Beginner Kayak Camp

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Introduction to Kayaking

Our Beginner Kayak Camp provides a safe and enjoyable Summer paddling experience! Designed for youths ages 10 to 18 years of age, participants will learn basic kayak strokes, rescues, and related skills. On Thursday we'll take a day paddle up Beaver Creek for some wildlife viewing.

On Monday drop-off and pick-up will be at 9 AM and 4 PM at Olalla Reservoir outside Toledo, Oregon.
On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday drop-off and pick-up will be at 9 AM and 4 PM at the Port of Toledo Marina in Toledo, Oregon.
On Thursday drop-off and pick-up will be at 9 AM and 4PM at Beaver Creek south of Newport, Oregon.

2021 Schedule

We have two beginner kayak camps scheduled this summer:

What To Bring

Each participant will need to be sure to have the following items:

For a full list or recommended items, please see our program gear list. Don't have a life jacket or wetsuit? In the Newport area, Ossies Surf Shop and Pura Vida Surf Shop offer wetsuit rentals. Feel free to email us or call (800) 806-4882 for help getting these items together.

Eligibility Criteria

As a matter of safety, to be eligible for our programs each participant must be:

Our programs are open to everyone. Please email us or call (800) 806-4882 if you would like to participate but require special accomodations.

Scholarship Information

We pride ourselves on making our programs accessible to our community. Thanks to our generous donors, scholarships are available to help with the costs of program fees, equipment rentals, snacks, and lunches. Please email us or call (800) 806-4882 for more information.

Cancellation Policy

We require at least 14 days cancellation notice prior to your scheduled program, or we cannot provide a refund. Our programs require at least 3 participants. If your scheduled program is canceled, we'll notify you at least 14 days prior to the start of the program.

All of our activities are weather dependent, and may be cancelled due to inclement weather or other unsafe conditions. If your scheduled program is cancelled due to safety concerns, you'll receive a full refund.

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