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Lake Powell Youth Paddling Camp - June 6-8, 2023 - Full with waiting list
Lake Powell Youth Paddling Camp - June 6-8, 2023 - Full with waiting list

Tue, Jun 06

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Wahweap Campground

Lake Powell Youth Paddling Camp - June 6-8, 2023 - Full with waiting list

This is a 3 day/ 2-night adventure for local youth ages 8-14 years old. We will be camping at the Wahweap Campground, paddling kayaks and paddle boards on Lake Powell and doing a Colorado River float trip with Horseshoe Bend Rafting from the Glen Canyon Dam to Lee's Ferry! Sponsored by Aramark!

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Time & Location

Jun 06, 2023, 9:00 AM MST – Jun 08, 2023, 4:00 PM MST

Wahweap Campground, Wahweap, AZ 86040, USA

About the event

Paddling camp for youth ages 8-14 from Northern Arizona and Southern Utah.  We will spend 3 days and 2 nights learning to safely using kayaks and paddle boards at the Lake Powell. We will be camping at the Wahweap Campground near Page, AZ.  The campground and lake are surrounded by beautiful red rocks and desert landscape with some hiking and walking trails nearby. We will be using kayaks and paddleboard, learning paddling safety and practicing basic skills. We will also be doing a Colorado River Float Trip with Wilderness River Adventures -Horseshoe Bend Rafting from the Glen Canyon Dam to Lee's Ferry on the second day of camp.

Aramark Destinations, Lake Powell Resorts and Wilderness River Adventures have generously donated the 2 night stay at the Wahweap Campground and a river float trip for our group of campers!

Some of the skills and experiences the youth will be exposed to:

  • Water recreation safety
  • Paddling safety and basic paddling skills
  • Fire starting and fire safety
  • Leave No Trace outdoor adventure principles
  • Basic camping skills
  • Introduction to outdoor cooking
  • River float trip with river ecology and natural history

The cost of this adventure is only $150 per youth and includes all the food and the use of our tents. You just need to bring a sleeping bag (and sleeping pad if you want), your clothes and your personal items. We will send you more details and a suggested packing list after you register.

Some scholarships are available that pay half of the cost of $75. Email us at info@wildcanyon.org for more information about the scholarships or if you have questions about this camping adventure. There are 10 spaces available, so sign up now to reserve your spot!

Transportation to and from Lake Powell is not included in the cost.

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