Kids Summer Paddling Programs

Get your child outside this summer!

paddle boston kids kayak programOur variety of paddling summer programs provides paddling instruction and experience to kids ages 8 to 16.
We mix instruction with expeditions, games, and activities to give your child a complete introduction to the world of paddling. Best of all, kids love it!
We offer a variety of programs tailored to different ages and abilities. All programs are led by experienced guides who are skilled paddlers, patient instructors, and are certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR.

  • Our Kids’ Kayak Class is 2-hours long and introduces kids age 8–12 to the fun and excitement of kayaking.
  • Our Kids’ SUP Class is 2-hours long and introduces kids age 8–12 to the unique and fast-growing sport of stand-up paddleboarding.
  • Our Sea Kayak & SUP Program is 3 8-hour days starting in Newton and allows kids in grades 6–8 to experience the beautiful Massachusetts coast.
  • Our Teen Adventure Program is based in Kendall Square, Cambridge and allows teens ages 13–16 to enjoy sea kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding.
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