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GRAND CANYON RAFT TRIP - May 2014
MAY 13-20, 2014
Event: See and explore the Grand Canyon from the Colorado River during an eight-day, fully outfitted event. Contemplate important questions about Creation and how the Earth was made. Enjoy fellowship of 27 other Christians who are also exploring God’s Creation.
Host: Dr. Steve Austin, Field Research Geologist, author of book Grand Canyon: Monument to Catastrophe, and leader of 23 raft trips through Grand Canyon. Our hosting organization is called Creation Adventures and is on-line at http://www.creationadventures.com .
Schedule: On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, enjoy a relaxing and scenic motor coach ride from Las Vegas, NV to Marble Canyon, AZ. Experience an informative field trip with Grand Canyon strata in the Virgin River Gorge before stopping for a delicious catered dinner in St. George, Utah. Stay Tuesday night May 13 at Marble Canyon Lodge . On early Wednesday morning May 14, our group launches two large motorized rafts from Lees Ferry on the Colorado River. Spend seven days and six nights within Grand Canyon and float a total of 187 miles on the Colorado River. See unique waterfalls, side streams, and old Indian villages. Explore special geologic features including the Redwall Limestone and its extraordinary nautiloid mass-kill fossil layer, the Great Unconformity, and the Bass Rapids diabase sill. Camp on scenic Grand Canyon beaches. On Tuesday, May 20, ride helicopter for 5 minutes from Whitmore Wash beach on the Colorado River to Bar 10 Ranch on the Canyon’s north rim. After lunch on May 20, fly by Vision Air back to McCarren Airport in Las Vegas arriving before 4:30 pm. We call this trip “fully-outfitted for eight days” from Las Vegas back to Las Vegas. You bring personal items, but your camping and rafting gear are provided.
Raft Operations: Our two motorized rafts are operated by Grand Canyon Whitewater, a licensed concessionaire conducting raft adventures within Grand Canyon National Park. The wilderness camping experience is enhanced by excellent equipment and meals provided by Grand Canyon Whitewater. See the website with motorized raft operations at: http://www.grandcanyonwhitewater.com .
Payment: Cost of the fully-outfitted eight-day event from Las Vegas back to Las Vegas is $2995. Payment follows a schedule. A $1,000 deposit is due with initial reservation of your seat on the raft. An additional $1,000 is due by November 1, 2013. Final payment is due by December 1, 2013. Fees paid (except $500 deposit) are refundable up to 10 days before the launch, if the seat on the raft can be filled by a standby passenger.
Seattle Creation Conference - May 2014
Friday night and Saturday
May 30-31, 2014
Woodin Valley Baptist Church
The conference provides an annual venue for educational seminars that support Biblical worldview, and typically features four speakers (scientists and apologists) that are dedicated to glorifying God through scientific studies of His creation. The purpose of the event is to strengthen faith against the false teachings of naturalistic science, and encourage the Church to trust in the Bible as authoritative on early Earth history. Speakers are chosen with diverse backgrounds, including specialists in various science disciplines. The seminars given at the conference often include worldviews issues, flood geology, astronomy, biology, intelligent design, and general Biblical apologetics.
External Event Listings
- Akron Fossils & Science Center lecture schedule for students and families of all ages.
- Answers in Genesis events calendar Creationist speaker schedule.
- Creation Ministries International Events Calendar
- Institute for Creation Research event calendar Genesis presentations.
- Conferences & Meetings list by the Northwest Creation Network
- Northwest Event Calendar by the Northwest Creation Network