Lessons 

Take private or small group lessons on nearby waters.  Advanced lessons available on the Chesapeake Bay.


  * Introduction to Kayaking, 4 hours

 - Terminology, Equipment, Basics Strokes
* Basic Strokes, 3 hours
- Forward, Sweeps, Draws, Reverse, Stopping
* Safety, 2 hours
-
Self and Group Rescues

* Performance Paddling, 3 hours

  - Maximizing Efficiency in the Forward Stroke

* Basic Coastal Kayaking, 5 hours
- Navigation, Basic Rougher Water skills
* Open Water Coastal Kayaking, 5 hours
- Surf Launch/Landing, Rough Water Skills
* Traditional Greenland Kayaking, 3 hours
- Strokes, Intro to Rolling
* Rolling, 2 hours
- Sweep Roll or C2C Roll

Design Your Own Course:
- Kayaking Equipment Selection and Outfitting
- Stroke Improvement
- Advanced Strokes
- Video Stroke Analysis
- Advanced Rescues, Towing
- Advanced Rolling
- Rough Water Skills
-
Performance Paddling
- Wing Paddle Technique
- Navigation
- Trip Leading Skills
- Kayak Camping
ACA Paddler Assessments Also Available
* Level 1 Introduction
* Level 2 Basic Skills
* Level 3 Intermediate
* Level 4 Intermediate/Advanced
* Level 5 Advanced (open water)
* Trip Leading