Watersports – Week 4

Course Details – Raft Building

Age: 11-14

AM

Cost: £221 (Early-Bird: £199)

Come and get involved in this fun and exciting week learning all the skills required in your teams to build, paddle, race, and have a laugh with rafts.

This week will be based at The Perse Upper for 2 mornings, and then Milton Country Park on the final 3 mornings and will include: designing and constructing a raft from spars and barrels, teamwork, an introduction to knots and ropework, concluding with a race of your raft round our course at the end of the week!

All transport to and from Milton Country Park will be provided.

Covid-19 Update

In order to keep pupils safe, this course has been changed to paddlesports.

Course Details – Paddlesports

Age: 7-10

PM

Cost: £221 (Early-Bird: £199)

This course is a Paddlesports course aimed at our budding young paddlers out there. The activities will focus on getting young people into paddling through games. This week will be based at Milton Country Park and will include: an introduction to canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and plenty of fun games!

All transport to and from Milton Country Park will be provided.

Covid-19 Update

In order to keep pupils safe, some changes will have to be made to the way this course will be delivered. This website will be updated with a new course descriptor in due course.

Tutor Profile

Dave Janes Jnr is a highly experienced kayaker and canoeist with many years of experience leading trips in the UK and abroad. He currently provides British Canoeing courses to other aspiring watersport coaches and delivers a wide range of expeditions for school

Dave Janes Snr is an experienced paddler and mountaineer and a former member of the Great Britain Canoe Slalom Team. He has just retired from the Fire Service as a Station Commander after 31 years’ service. In 2018 he led an expedition as senior river leader for British Exploring Society to the Yukon, Canada.

Both Daves work regularly with Perse expeditions, and were leaders in the Summit 12 expedition to Sweden in June 2019.

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