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Ope Paddling Skills Camp

Event Status

Registration Open

Event Location

Camp Opemikon, 530 Hanna Rd, Maberly, ON K0H 2B0

Event date

06/23/2017 - 7:00pm - 06/25/2017 - 2:00pm

Event Description

PADDLING SKILLS CAMP

June 23 - 25, 2017

Camp Opemikon

Camp Opemikon will be hosting a weekend Paddling Skills camp for Scouts and Venturer Scouts. We will offer the Paddle Canada Lake Canoe Skills Introduction Tandem certification required to achieve competency 6.3 of the Paddling Outdoor Adventure Skill.  Other competencies will be covered as part of the training, we leave it to the youth to track and decide if they have achieved the skill.

 

The outline for the weekend will be:

Friday evening

Safety briefing and dry land training

Saturday morning

On the water

Saturday afternoon

On the water

Saturday evening

Review dry land.

Sunday morning

On the water

 

All necessary equipment will be supplied, participants are free to bring PFDs (Transport Canada Approved) and paddles but we reserve the right to not allow their use if they do not meet our standards on inspection.

Participants should be in good physical health and be good to strong swimmers.  Participants must bring water bottles and dress appropriately for the weather.

In order to keep costs down, you get to choose where you want to stay and whether you want to be catered.  If self-contained, plan a bag lunch or support people to prepare meals to save time.

 

Cost (includes instruction and equipment): 

Tenting  (Brownsea or Cub field)       $36.50 per person

Tabins (Brownsea)                              $38.50 per person

Cub Cabins                                          $42.50 per person

Catering, additional                            $36 per person

Scouters accompanying youth and not participating are not required to pay for accommodations, only for catering if they choose.

 

Limit is 20 participants.  Preference will be given to youth participants over Scouters.

 

For information, contact Alex Gazaleh at scouteralex@gmail.comRegistration deadline is June 19. Please register at opebookings@scouts.ca – Subject Line Paddling Skills Camp using the Registration form.

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