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River Runner Patch Set

Description: Individual patch segments (brown borders with blue backgrounds) are earned for completion of a canoe or raft trek down the listed rivers. The main River Runners patch is earned with the first segment. The red background Basic Paddle Sport Awareness patch segment is earned upon completion of the High Adventure Team's Basic Paddle Sports Awareness Seminar.

REQUIREMENTS: Good water safety practices must be followed at all times.

1. Complete one or more of the following eight segments:

  • Sacramento River - Redding to Red Bluff
  • Sacramento River - Red Bluff to Hamilton City
  • Sacramento River - Hamilton City to Colusa
  • Sacramento River - Colusa to Sacramento
  • Russian River - Cloverdale to Healdsburg
  • Russian River - Healdsburg to Monte Rio
  • Russian River - Monte Rio to Jenner/the ocean
  • American River - Nimbus Dam to Discovery Park

2. The Trek leader must be appropriately trained in water and canoe/raft safety and handling.

3. Each craft should contain at leat one qualified canoeist/rafter.

4. All participants must be qualified swimmers.

5. All participants must wear adaquate flotation devices

6. One or more segments can be earned during the trek with no requirement for an overnighter.


Sponsored by Golden Empire Council High Adventure Team


251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 929-1417

Hours of Operation:
8:30am - 5:00pm (M-F)
Closed Saturday & Sunday

River City Scout Shop

251 Commerce Circle
Sacramento, CA 95815

phone: (916) 649-1800

Hours of Operation:
9:00am - 5:00pm (Monday - Friday)

10:30am - 3:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday

NorCal Scout Shop - Chico

3881 Benatar Way, Suite D
Chico, CA 95928

phone: (530) 809-0400

Hours of Operation:
11:00am - 6:00pm (W-F)
10:00am - 2:00pm (Saturday)
Closed Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

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