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2021 Junior Paddle Camps

Paddle Camps at Richmond Canoe Club are five day beginners’ kayak and canoe courses for children from aged 10 – 13.

Course format:

  • Each week we run a set of 2 courses of five sessions each, Monday-Friday
  • Each course will consist of five 1.5-hour sessions
  • Each course is limited to 20 participants; children will be led by a team of four coaches and four assistants
  • Course sessions times will vary to coincide with the safest conditions on the Thames (no tidal flows)
  • Please note that start times for Courses 1,2,5 and 9 vary through the week
  • Price for a course is £135 per child for five sessions over a week

Course schedule – dates and times:

  • Course 1: 19 Jul – 23 Jul; Monday 13:30, Tuesday 13:30, Wednesday 9:30, Thursday 9:30, Friday 9:30
  • Course 2: 19 Jul – 23 Jul; Monday 15:30, Tuesday 15:30, Wednesday 15:30, Thursday 11:30, Friday 11:30
  • Course 3: 26 Jul – 30 Jul: Monday 9:30, Tuesday 9:30, Wednesday 9:30, Thursday 9:30, Friday 9:30
  • Course 4: 26 Jul – 30 Jul; Monday 11:30, Tuesday 11:30, Wednesday 11:30, Thursday 11:30, Friday 11:30
  • Course 5: 2 Aug – 6 Aug; Monday 13:30, Tuesday 13:30, Wednesday 13:30, Thursday 9:30, Friday 9:30
  • Course 6: 2 Aug – 6 Aug; Monday 15:30, Tuesday 15:30, Wednesday 15:30, Thursday 15:30, Friday 15:30
  • Course 7: 9 Aug – 13 Aug; Monday 9:30, Tuesday 9:30, Wednesday 9:30, Thursday 9:30, Friday 9:30
  • Course 8: 9 Aug – 13 Aug; Monday 11:30, Tuesday 11:30, Wednesday 11:30, Thursday 11:30, Friday 11:30
  • Course 9: 16 Aug – 20 Aug; Monday 13:30, Tuesday 13:30, Wednesday 13:30, Thursday 9:30, Friday 9:30
  • Course 10: 16 Aug – 20 Aug: Monday 15:30, Tuesday 15:30, Wednesday 15:30, Thursday 15:30, Friday 15:30
  • Course 11: 23 Aug – 27 Aug; Monday 9:30, Tuesday 9:30, Wednesday 9:30, Thursday 9:30, Friday 9:30
  • Course 12: 23 Aug – 27 Aug; Monday 11:30, Tuesday 11:30, Wednesday 11:30, Thursday 11:30, Friday 11:30

To book places, complete the form and pay using our WebCollect page. For full information see our Paddle Camps page.

2021 Junior Improver Canoe/ Kayak Courses

Junior Improver Courses are 5-day, Monday – Friday, courses designed as a progression from Paddle Camps. Led by two coaches, children will learn more about canoe and kayak technique, on and off the water.

  • Improver courses are only suitable for children who have already completed a Paddle Camps course.
  • Courses last 2 hours each day; course sessions times will vary to coincide with the safest conditions on the Thames (no tidal flows)
  • Please note that start times for Improver courses 2 and 4 vary through the week
  • Each course is limited to 10 participants
  • Price for a course is £135 per child for five sessions over a week

Improvers schedule – dates and times:

  • Improvers 1: 26 Jul – 30 Jul; Monday 10:00, Tuesday 10:00, Wednesday 10:00, Thursday 10:00, Friday 10:00
  • Improvers 2: 2 Aug – 6 Aug; Monday 14:00, Tuesday 14:00, Wednesday 14:00, Thursday 10:00, Friday 10:00
  • Improvers 3: 9 Aug – 13 Aug; Monday 10:00, Tuesday 10:00, Wednesday 10:00, Thursday 10:00, Friday 10:00
  • Improvers 4: 16 Aug – 20 Aug; Monday 14:00, Tuesday 14:00, Wednesday 14:00, Thursday 10:00, Friday 10:00
  • Improvers 5: 23 Aug – 27 Aug; Monday 10:00, Tuesday 10:00, Wednesday 10:00, Thursday 10:00, Friday 10:00