Centennial Canoe Outfitters Inc.

Theme Trips

Centennial Canoe offers several unique theme trips for a variety of interests.

We also have trips that are for 18 or 21 and older, these may also have a theme.

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Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Geography Professor, Dr. James Dunn, University of Northern Colorado, will be facilitating this trip as you learn about the power of water, wind, and weathering in a western environment. Labs and field exercises will be conducted throughout the trip as appropriate. This trip is for UNC college students, alumni, and adult public.

UNC Geography
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Nature's Adaptations -- River to Desert with Denver Botanic Gardens

Gunnison River Canoeing: Nature's Adaptations -- River to Desert with Denver Botanic Gardens

While canoeing, camping, and hiking along the scenic waters of the Gunnison River, learn, explore and create. We’ll investigate the natural environment of the river and desert and learn how human, plant, and animal life in these special areas have adapted to this unique environment. We may spot some rare plants, create arts & crafts with plants or sample some edible plants. Partnered with Denver Botanic Gardens this trip is open to the public.

Natures' Adaptations: River to Desert
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Gunnison River Canoeing (Upper Section): Denver Museum Geology & Archaeology

Gunnison River Canoeing (Upper Section): Denver Museum Geology & Archaeology

Join Denver Museum facilitator, Bob Raynolds, on this scenic 60-mile river section. Canoe through 7-miles of the beautiful Gunnison Gorge, just east of Delta, CO, and on through the Escalante Wildlife Refuge and into the majestic sandstone canyons of the Colorado Plateau which includes the famous Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area with petroglyphs, wildlife, waterfalls and hiking. On the way visit a 13,000 year old archaeological site. Open to the public.

Geology & Archaeology
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Colorado River Canoeing: Geography

Geography Professor, Dr. James Dunn, University of Northern Colorado, will be facilitating this trip as you learn about the power of water, wind, and weathering in a western environment. Labs and field exercises will be conducted throughout the trip as appropriate. This trip is for UNC college students, alumni, and adult public.

UNC Geography
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Night Sky Photo Adventure

Gunnison River Canoeing: Night Sky Photo Adventure

Join professional photographer, Debi Boucher, for a fun and informative weekend. Debi will reveal the "tricks of the trade" that include lighting, ISO, composition, night photography and more. This is an ideal trip for both novice photographers and anyone wanting to improve their photography skills. Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for hiking in the Dominguez Canyon Wilderness Area.

Photography
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Spirits Tasting with KJ Wood Distillers

Gunnison River Canoeing: Spirits Tasting with KJ Wood Distillers

Join spirits expert John Wood, owner of KJ Wood Distillers for two nights of spirits tasting on the river. Learn the fascinating science and colorful history of distilling spirits. Plus, John will instruct you in mixology along with tasting his craft whiskey, gin and vodka. Must be 21 years of age to attend. Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River will spark your sense of adventure with opportunities for hiking and exploring.

Spirits Tasting
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Colorado River Canoeing: Breckenridge Brewery Beer Tasting

Colorado River Canoeing: Breckenridge Brewery Beer Tasting

Breckenridge Brewery will be facilitating and providing beer samples on this CO canoe trip. Learn about the microbrew industry while paddling through majestic walls of red sandstone and enjoying camaraderie with fellow beer lovers. The Colorado River offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado. You’ll be amazed at stands of shiny granite sculpted by water through the ages as you paddle past the remnants of ancient metamorphic rock, called Black Rock.

Beer Tasting
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Women Renewal River Retreat

Gunnison River Canoeing: Women Renewal River Retreat

Spend a weekend on this women-only trip, canoeing the beautiful canyons of the Colorado Plateau, hiking and exploring, and sharing a campfire in the wilderness. Susie Kincaid, founder of Women’s Empowerment Workshop from Vail, CO, will be conducting exercises and discussions addressing life’s goals, blockages, and transitions; and helping you gain confidence, resiliency and empowerment. The magic of the river will help you renew and clear your vision.

Women Only
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Beginner; Ages 15+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Breckenridge Brewery Beer Tasting

Gunnison River Canoeing: Breckenridge Brewery Beer Tasting

Breckenridge Brewery will facilitate and provide beer samples on this CO canoe trip. Learn about the microbrew industry while paddling past majestic walls of red sandstone and shale deposited during the age of the dinosaurs. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow beer lovers while hiking, exploring, and camping along the river’s edge.

Beer Tasting
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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