Kayaking Summer Activity Courses for Children in Jersey 2014
Learn to kayak. Have fun afloat with Jersey Kayak Adventures, a British Canoe Union (BCU) and Adventuremark approved centre.
Sit-on-top kayaks are versatile and fun. They allow rapid progression.
To encourage maximum enjoyment and learning a range of children’s sized wetsuits, kayaks and paddles is available.
Opportunity to obtain British Canoe Union Paddle-power awards. This award is specifically designed for young people and the fees are included in the course.
Courses will try to operate from various venues during the week. This is to allow for weather conditions and gives young people a broader experience of our fantastic coastline.
Courses are run by Mick who has considerable experience of working with young people.
To encourage maximum enjoyment and learning a range of children’s sized wetsuits, kayaks and paddles is available. Kayaking activity courses operate with a narrow age range so children get a better experience. A maximum of 10 children per course.
Opportunity to gain BCU Paddle-power passport award (£5).
For safety this course is run with two staff on the water at all times. All our staff are Police checked and attended child protection training.
Children should be water confident and are likely to get wet.
Transport is not provided.
Summer Holiday Adventure Kayak Courses 2014
9–11yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 28-30 July 100-1200, £81
9-11yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 4-6 August 1000–1200, £81
11-13yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 21-23 August 1000-1200 £81
14-16yrs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11-13 August 1000–1230, £81
Additional dates and family groups are possible if booked in advance
An online booking form is normally sent out for each course booked. Alternatively you can download and scan or post the Children’s course booking form (pdf)
Add more days by booking extra fun sessions listed below.
Children’s Kayaking Fun Sessions 2014
One off kayaking sessions to give young people a taste of kayaking and to have fun afloat.
You can also combine these fun sessions with the three day courses.
Children should expect to get wet and be prepared to have fun!
All equipment is supplied including wetsuits.
Cost: £27 per session
9-11yrs Thursday 31 July 1000-1200
9-11yrs Friday 1 August 1000-1200
9-11yrs Thursday 7 August 1000-1200
9-11yrs Friday 8 August 1000-1200
11-13yrs Thursday 24 August 1000-1230
11-13yrs Friday 25 August 1000-1230
14-16yrs Thursday 14 August 1000-1200
14-16yrs Friday 15 August 1000-1200
Parents and Children Kayaking
This summer share the experience of kayaking. Learn new skills together and explore the fantastic coastline of Jersey as part of your activity holiday.
Paddling distances is not the aim, as children can get tired or bored. Expect to explore nooks and crannies and have fun afloat.
Single and tandem seat kayaks are available to allow a wide range of ages to get afloat.
All equipment is supplied including adult (we have ladies and mens sizes) and child sized wetsuits from 4 years upwards, junior kayaks, paddles and buoyancy aids.
Daily family kayak sessions at 1400-1630
Adults £37.50 per person
Children £27 per person
August Family offer: 2 adults and 2 children under 18yrs £120
Learn kayaking and safety skills by booking two or three consecutive or weekly sessions during the holidays with the opportunity to gain BCU Star or Paddle-power awards.
All children’s courses are subject to minimum number signing up. (It is rare that we cancel a course due to low numbers.)
Full course details will be sent by email once you have booked.