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Woodruff Xtreme

Looking for a great fun filled week of river trips, kayaking, fly fishing, ropes courses, mountain biking, horseback riding and field games?

Are you 13 or older and have completed the 8th grade? Are you in a Venture Crew? 

Then the Woodruff Xtreme program is for you. You’ll leave Woodruff Sunday evening, during the opening campfire. The first part of the week will be at our outfitter’s outpost camp near the Nantahala River in North Carolina. The second half of the week, you’ll be at the outpost camp near the Ocoee River in Tennessee. Housing for both camps will be in cabins.

Tentative schedule

  • Sunday evening
    • Leave Woodruff
  • Monday
    • Kayak And Roll Training
    • Kayak Practical on Nantahala River
  • Tuesday
    • Nantahala Raft Guide Training (Fully Guided Trip)
    • Swift-Water Rescue Introduction/Throw Rope Practice
    • Nantahala Guide Practice Trip (Scouts Rotate Acting as Guide)
  • Wednesday
    • Horseback at Ocoee Camp
      • Stand Up Paddle Boards at Parksville Lake
    • Fly Fishing Introduction at Parksville Lake
  • Thursday
    • Low Ropes at Ocoee Base Camp
    • High Ropes at Ocoee Base Camp
    • Mountain Biking at Ocoee Base Camp
    • Ocoee River - Blue Hole Swimming
  • Friday
    • Whitewater Rafting on the Middle Ocoee
    • Travel back to Woodruff after lunch


All this for an added fee of only $50 (youth) beyond your base camp fee. This fee does not apply to Venture Crews.

Packing List

  • For Base Camp @ WWE:
    • Personal toiletries (Soap, Toothpaste, Toothbrush)
    • Three (3) changes of clothes
    • Towels (2)
    • Long pants – for climbing
    • Bathing suit / Rafting clothes
    • Tennis shoes / river shoes
    • Small trunk/lockbox (you might consider this if you have lots of valuables, maybe share with a friend)
    • Sleeping bag/Sleeping pad (if desired)
    • Camp shoes (sturdy)
    • Good Rain gear
    • Backpack/Small Duffle
    • Personal 1st Aid Kit
    • Trail mix (NOT candy)
  • For Woodruff:
    • Scout Uniform
    • Change of clothes
    • Extra Towel/toiletries
  • Do NOT bring:
    • Large knives, hatchets, or axes
    • Avoid radios or other electronics

31 Woodruff Drive
Blairsville, GA 30512
phone: 770-956-5687
fax: 770-956-5980