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.