Learn to paddle the river, roll, surf, boof and shred. If you like to be active and desire to immerse yourself in the sport of kayaking, this program is for you.
As you learn about the river, you will also learn about yourself and what you can be capable of. Our programs can introduce you to the sport of kayaking, or they can help raise you to a higher level.
LAKS kayaking programs are designed, supervised, and led by Tom McEwan and a talented staff. Tom is a long time devotee and coach of white water sport, having designed over the years both the Valley Mill Camp and Camp Calleva programs. Liquid Adventures staff are ACA Certified Kayak instructors, trained in river rescue and hold wilderness first aid certifications.
Testimony to a Youth Trip
Hi Tom thanks for thinking about Rick (top ten in the country in slalom racing)… I will tell you , he loved your trip that he went with you back when he was either 13 or 14. More importantly that trip played a pivotal point in his slalom and paddling career. Up until that time, he was afraid of getting into big holes, he often took the easier line down a hard rapid etc. He came back from the trip so much more confident and it changed him from a rather timid paddler into a much more aggressive one. It was such a dramatic and noticeable change. This has certainly helped when he has paddled big water race courses, He hasn’t looked back at those timid days since. (athough he still uses common sense when he paddles) I always talk how that trip change him. Just thought you should know that. – Sandy Powell