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Weekend Trips

Allegheny Backpacking Adventure ($100)  –  April 16-18

An epic adventure awaits in Western Pennsylvania! Join us for a backpacking trip in the Allegheny National Forest. Yes, we will campout in the cold and enjoy a hot meal with a roaring campfire. This trip is for ages 12-17.


Ohiopyle Spring Rafting Adventure ($175)  –  April 30 – May 2

Spring whitewater paddling at its best. Snow melt and spring rains provide the best run of the season on the Youghiogheny River. Join us as we kick off the paddling season. This trip is for ages 12-17.


Ohiopyle Fall Rafting Adventure ($175)  –  September 17-19

Journey to Ohiopyle, PA and navigate through the fascinating rapids of the Lower Youghiogheny River! We will also hike at McConnell’s Mill State Park. Trip is for ages 12-17.


SUP and Chill  –  September 24-26 ($115)

Come back to camp one more time for the summer and really focus on Stand-Up-Paddle boarding! Saturday morning will be spent on Lake Erie and then traveling to Presque Isle for the afternoon. Enjoy sunbathing on the beach while becoming proficient in different paddling techniques! This trip is for ages 12-17.


West Virginia Whitewater ($250)  –  October 1-3

Country roads take us home to West Virgina! We will be shredding the lower portion of the New River. Friday and Saturday night will be spent at ACE Adventure Resort.


Gauley River Rampage ($450)  –  October 8-11

You asked for it! This is a whitewater rafting trip for young adults 18-21. We will drive down to West Virginia on a Friday night and stay at ACE Adventure Resort for the weekend. While there we will tackle the New River on Saturday and the Gauley River on Sunday. We will then make our way back to Camp Fitch on Monday afternoon (Columbus Day). Trip Leaders from the adventure program will facilitate the logistics and driving of the trip. Guests will be able to stop at grocery stores, gas stations, and restaurants.

Trip Covers:

Rafting the New River (Lower) Saturday, October 9

Rafting the Gauley River (Upper) Sunday, October 10

On-the-road meals (3), ACE Resort covers (2) = 5 meals total.

Gas of Camp Vehicle (if you choose to take)

Campground Fees

Participant is on their own for:

4 Meals (Saturday Breakfast and Dinner, Sunday Breakfast and Dinner)

Groceries can be bought once we are down there. Cooking supplies will be provided (Stove, pots, pans, etc.)

Dine in at the Lost Paddle on ACE Resort is an option.

Carry out from a local pizza place is an option.

Any gas station snacks


New River Gorge Climbing Trip ($175)  –  October 15-17

The New River Gorge in West Virginia is the scene for climbing and whitewater rafting in many of our summer trips. Journey back to this prestigious area to climb at new sites and chat with friends while you encourage others up the wall. This trip is for ages 12-17.


Southern Ohio Backpacking Trip ($100)  –  October 22-24

As the leaves try to hang on for a few more weeks, we take a picturesque hike in the woods of Southern Ohio. This backpacking trip is meant for beginners who are thinking about doing a wilderness trip next year in 2022. This trip is for ages 10-13.


Red River Gorge Climbing Trip ($200)  –  November 5-7

The last trip of the year is headed to Kentucky! Climb in the famous Muir Valley, eat pizza in a cozy cabin, and hike up to Grey’s Arch. This trip is for ages 12-17.