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Whitewater Kayaking Workshop for anyone who is energetic to learn to Kayak on the Green River. Prior kayaking experience is not necessary but a kayak swimming pool class which can be found at most colleges and universities is suggested to help speed your learning on the river. You should be in excellent physical condition and comfortable around water.

August 1 - 6, 2022
Typical Day
Day 1

Familiarization with Equipment

What to expect on the Trip

Loosening and Stretching


Getting in and out of the Kayak

Learning the Forward and Reverse Strokes

How to Exit the Kayak while Rolled Over in the Water

Learning the Sweep Stroke

How to Enter and Exit Eddies (back current on the river)

Day 2

Learn various Types of Braces

Learn how to Read the River

What to do in Rapids

How to Ferry across the River

Learn the Draw Stroke

Learn Sculling

Begin Learning how to Roll

Day 3, 4, & 5

We will cover the same skills as day 2, but will go into more depth and detail. We will strive to improve in the various areas and to make them become more automatic.

Day 6

Greater emphasis on playing in the rapids, and will go over items learned throughout the trip.
Age range, type of group
Singles, couples, friends, groups

Sleeping and meals
Camping along the river beach. Guides prepare all meals starting with lunch the first day and ending with lunch the last day.

Minimum age of 16 years

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