U.S. National Whitewater Center 8.14.13 Updated 9.11.13

Hello Family,
We will be travelling to the U.S. National Whitewater Center on Saturday, September 14.

  • Please, have this form filled out, and hand it to me on Saturday.
  • Click here for additional information on what to wear.
  • Click here for a map of the facilities.

  • - Please, let Chad know by Wednesday, September 11 by 3:00 PM, if you wish to attend. We have purchased tickets already.

    - The cost of the event is $45. This includes rafting and land sports.
    • Scholarships are available for those who want to go – Please, contact Chad.

    - Please, bring money for Lunch and Dinner.

    - Please, wear or bring closed-toe shoes.

    - We will be taking the St. John’s bus on this trip.

    - We will meet at St. John’s at 8:30 AM, and leave for Charlotte 15 minutes later. We should arrive at the park around 10:00 AM.

    - We will be leaving at 5:00 PM from the park, and should return to St. John’s by 6:30 PM.

    - For more information, check out their website: http://usnwc.org/

    From the USNWC’s website:
    The USNWC provides all necessary activity specific equipment and gear. Exceptions include when a guest arrives with no closed-toe and/or secure footwear and such attire is required to participate in an activity.

    Provided by USNWC:
    • Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
    • Helmet
    • Paddle
    • Wetsuits, booties & splash jackets are available for a rental fee

    What to bring:
    • For warm weather: bathing suit, shorts, t-shirt, rash guard or quick drying clothing is ideal.
    • For cooler weather: bathing suit, rain jacket, warm/quick drying clothing and warm socks. Cotton and jeans are not recommended as they will only make you colder.
    • Secure footwear with a heel strap is required. Old sneakers, water shoes or sandals with a rubber sole are suggested.
    • Eyeglass strap
    • Sunscreen
    • Towel
    • A change of clothes and shoes
    Land Sports

    What to bring:
    • A helmet if planning on biking. Helmets are required.
    • Closed toe shoes are required for all land activities.
    • Comfortable, light and loose-fitting clothing.
    • Pants provide protection against abrasions. Shorts, while cooler, will not provide as much protection. Choose at your discretion.
    • Remove all jewelry as it may break or cause you harm.
    • Sunscreen
    • Hair tie

    Climbers may utilize personal gear at staff discretion.