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Rock, Ride & Paddle Camp II

Rock, Ride and Paddle Camp II is the next step up from Rock, Ride and Paddle. During the week, campers will gain more experience in climbing and whitewater kayaking at the USNWC, while also participating in Pass Activities. What sets this camp apart from Rock, Ride, and Paddle are the two off-site trips. Campers will have the opportunity challenge their skill level by climbing the walls of Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area and paddle the rapids of the lower Green River. Please review the parent packet for more information on the off-site trips.

Camp Information

  • Price: $450 per week
  • Ages: 10 – 16 years old
  • Prerequisites:
    • Must have completed Rock, Ride, and Paddle Camp I or Kayak Camp within the last year.
    • Must be able to hike on moderate terrain carrying a backpack weighing up to 35lbs
      (boats, climbing gear, etc.).
  • Capacity: 10
  • Camp Schedule:
    • Optional Early Drop Off (Additional $50 fee): 7:30am – 8:30am
    • Regular Drop Off: 8:30am – 9:00am
    • Camp Activities: 9:00am – 4:30pm
    • Camp Pickup: 4:30pm – 5:30pm
    • Thursday & Friday Pickup will be 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. due to offsite trips
  • Fridays Parents’ Pass – Parents can purchase a Sunset Pass on Fridays to participate in activities with their child. There is no additional cost to the child if they are participating in camp that week. The pass is good for activities after 4pm until close.  You must receive the coupon from camp staff at the check-in table at 4pm on Friday.
  • Lunch Options – Campers may bring their own lunch and snacks, or purchase lunch through our Summer Camp Lunch Menu. Lunches can be purchased via the link provided in the camp confirmation email sent to you after registration.

Camp Program & Activities

Topics of Instruction

  • Rock Climbing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Whitewater Kayaking

Offsite Trips – 2 days

  • Whitewater Kayaking – Green River or Tuckaseegee
  • Rock Climbing – Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area

Water Activities

  • Whitewater Rafting (x1)
  • Flatwater Kayaking
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Land Activities

  • High Ropes – featuring 8 different ropes courses varying in difficulty
  • Ziplines – featuring 3 different mutli-platform zip experiences
  • Deep Water Solo


  • Long Point Obstacle Course

Option 1: Full Payments can be made by registering online, over the phone (704.391.3900), or in person.

Option 2: Deposits can be made over the phone (704.391.3900) or in person.  Deposits are accepted until May 1 and are nonrefundable. Only full payments will be accepted after May 1. Balances are due in full by May 22.

Online Camp Forms

After registering for camp, you will receive an email from the USNWC with a link to the Online Camp Forms.  The Online Camp Forms include the following:

  • Camper Information Form – This form includes health information, emergency contacts, friend requests, pick-up approvals, etc.
  • Summer Camp Lunch Registration – Please note that Lunch Registration closes the Wednesday before the week of camp at noon.
  • Parent Packet – This PDF includes information you will need to know about summer camp regarding what to bring, a schedule, etc.

Please complete and submit the online forms a minimum of two weeks before camp begins.