Kayaking Classes and Camps with Canoeing Ireland

Canoeing Ireland run a series of Easter and Summer junior kayaking camps each year. The camps are aimed at introducing juniors between the age of 8 and 17 to the sport of kayaking and its different disciplines. 

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What Are They?

The purpose of the Junior Kayak Easter and Summer Camps with Canoeing Ireland is to promote the sport of kayaking by introducing young people to it in a safe and fun environment.

•    To progress those who enjoy the sport already.
•    To have fun, learn a new sport, and become competent in the basic skills
•    Promote team building and awareness between young people.
•    To make new friends.
•    No previous experience is necessary
•    Juniors are presented with either level 1 or 2 kayak skills certificates and the end of the courses

Camps are run from the Canoeing Ireland Training Centre, Lower Strawberry Beds Road, Dublin 20.

Who Are they for?

Canoeing Ireland Kayak CampsThere are three different camps to choose from:

Young Pirates Camp: This is for young people between the age of 8 and 12 yrs. The camps are three hours long per day each week

Young Captains Camp: This is for young people between the age of 12 and 17 yrs. The camps are five hours long per day each week.

Advanced Camp: The course is for juniors who hold a level 2 skills certificate and have some understanding of level 3 kayak skills. Must be at least ten years of age.

For more information on our summer camps visit our website
For more information on our Easter camps visit our website.

What Do Attendees Say?

Canoeing Ireland Eater Camps“Just to say thanks to all the instructors and staff at Canoeing Ireland. Sean and all his mates had a great time last week. Never seen them as tired in the evenings. Great fun from start to finish. With a bit of luck, you may see them all again before the summer is out. Thanks all again.” Eddie

“Thanks Dan & Co, Conor had the best week ever!”  Brenda

“Thanks so much for a fantastic week…Cian L had a brilliant time from start to finish…highly recommend this camp:)” Tina Lynch

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Canoeing Ireland also run a series of Courses for schools and scouts and groups.

For further queries Email: /  or call Daniel at 0857200198 / The office at 016251105

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This website was created by Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, both of whom are mothers of young children. Jill and Michelle decided to create this resource themselves, and launched in 2007.