Seapaddling.com Summer Camp Program Coming Soon!

Wednesday, 23 May 2007
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This year Seapaddling.com is running summer camps for younger paddlers who would much rather cut a dash in a kayak than float idly about like jellyfish!
Waterford City, Ireland - This year Seapaddling.com is running summer camps for younger paddlers who would much rather cut a dash in a kayak than float idly about like jellyfish!

As last year camps will include tuition in sea kayaking, sea safety and water awareness and, depending on the weather, there might be some body boarding and marine life identification too. Paddling locations will be within the Copper Coast area, typically Boatstrand, Garrarus and Kilfarrassy beaches. Summer Camp fees are u110 per paddler.

Each Friday at the close of each camp there will be the presentation of paddlers Irish Canoe Union Certificates and the now infamous and much coveted Seapaddling T-shirt!!

Dates, Camps and age groups:

13–15 Year Olds
18–22 June Teen Introductory Camp
25–29 June Teen Advanced Camp
2–6 July Teen Introductory Camp

11–12 Year Olds
23–27 July Kids Adventure Camp
9–13 July Kids Adventure Camp
16–20 July Kids Adventure Camp

Each summer camp will last one week (Mon — Fri) and run from 9.30am – 12.30pm each morning. If demand exceeds supply additional summer camps will be scheduled so if these dates do not suit please contact Seapaddling.com as there may be others scheduled.

Introductory Kayak Courses for older teens and adults

If you are 15 or over and are interested in developing your paddling skills the best way to do this is to try an introductory kayaking course. Seapaddling.com have two basic courses on offer, either a one or two-day course. These are ideal for first time paddlers to learn kayaking as no previous kayaking or canoeing experience is necessary. The courses incorporate paddling techniques, weather and tides, safety procedures, choosing a kayak and environmental awareness. There are both practical and theoretical elements and these take place in a learning environment that is relaxing and fun.

Buying your own kayak

Seapaddling.com is now the sole agent in the South East for the prestigious range of Wilderness Systems kayaks. We sell sit-in and sit-on-top kayaks and a full range of water sports accessories at competitive prices. Please ask for details.

For more information on summer camps, courses and kayak sales log on to www.seapaddling.com or telephone 051-393314
David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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