Programs for youth teach kayak skillsSuperior and Douglas County youths looking for adventure still have time to sign up for summer kayaking and climbing camps offered by the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Outdoor Adventure Program.
Superior and Douglas County youths looking for adventure still have time to sign up for summer kayaking and climbing camps offered by the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Outdoor Adventure Program.
Youngsters ranging in age from second grade through high school can take part in one-day or five-day adventures to learn kayaking and rock climbing, or have fun and gain confidence on the region’s only ropes courses. Teen camps include overnight trips in kayaking and climbing.
All camps and trips are supervised and guided. Equipment provided. For more information or to register, call Joel Peterson at (715) 395-4652 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paddlers learn basic techniques, skills and leadership required to enjoy the excitement of kayaking 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 30. The goal is to provide an enjoyable and challenging experience for campers in grades 2-5 that will help them enjoy an active lifestyle and the beauty of our local natural environment. No experience necessary. All camps instructed by trained and certified UW-Superior Outdoor Staff. Cost $30. Students in grades 5-8 can participate July 16 or Aug. 6. Registration limited to the first 10 people.
For Teen Kayak week, scheduled activities include kayak lessons and paddling in the bay. The camp concludes with a three-day, two-night kayaking excursion at the Apostle Islands. The camp runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20-July 24 for six kids 13 and older. Cost is $300. Meals provided.
Teen Climbing Week includes use of UW-Superior’s Indoor Climbing Wall, Superior Challenge Ropes Course, and a day trip to Ely’s Peak. The camp concludes with a two-day, one-night trip to Tettegouche State Park 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 10-14. For 10 participants ages 13 and older. Cost is $280. Meals provided.