Who can attend?
Anyone with an interest in paddling! Instructor participants are individuals with interest/experience in kayaking and/or canoeing. Instructor certification not necessarily required. Paddling experience is required. Student participants are people with physical disabilities who want to learn to paddle. Students attend only on the last two days of the workshop.
Is lodging available?
Room and board is available at Bay Cliff (the workshop site). This includes lodging and meals for the 4-day course. Student participants (paddlers with disabilities) stay free. Other lodging can be found around the Big Bay area.
What equipment will I need?
Instructors will need a kayak (must have acceptable flotation), paddle, spray skirt for kayak, PFD, wetsuit, and paddling clothing. Instructors may also bring extra of the above equipment to share with the student participants (paddlers with disabilities).
Kayak equipment is provided for students.
How do I register?
If you are interested in attending the APW, contact John Webb at firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-345-9314. Fill out both the registration form and health history form and send to Bay Cliff Health Camp – PO Box 310 – Big Bay, MI 49808 or email@example.com. Registrations are accepted through August 15th, 2023. Slots are sometimes available after that date, so please reach out even if you miss the deadline!