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Youth Canoe Camp Aug 12-16 Ages 10-13


A gentle intro to Boating. Ages

  • Starts Aug 12
  • 350 Canadian dollars
  • Canmore Forebay and Seebe.

Available spots


Service Description

Get your youngsters the skills they need for family trips on the water. Our camps are designed to give an easy progression into the world of boating. The focus being on fun. Not only will they learn the strokes to move a canoe with their friends but they will also be doing self rescues and companion rescues. How to prevent and get out of bad situations and what they need to do to help their parents and friends out. Day 1: Meet at Rundle forebay in Canmore. Complete waivers and covid screening. Intro to the site and youth ice breaker games. Basics of boats and gear. How to launch canoes and paddle together. Messing about and getting to know the craft. intro to canoe games. Getting wet-getting into and out of boats. Day2: Meet at rundle forebay in Canmore. Getting right into it with more games. Launching and more messing about in boats. T-rescues and companion rescue. more games and performance development. Intro to steering over distance and lake crossing. More games! Day3: Meet at Rundle forebay. Dry land games. More messing around in boats. War canoe racing. More capsize drills. Compartment practice (swimming into and out of a capsized canoe while upside-down). More games! Day 4: Meet at Seebe. transport from Canmore Safeway available. Canoe games. intro to current and river features (very mild currents at Seebe). Throw bag introduction. Self rescue with boat in mild current. More games. Day 5: Meet at Seebe. transport from Canmore Safeway available. Canoe games. intro to current and river features (very mild currents at Seebe). Throw bag introduction. Self rescue with boat in mild current. More games. Participants should be strong swimmers and, due to COVID, come equipped with their own wet suit and PFD. If there is difficulty acquiring these items there will be some available at a reasonable cost to rent


Upcoming Sessions


Contact Details

1-403-679-1011

greentongueadventures@gmail.com

1350 Railway Ave unit 100, Canmore, AB T1W 1P6, Canada


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