Adult, Family & Youth Paddling Opportunities

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!

Door County Sea Kayak Symposium
Discover the beauty of Door County from a sea kayak and become part of the kayaking community! Learn more and register at

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!
There is a lot of summer fun to be had on the water! Get your kids outdoors with Rutabaga's Kids Paddling Camps!

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.

See you on the water!

Amelia Musser & Tucker Moore
Rutabaga Outdoor Programs