Beginner/Intermediate Whitewater Weekend (March 21-22 & 28-29)

Come experience some of Oregon’s best whitewater in the Santiam watershed with top notch instructors and guides leading the way.  Whether you are trying to hone your kayak or rafting skills- this weekend is for you. We will be based out of our building in Mill City, and will teach a progression of skills that will help improve your boat handling, hydrology, and river reading skills.  We will base on the N. Santiam river, but there are several other great sections of rivers close by depending on flows. You will enjoy two engaging workouts / sessions / day. This weekend will be full of learning and will fast track you into the world of whitewater.

Independent Press Building, Mill City, OR

$150 single day

$250 both days


Includes boat, wetsuit/bootie/paddle jacket/helmet/pfd package and indoor floor space for camping if needed.

Santiam Spring Break Progression Week:

This week is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in whitewater.  Based out of our building in Mill City, we have 4 sections of river at our fingertips to explore, practice and learn.  We have several other local intermediate & advanced sections of river close by for stepping up your game. If you are excited about learning more about river and whitewater paddling this 5 day progression will teach you the basics, build up your skills and hone basic safety habits that are sure to improve your paddling and help you build the foundation for a lifetime of enjoyment.

Independent Press Building, Mill City, OR

Cost: $495

$150- Single day only


Monday-Friday 9am-5pm every day- 2 sessions/day (includes instruction, wetsuit / paddle jacket equipment package)  Includes overnight floor space in our shop, local Hotel lodging available

Advanced Santiam / Breitenbush Whitewater Weekend (class III/V)

This weekend is for advanced paddlers wanting to improve their paddle dexterity and boat control on class 3-4 whitewater.  Our lodge is at the takeout of the Bruno Mtn Section of the N. Santiam, and is the perfect riverfront base with a playspot just up river. The Breitenbush River is just 10 minutes away and in the heart of the Jefferson Wilderness.  These rivers are the perfect paddling playground for rafters or kayakers looking to improve your skills. Our lodge has all the amenities of home, and our top notch food will keep you fuel during your stay.

Bruno Mtn Lodge- Blowout Rd. Idanah

Saturday 9am Start with a Sunday 5pm finish


$225 single day only

$395- both days


Includes 2 breakfast, 2 lunch, and 1 dinner, guiding/instruction with Sam Drevo & lodging Lodging in Idanha- Bunk Room / floor space / parking for vans.


BYOB/gear, boats available for rent for $45/day- drysuits required / small slection available for rent

Call 503-772-1122 to reserve your spot for any of our classes and courses any day of the week!

Questions? Call or email us!

Call: (503) 772-1122