Friday, December 15 to Saturday, December 23
10,000 Islands, Florida
Shed your winter layers and dust off your bathing suit for a sea kayaking adventure in the Gulf of Mexico. The trip will spend the first day practicing skills with a sea kayaking 101 crash course. Once everyone has mastered the strokes the group will head out into the Gulf and onto the Islands found off the Everglades coast and into the land of 10,000 Islands. Camp on white, sandy beaches and perhaps catch a glimpse of a manatee, sea turtle and certainly a dolphin! Participants on this trip will gain skills such on-water navigation, proper kayak strokes, safety, and rescues.
Cost Includes: ORC ACA certified trip leaders, all equipment, meals on location, all permits, camping fees, and transportation from WSU in 12 passenger van.
Registration: Up to 8 participants Registration required by Monday, November 27. Registration takes place in the Outdoor Resource Center, 037 Student Union.
Activity Level: Intermediate - Advanced, must be able to kayak independently for up to six miles a day in open water, possess strong swimming skills, and take care of personal needs while camping on primitive islands.