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Paddle Camp

Learn the basics of both canoeing and kayaking, including self and assisted rescues. Then try out your new skills on an adventurous paddling trip through the Chichaqua Oxbows. Bring a towel, sturdy water shoes and dress to get wet each day. Camp led by certified instructors, all equipment and PFD’s provided. Camp will take place from 9am-3:30pm each day.

Day 1 Meeting Location: Jester Park Outdoor Recreation & Wellness Center

Day 2 Meeting Location: Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt

REGISTRATION: Required

DEADLINE: Register by June 29

COST: $90

AGES: 12-16 year olds

Our top priority has been and will continue to be the health and well-being of the public and the staff. In response to the ongoing development of COVID-19, Polk County Conservation programs will adhere to social distancing, smaller group size, increased sanitation and facemasks mandatory while indoors.

Jester Park, Kayaking, Canoeing, Summer Camp

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