Quiet Adventures Symposium

John will be presenting Paddling Alaska’s Prince William Sound at this year’s Quiet Adventures Symposium in Lansing, MI. Get your admission tickets to the Symposium here!

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Paddling Safety Workshop – Sponsored by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary

This comprehensive land-based program will prepare you with the fundamental knowledge to prepare for a safe trip on the water.  This program is being conducted as a service to the paddling community in cooperation with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary-Air Station Traverse City. Topics include: Conditions important to the Paddler: 4-W’s (Water, Wind, Waves and …

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Rescue Rodeo

This fun 3-hour program will cover the fundamentals of flatwater rescue to help paddlers get back in their boats after a capsize. the program will cover: Self and assisted rescue techniques The use of slings and paddle floats Re-entry for injured paddlers Plan for a fun and empowering afternoon falling out of and climbing back …

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Canoecopia 2023

John will be presenting four different topics at this year’s Canoecopia event in Madison, Wisconsin Five things I wish someone would have told me when I started kayaking Paddling Alaska’s Prince William Sound Perfectly Pack your Kayak for a Multi-Day Trip Planning your first Kayak Overnight Get your admission tickets to the World’s Largest Paddlesports …

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ACA L2 Essentials of Kayak Touring Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW)

The ACA Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring certification qualifies you to teach introductory kayak skills in a variety of paddle craft (sea kayaks, sit on tops, recreational kayaks) in a protected and calm water environment. This certification program is a great opportunity for club paddlers, livery instructors, and camp waterfront staff to add kayaking …

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Marvelous Michigan in Style

Explore the treasures of the Great Lakes in Northern Lower Michigan. This area is and always has been one of my favorite places to travel and I look forward to the opportunity to show it to you. Our three-day/two-night experience will be based out of the Traverse City area, giving us easy access to the …

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Michigan’s Keweenaw Experience Skill Builder

Upper Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is a true treasure of the north and this 4-day/3-night adventure will give you a taste of Gitche Gumee. Guarded on three sides by Lake Superior, the varied shoreline is sure to amaze you. Expect to thread through playful rock gardens, visit sandy shores, watch Great Lakes freighters heading across the …

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Alaska’s Prince William Sound

Experience the beauty of Alaska’s Prince William Sound on this 5 day expedition.  Along with peaks rising 4,000 feet from the sound, you will experience glaciers calve in the distance, catch a glimpse of the area’s diverse wildlife, camp on remote beaches, and more. Sample itinerary: Our group will meet in Anchorage and transfer to …

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