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 46 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

Harpers Ferry Scavenger Hunt Saturday, April 27

  • Explore & learn in a fun and experiential way
  • May be combined with a rafting trip
  • Great half day activity starting at 1pm
  • $27.50 including fees. Minimum age 8 & 50 lbs.
Learn about the history of Harpers Ferry while finding clues in the museums and monuments of the town. Developed by two local history teachers, in conjunction with experts from the National Park, this historical scavenger hunt provides a fun way to teach history as well as foster team work.

White Water Rafting June 2 and October 5

  • Includes riverside picnic, guide, shuttle, equipment
  • 3-5 hrs based on river levels and routing
  • 9am arrival, 9:30am departure
  • $57.50 including fees. Price includes a 6% savings in sales tax. Tax exempt number needed.
  • Minimum age 7 & 50 lbs.

Can't raft on June 2 or October 5? Use our White Water Rafting Promo 15% off

  • Spring/Fall dates: Apr 13-Jun 14 & Sep 14-Oct 27 (except May 24-27)
  • Promo code: SCOUTRAFT
  • Minimum age: 7 & 50 lbs.
  • *Summer dates available with group rates.
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 picnic is available on Friday & Sunday morning trips May 28th-Sep 2nd.

Kayaking Lesson June 8 and September 21

  • Includes paddling orientation, guides, equipment, shuttle
  • Earn steps 1-4 of the Senior Paddling Badge
  • 9:30am arrival, for 10am start
  • $53.95 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 June 15 and September 14

  • 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.

Antietam Creek Tubing Promo 15% off

  • Tubing under a canopy of trees
  • Dates: Jun 15-29 & Aug 17-Sep 15 (except Aug 30-Sep 2)
  • Promo code: SCOUTTUBE
  • Minimum age: 7 & 50 lbs.
  • *Other dates available with group rates
Join us on this 4-5 hour tubing trip named "Best Summer Outdoor Activity" by Washingtonian Magazine. Lay back and take it all in as you float through sections of Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg, MD. Riverside picnic included.

Survival Hike Sunday, October 20

  • Hear survival stories and learn pre-hike planning
  • Learn about manufacturing and purifying water
  • Build a debris hut
  • $25 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.

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
  • $8/person scout rate
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.