Paddle Camps

Easter Camp 2020

Canoeing Ireland Training Centre runs Kayaking Camps over the Easter holidays . These camps are aimed at juniors and will run over the two week school break .

  • The aim of the camps is to promote the sport of kayaking by introducing young people to it in a safe and fun environment.
  • To progress those who enjoy the sport already.
  • To have fun, learn a new sport, gain the basic skills (Assessment for Level 1 or 2 skills award can be included ).
  • Promote team building and awareness between young people.
  • To make new friends.

Camp Duration

Junior Camp (10-13 yrs. age) Mornings 10: 00 – 13:00

Senior Camp (12 – 16 yrs. age) 10:00 – 15:00

Week Starting Finish Month Group Time
1 6th 10th April Junior Camp 10.00 – 13.00
1 6th 10th April Senior Camp 10.00 – 15.00
2 2nd 14th April Junior Camp 10.00 – 13.00
2 2nd 14th April Senior Camp 10.00 -15.00

There will be a small break during each session (children are advised to bring a snack).

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Cost

Per Child:

Junior weekly camp: €125

Senior weekly camp: €150

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What to bring

We supply all the kayaking gear. What you need to bring is appropriate clothing for under the wetsuit, Shorts/Swimming gear, warm fleece/hoodie or thermal that can get wet and also old runners and a towel.

Don’t bring any of your good stuff!  It’s a busy half day so you’ll need a snack , plenty to drink to keep yourself hydrated throughout.

Children must be signed in and out of the camp everyday by a parent or guardian.   Children are nort allowed to “come and go” by themselves.

Please note that places on the camps are limited and will be awarded on a first come first served basis, hence early booking is advised.  

Adventure Kayak Camp 2020

Canoeing Ireland is proud to announce the launch of its Summer Adventure Kayak Camps  2020 . The camps are aimed at young people between the ages of 10 and 16 and will run during July and August

The main aims of the camps are:

  • to introduce young people to a range of paddle sports in a safe and fun environment.
  • To have fun, learn a variety of paddle sports and gain basic skill levels
  • To promote team building and water safety awareness among young people.
  • To make new frien
    Assessment for Canoeing Ireland Skils Award certificates in Kayaking and Sit on Tops (SoT) are available 

Activities

During the week participants will be introduced to a mix of paddle sports including Kayaking, Canoeing and Sit-on-Tops.  Workshops in competitive disciplines such as Slalom, Polo and Wildwater can be included . Students will get to experience short river trips and learn about paddle fitness. The camps will also cover water safety knowledge and skills.


Camp Dates

Week Month Dates Junior
10 – 12 yrs.
Senior
12- 16 yrs.
YKA
12 – 16 yrs.
1  June 29th – 3rd 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10 – 15.00
2  July 6th– 10th 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
3 July 13th – 17th 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
4  July 20th – 24th 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
5  July 27th– 31st 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
6 Aug 4th – 7th 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
7  Aug 10th – 14th 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00
8 Aug 17th – 21st 10.00 – 13.00 10.00 – 15.00 10.00 – 15.00

Camp Duration

  • Junior Camp (Full Day) 10:00 – 13:00 for 10 to 12yrs
  • Senior Camp (Full Day)10:00 – 15:00 for 13 – 16yrs.

Free supervision is available from 9:30 and until 15:30 with the Instructors on site. Children are advised to bring a packed lunch.


Cost

Junior Camp : €125 pp

Junior Camp : €150 pp

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Camps operate from our Training Centre on the Strawberry beds, Lucan. Link 

What to bring

We supply all the kayaking gear. What you need to bring is suitable clothing for under the wetsuit, Shorts/Swimming gear, warm fleece/hoodie or thermal that can get wet and also old runners and a towel. If you have your own wet gear you are welcome to bring that.

Don’t bring any of your good stuff!  It’s a busy half/full day so you’ll need a packed lunch with lots of snacks, plenty to drink to keep yourself hydrated throughout.

All young people must be signed in and out of the camp every day by a parent or guardian.