 4 & 50 lbs.
Try some healthy, outdoor fun with a choice of activities that will please everyone. This adventure-packed party includes climbing with hydraulic belay, followed by one-two hours of mellow tubing, kayaking, or canoeing at our relaxing riverside venue.

Tubing Promo 15% off

  • Your choice of tubing on the Shenandoah or Potomac
  • Dates: May 26- Jun 30 & Aug 1-Sep 20 (except Sep 5-7)
  • Promo code: SCOUTTUBE
  • Minimum age: 7 & 50 lbs.
  • *Other dates available with group rates
Join us on one of two rivers that was voted among the top 10 Tubing Rivers among USA Today Reader's Choice. Most troops will enjoy mellow tubing on the Shenandoah River 6 miles above Harpers Ferry. Troops with girls 12 years & older and 90 lbs, can opt for Whitewater Tubing on the Potomac by Harpers Ferry. Both trips are 1-2 hours depending on water levels. The mellow tubing trip may be run twice, with the second run for free, if time and conditions allow.

Survival Hike

  • Hear survival stories and learn pre-hike planning
  • Learn about manufacturing and purifying water
  • Build a debris hut
  • $26 including fees.
  • Minimum age 7 & 50 lbs.
This guided hike by River and Trail Outfitters teaches you the skills you need to survive if you get lost in the woods. It's a perfect event for girl scouts and boy scouts who can earn badges while familiarizing themselves with the wilderness. Minimum of 10 people.

Brunswick Family Campground on the Potomac

  • Tent Camping, Cabins, RVs
  • Located on the C&O Canal and Potomac River
  • Within 15 minutes of Harpers Ferry, WV
  • Onsite canoeing, kayaking, tubing Jun-Oct
  • Call group sales for pricing and availability
The Brunswick Family Campground is within 30 minutes of 5 National Parks & Trails including the Antietam Battlefield, Harpers Ferry, C&O Canal, and the Appalachian Trail. An area rich in history and natural beauty, this unique campground is your gateway to adventure! Learn more about basic cabins or camping.