Trip Planning 101 for Paddlers
- Online Introductory Course
Are you getting excited about getting out kayaking? Are you ready to start planning a paddling trip of your own and do some exploring? Now is the time to start your planning; we all know how fast the summer goes. Join us for this in-depth online Trip Planning 101 Course for Paddlers for 2 Saturdays April 1 and 8 from 10-12.
This is an introductory course for those new to planning a day or overnight kayaking trip. It is also a good refresher for those who have more experience and gives you lots of tips and handy checklists to fine tune your paddling plans.
By the end of the course you will learn: Pre-trip planning, introduction to weather, charts, tides & currents; how to plan a paddling route and camping destination, how to pack and outfit your boat for safety and comfort, what gear to bring, how to be a green camper, safety and emergency protocols, local areas where you can camp and enjoy beginner overnight and day trips. And for homework, you will be taking all you have learned and plan a kayaking trip.