Merit Badges

  • ACE wants to expand your Summer Camp experience into the New River Gorge by offering unique access to our vast and scenic 1,500 acre property as your base of operations. We will lead you on one or many of our engaging outdoor trips including Merit Badge programming. Take a peak at the ACE merit badge curriculum in whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, and even the stand up paddleboard award. Learning + challenge + FUN - you simply cannot go wrong!
  • Let your troop learn the fundamentals of mountain biking to earn their next badge. Prerequisites required, see full details here

    • Trip Length: Full-day (second-day can be added if wanted)
    • Meals: Deli Lunch
    • Season: April - October
    • Min. Age: 8
    • Min. Group Size: 8
    • Rate per person: $89
  • Let your troop experience the natural rock of the New River Gorge and learn ropes, belay techniques, and climbing etiquette. Prerequisites required, see full details here.

    • Trip Length: Full-day
    • Meals: Deli Lunch
    • Season: May- September
    • Min. Age: 11
    • Min. Group Size: 8
    • Rate per person: $89
  • Water is a natural wonder. Learn whitewater safety, strokes, and appropriate lines on this full-day adventure. Prerequisites required, see full details here.

    • Trip Length: Full-day
    • Meals: Hot Lunch
    • Season: May- September
    • Min. Age: 12
    • Min. Group Size: 8
    • Rate per person: $99
  • Join the next craze in water adventures and learn the basics and of paddleboarding on flatwater. Prerequisites required, see full details here.

    • Trip Length: Half-day
    • Meals: none
    • Season: May- September
    • Min. Age: 12
    • Min. Group Size: 8
    • Rate per person: $79