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Lake Canoeing Skills for Adults

Sun Jun 05, 2:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

Adult Volunteers: This course is designed for those who are familiar with basic paddling strokes but need a refresher on how to best use those strokes effectively.  It will also include an emphasis on solo stern paddling. Individual feedback and helpful tips will be provided. For those interested in working towards the Small Craft Safety Certification, this class offers the opportunity to practice the skills need to pass the pre-test to take the course.

Prerequisite: Canoeing experience

At Lakamaga you can also: Stay until 6:30 and take the canoe pre-test for the Small Craft Safety Certification for Canoeing. 

Fee: $10; Registration Deadline: May 30

Please note: Small Craft Safety Certification is required when leading canoeing activities with Girl Scouts. Intro to Canoeing, Paddling for Fun and Lake Canoeing Skills will help you build the skills needed to take River Valleys Small Craft Safety Certification. You do not receive certification by completing this class.  See Safety Activity Checkpoints for canoeing for more information on Small Craft Safety Certification. As well as

Payment details: This event has a minimum deposit. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Full payment is due 30 days prior to the event start date.

If you are planning to request financial assistance, please pay the minimum deposit with a credit card and select Financial Aid as a payment type. After registering, visit to submit your financial assistance application.  

If you are planning to pay using program credits, please pay the minimum deposit with a credit card and select Program Credits as a payment type. Paper credits should be mailed to our St. Paul Service Center office. To submit Electronic Program Credits, visit

Cancellations: See our full Camp and Event Registration and Cancellation Policy at (Updated January 2022)

The deposit from your cancelled event cannot be transferred, nor refunded. To receive a refund, less the non-transferable/non-refundable deposit, we must receive your cancellation notice by the posted cancellation deadline (30 days prior to the program start date). To cancel your registration, submit the Events & Camp Cancellation Form.