Cornell Tree Climbing Institute

Intro to Sea Kayaking

Intro to Sea Kayaking

Learn the basics to get you started with sea kayaking out on the lake. This class covers information about equipment, loading, launching & landing your kayak, exiting and re-entering your kayak in open water, and basic paddling stroke technique. Practice skills in the pool, spend a day paddling out on the lake and experience a weekend camping trip. ATTENDANCE POLICY: Students must participate in all scheduled class meetings in their entirety in order to get PE credit for this class.

Course Schedule

Date Time Activity
Tue Sep 10 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Pool
Sat Sep 14 9:00 am - 6:00 pm Outing
Tue Sep 17 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Class
Fri Sep 20 - Sun Sep 22 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Outing

The Essentials

Prerequisites: Comfortable recreational swimmer.
Course Fee:
$385.00 (students)
$425.00 (CU faculty/staff)
$480.00 (community)
Interested in Financial Assistance? Download an application and see if you qualify.
Drop Deadline:
Monday, September 2, 2013
PE Credit
Available for PE credit.
P ED 1674 (ID #10134)
Course Coordinator
Sarah F. Myers
(607) 255-3802

First Class:
Attendance at first class is required. Bring completed medical forms and health insurance information.

Equipment Needed:
warm clothes, water bottle, swim suit, towel. See detailed equipment list.

See the equipment list for this course. You may also find our list of Sources of Outdoor Gear helpful.