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Apostle Island Sea Kayaking

This program will find you paddling among the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Lake Superior! Participants spend 5 days on the water and 4 nights on islands. Your trek will begin with an orientation to kayaking skills and include tours of the spectacular sea caves.

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Additional Details

  • Participants will have the opportunity to earn the Kayaking BSA activity patch.
  • A comprehensive medical examination is required for all participants because of the higher level of activities. This involves a physician’s visit within one year.
  • Participants should purchase a set of wetshoes/booties to protect their feet and ankles.
  • Participants should be able to fit all of their gear in a five gallon bucket. Dry bags are provided.
  • Remember, it can be colder on the water and conditions can change quickly so it is important that you bring everything on the list. Cotton clothing is highly discouraged. Wool or synthetic fabrics will keep you warmer, dryer and more comfortable.

REGISTRATION

First come first served. Opens February 15th. To register you will not use the SCMS like other programs.

Adults not required to attend alongside youth unless female youth are participating. Female youth need a registered female adult leader to attend with them. 

Availability

 

Times Offered

Sunday through Friday

Age/Grade Requirement

Entering 9th Grade or 14 yrs/old by Sept. 1st

Meeting Locations

Chippewa Camp Location

Bus Stop

Sioux Camp Location

Bus Stop

White Pine Camp Location

Bus Stop

Prerequisites

You must be a strong swimmer, and some kayaking experience is required as you may have to paddle up to 10 miles per day. Participants must pass the BSA swimmers test prior to arrival at camp.

Extra Commitments

4 nights off camp property

Additional Cost

$200

Activities and Badges in this Program

Apostle Island Sea Kayaking

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