6th Annual Cowichan River Youth Kayak Festival

Date 2018 Apr 13-15 Ical
see details below and attached
Location Cowichan River Provincial Park
Address Cowichan River Provincial Park

The Object
To introduce youth aged 12 to 18 to the sport of whitewater kayaking in a safe and fun environment.

This festival is based on the Cowichan River in the Horseshoe Bend area of Cowichan River Provincial Park, Near Duncan BC.

Friday, April 13
4 p.m. - 6 p.m.: Check in and set up at campsite (Horseshoe Bend Group Campsite)
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Introductory safety in the pool – Cowichan Aquatic Centre, Duncan
9:30 p.m.: Return to campsite

Saturday, April 14
9:30 a.m.: Be ready to paddle and meet at shelter
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: On-water session #1
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. On-water session #2
6:00 p.m.: Dinner at campsite
Evening program around campfire

Sunday, April 15
9:30 a.m.: Be ready to paddle and meet at shelter
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: On-water session #1
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: On-water session #2
3:30 p.m.: Clean-up, awards, acknowledgements

Who should participate?

Any youth aged 12 to 18 regardless of experience. We will be providing equipment and instruction for total beginners right up to advanced whitewater paddlers.

Please register on-line (click register link above)

$100 per youth for CKBC members, $110 for non members
There is a late fee ($25) for registration after March 31.

Breakfast and dinner Saturday
Breakfast Sunday
Instruction, Camping fees, pool fees, (there is some equipment available if needed).

Great map can be found at:

Contact Dan Norman 250-743-9860
Type Athlete Training Camp
This is a Canoe Kayak BC sanctioned event
Category Whitewater
Affiliate CanoeKayak BC
Deadline 2018-04-08 21:00:00 -0700
Form Individual Registration Form
Form Informed Consent
Information 2018 CRYK Festival Flyer