In celebration of our 20th anniversary, please consider a $20 donation to support First Descents and extend the healing power of adventure to young adults impacted by cancer and other serious health conditions.
Austin community, ready to run the rapids in San Marcos?! Only one hour away, San Marcos serves as a killer place to get comfortable on the water and spend a weekend getting to know people in your local adventure community. Learn basic skills and get to cruise down the beautiful San Marcos River on Saturday! That night, hang at the campfire and eat delicious food while laughing with your fellow paddlers. Finally, spend Sunday playing around at the Rio Vista Park learning new skills and having a blast in the mini-falls! This whitewater kayaking program is going to be seriously epic! And the best part is that you get to be trying new adventures alongside your FD Austin community!
Need a break from the city? Come join your FD community for a weekend of kayaking the beautiful San Juan Islands! Ferry over and kayak to Jones Island for a night of camping under the stars before kayaking back the next day. Connect with new and old friends, grill out delicious food, and hone your sea kayaking skills on this incredible two day adventure!