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2017 Whitewater Guide School - $350.00

Starts June 26th, 2017


Love the outdoors and adventure?
 Become a white water raft guide! With over 35 years in the business, Blue Sky offers the Top Guide Training Course in Washington: a highly intensive, hands-on series of on river training, taught by the best guides in the state.

Our goal is to develope a graduating class that will meet our high standards for our own guides, as we hire most of our new guides from this class.

This course is ONLY for those who are committed to becoming Professional River Guides for Blue Sky Outfitters. We have opportunities for both Full Time and Part Time employment.

No previous experience is needed. You will learn all that you need to know to begin guiding whitewater rafting trips this summer on the Wenatchee and Methow Rivers. This course exceeds all Washington State requirements for white water guide training.

                         (Includes free rentals of our wetsuits & booties, PFD, & splash jackets)


Our company is the largest in Washington and GROWING! If you’re interested in a career as a whitewater guide, our first round of hiring each year is from the graduates of this class. We’ll have part-time, full-time, and weekends-only positions available.

In addition to graduating from our guide training course and demonstrating the ability to safely guide on your own, we look for individuals with a strong work ethic, great attitudegood people skills, and the ability to always be on time and ready to go. You must have a current drivers license, and your own vehicle. If you meet these requirements, get good marks in the course, and have a passion for the river, we will look closely at extending an offer to join our company!

8 Days - Weekend Course - $350.00


June 26/27 - Wenatchee River

You need to be at Riverside Park in Cashmere, WA no later than 9:00 AM. We will introduce you to the instructors for this years class, review training modules and expectations, and then get ready to hit the water! If you have your own gear you should bring it with you. You will be getting wet, make sure you pay attention to the required and recommended gear lists.

June 28/29/30 & July 3/4/5 - Wenatchee River

Morning meeting time is 9:00 AM. River training will primarily take place on and off the Wenatchee River. Build-in time is also included for you to join us on commercial Wenatchee River Tours. River Training may also include the Methow River and/or the White Salmon River depending on conditions. 


Blue Sky Guide Joel S on the Wenatchee River

Becoming a professional river rafting guide is not for everyone. It takes commitment, dedication, and a willingness to constantly learn and improve throughout one’s career. The personal rewards are outstanding. The confidence level of most guides excels within a very short period of time. 

You will become comfortable taking charge in front of people you have never met. Fellow guides become close friends with a common bond of love of the outdoors, and the constant adventures of challenging whitewater.

Whitewater Rafting Guide Training with Blue Sky Outfitters


Online Booking Now Available!

Click on any of the links below to check available dates, book your trip, and ask us any questions.

Or, if you'd prefer, feel free to give us a call at (800)228-RAFT or send us an . We'd be happy to help you plan the perfect trip.