BLAZING PADDLES YOUTH CANOE CAMP

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BLAZING PADDLES YOUTH CANOE CAMP

150.00

Ages: 6th - 9th Grad  (2014-15 School Year)

Sessions: 
July 28, 2014 - August 1, 2014

Cost: $150.00 (members & non-members)

* Scholarship may be available from Winnebago County Pheasants Forever, please ask.

** Multiple sibling discounts are available

Focusing on teaching canoe safety and skills, this camp is designed for kids to become more aware of the rivers in our community from an aesthetic, scientific and recreational perspective. 

Campers will divide time on the following waters: Pierce Lake and Rock, Kishwaukee, Sugar, and Pecatonica Rivers.

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BLAZING PADDLES YOUTH CANOE CAMP 6TH-9TH GRADE (2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR)

date(s): July 28, 2014 - August 1, 2014
(Monday - Friday)
time: to be announced (six hours minimum)

location: Severson Dells Nature Center & Various Rivers throughout Winnebago County
cost: $150.00

* Scholarship may be available from Winnebago County Pheasants Forever, please ask.

** Multiple sibling discounts are available

This camp is designed for kids to become more aware of the rivers in our community from an aesthetic, scientific and recreational perspective. The camp will focus on teaching canoe safety and skills as well as using the river as a living lab. Curriculum will include: voyageur and early canoe history, birds of the river corridor, the flood plain plants, mussel studies, river writings, leave no trace, and much more.

Camp instructors have American Canoe Association certification, First Aid Training, plus years of canoe experienceAll canoeing equipment will be provided.

Campers could spend time on sections of the following waters: Pierce Lake, Rock, Kishwaukee, Sugar, and Pecatonica Rivers (the progression of water difficulty will be determined by skill levels of the campers).  Canoe campers will need rides to different locations and pickups each day, however, early and late drop-offs and pick-ups can be arranged.

* Campers should be able to swim minimum 50 yards and tread water 2 minutes
** We reserve the right to cancel the camp if the minimum number of campers is not reached.