Connect. Adventure. Nature

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

Don’t see what you need? Let us create an individualized program for you!



1 Day Kids Intro Kayak

Kids Kayak- 1 Day

  • Introductory Kids Kayak Course
  • Ages 8-12
  • Saturday, August 12th: 9am- 4pm
  • Special! Only $130 + No HST!!! Fantastic deal!

Kids C.A.N. Connect. Adventure. Nature.

Whitewater Adventure Program

Kids C.A.N. FIVE day camps are suitable for brand new, beginner or intermediate youth.
Ages 7-13
  • Rotate through a week of whitewater adventures!
  • Experience Rafting, Kayaking & Canoeing
  • Develop Personal Canoe & Kayak skills in small group rotations
  • Active Outdoor Play
  • Whitewater River Running Instruction, safety & rescue education
  • Encourage Self-Regulation & Build Confidence

*2017 program modifications to incorporate canoeing & rafting, allowing more exposure to whitewater vessels & experiences.  Rotation of participants with instructors allows for more quality time on water to further personal skill development.  This will support our intermediate paddlers more than in the past with specific kayak or canoe skills of choice.  

Cost: $415- No HST if registered by July 1st! 

Start Time: 9 am

Pick Up Time: 4 pm

  • Includes necessary Equipment Rentals
  • Participants require a packed lunch, closed toe shoes that can get wet & personal clothing

2017 Sessions:

Sold Out! Session A: July 10-14

Sold Out! -Session B: July 17-21

Sold out! Session C: July 24-28

Registration Full! Session D: August 7-11

 5 spots left! Session F: August 21-25


Kids C.A.N. SHRED Camp (Ages 10+)

Kids Connect. Adventure. Nature.

For our advanced Kayak focused youth.
Four day paddling program packed with new on water challenges & opportunities for self motivated youth paddlers.

“Less play time, More Paddle time”


  • Solid whitewater kayak roll
  • Self motivated paddler
  • Contact us for individual consideration if needed

Fee: $510-No HST if registered by July 1st!

  • Includes Equipment Rental
  • Participants will require a packed lunch, closed toe shoes that can get wet & personal clothing

2017 Sessions:

Session 1: July 24-27

Session 2: August 14-17

Mad River Overnight


Madawaska River Overnight Canoe Trip

August 7-11, 2017

  • Girls Group & Boys Group- facilitated separately
  • Ages 10-12
  • 5 days & 4 nights
  • Whitewater canoe, river run & camp in the wilderness!
  • No previous experience required, all skill levels welcome
  • All meals, paddling equipment & supervision included! What a steal! 
  • $700/participant… register by July 1 & pay NO HST!

Teen Whitewater RODEO

Overnight Whitewater Adventure & Leadership Program

EXCITING overnight adventure program aimed at developing individual skills, team building, leadership & facilitation experience, personal strengths & sense of self

July 30th- August 5th, 2017

No previous paddling skills or outdoor experience required

  • Develop personal whitewater skills
  • Learn to run whitewater safely
  • Outdoor Skill Development
  • Communication & Group Dynamic Skills
  • Leadership &Facilitation Skills
  • Self-regulation, Confidence
  • Personal Strength development


  • Program is facilitated by a minimum of 2 high qualified instructors
  • Program is suitable for Ages 13-16
  • 7 Days, 6 Overnights
  • Fee’s Include: Boats, Paddling Equipment, all Meals & Snacks!
  • Session: $850 per participant
  • This program qualifies for community volunteer hours and is applicable towards Duke of Edinburgh Awards
  •  Dates: July 30th- August 5th
    • Arrival time: 2-3pm-Sunday July 30th
    • Pick up: Noon-Saturday August 5th

“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”.