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High Adventure

Whether you are experiencing your adventure with your troop, at summer camp, or through a council led weekend, we are here to help you find the perfect activity from Archery to Ziplining and everything in between. Happy Exploring Girl Scouts!

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Council Led Trips

At Girl Scouts of Utah, girls in 6th grade and above can experience unique high adventure activities led by the camp staff. Trips occur throughout the year and include rock climbing, stand up paddleboarding, winter camping, overnight canoe trips and more!

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High Adventure Activities at Trefoil Ranch

At Trefoil Ranch, girls can experience Low Ropes and archery with your Troop Rental or Never the Same Weekend. Find more information about these opportunities below.

At this time, High Adventure opportunities are not available at Camp Cloud Rim outside of scheduled GSU programs.

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High Adventure Programming at Camp

Throughout the year we offer a variety of High Adventure opportunities at our camp locations for girls looking for adventure year round. All grade levels can experience horseback riding, rock climbing, ropes course, backpacking and more.

High Adventure programs during our summer camps include:

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Approved High Adventure Outfitters

In addition to our camps and programs, Girl Scouts can experience high adventure with outside outfitters that provide opportunities such as horseback riding, whitewater rafting, ziplines, and so much more. See the drop down menus below for a list of Council approved outfitters. All vendors below meet Girl Scouts USA safety and insurance requirements.

All troops participating in any high adventure activity must fill out the High Adventure Approval Form even if you are using an approved outfitter.

Archery

Salt Lake Archery (Salt Lake City, UT)

Easton Salt Lake Archery Center (Salt Lake City, UT)

  • Expiration Date: 3/8/2019
  • Contact: (801) 523-5233 ablain@esdf.org
  • Website: http://esdf.org/saltlake/
  • Special Notes: Troops will need to ensure there is a minimum ratio of 1 instructor for every 10 archers. 
Canoeing

CLAS Ropes Course (Provo, UT)

Challenge Course

CLAS Ropes Course (Provo, UT)

Climbing and Rappelling
Float Trips

Palisade River Trips (Palisade, CO)

Horseback Riding

Kingfisher Bend Ranch (Evanston, WY)

Kayaking

Backwoods Adventure (McCall, ID)

  • Expiration Date: 3/16/2019
  • Contact: (208) 469-9067 bajasur@me.com
  • Website: www.backwoodsadventuresmccall.com
  • Special Notes: Troops must provide adults with small craft safety at the ratios outlined in Safety Activity Checkpoints. All participants must wear the provided lifejackets, not just have them in the boats.

National Park Sea Kayak Tours (Acadia, ME)

  • Expiration Date: 3/30/2019
  • Contact: (800) 347-0940
  • Website: www.acadiakayak.com
  • Special Notes: Groups must be 8 people or smaller OR have an adult with small craft safety accompany the trip.

Kingfisher Bend Ranch (Evanston, WY)

  • Expiration Date: 3/30/2019
  • Contact: (307) 789-4938 manager@kingfisherbend.com
  • Website: www.kingfisherbend.com
  • Special Notes: Troops must provide adults with small craft safety at the ratios outlined in Safety Activity Checkpoints and follow all guidelines.
Paddleboarding

Red River Adventures (Paddle Moab) (Moab, UT)

Row Boating

Kingfisher Bend Ranch (Evanston, WY)

  • Expiration Date: 3/30/2019
  • Contact: (307) 789-4938 manager@kingfisherbend.com
  • Website: www.kingfisherbend.com
  • Special Notes: Troops must provide adults with small craft safety at the ratios outlined in Safety Activity Checkpoints and follow all guidelines.
Snorkeling

SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium (Layton, UT)

  • Expiration Date: 2/9/2019
  • Contact:(801) 544-4938
  • Website: www.visitseaquest.com
  • Special Notes: Troops must provide their own lifeguard and conduct swimming tests prior to participating.
Swimming

Fruita Community Center (Fruita, CO)

The Crater at the Homestead Ranch (Midway, UT)

Tubing
Whitewater Rafting

Pro Rafting Tours (Provo, UT)

Cody Wyoming Adventures (Cody, WY)

Lewis and Clark River Expeditions (Jackson Hole, WY)

River Runner & Adrift Adventures (Buena Vista, CO)

Salmon Raft (McCall, ID)

  • Expiration Date: 5/3/2018
  • Contact: (208) 315-4706 info@salmonraft.com
  • Website: www.salmonraft.com
  • Special Notes: Troops must let Salmon Raft know that they are with the Girl Scouts while scheduling and will need to wear helmets on the river. 
Ziplining

Red River Adventures (Moab, UT)

 

Troop Leaders: "My outfitter isn’t on the list. What do I do?"

If your outfitter is not on the list, please fill out the High Adventure Approval Form with the company’s information. Please be aware that your outfitter must meet Safety Activity Checkpoints and have at least $1,000,000 Liability Insurance. Non pre-approved outfitters may take 4-6 weeks to approve.

Outfitters: "I am an outfitter looking to be added to the list. What do I do?"

Please begin the process by contacting info@gsutah.org with what opportunities your outfitter can provide along with a copy of your $1,000,000 insurance. A member of GSU staff will follow up with you with additional approval information.