Beginning Whitewater Kayak Instruction: Series A

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Trip dates: Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 AM to Sunday, May 21, 2017 12:00 AM

Experience the excitement of whitewater kayaking in a fun and supportive environment with an outstanding group of paddlers. Students will learn basic kayak strokes, maneuvers, and water safety skills on a local pond in Concord, then travel to the river during a weekend trip for a two-day instructional trip on Class 1-2 whitewater. Beginner Instructionals are taught in accordance to American Canoe Association (ACA) standards for Whitewater Kayaking. Students must be comfortable on and in the water and able to transport their own gear. Dates: May 18(eve) and May 20-21 (weekend). Tuition: $150/$170, Member/Non-Members. (-$40 with own gear) Camping/meals (~$50) not included. To apply, send your name, address, day and evening phone numbers, email, AMC membership number, height & weight (for boat assignment), and Series preference (A, B) to: Beginner Kayak Registrar, c/o Chris Rolt, 39 Oliva ct. Stoughton ma 02072. Include a check payable to "AMC Paddlers Committee" for payment. If you do not have an email address, please include a self-addressed/stamped envelope for course mailings. To make payments by credit card, go to
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Trip details

Trip region: 
Massachusetts, Berkshires
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Chris Rolt
Melanie Rausch
James McLoud
Trip location: 
Concord, MA & Charlemont, MA
Paddle, kayak, whitewater, introduction, water, paddling, boat, river, thrill, excitement,
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Adults (18+)


Registration required: 
Chris Rolt



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Creation date: 
2017-01-02 17:19:13.0
Last updated: 
2017-05-15 10:32:04.53