Community Outreach at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Outdoor Adventures: Introduction to Kayaking Course
Join the experienced Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi kayaking instructors for this 8-hour course that makes an absolute beginner a proficient kayaker and takes experienced kayakers to new levels of enjoyment and proficiency in one day!
The Introduction to Kayaking course is designed to teach beginner paddlers how to safely and enjoyably kayak on lakes, calm, protected, ocean environments and other flat water settings. Experienced kayakers will also benefit from instruction in advanced paddling techniques and other skills that will greatly enhance their enjoyment.
Participants in this course will be specially outfitted with top quality boats, paddles and life jackets for the day.
Things you will learn:
Proper selection and usage of safety equipment
How to identify and reduce risks
All about kayaks and paddles
Carrying, launching and boarding a kayak
Maneuvering and controlling a kayak on the water
"Rules of the Road"
Rescue and Safety
Course Tuition: $100.00 per participant
Course Dates: Introduction to Kayaking courses are held on the last Saturday of every month, weather permitting, except Saturday's after major holidays.
Available courses are:
Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM