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Kayaking Instruction & River Trip, Class 2/3 Whitewater

Paddling Experience: Minimum – can execute basic strokes (forward, sweep, draw, etc.) on non-moving water.  Preferred – some experience on moving water doing eddy turns, peel-outs, ferries. 

Location:  To be announced, within 1.5 hours of the DC area, dependent on water levels. We will paddle and practice skills on a river with Class 2 and maybe easy Class 3 rapids.

Equipment:  Whitewater kayak with floatation, spray-skirt, paddle, coast guard approved PFD, helmet.

Lunch: Bring lunch, water and appropriate clothing for a full day on the river. 

Based on curriculum from the American Canoe Association (ACA), this class will help you get comfortable in running and playing rivers with Class 2 and easy Class 3 rapids.  Skill practice will include eddy turns, peel-outs, ferries, potentially surfing & attaining. Look forward to having a great time and learning experience! 

Also see: American Canoe Association  Level 3 River Kayaking

Please print the ACA Waiver and Insurance form and bring the completed form to class.

ACA Adult Waver and Insurance

ACA Minor Waver and Insurance
Sunday, August 18, 2019, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
The Needles
Harpers Ferry, WV  
Gary Steinberg
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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