Connect. Adventure. Nature

Youth Programs are the heart and soul of our organization!

From private and public school groups, to Kids C.A.N. day camp, our Kayak Programs, overnight leadership programs or specialized programs, we welcome any opportunity to support kids paddling!

Don’t see what you need… we will gladly create individualized programs!


Kids C.A.N.

Kids C.A.N. Camp (Ages 7-13)

Kids Connect. Adventure. Nature.

Paddling day camp appropriate for brand new, beginner or intermediate youth. Experience fresh inspiration, new challenges, and unique opportunities!

  • Personal Canoe & Kayak skill development
  • Active Play
  • Whitewater River Running Instruction
  • Whitewater Rescue and Safety lessons
  • Outdoor Skills
  • Self-Regulation
  • Confidence Building
  • Nature Awareness and Appreciation
    • Gear Rental Included
    • Participants need a packed lunch
  • Program Fee: $315 + HST

2016 Scheduled Dates:

  1. Session 1: July 11-15
  2. Session 2: July 18-22
  3. Session 3: July 25-29
  4. Session 4: August 8-12

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Register online! Sessions Subject to enrollment

Kids C.A.N. Shred

New This Season!

Kids C.A.N. Shred Camp (Ages 11+)

Kids Connect. Adventure. Nature.

Furthering skills learned in the Kid C.A.N. program, this day camp is designed for our advanced youth.  A four day paddling program packed with new on water challenges and opportunities for our self motivated and dedicated youth.
  • Personal Kayak skill development
  • Whitewater River Running Instruction
    • Including preparing for and safely running a group day trip
  • Whitewater Rescue and Safety lessons
    • Down river and play boating
  • Outdoor Skills
  • “Less play time, More Paddle time”
    • Includes Gear Rental
    • Participants need a packed lunch
    • Sessions Subject to enrollment
  • Program Fee: $315 +HST
  • Prerequisite: 2+ years of Kid Active Summer Program and a willingness to work hard on the water or a solid whitewater kayak roll and a willingness to work hard on the water.
  • Contact us for individual consideration if needed

2016 Scheduled Dates:

  1. Session 1: July 18-21
  2. Session 3: July 25-28
  3. Session 4: August 8-11

Register online!

Junior Leadership Program

Junior Leadership Program (Ages 13-16)

No previous paddling skills or outdoor experience required

*Program qualifies for community volunteer house and is applicable towards Duke of Edinburgh Awards*

Incredible overnight program aimed at developing individual whitewater skills, communication, group living, outdoor skills, leadership and facilitation experience, self regulation, personal strengths and sense of self.

“When removed from every day settings and place into the wilderness, small groups can experience new challenges and thrive in a variety of leadership opportunities”.

  • Personal whitewater skill development
  • Whitewater River Running
  • Whitewater Rescue and Safety
  • Food Preparation and Cooking
  • Communication and Group Dynamic Skills
  • Leadership and Facilitation Skills
  • Trip Preparation Experience
  • Self-regulation
  • Personal Strengths

Junior Leadership is facilitated by a minimum of 2 instructors, both highly qualified as whitewater guides and instructors, as well as experienced working with youth groups.

  • July 18- 22, 2016
  • Ages 13-16
  • 5 Day, 4 Overnights
  • Program Fee: $750 +HST
  • Includes All Gear Rental and All Meals & Snacks!

Register online today!  *Subject to enrollment*crossingTheStream