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Youth Programs are the heart and soul of Paddler Co-op

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Kids C.A.N. Day Camp

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Whitewater Adventure Day Camp Program $415

This program is suitable for brand new, beginner or intermediate youth
Ages 7-13
  • Rotate through four days of whitewater adventures!
  • Program could include experiences in Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing
  • Develop personal skills through play and positive environment
  • Land based activities to foster group process and augment on water fun
  • Whitewater River Running Instruction, safety & rescue education
  • Encourages Self-Regulation, Builds Confidence and Connection
  • Includes Equipment Rental
  • Participants will require a packed lunch, closed toe shoes that can get wet & personal clothing

2018 Dates:

Session A: July 9 -12

Session B July 16-19

Session C: Aug 13-16

Session D: Aug 20-23

Subject to enrolment, minimum 5 participants

Kids C.A.N. Weekend

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Kids CAN- Weekend Whitewater Adventure Day Program     $210

Ages 7-12

  • Two days of whitewater adventures!
  • Program could include experiences in Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing
  • Develop personal skills through play and positive environment
  • Land based activities to foster group process and augment on water fun
  • Whitewater River Running Instruction, safety & rescue education
  • Encourages Self-Regulation, Builds Confidence and Connection
  • Includes Equipment Rental
  • Participants will require a packed lunch, closed toe shoes that can get wet & personal clothing 

2018 Sessions

Session A: July 14-15

Session B: Aug 18 -19

Subject to enrolment, minimum 5 participants

Rippers-Intermediate Kayak Day Program

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Kids C.A.N RIPPERS $435 

Intermediate Kayak Whitewater Day Program

RIPPERS is a FOUR DAY kayaking focused program designed to progress participants abilities, focusing on fundamentals of river running & play boating.

Ages 10-16

Whitewater Roll NOT Necessary, great program to prepare for SHRED

  • Program could include rivers such as: Lower and Middle Madawaska
  • Develop personal skills through progression and a positive environment
  • Focus on group safety and appropriate rescue education
  • Encourages Self-Regulation, Builds Confidence and Connection
  • Includes Equipment Rental
  • Participants will require a packed lunch, closed toe shoes that can get wet & personal clothing

2018 Dates

Session A: July 16-19

Subject to enrolment, minimum 5 participant

SHRED- Advanced Kayak Day Program

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Kids C.A.N. SHRED Kayak Day Camp $560 

Advanced Kayak Whitewater Kayak Day Program

Ages 10-16

SHRED is a FOUR DAY kayaking program focused on progressing participants abilities by focusing on the fundamentals of river running and play boating

  • REQUIRED TO HAVE CONFIDENT ROLL IN CURRENT
  • Program could include rivers such as: Lower and Middle Madawaska, Ottawa Middle and Main channels and the Petawawa Town Section (all water level pending)
  • Develop personal skills through progression and a positive environment
  • Focus on group safety and appropriate rescue education
  • Encourages Self-Regulation, Builds Confidence and Connection
  • Includes Equipment Rental
  • Participants will require a packed lunch, closed toe shoes that can get wet & personal clothing

    2018 Program Dates

    Session 1: July 23-26

    Session 2: Aug 13-16

Subject to enrolment, minimum 5 participants

STOKED! - Advanced Kayak Overnight Program

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STOKED! Kayak Program     $1,260.00 

Advanced OVERNIGHT Traveling Whitewater Kayak Program

Ages 13-18

STOKED! is a seven day, overnight kayaking program focused on building confident leaders, critical thinkers and independent paddlers sharing in a sense of community and respect for those around them. Participants will further their abilities by honing fundamental techniques and learning advanced skills for rescue, creek boating and play boating in a positive and supportive environment with expert coaching, media review and video production. Surf the world-class waves on the Ottawa River, explore the legendary Gatineau River and witness the stunning white water playground that is the Rouge River.

Get STOKED! to:

  • Focus on river rescue & group safety working towards being a strong, independent paddler
  • Develop personal skills through community awareness and mindfulness in a positive environment
  • Become a self-regulating, critical thinker while building confidence and connection
  • Dial in the boof on the comfortable side channels of the Gatineau – take it to the next level on the steeper drops of the Rouge
  • Develop solid freestyle form and technique on the Ottawa including video review and feedback for improvement
  • Learn how to film & photograph whitewater specific content and to edit and produce a kayaking video from program footage
  • Participants must be comfortable paddling class 3 whitewater & have a solid roll
  • Includes paddling equipment rental
  • Participants will receive packing list prior to program beginning

2018 session dates 5-11 August

Contact info@paddlerco-op.ca or 613.758.2772 for details

Mad River Overnight Wilderness Canoe Trip

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Overnight Madawaska Canoe Trip $750

Whitewater Canoeing Overnight Program 

This program is suitable for brand new, beginner or intermediate youth.

Ages 10-13

  • Participants will receive whitewater canoeing instruction
  • Program will include camping skills, food and shuttles
  • Develops personal skills through shared experiences and positive environment
  • Land based activities to foster group process and augment on water fun
  • Whitewater River Running Instruction, safety & rescue education
  • Encourages Self-Regulation, Builds Confidence and Connection
  • Includes Equipment Rental
  • Participants will receive packing list prior to trip

Session A: July 23 -26

Subject to enrolment, minimum 8 participants

Teen Whitewater RODEO Wilderness Overnight Canoe Trip

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Overnight Wilderness Adventure & Leadership Program

EXCITING overnight adventure program!

Whitewater Teen Rodeo Canoe Trip $935 

This program is suitable for brand new, beginner or intermediate youth with a focus on group process, wilderness camping skills and whitewater canoeing

Ages 13-16

  • Participants will receive whitewater canoeing instruction
  • Includes all food and shuttles to and from rivers
  • Develop personal skills through shared experiences and a positive environment
  • Land based activities foster group process and augment on water fun
  • Whitewater River Running Instruction, safety & rescue education
  • Encourages Self-Regulation, Builds Confidence and Connection
  • Includes Equipment Rental
  • Participants will receive packing list prior to trip

Session A: July 28-Aug 3 

Session subject to enrolment, minimum 8 participants