221 North 400 East
7 Days $1299View Dates & Prices
Taught by professional river rafting guides, our Dinosaur Whitewater Guide School, is designed for those hoping to become a professional river guide, as well as for people who would like to safely guide their own paddle raft and those simply wanting to learn more about whitewater rafting and the nuances a river journey entails.
This Colorado rafting guide school is ideal for:
Why sign up for Dinosaur Whitewater Guide School with OARS?
For the 7-Day Dinosaur Guide School, one price includes:
An example of our whitewater guide training course content:
Don’t want the fun to end? If you do well in our Dinosaur Whitewater Rafting Guide School, we just might consider asking you to stay on as an OARS guide. (We do give preferential consideration to our guide school graduates.) Click here to complete our online guide application.
As the paddle sports industry evolves (smaller companies are disbanding, guide retention rate is shrinking due to fewer opportunities) working within the rafting industry has become increasingly competitive. OARS requires skilled guides and seeks a higher proficiency rate of its crew. This guide school is a critical first step to river guiding and may provide an opportunity for you to get your foot in the door with a well-established organization with itineraries spread throughout North America and abroad.
221 North 400 East
20% discount off regular price for active military personnel, emergency first responders and students with a valid university ID!
Prices subject to National Park Service Approval
O.A.R.S. Canyonlands, Inc. is an authorized concessioner of Dinosaur National Monument.
We respect and recognize that many of the river canyons, national forests, BLM and state lands, as well as national parks where we operate are the ancestral homes of many indigenous communities. In Utah, we acknowledge various bands of the Ute, as well as the Eastern Shoshone, Diné, Pueblos, Hopi, Havasupai, Hualapai, and Southern Paiute whose traditional territories include stretches of the San Juan, Colorado, Green and Yampa Rivers where we operate.