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2 Day Backpack Appalachian Trail

Enjoy the rich history and beauty of the Appalachian Trail.  Get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy the Maryland section of the East Coast's signature hiking trail , the "AT", just 1 hour away from our base camp.  TA's friendly & experienced guides will take you on a two day one night backpacking trip.  There are plenty of stops along the trail with breath taking overlooks and we will provide hearty and delicious  meals (2 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 breakfast).   We will provide all the gear for your trip (tent, sleeping bag, thermarest pad, backpack, stoves or you can bring your own) so beginners are no problem.  Each guest will be responsible for carrying their own gear and must be in good shape.  We will hike 6-10 miles per day.  Our 4 to 1 guests to guide ratio ensures that you will always get personal attention.  Must be at least 12 years old and 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.   $199 per person including all gear, food, and equipment. Subject to cancellation if minimum number of guests (4) not met. There is a mandatory pre-trip meeting on the Tuesday prior to your trip and transportation to trailhead not included.

Adrenaline Rush Package

This package will have you screaming. Try all 3 levels of our high ropes challenge course. Balance on wire, wood and rope as you negotiate hair raising traverses. Then experience 2G's of thrills on our Giant Swing. Must be 8 years old, 70 lbs. and 48 inches tall. Cost: $55 an 8% savings over the a la cart prices.

Adventure Expeditions

July 24- July 28, 2017 9am - 4pm For kids ages 12-15. Learn new outdoor skills including knots, climbing, camp site preparation, leave no trace,hiking, orienteering, river tubing, high ropes challenge course, zip line, climbing tower, giant swing and more.  Spend two days at our base camp and then 3 days-2 nights at Patapsco Valley State Park. Cost: $450 before April 1st, After April 1st, cost $495

Before/Post Care for Youth Programs

We provide Pre and Post Care for our Youth Programs. Including the School's Out Program as well as our Summer Camps. Pre-care operates for the hour prior to the program start. Post Care operates from program end until 5:30pm. For the School's Out Program there is a flat fee of $15. For our Summer Camps the cost is $60 for the 4 day programs and $75 for the 5 day programs.

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Bike & Brew Tour

Enjoy a 12 mile easy ride along the Little Patuxent River riding our comfortable mountain bikes over paved paths and hard packed dirt.  Along with way we often see wildlife and learn about the history of the area.  We arrive at beautiful Lake Elkhorn and travel around this lake for 2 miles enjoying the sites and sounds this park.  Then we enjoy a short break along the lake side before heading back to our base camp at Savage Mill to enjoy a sample of beers and snacks.  We provide bikes, helmet, instructions, food and drink and you complimentary bike water bottle.   Must be at least 5 ft. tall and 21 years old.  $59 plus tax.   Tour subject to cancellation if cumulative number of guests not met (4), maximum of 12.

Bike & Wine

Enjoy a 12 mile easy ride along the Little Patuxent River riding our comfortable mountain bikes over paved paths and hard packed dirt.  Along with way we often see wildlife and learn about the history of the area.  We arrive at beautiful Lake Elkhorn and travel around this lake for 2 miles enjoying the sites and sounds this park.  Then we enjoy a short break along the lake side before heading back to our base camp at Savage Mill to enjoy some wine, bread and cheese.  We provide bikes, helmet, instructions, food and drink and you complimentary bike water bottle.   Must be at least 5 ft. tall and 21 years old.  $59 plus tax.   Tour subject to cancellation if cumulative number of guests not met (4), maximum of 12.

Geocaching

Find buried treasure as we teach you how to use a GPS system. It is loads of fun as we criss-cross trails, woods, and water to find hidden caches. 3 Hour tour is $35. Tour subject to cancellation if cumulative number of guests not met (4). Maximum group size is 24.

Intro to Caving

Discover a hidden world beneath your feet.  Whether you call it caving, spelunking, or potholing you will experience the adventure of a lifetime.  Our knowledgeable guides will introduce you to the basics of cave exploration, safety, and stewardship.  Your trip includes  hearty gourmet lunch, and all the necessary caving equipment (helmets, headlamps).  You provide your own transportation. Must be 12 years old and minors must be accompanied by an adult. Cost $69 per person.  Must wear long pants, shirts, closed toed shoes that can get dirty, and bring water.  The temperature in the cave is a constant 50-55 degrees Fahrenheit year round. We recommend you bring a change of clothes, and leave your jewelry at home.  Tour subject to cancellation if cumulative number of guests not met (8).  Maximum is 15.

Kayak Nature Tour

Come join us as we explore on of the gentle rivers in Chesapeake Bay Watershed, the Patuxent River.  Our guides will teach you the basics of kayaking from paddle strokes to steering and getting in and out of your kayak safely. We use very safe and stable boats that track well and are responsive to your paddling efforts. As we paddle, our guides will share their knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. We often see many different kinds of birds, fish and turtles as we meander quietly on the water. We will stop along the tour, stretch our legs and have a snack. Your kayak is equipped with plenty of legroom, and dry storage for your personal belongings. 3 Hour Tour is $49. Add a picnic for $20/person (with a minimum number of 8.) Must be 10 years of age or older and able to swim. Provided personal flotation device must be worn at all times. Tour subject to cancellation if cumulative number of guests not met (4). Maximum group size is 12.

Soaring Heights Package

Enjoy the view from the top of our 43 ft. tall climbing tower. There are twelve ways up and down to challenge all kinds of climbers from beginners to those who like challenges. Our guides will give you pointers and encouragement. Your reward? A birdseye view of the Little Patuxent River. Then continue your package by gliding through the forest on our 330 ft. long zip line. Must be 8 years old, 60 lbs. and 48 inches tall. Cost: $45

Terrapin Challenge

Take the challenge and enjoy 32 thrilling elements.   See how many ways you can traverse our High Ropes Challenge Course. Try Heebie Jeebie, Islands in the Sky, Raider Bridge and the The Leap of Faith. Scream with delight as you glide on our 330 ft. Zip Line. Try and master all the routes up and down on our Terrapin Tower. Catch your breath as you experience 2G's of force on our Giant Swing. Finally try our 40 feet jump off the Terrapin Flyer You'll be tired but happy at the end. $75 per person. Save 40% off the individual element prices!  Must weigh between 70 and 275 lbs. and be 48 inches high. Must be at least 8 years old.  Sunday morning special, book the Sunday 10am spot for only $71.95!

Terrapin Explorer

A ropes course specifically built for children ages 5-10. This course is designed for smaller individuals and we strongly discourage participation by anyone over 10 years old.The Terrapin Explorer has 22 different fun elements that you can walk, balance, swing, zip, and crawl through, including a 20 ft. high rock wall. One hour sessions.  Must be 35 lbs. Cost: $25

Triple Thrill Package

Enjoy three events for one low price. Glide up to 20 mph through the forest on our 330 ft. long Zipline. Take flight from the top of the 40ft. Terrapin Flyer platform and enjoy the ride down. Experience 2 Gs of adrenaline on our Giant Swing feeling the rush of the wind as you swing back and forth like a pendulum. $39 for all 3 elements. Save 20% off the individual prices!  Must be 8 years old 48" tall and 70 lbs.

Ultimate Adventure Camp

June 19 - June 23, 2017 9am- 4pm June 26- June 30, 2017 9am- 4pm July 4- July 7,2017 9am- 4pm July 31- August 3, 2017 9am- 4pm August 7- Aug 10, 2017  9am- 4pm Terrapin Adventures has a fresh camp with plenty of active fun.  This five-day camp exposes kids 8-14 years old to all kinds of adventure including: Climbing, Zip lining, Giant Swing, High Ropes Challenge Course, Rapelling, Mountain Biking, Geocaching & River Tubing, Nature Crafts, Environmental Concepts. We divide the campers into two age groups: junior campers ages 8-10 and senior campers 11-4 years of age.  All campers must weigh 70 lbs. (Junior campers will not do mountain biking). Just think of the stories they'll have to tell when they return to school! Adventure days will be under the guidance of the specially trained guides at Terrapin Adventures.  Campers will learn climbing at Terrapin Adventures on the most amazing outdoor facility in Central Maryland. Each day campers will be dropped off and picked up at Terrapin Adventures at Savage Mill or Patapsco Valley State Park depending on which session they select. Cost: $350 before April 1st.  After April 1st $395. July 4th, July 31st,  Aug 7th  Sessions (4 days $325) Added feature this year is pre and post care 8am-9am and 4pm- 5:30pm. Cost: $75 per camper full week, $60 for 4-day week.

Valentines Day

Try a little romance with an adventurous twist.  Enjoy our zip line, giant swing, climbing tower and high ropes challenge course for a three hours. Couples will also be eligible to win prizes from Savage Mill Merchants and enjoy sweets, hot chocolate, and each other having great fun. February 11 & 12, 2017 9:30am & 1:30pm $50 per person or $100 per couple.  After Feb 1st $55 per person and $110 per couple. As an option, enjoy a special treat at Sweet Cascades chocolatier or meal at Rams Head Tavern afterward.