Kayak Skills Clinic at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge

Posted May 06, 2013, at 6:05 p.m.
Last modified May 19, 2013, at 1:56 p.m.
The best kayak for you ..
The best kayak for you ..

Saturday, June 22, 2013 1 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Hirundo Wildlife Refuge, 35 Hudson Road - Gate 3, Alton, ME

For more information: Gudrun Keszöcze; 2079449259;

Castine Kayak Adventures and Hirundo Wildlife Refuge collaborate to offer a Kayak Skills Clinic at the Refuge.

Jump start your summer of kayaking! In this workshop Karen Francoeur will cover the basics of kayak technique from getting into and out of your craft gracefully, choosing the right kayak, paddle and essential gear for the location you plan to paddle, stroke techniques for paddling with finesse and ease.

Fee: $55 per clinic (20% of the proceeds to support programming at Hirundo). BYOK or Kayak Rentals available $10. Registration and cancellation requested by June 20; call 944-9259. Meet in the parking lot at Gate 3.

You might also be interested in Kayak Rescue Skills Clinic on July 27. Cost for both is $95, you save $15.

Directions: From the South – Take the I-95 N to ME-43 exit 197 to Old Town/Hudson. Turn left onto Rt. 43 (Hudson Rd). Go west 4.9 mi and take Gate 3 off Rt. 43 (right side, just before the bridge).