Last minute reminders

Campout Description

Rafting the Ocoee and Hiwassee Rivers will be an epic way to wrap up summer and kick off the new year of Troop campouts! 

Please Note: ALL SCOUTS BOATING WITH THE TROOP MUST BE “SWIMMERS” and have passed the BSA swim test (within past 12 mos.) Swim tests can be arranged for those who have not passed the BSA swim test. 

Non-swimmers are not eligible for this trip.

Review all our campout guidelines here to ensure you know about expectations regarding medical forms, adult training, cancellations, refunds, and the requirement that Scouts participate fully in the campout, unless approved by the Scoutmaster. 

Medical Forms and Adult training (YPT and Haz Weather) are due when registration closes. Work on them now! 


Ocoee Rafting $125 Camping ($6), rafting and tip ($88), food ($15), person transportation ($8), misc ($3), trailer ($5).    (Must be age 12)
Hiwassee Rafting Rafting $90 Camping ($6), rafting and tip ($27) for upper section, kayak for second section ($20) food ($19), person transportation ($8), misc ($5), trailer ($5).  (Any age)

All participants

Ocoee River with Big Frog Outfitters     <---- Click on this link

Hiwassee Outfitters  <---- Click on this link

Prescription Medication?

If your scout will be taking medications during the weekend, please have your Scout turn it over to the leader of their sub-group (e.g. Basecamp, backpacking crew) 



Packing lIst

When to wear class A uniform

Scouts and adult leaders will wear Class A shirts at the following times:

Inclement weather

Weekend Weather

Here is the area forecast


Payment, Cancellation, and refunds



Hiwassee/Ocoee Scenic River State Park 

404 Spring Creek Road 

Delano, TN 37325

We are in Group Campsites #4 and #5


Ocoee Rafting (arrive by 9:30 a.m. Saturday) (lunch is included)

Big Frog Expeditions

1278 Welcome Valley Rd, Benton, TN 37307


Hiwassee Rafting (arrive by 10:15 a.m. Saturday) (will need to bring lunches)

Webb Brothers

3708 Highway 30

Reliance, TN, 37369


Additional driver info . . . 

Contact info for attending adults

Information for contacting adults on the trip will be provided closer to the trip. Key contacts are Andrew Kraft (678) 778-5824 and Sara Henderson, ‭(678) 641-9427‬.   

Sunday Return to OGUMC

Scouts plan to depart Hiwassee Ocoee State Park around 10:00 a.m. After stopping for lunch, the estimated time to arrive at OGUMC is 12:30-1:00 p.m. All Scouts will need to be present for roll call and to help unload the trailer before being dismissed. 

A note will be placed on top of this webpage around noon on Sunday with a more accurate ETA. 

Hospital info - Closest Er

Tennova Healthcare 

2305 Chambliss Ave NW

Cleveland, TN 37311

Open 24 hours

23 miles / 35 minute drive from campground