Prince William Sound Sea Kayaking

Credit: Sabrina Stein

Prince William Sound Sea Kayaking

Paddle the Coast of Prince William Sound

Explore the lush, wild coastline of Alaska’s Prince William Sound while learning sea kayaking, outdoor living, and leadership skills. You’ll discover a sea teeming with life as you paddle among tidewater glaciers and crystal blue icebergs. Keep an eye out for coastal wildlife ranging from humpback whales and porpoises to sea otters and seals. Catch wild salmon for dinner and make camp in forested coves. Fall asleep to the sound of waves against the shore.

On this 21-day excursion, you’ll start with the basics and expand your leadership skills. To maximize time in more remote areas of the Sound, you’ll take a chartered boat out to a beach. Even if you’ve never been sea kayaking or camping before, this course is a great way to learn more about the outdoors—and yourself. Acquire the skills you need to travel competently in an ocean environment. You’ll start with the basics, like learning to paddle, and advance to rescuing techniques, reading charts and ocean currents, “wet exits,” and assessing marine hazards.

As you gain confidence in your kayaking skills, you’ll also grow your leadership skills. Practice good communication while planning the day’s paddling route, and learn to manage group dynamics effectively while navigating to the next campsite. Get comfortable taking on different roles to support a team, and gain insight into your personal leadership style. Return inspired and ready to lead your next adventure.

Dates

Dates

2020 Dates

June 14 – July 4, 2020

Tuition: $4,350

Specifics

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Tuition

$4,350
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Equipment Deposit

$450

Duration

21 days

Minimum Age

16 yrs.

Academic Credit

4 College Credits
  • 2 Skills Practicum
  • 2 Environmental Studies
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Course Description

Equipment List

Travel and Logistics

Start/End

Anchorage, Alaska

Fly in/out

Anchorage, Alaska

Skills learned

Sea Kayaking

Additional Details

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