Scouting & Youth Camp Programs

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We have programs for youths of all ages and ability levels. We cater trips to meet badge requirements upon request and can alter any of our programs to fit the needs and goals of your group. Our programs can also be altered to fit the needs of adults for training leaders and camp counselors. 

Programs include: Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Whitewater, Wilderness Education, Tubing, Yoga Hikes,
Photography and Foraging Courses.

We offer significant discounts for all scouting, venture and youth groups. 

Thrifty Adventures is approved mentors for both the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of America. 

Please view our current programs here below:

Scouting Trip Options

Scouts Kayaking Programming

Kayaking and River Stewardship

NC Multi-Sport Girls Scouts Programming

Outdoor Camping Adventure Programming

Contact us for quotes. We are always here to answer your questions or help build a catered trip for your group.

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Thrifty Adventures,
1173 Whitson Branch Rd.
Bakersville NC 28705
Phone: (828) 260-4505
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Thrifty Adventures has reached a milestone! We are growing rapidly!  We thank you for your continued support! In case you missed it, Thrifty is moving their center of operations to Hidden Holler Farm in Red Hill, Bakersville WNC. The farm is 7.5 acres, circa 1890’s and is rich with history! It is located a short walk from the North Toe River!

What to expect 4-1-2019! The new TA office and Tiny Hike Shop will be located in one of the many tobaccos drying barns. The hike shop will include items like water, snacks, sunscreen, river shoes, rain gear and other items typically needed for folks on our trips!

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