2011 Adirondack Technical Canoeing Symposium will again be on scenic Wolf pond
in Ray Brook New York, 08-13 July. Registration forms and course descriptions are
here. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Charlie at
518.523.9696 with questions. The Symposium has expanded to six days to allow
participants to explore the High Peaks area, take organized group paddles or an
extended course load.
focus on Solo coursework; the traditional courses, renamed for clarity. Class
work has been refocused on competent paddling with extreme heels and stances in
focused courses. Guests can mix courses,
taking different sessions, Cross Forward, Reverse, etc, as desired daily.
coursework occurs in afternoons to allow all paddlers to experience FreeStyle’s
duality. Afternoon Special Topics
include Paddling the Inside Circle, Sit & Switch Touring, Slalom
Preparation, Creek Running 1 and 2, Canadian Style Solo [in tandems] and One on
One Tune-Ups with the Instructor of your choice.
expanded format allows paddlers to pick and choose courses and recreational
option. Opt for the day long paddle trip including instruction with NYS Guide
Griz Caudle and others of the Instructor corps or spend a day hiking, golfing,
shopping or site seeing in the High Peaks.
The Symposium is a relaxed vacation opportunity for paddlers and their
will be continental breakfasts and catered lunches served in our community
tent, Dinners will be buffet style and off the grill. Paddlers may also cook in their cabin or
campsite. Dinner is provided Sunday
evening through Wednesday. Thursday’s dinner is Buy Your Own at Lisa G’s in
Lake Placid. Friday breakfast sends us all
for cabins at Sherwood Forest may be made by calling Larry or Laura Peryea at
518-891.4400. There are one and two bedroom cabins; some cabins have kitchen
facilities, a few have fireplaces.
Prices vary, averaging $35-40/ head when full. Sherwood’s cabin fees include use of Wolf
Pond. Mention AdkFS2. A site fee is required for those staying
off-site. We will have nightly campfires
near the community tent, musical instruments welcome; best to bring your own
pets are not allowed on site at Sherwood Forest. Those bringing pets might contact Bob or Kim
Walasky at the Lake Flower Inn, www.lakeflowerinn.com, 518.891.2310.
reservations may be made for Meadow Brook DEC campground through www.reserveamerica.com or by calling 800.456.2267. Pets are allowed.
Adirondack Technical Canoeing Symposium offers a relaxing immersion in the
skill intensive sport of Canoeing. Come
give your canoe a tune-up.