Groups | U.S. National Whitewater Center



Ready to take the next step and plan a trip to the USNWC for your group?  Our dedicated staff is eager to help you coordinate all the details of your group’s visit.  To begin, please complete the Group Outings form.

Team Development

Our Team Development programs, both challenging and educational, can be tailored to meet the specific goals of any group regarding leadership development, team building, communication and more. Our knowledgeable staff will put together a Team Development experience that allows your group to enjoy all that the USNWC has to offer in a fun and challenging way.

Special Events

The USNWC offers a wide variety of resources and facilities to accommodate your group during their visit.  Our 700 acres offer a wide variety of group-friendly activities and settings, many of which can be customized for your groups specific needs.  From our catering options to our various event venues, we’re happy to help you find the package that is just right for your group.

Educational Adventures

Educational Adventures offer a variety of experiences in a unique, outdoor learning environment.  For groups consisting of students in grades K-12, these programs expose students to outdoor experiences that are active, exciting, and incorporate many of the popular pass activities at the USNWC.   All programs are taught by qualified Environmental Educators and provide an enriching out-of-classroom experience.

Activity Passes

Activity passes allow groups to experience the wide variety of activities the USNWC has to offer, with the AllSport Pass being the most popular option. CoolSport and QuickSport Pass options are available to groups as well.

Adventure Dining

Looking for a relaxing and enjoyable end of the day for your group?  Adventure Dining offers three unique programs that combine elements of the USNWC’s outdoor activities, tastings from local breweries and wineries, as well as a fireside dinner to round out the evening.  Choose between Micro Brews Cruise, Zipline and Dine, or Unwined to take the outdoor adventure and dining experience to a new level for your group.

Private events are available upon request. Please fill out the Group Inquiry form for more information.


Canopy Tour

One of the best ways to explore the USNWC’s natural environment along the Catawba River is the Canopy Tour.  Groups are encouraged to take advantage of this guided tour through a series of zips, sky bridges, cargo net climbs, rappels and other high adventure challenges. If you group is looking for a fun and exciting end to a busy day, join us for the Twilight Canopy Tour as you experience traveling through the trees along the Catawba River as the sun goes down.