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River Guide Applicant Orientation and River Trip

When: Saturday, April 24th, 9:00am.

Where: Laurel Highlands Outdoor Center Ohiopyle, PA (directions)

River Trips and Training Runs: River trips and training runs are not mandatory. You are greatly encouraged to attend as many of these trips as possible so you can get a feel for our operations. You get to run the rivers we love, and work towards the required 15 river trips required to be a certified guide. Attending these sessions greatly enhances your skills as a guide. The dates below are subject to availability. Please call ahead if you plan to attend.

  • Saturday, April 24th and Sunday, April 25th
  • Saturday, May 1st and Sunday, May 2nd
  • Saturday, May 29th and Sunday, May 30th
  • Saturday, June 5th and Sunday, June 6th
  • Saturday, June 12th and Sunday, June 13th

Whitewater Safety Program

Full attendance is mandatory for one of the whitewater safety program sessions. Each training session is a six day course.

Session #1: Weekends starting May 8th through May 23rd. Each training day will run from 9am through 5pm. (5/8-5/9, 5/15-5/16, 5/22-5/23).

Session #2: Full week long starting June 13th through June 18th. Each training day will run from 9am through 5pm.

Where: Laurel Highlands Outdoor Center Ohiopyle, PA (directions)

River Trips and Training Runs: River trips and training runs are not mandatory. You are greatly encouraged to attend as many of these trips as possible so you can get a feel for our operations. You get to run the rivers we love, and work towards the required 15 river trips required to be a certified guide. Attending these sessions greatly enhances your skills as a guide. The dates below are subject to availability. Please call ahead if you plan to attend.

Guide Training Welcome Letter and Information

For information about guide training or if you have any questions, please drop us an email at employment@laurelhighlands.com.