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Certified Guide Training & Other Programs

Becoming a "Registered Maine Whitewater Rafting Guide" is a challenging, rewarding, and time-honored profession!

Imagine running some of the most challenging whitewater in America, meeting new people, and experiencing the unmatched beauty of Maine! When you become a Registered Maine Rafting Guide all this will be yours - and Maine Whitewater can get you there!


General Program Information

2022 Spring Raft Guide Training, CPR & First Aid

In 2022, Maine Whitewater is offering our Spring whitewater raft guide training on the following dates – 

Spring Guide Training – May 20-30 2021.

(1) Pre-training orientation meets at our base in Bingham, Maine at 3:00 PM on Friday, May 20. On-River training begins on Saturday, May 21 and continues through Sunday, May 29.

CPR, First Aid and Written Examination:

CPR & Advanced First Aid will run from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, on Monday, May 30at our base in Bingham, Maine.

Whitewater guide written examination  – After completion of the Whitewater Guide Training, First Aid and CPR, you will take a written test administered by the State of Maine – Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Upon successful completion of the test, you will receive your license to be a Registered Maine Whitewater Guide and are eligible to work as a Whitewater Raft Guide for Maine Whitewater.

Total cost for the training program is $100.

In addition, the Maine Department of Inland Fish and Wildlife charges $100 to take the written examination. After passing your written exam, you will have the opportunity to purchase your Registered Maine Whitewater Guide License. The cost for the 3 year guide license is $89. Both fees (exam and license) are paid to the Department of Inland Fish and Wildlife at the time of your test.

Required Payment - is a ($100) deposit to confirm registration, exam fees ($100) and license fees ($89).

Maine Whitewater accepts all major credit and debit cards, checks or money orders. Checks and money orders must be made payable to Maine Whitewater.

Documentation Requirements

To process your registration, Maine Whitewater must receive the following from you:

* A Maine Whitewater application form (downloadable by PDF below)

* A completed Guide Application form (downloadable by PDF below)

* Two copies of your current CPR and First Aid Certifications (provided by YOU) or you can register for our CPR & Advanced First Aid Course (May 30, 2020)

* Payment of $100

ONE FINAL REMINDER: DO NOT send application forms to the State of Maine – Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.


Maine Whitewater
Attn: Guide Training
P.O. Box 633
Bingham, Maine 04920


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Physical Address: Gadabout Gaddis Airport, 36 Main St, Bingham, Maine, USA, 04920
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