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Participating in a GCY program is about more than just showing up at the river.

The places we take you are so special we believe you should earn your place on the trip. You earn your trip in three ways:

Community service

Get involved in your community before embarking on a river journey with a new community. Learn more…

Prepare an educational project

Get curious about where you will be traveling and choose a topic of interest. Then prepare a 10-minute interactive presentation to share with your peers while on the river. Learn more…

Earn a portion of the trip cost

This ensures that you are responsible and invested in getting the most out of your river program. Learn more…

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