RACE NUMBERS: Each team will have race numbers to wear. Start and finish times will be recorded for each boat. Racers MUST check in at the finish line when they get off the river.
BOATS: The camp has over 150 canoes available. Boats are available on a first come-first served basis by order of signup. Experienced kayak paddlers can request camp kayaks. Personal boats may be used with approval. Teams must use the same boat throughout the entire race.
LIFE JACKETS & PADDLES: Provided to all participants. Any personal single-bladed canoe paddle (including bent shaft and curved blade paddles) may be used. Personal PFDs must be U.S. Coast Guard approved and checked by the race staff. Kayak paddles can be used in kayaks only.
PERSONAL GEAR: All participants must wear shirt, pants/shorts, shoes, and a USCG approved PFD at all times while on the water. Bring water, sunscreen, hand bailer, kneepads.
14 Mile: Each boat is required to carry at least 4 liters of water in the boat and a personal 1st aid kit.
6-Mile: Each boat is required to carry at least 2 liters of water in the boat.
14 Mile Race Requirements
- Must be at least 14 years old.
- NO inexperienced canoeists!
- At least one adult sweep boat per Troop or Crew is required to stay BEHIND all the unit’s paddlers
- Each person must carry at least 4 liters of water
Spring Canoe Race 2019May 17, 2019 5:00 PM: Spring Canoe Race