Youth Kayak Academy

This course has challenged youth from the Kootenays and beyond for over a decade. The morning paddlers take a slow progressed out look on whitewater kayaking. Starting in the lake and graduating to the river in plastic or inflatable kayaks.

The afternoon is packed with learning to paddle board, jr. Raft guide training and getting extra practice on the river.

Youth Week specializes in group leadership, rescue techniques and kayak fitness. Students learn basic paddle strokes and concepts, river safety, how to roll, and more.

Suitable for ages 10-16.


Course type: Youth

Duration: 5 Days

Start times - Full days: 9am - 4pm1/2 days - Mornings only: 9am - 12pm

Availability:  1: July 13-17 2: July 27 - 313: Aug 10 - 14

Class of river: II - III+

Full Day:


$50 non refundable deposit, holds your place

Half Day: