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Youth Kayak Summer Camps

Youth programs through NOC’s Paddling School are a great way to introduce your child to the world of paddle sports!

NOC’s Paddling School offers exciting youth programs that are an excellent introduction to the thrilling world of paddle sports for your child! No matter if they are just starting out or already have some experience on the water, our offerings are designed to keep them engaged, active, and enjoying every moment. Our paddling courses help build confidence, teach new skills, and are sure to create enduring memories for your kids.

Our professional instructors equip summer campers with top-tier whitewater kayaking lessons and the necessary equipment, all while ensuring a supportive and enjoyable atmosphere on the water. Campers are organized by their kayaking skill level, making it easy for beginners to start and providing more advanced options for experienced teens, including both day and travel camp formats. This summer, give your young paddlers the perfect opportunity to disconnect from digital distractions and enhance their paddling abilities at NOC!


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Summer Day Camps

Teens at a kayak Summer Day Camp

Summer Day Camp is a great option for kids ages 9-17 with any skill level to learn and practice on the iconic rivers and lakes of Western North Carolina. Paddlers from beginner to advanced will receive high quality instruction from our elite team while having fun and making friends.

Advanced Teen Kayak Camps

teen kayaking at a Advanced Teen Travel Camp

Teen kayakers ages 13-17 can take their paddling to the next level with two summer programs at NOC; Advanced Teen Kayaking Day or Travel Camps. These programs are designed to prepare paddlers with the essential skills, experience and knowledge to succeed in the next stage of their paddling journey.


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