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Registration is Now Open for all Registrants for the 16th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn

Tue Apr 15, 2014 / Education and Outreach


 Registration is Now Open for all Registrants for the 16th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn

June 7-13, 2014


Registration Details

 Registration for all Sojourn participants is now open! During the first two weeks of April we accepted full-trip registrations only. We currently have 63 full-trippers! Please be aware that for safety reasons we allow only 100 people on the water each day. The first three days of the sojourn always fill up quickly, so if you want to paddle on Saturday, Sunday or Monday, register early!

  • Once again registration is online. To register please visit:

  • After  registering, you will still need to download several waivers and medical forms that must be filled out and mailed in with original signatures. Links to these forms will be available on your registration confirmation. They can also be found on our
  •  If you do not wish to register online, you can download a mail-in registration form here.  If you choose this option, you must still download the waivers and medical history form at the link above.  
  •  Our 2014 Sojourn outfitter is Doug Chapman, owner of Take it Outdoors Adventure Group. If you want to brush up on your paddling, Doug holds regular paddling events including weekly Wednesday night paddles. Visit the link above for upcoming events.      
  • Our guides will once again be Allan, Betsy & Jeremy Quant from Canoe Susquehanna, and Matt Stan from The Bad Adventure Company.
  • For more information or to view photos of past sojourns click here or contact the Schuylkill River Heritage Area at 484-945-0200, or

Not sure whether to register? Read our blog post 10 Reasons to Sign Up for the 16th Annual Schuylkill River Sojourn


 See you on the river!

Kayaks for Sale


Looking to Buy a Kayak? We have four Emotion kayaks that were generously donated from Lifetime Products Inc. that we are selling at a discounted price with paddles and PFDs included! These are a great deal!  

Click here for details 


The Schuylkill River Sojourn is a 7-day, 112-mile guided paddle from Schuylkill Haven to Boathouse Row in Philadelphia that is organized annually by the Schuylkill River Heritage Area.  Participants can register for one day or the entire week.    

Photo credits: Top photo by Dan Creighton, 2011; Bottom photo by Jeremy Quant 2012


Schuylkill River Heritage Area

140 College Drive

Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464