|Adventure Kayaking - Hosted by Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve
*An Adventure to Remember*
Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve has been offering organized outdoor educational programming since 1980; new to the line-up is the fast growing sport of kayaking. All necessary equipment will be provided for you, just bring your adventure side and enthusiasm!
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Adventure Kayaking Program
We offer many different trips for the beginner, intermediate and more advance paddler. With an emphasis on fun and safety, our trips range from a leisurely scenic paddle to challenging ones in more exposed areas.
Hosted by Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve Park
*An adventure to remember*
Our adventures range from first-time recreational lessons to sessions that fine-tune your existing skills. Space is limited to 8 participants per trip.
Exploring The Natural World
These sessions will introduce you to kayaks and the essential tools of kayaking. We will spend our time enjoying the silent sport of kayaking while exploring shorelines and scenery in a new and exciting way. The program is designed for all skill levels. Meet at Barkhausen Waterfowl Preserve. A non-refundable program fee of $40/person and $25/child (16 & under) will be assessed at the time of reservation.
- Friday, July 15th - 9am to 12pm
- Friday, July 22nd - 9am to 12pm
- Saturday, August 27th - 9am to 12pm
These instructional lessons cover the characteristics of different boats and paddles, boat and paddle handling, safety and rescue and general comfort on the water. *Many locations to choose from. A non-refundable program fee of $40/person and $25/child (16 & under) will be assessed at the time of reservation.
- Saturday, July 9th - 1pm to 4pm
- Saturday, July 30th - 9am to 12pm
- Wednesday, August 10th - 1pm to 4pm
Intro to Sea Kayaking
During these lessons we will briefly cover the above along with more advance paddle strokes, rescues, tow line use and paddling in open water. We do recommend that you attend a recreational kayak program before attending a Intro to Sea Kayaking session. *The Bay of Green Bay. A non-refundable program fee of $60/person will be assessed at the time of reservation.
Most trips can be arranged around the weather (if it’s too windy on a larger body of water we can seek shelter on a river or small lake). If the program is canceled due to safety and weather concerns a full refund will be provided.
**Registration is required by calling 920-434-2824**
Space is limited and trips will fill up quickly
Everyone joining will be required to fill out a waiver and understand the inherent risk involved with this paddling sport. Our guides are properly training through the American Canoe Association as well as first aid and CPR certified. Our #1 priority is safety and you’ll notice it on the water! Please complete these two forms prior to the program:
Adventure Waiver Form
Click Here For Our 2016 Program Guide!