Canoe, Kayak & Stand Up Paddleboard Instruction

Whether you're new to paddling or a seasoned veteran, Rutabaga Outdoor Programs can help you improve the quality and enjoyment of your paddling experiences. For over 30 years we've taught thousands of children and adults the skills to enjoy canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddling (SUP). We invite you to discover our wide range of classes for all ages and abilities. We hope you'll join us for some on-water fun and learning this season!

Wilderness First Aid
Join Rutabaga and NOLS Wilderness Medicine for WFA on May 18-19, 2019. The class usually fills quickly so sign up today! More info can be found here.

Door County Sea Kayak Symposium
Registration for the 2019 Door County Sea Kayak Symposium will open in mid January. Find out more information here.

here. ACA Instructor Certification
Check out Rutabaga's ACA instructor certification courses for Canoe, Kayak and SUP. Learn more about how you can share your passion for paddling!
Essentials of River Canoe L2 ICW - June 7-9, 2019
Essentials of Kayak Touring L2 ICW - June 20-23, 2019
Essentials of Stand-Up Paddleboard L2 ICW - June 28-30, 2019

Summer Fun for Kids!
We are finalizing our summer schedule and will have all youth camps and adult classes listed here by early February. Thanks for your interest in learning with Rutabaga! See you on the water!

Amelia Musser
Rutabaga Outdoor Programs