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Returning Paddlers Kids Canoe Camp

The next step! Ages 9-13

  • Ended
  • 450 Canadian dollars
  • Canmore Forebay, Seebe and Kananaskis

Service Description

Advancing to a full day format our paddlers will be put to the test. A review warm up day will shake of any cobwebs and review specific skills. Moving straight into games with set objectives and outcomes. Teamwork and goal setting, paddling further distances and organized games helping the kids understand their abilities and education in limitations. Our goal will be to prepare for an over night in Kananaskis at Jewel Bay on Barrier lake. An easy trip across the lake from the boat launch. Day 1: will be a full emersion with dryland review of safety and knots, games, goal setting, maneuvers, rescues and and goalsetting. Day 2: intro to current and more games, more safety and companion rescue. Day 3: boat loading and rigging and paddling with loaded boats across Barrier Lake, camp skills and games. Over night at Jewel bay on Barrier Lake. Day 4: breakfast over a fire, more camp skills, breaking camp and packing for travel. Boat loading and rigging. Paddling across Barrier Lake. Games and goofing off. Adjourning with group at meeting place with parents. Participants should be strong swimmers and, due to COVID, come equipped with their own wetsuit and PFD. Wet suits and PFDs can be provided at an extra cost.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact us at least 1 week in advance. Cancelations 2 weeks in advance will receive full refund. Cancellations before one week 1 week deadline but after the two week cut off will incur a 20% admin fee. Last minute cancelations and no shows will have full booking fee retained. Exceptions will be made for special circumstances. We reserve to right to cancel for unsafe weather and river conditions with less than 24hrs of notice. Full refund granted for cancelations due to weather or restrictions, BECAUSE WE ARE AWESOME!

Contact Details


806 800 Larch Place, Canmore, AB, Canada