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 years and older, these may also have a theme.

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Gunnison River Canoeing: Denver Museum Ecosystem Interactions--Finding the Balance

Gunnison River Canoeing: Denver Museum Ecosystem Interactions--Finding the Balance

Open to teachers and the general public. Explore the interactions that occur every day in nature while canoeing and hiking through magnificent canyons in the Colorado Plateau. Deepen your understanding of ecology and critical environmental resource issues. Gain knowledge about topics such as: ecosystems & biomes, adaptations, environmental policy, geology, and astronomy.

Ecosystem Interactions: Finding the Balance
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Yampa River Canoeing: Western History

Yampa River Canoeing: Western History

Dr. Gulliford, Professor of SW Studies, will share his stories of the colorful characters and circumstances that helped shape the western landscape as you journey along the river. There’ll be plenty of campfire stories on this trip! Sponsored by San Juan Mountains Assoc.

Western History
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Green River Canoeing: Eckerd College Alumni Trip

Green River Canoeing: Eckerd College Alumni Trip

Canoeing in Utah is an unforgettable odyssey. Paddling the spectacular 60-mile section of the Green River from Crystal Geyser south of Green River, UT, as it winds towards Mineral Bottom, just north of Canyonlands National Park, is the trip of a lifetime. Exclusive trip for Eckerd College Alums.

Anthropology
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Yampa River Canoeing: CO School of Mines Ecology/Art--River to Desert. Open to Teachers and the Adult Public

Yampa River Canoeing: CO School of Mines Ecology/Art--River to Desert. Open to Teachers and the Adult Public

While canoeing, camping, and hiking, we’ll investigate the natural environment of the Yampa River, its riparian ecosystem, and the surrounding desert and learn how human, plant, and animal life in these special areas have adapted to this unique environment. And, like the native peoples, we’ll be inspired by our natural surroundings to create art and poetry. Qualifies for 1.5 teacher recertification credits; open to the public.

Ecology & Art: River to Desert
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Beginner; Ages 18+
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Colorado River Canoeing: with History Colorado & Dr. Andy Gulliford

Colorado River Canoeing: with History Colorado & Dr. Andy Gulliford

Explore how the combination of people, activities and environment molded a distinct regional character and identity. Professor Gulliford will share stories of the colorful characters and circumstances that helped shape the western landscape as you journey along the river. This spectacular canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, including Ruby and Horsethief Canyons, features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers the best canoeing in Colorado.

Western History
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Denver Museum, Archaeology & Western History

Gunnison River Canoeing: Denver Museum, Archaeology & Western History

Let the magical waters of the Gunnison River whisk you away through the high red sandstone canyon walls of the Colorado Plateau. Museum educator Jennifer Moss Logan will share stories of the colorful characters who left their mark on the western landscape, and offer activities that help you explore the mindset of explorers long ago. Open to the public.

Archaeology & Western History
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Hillary's Bachelorette Bash

Colorado River Canoeing: Hillary's Bachelorette Bash

Girlfriends of Hillary will bid farewell to her "Single Day's" and help celebrate her upcoming nuptials on this private bachelorette bash canoe trip. Enjoy hiking, sitting around the campfire, and bonding with the girls.This spectacular canyon country of the Colorado Plateau, including Ruby and Horsethief Canyons, features majestic walls of red sandstone and offers some of the best canoeing in Colorado.

Music
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Family Trip - Paddle & Games

Gunnison River Canoeing: Family Trip - Paddle & Games

This trip is not just about canoeing through magnificent red sandstone canyons, hiking in Wilderness Areas and enjoying good food, scenery, and friends. We also add a little spice with a variety of games such as Dead Fish Polo, Win It in a Minute, Scavenger Hunt, etc. Sure to bring a lot of laughs for all ages.

Paddle 'n Games
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Cleason Dunn Wright Music Trip

Gunnison River Canoeing: Cleason Dunn Wright Music Trip

Your evening entertainment will be Cleason-Dunn-Wright, a professional performing music trio with a commitment to vocal perfection. Their music is based on popular folk rock favorites from four decades. It is pure fun to find gems from the past and bring them to vocal life with great harmonies, excellent guitar playing and tons of popular sing-along-songs. Enjoy a private concert around the campfire. What could be better?!

Music
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing

Colorado River Canoeing: Denver Museum Star Gazing

Embark on a memorable weekend with a Denver Museum astronomer as you you revel in both earthbound scenery and the breathtaking skies above. Away from all the city lights, the wilderness night sky is unbelievably clear allowing us to gaze at the constellations, Milky Way, and maybe galaxies beyond! Paddling through towering red sandstone canyons will add to the unforgettable journey. Open to the public.

Star Gazing
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Beginner; Ages 6+; Kids Prices 6-12 yr.
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Gunnison River Canoeing: Star Gazing with Riggs & Roddy

Gunnison River Canoeing: Star Gazing with Riggs & Roddy

Friends of Jared Riggs and Caleb Roddy are welcome on this private star gazing trip. Tito, our astronomer, makes it interesting and most of all FUN. Away from all the city lights, the wilderness night sky is unbelievably clear allowing us to gaze at the constellations, Milky Way, and maybe galaxies beyond! Colorado canoeing on the Gunnison River offers opportunities for hiking, floating in your lifejacket and camping along the river’s edge.

Star Gazing
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Beginner; Ages 21+
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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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