Guide, Outfitter, Recognition & Professional Development program is a new program being offered by Oregon Sea Grant/OSU Extension.

GORP 4-H Youth:
A companion program for Youth is also being offered as the GORP 4-H program.

Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast

GORP Coastal for Guide/Outfitters/Tour Leaders

  • OSU Extension and Oregon Sea Grant are offering new services to support fishing charter guides and other coastal outdoor recreation, businesses. The program is the Guide & Outfitter Recognition and Professional Development (GORP) Program
  • This program provides opportunities to have your experience and expertise recognized by a new marketing program.
  • The voluntary program provides training aligned with new industry performance and qualification standards.
  • The program uses your input to create specialized sessions to address your requested unique marketing or knowledge content. In person and online training.
  • Expand your knowledge of coastal flora and fauna
  • By registering in advance you will get a coupon for the full cost of the program so you attend for Free.  Sponsored by OCVA. To Register and Claim your Coupon . The scholarships are limited in number. Contact your County Extension Agent and /or go online to

Register  (Open Soon)


GORP 4-H Program
Coastal Entrepreneur -Youth
Guide/Outfitters/Tour Leaders

  • Learn about small business development.
  • Learn leadership and outdoor skills.
  • Meet Professional Guides, go on outings, gain job skills.
  • Opportunity to participate in Youth Entrepreneur Day at OSU College of Business in Corvallis April 27th!
  • Learn about business development using the outdoor recreation and tourism industry for a business model.
  • Create your own business plan and learn from business professionals. Tours, Workshops and Online

Register  (Open Soon)

GORP 4-H Flyer

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