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Youth Paddling Programs

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 fantastic youth programs that are perfect for introducing your child to the exciting world of paddle sports! Whether your child is just starting out or already has experience on the water, our programs are designed to keep them active, engaged, and having a blast. Our paddling courses are great for building confidence, learning new skills, and creating lasting memories.

Our elite instructors equip summer campers with top-level whitewater kayaking lessons and the necessary equipment to learn effectively, all within a supportive and enjoyable environment. Campers are organized by their level of kayaking experience, so beginners are always welcome. This summer, give your young paddlers a compelling reason to disconnect from screens and enhance their skills at NOC!

NOC’s Kayak Camps

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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 Travel Camps

teen kayaking at a Advanced Teen Travel Camp

Teenage kayakers ages 13-17 can take their paddling to the next level with our all-inclusive Advanced Teen Travel Camps. NOC’s award-winning Instruction Team will lead campers on more advanced Southeastern rivers to learn and practice Class III+ skills!


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