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Open to All
Join us on land for workshops that will increase your knowledge of paddling and give your tired muscles a rest!

Skill Level:Ages:Class, Seminar or Tour:
 Open to All16 and older On-Land Workshops:
Outfitting Your Boat
 Open to All16 and older On-Land Workshops:
Navigation Tools & Charts - On Land



Beginner
You have no sea kayaking experience and no formal instruction. It may be your first time in a kayak!

Skill Level:Ages:Class, Seminar or Tour:
 Beginner16 and older On-Water Classes:
Intro to Sea Kayaking - All Day
 Beginneryouth ages 8-15 Youth Classes:
Youth Go Kayaking 1/Refresher
 Beginneryouth ages 8-15 Youth Classes:
Youth Go Kayaking 2/Refresher
 Beginner16 and older On-Water Classes:
Kayak Essentials
 Beginner16 and older On-Water Classes:
Kayak Essentials for Women



Basic Skills
Build on the fundamentals. For paddlers with some sea kayaking experience or formal instruction.

Skill Level:Ages:Class, Seminar or Tour:
 Basic Skillsyouth ages 8-15 Youth Paddling Tours:
Youth Paddle Tour of Garrett Bay
 Basic Skillsall ages On-Land Workshops:
Navigation Basics
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Kayak Tune-Up
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Boat Control
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Boat Control for Women
 Basic Skillsyouth ages 8-15 Youth Classes:
Youth Challenge
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Forward Stroke
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Combining Strokes
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Combining Strokes for Women
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Rescue Techniques
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Rescue Techniques for Women
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Towing
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Video Stroke Analysis
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Intro to Greenland Paddling
 Basic Skills16 and older On-Water Classes:
Paddler's Choice
 Basic Skillsall ages On-Water Classes:
Kayak Play
 Basic Skillsall ages Relaxed Pace Tours:
Mink River
 Basic Skillsall ages Relaxed Pace Tours:
Naturalist Tour - Mink River
 Basic Skillsall ages Relaxed Pace Tours:
Kangaroo Lake Relaxed Pace Tour
 Basic Skillsall ages Relaxed Pace Tours:
Europe & Newport Bays Relaxed Pace
 Basic Skillsall ages Relaxed Pace Tours:
Rowleys Bay to Sand Bay Relaxed Pace
 Basic Skills16 and older Relaxed Pace Tours:
Garrett Bay Relaxed Pace
 Basic Skills16 and older Paddling Tours:
Baileys Harbor Relaxed Pace



Intermediate
You have sea kayaking experience on large lakes with waves up to 2 ft, and have had formal kayaking instruction. You are comfortable tipping over with a spray skirt on and can get back in your kayak with assistance.

Skill Level:Ages:Class, Seminar or Tour:
 Intermediate16 and older On-Water Classes:
Forward Stroke 2
 Intermediate16 and older On-Water Classes:
Greenland Paddling 2
 Intermediate16 and older On-Water Classes:
Intro to Kayak Rolling
 Intermediate16 and older On-Water Classes:
Kayak Rolling 2
 Intermediate16 and older Paddling Tours:
Rowleys Bay to Spider Island
 Intermediate16 and older Paddling Tours:
Garrett Bay to Ellison Bay
 Intermediate16 and older Paddling Tours:
Moonlight Bay
 Intermediate16 and older Paddling Tours:
Sister Islands
 Intermediate16 and older Paddling Tours:
Strawberry Islands
 Intermediate16 and older Paddling Tours:
Northport to Plum Island
 Intermediate16 and older Paddling Tours:
Whitefish Dunes & Cave Pt. - All Day
 Intermediate16 and older Skill Builder Tours:
Sister Islands Skill Builder Tour
 Intermediate16 and older Skill Builder Tours:
Horseshoe Island Skill Builder Tour



Skills Challenge
For paddlers with proficient fundamental skills. Refine or put them to use in open water conditions.

Skill Level:Ages:Class, Seminar or Tour:
 Skills Challenge16 and older On-Water Classes:
BCU 3 Star Training



Advanced
You are experienced paddling on great lakes, have solid sea kayaking skills, and have had formal kayaking instruction. You can cover 12-15 miles, at a 3-4 mile/hour pace, and handle waves 3 ft or bigger.

Skill Level:Ages:Class, Seminar or Tour:
 Advanced16 and older On-Water Classes:
Advanced Rescues and Towing
 Advanced16 and older On-Water Classes:
Open Water Adventure
 Advanced16 and older On-Water Classes:
Wind, Waves and Surf
 Advanced16 and older Paddling Tours:
Tennison to Chambers Is. - All Day
 Advanced16 and older Paddling Tours:
Porte des Morts Open Water Passage
 Advanced16 and older Skill Builder Tours:
Tip of the Door Skill Tour - All Day