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OTEX - Gateway Kayak Certification - SA & Adult

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Date:
Fri Sep 22, 7:00 PM - Sun Sep 24, 12:00 PM
Location:
Camp Kateri, 183 Shalom Camp Trail, Hawthorne, FL 32640 Map
Category:
Outdoors and Camp, Adult Training
Level:
Volunteer, Senior, Ambassador
 

Outdoor Training Extravaganza — OTEX — is an annual weekend with the mission of all participants receiving training in a multitude of specific outdoor skills. Participants will grow in knowledge, skill and self-confidence to enhance their girls outdoor experiences.

Explore McCarthy Lake by kayak — no experience required! Learn the basics of recreational flat water kayak paddling including strokes, games, group safety and rescue skills. Successful completion of this class enables participants to facilitate kayak activities at Camp Kateri.

As part of the Gateway Kayak Certification process, participants must also agree to facilitate a session during Aquatics Weekend at Camp Kateri.

Requirements: Participants must be at least 16 years old. Those 18 and older will achieve the first step toward becoming an Gateway instructor.

As part of the Gateway Kayak Certification process, participants must also agree to facilitate a session during Aquatics Weekend at Camp Kateri.

Cost: $70/girl, $70/adult
Contact: Jacquie Johnson, (904) 652-1364, jjohnson@girlscouts-gateway.org
Register by Sept. 18 at noon.

* Fee includes lodging, meals and session materials. Please eat dinner before arriving Friday night.
* Attendees must be currently registered and approved volunteers.
* Gateway Canoe Certification applies only to the lakes at Camp Kateri and the pond at North Fork. Participants are not certified to take paddlers on Black Creek at North Fork.

Cancellation/refunds: Cancellations must be received by Sept. 8 for a full refund. Any cancellations between Sept. 9-15 incur a $25 cancellation fee. No refunds will be issued after Sept. 16.