The Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center in Grasonville, MD is excited to host:

American Canoe Association  Level I Quick Start Your Kayak Workshop *Dryland Only 

April 15th 10 am – 1 pm

This workshop is a brief introduction to paddling a kayak.  Participants are presented with basic information on safe paddle preparations and simple rescues strategies are introduced.  Equipment terminology and description of usage is explored. Loading and unloading from a vessel will be demonstrated. A minimal paddle skill set is presented and practices on dry land, allowing students to safely and comfortably maneuver on still water on the following crafts: traditional decked kayaks, inflatables and sit on tops.

Note: Use of spray-skirts is not part of this course.

Cost: $30 for CBEC members, $35 for Non CBEC members

To register:

Questions:  Courtney Leigh, Volunteer and Adult Education Coordinator