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Annual Sojourn

The Juniata River Sojourn is an annual, multi-day canoe and kayak trip on the Juniata River.  Why hold a sojourn?  To promote river stewardship and local natural resource awareness!  Attendees participate in a variety of daily and nightly programs ranging from presentations on local history, watershed science, art, and culture, to campfire sing-a-longs, folk music performances, and dancing.

The 2012 annual sojourn will be held on the Frankstown/Little Juniata Branches and will be held from June 15 to 20. 


Registrations are closed, except for the one day  trip on Tuesday June 19, 2012.

That trip includes shuttle, breakfast and Lunch for a cost of $60 per person.


 You can provide your own canoe or kayak or rent one for the Sojourn from Rothrock Outfitters.

 2012 Sojourn packets




2011 Annual Sojourn Pictures

Visit the Juniata River Sojourn Facebook Page!

Visit Cody Goddard's 2011 Juniata Sojourn Page!


Thank you to our sponsors without whom this Sojourn would not be possible!

The sojourn not only offers a great week of paddling but also presents a chance to celebrate our river communities!  You learn about local history and current river conservation projects.  Even if you are not an experienced paddler, but want to join in on the fun, you can attend the daily and nightly programs which are all open to the public!

To get the full and real impression of the JCWP annual sojourn read this article from the PA Magazine by Cindy Ross.

Up a Stream, with a Paddle!  

For additional information about the Sojourn, please call (814) 506-1190.

If you are interested in keeping in touch with other Juniata sojourners and want to join the listserv, then email your name and email address on this link - JCWP-RS-L-subscribe-request@lists.psu.edu.  After you join use this link to talk with other sojourners - JCWP-RS-L@lists.psu.edu.