Moving Deep
Embodiment & Rafting Experience

Friday September 22 - Sunday September 24

Moving Deep and Tributary Whitewater are excited to host this amazing wellness retreat for the fall of 2023. Spend 2 days camping on the American River at the Tributary campground in Lotus, CA. Bring your own tent, or rent one of the canvas tents (only 10 available!).

This package includes:

  • 2 nights riverside camping (with canvas tent upgrade available)
  • 5 meals meals (starting with breakfast on Saturday evening)
  • Wellness immersion experience on Saturday 
  • Rafting the Chili Bar Run on the South Fork American River on Sunday

This 2 day retreat begins with a welcome flow on Friday evening.

$349 / person + 8% river/land use fee

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

  • 2:00-4:00PM – Check in to our South Fork American River campground for camping the night before you start rafting. (Dinner is not included)
  • 6:00pm Welcome flow 

Day 2

  • Awake to sound of the river 
  • 7:00am-8:00am Breakfast 
  • Morning flow
  • Guided meditation
  • Healthy lunch around noon
  • Yoga
  • Sound healing
  • Dinner around 6:00pm

Day 3 

  • 7:00AM Coffee, tea and drinks are available in the kitchen
  • 8:00AM Breakfast
  • 9:00AM Load shuttle to put in for the Chili Bar Run. Safety talk at put in and start rafting!
  • Rafting the Chili Bar section of the South Fork American River
  • 1:00PM lunch back at camp

Please note times are an approximation and we may end up running ahead of, or behind schedule…we like to call it “river time”!

What to Bring

Participants packing list:


Required Items:

  • Re-usable 20oz or more water bottle (filled with ice water)
  • shoes (no flip flops)
  • sunscreen

Suggested Items:

sunglasses (with a strap)
baseball hat
Cell Phone (at your risk, it will sink)


  • Wallets
  • Expensive jewelry
  • Pets

FOR CAMPING (both nights)

  • sleeping bag
  • pillow
  • flashlight/headlamp
  • change of clothes
  • towel
  • tent & sleeping pad OR Rent a Glamping Tent
  • Camp chair

Included with this trip:

  • 2 nights riverside camping – bring your own tent or rent a canvas tent
  • 5 meals
    • Saturday – breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Sunday – breakfast & lunch 
  • non-alcoholic beverages
  • Trained leaders and coaches to guide you through a wellness experience
  • Professional, knowledgeable raft guides sharing their passion with you

Where To Go

Event Location:
Tributary Whitewater – American River Outpost
6500 State Highway 49
Lotus, CA 95651

Cancellation Policy – All deposits and final payments are non-refundable.  We highly recommend travel insurance that would reimburse you and cover unforeseen circumstances that might prevent you from attending after booking.

About Tributary Whitewater

Tributary Whitewater has been a family owned and operated business since 1978. We run white water adventures in California & Oregon for all ages and walks of life. We believe river trips bring a special opportunity to connect with nature. Rivers can be both mild and wild and we offer experiences to unwind and re-wild.