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Kayak Training

November 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - November 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm UTC+0


Where:  Seabrook Island, S.C – St Christopher Camp & Conference Center

When:  Veterans Day weekend November 9-11, 2019

Trainers:  Ashley Brown and Jeff Atkins

Details:  Check-in Friday Nov. 8, 2019 after 3pm | Check-out by 10am Monday Nov. 11, 2019 (arrangements can be made to stay additional nights if rooms are available)

CONCEPT: 2 ½ days of Training, Touring & Fun (before the snow flies) 

Camp St. Christopher is on Seabrook Island and is a secluded quiet summer camp property. Lodging includes Air-conditioned rooms, warm showers, and breakfasts. Due to the close proximity to the ocean, we will have easy evening walks on the beach. A conference room provides us a great group meeting space for class and social activities. Dolphins strand feed along the banks and bioluminescence provides for a magical nighttime experience. There is no light pollution, so it is a perfect spot for star gazing! We are a short drive to some local restaurants and can enjoy an evening campfire near the dunes.

A Sample Plan – 
Understanding that we will modify the plan considering weather, skill and interest.

Saturday – Teach and Trek Paddle to Botany Bay. We will paddle in the Edisto River and the small creek behind Botany Bay. Review currents and tides. Do some on the go navigation, and get used to some small waves. We will plan to practice some rescues.

Sunday – We will cross over to Deveaux Banks and try to circumnavigate it! There might be breaking waves and surfable conditions. This will be the rough water day to try new things and push your boundaries.

Monday – Exhausted but still excited, we will take this half day to surf, or relax and sight sea (Sea what I did there?)

Who should come:
While this isn’t designed for people who are brand new to kayaking, you do not need to be an expert or an ocean paddler. The North Edisto Inlet provides multiple venues to include ocean surf, bouncy waves, river crossings, spectacular marsh views, and access to the undeveloped beaches of Botany Bay. Therefore paddlers can enjoy the conditions that suits them best. We will be launching into the North Edisto River near the Inlet. At that point you can turn inland to Privateer creek, cross the river to paddle around Botany Bay, or turn toward the Deveaux Bank and the Ocean.

COST: $465
Send payment to Jeff via PayPal at justoverdoit@yahoo.com

Mail a check to Wavepaddler, 531 Sweetbay Rd., Charleston, SC 29412


November 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm UTC+0
November 11, 2019 @ 3:00 pm UTC+0


Camp St Christopher
2810 Seabrook Island Road
Seabrook Island, SC 29455
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