Greenland Style Paddling Symposium

 When:  Thu, 20 Aug '09   Where:   Wawa, ON

 Description
Description: A weekend sea kayak festival on on the north shore of Lake Superior for Greenland-style paddlers
Skill: No experience to advanced
Dates: Thurs, Aug 20, 4 pm to Sun, Aug 23, 2 pm, 2008
Full Package: $395 Cdn (includes fully equipped sea kayak, use of a Greenland-style paddle, workshops and tours, beach camping Saturday and Sunday meals, concert, taxes; subtract $50 if you bring your own sea kayak)
Saturday-only:
$135 Cdn (includes fully equipped sea kayak, workshops and/or tours, meals, concert, taxes; subtract $20 if you bring your own sea kayak)
Sat Evening:
$30 Cdn (includes taxes, dinner and concert)
Additional costs: Rock Island Lodge accommodations (four double rooms with private baths are also available.) Advanced reservations are recommended
Buy your own paddle:
Locally made paddles are available for $150 Cdn

Learn Greenland-style kayaking
Every August, Naturally Superior Adventures hosts Ontario’s only Greenland-style sea kayak symposium on Lake Superior. Instructors include Bonnie Perry and Doug Van Doren, two of North America’s finest Greenland-style paddlers. Perfect for first-time and experienced Greenland-style paddlers alike, registration includes the use of a handmade paddle.

Where the vast majority of Greenland-style retreats have focused on flatwater skills, Naturally Superior's Greenland-Style Paddling Symposium includes surf kayaking at the mouth of the Michipicoten River. Novice and women-only programs make this event perfect for everyone. And Sunday’s Greenland-style competition combines a sprint race and portage with rolling and traditional hunting techniques in a fun-filled format.

With a maximum registration of 50 participants, there will be lots of personalized teaching and feedback from our instructors. Registration includes a beach campsite and hearty, home-cooked meals at Rock Island Lodge, and a Saturday night house concert.


 Details
 Dates: Thu, 20 Aug '09 until Sun, 23 Aug '09
 Times: 4:00 PM to 2:00 PM

 Meeting Place:

Lake Superior
1 Main st
Wawa, ON
 Fee: no charge

 Contact
 Phone: (800) 203-9092
 Email: Contact Organizer
 


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