River Riders - Family Adventure Resort

Our Staff Outdoor Adventure Camp

Our professionally trained instructors are qualified to teach and manage all the adventure activities we offer, and the West Virginia Division of National Resources certifies all of them.

The American Canoe Association (ACA) certifies our Kayak School, and our entire staff is trained in Professional Rescuer CPR and first aid.      

River Riders’ Outdoor Adventure Camps are run by our experienced and dedicated staff, which includes:   



Outdor Adventure Camp Director

Sarah Cartron

Hometown: Martinsburg, WV
Position: Summer Camp Director
Hobbies/Interests: All the activities.
What I like about working in this industry: Every day is different.

Assistant Outdoor Adventure Camp Director

Elizabeth Smith

Hometown: Charles Town, WV
Position: Assistant Summer Camp Director
Hobbies/Interests: Singing, and Having fun
What I like about working in this industry: Making a difference in each campers lives.


Stacie Farmer

Stacie Farmer (In Memorium)

Hometown: Whidbey Island, WA
Position: Camp Director, River Guide
About: Stacie was a wonderful, valued friend and Camp Director at River Riders whose life was cut short in a bicycle traffic accident in 2010.  She is fondly remembered by all those whose lives she touched.
What I like about working in this industry: Sharing my love of the outdoors with others

Knott Family

Matt, Laura, Zach, & Sierra Knott

Hometown: Harpers Ferry, WV
Position: Owners & President
Hobbies/Interests: Whitewater, the outdoors, & camping.
What I like about working in this industry: Started as a raft guide as a teenager & we love being able to share our knowledge & experience of the area with you.


Coming soon!