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Billington Sea Kayak
 Celebrating our 30th Year

Camps and Classes for the 2016 Paddling Season

Youth Stand Up Paddleboarding Camp

BSK's Intro to SUP Clinic


The three-session youth SUP camp at Billington Sea Kayak is a great summer activity for active children (ages 8-16) interested in trying something new! Participants will learn the fundamentals of Stand-up Paddleboarding including safety, board handling, and various stroke techniques while taking part in various on-the-water games and challenges. The quiet waters of Billington Sea offer the ideal location for participants to safely enjoy their first SUP experience with our ACA-trained staff!

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Summer 2016 Schedule:

Session 1a:
July 5th-7th 8:30am-10:00am Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 1b:
July 5th-7th 10:30am-12:00pm Book Online with Zozi
Session 2a:
July 11th-13th 8:30am-10:00am Book Online with Zozi
Session 2b:
July 11th-13th 10:30am-12:00pm Book through Pembroke Recreation
Session 3a:
July 18th-20th 8:30am-10:00am Book Online with Zozi
Session 3b:
July 18th-20th 10:30am-12:00pm Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 4a:
July 25th-27th 8:30am-10:00am Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 4b:
July 25th-27th 10:30am-12:00pm Book Online with Zozi
Session 5a:
August 1st-3rd 8:30am-10:00am Book through Marshfield Recreation
Session 5b:
August 1st-3rd 10:30am-12:00pm Book through Marshfield Recreation
Session 6a:
August 8th-10th 8:30am-10:00am Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 6b:
August 8th-10th 10:30am-12:00pm Book through Pembroke Recreation
Session 7a:
August 15th-17th 8:30am-10:00am Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 7b:
August 15th-17th 10:30am-12:00pm Book Online with Zozi
Session 8a:
August 22nd-24th 8:30am-10:00am Book Online with Zozi
Session 8b:
August 22nd-24th 10:30am-12:00pm Book Online with Zozi

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $105.00 per child (ages 8-16)

Instructors: Dave Arruda, BSK Staff

Features:
Price includes three (3) 90-minutes sessions of on-the-water instruction and all gear (SUP board, paddle, lifejacket). No prior SUP experience required but participants should be comfortable on the water. We require that all participants be dressed appropriately for class with closed-toe water shoes. Cancellations due to heavy rain or high winds will be made up on the Thursday of each session. Click here to view our Cancellation Policy


Youth Learn-to-Kayak & Science Camp

Youth Learn-to-Kayak & Science Camp


BSK is excited to continue our youth kayaking program as a combined Learn-to Kayak & Science Camp. Students will spend the first of three classes learning the basics of kayaking and kayak safety with our ACA-trained instructors. The remaining sessions will be spent exploring the bountiful waters of Billington Sea while investigating the fish, turtles, and many species of birds that call our pond home! Students will also be introduced to the geological history of the area and challenged to consider the impacts that people have on the pond environment

Book It!

Summer 2016 Schedule:

Session 1:
July 5th-7th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Marshfield Recreation
Session 2:
July 11th-13th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 3:
July 18th-20th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 4:
July 25th-27th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 5:
August 1st-3rd 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Pembroke Recreation
Session 6:
August 8th-10th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 7:
August 15th-17th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book Online with Zozi
Session 8:
August 22nd-24th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Pembroke Recreation

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $105.00 per child (ages 8-16)

Instructors: Dave Arruda, BSK Staff

Please note that our lead instructor, Dave Arruda, is employed as a high-school science teacher in a local school district and holds a valid Massachusetts Teaching License.

Features:
Price includes three (3) two-hour sessions of on-the-water instruction and all gear (kayak, paddle, lifejacket). No prior kayaking experience required but participants should be comfortable on the water. We require that all participants be dressed appropriately for class with closed-toe water shoes. Cancellations due to heavy rain or high winds will be made up on the Thursday of each session. Click here to view our Cancellation Policy


Build a Duct Tape Kayak STEM Workshop

Build a Duct Tape Kayak STEM Camp


The “Build a Duct Tape Kayak” STEM camp challenges students to turn a few rolls of ordinary duct tape into an extraordinary kayaking experience! Participants come together as a team to construct a duct tape kayak during the first half of the camp under the guidance of our staff “Duct Tape Masters.”** Then they’ll get the chance to take their creation to the water where they will participate in a variety of on-the-water challenges while paddling the kayak that they just built. This is an empowering experience for students who enjoy building things and playing outside!

Summer 2016 Schedule:

Session 1:
July 11th (Rain Date: July 12th) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 2:
July 20th (Rain Date: July 21st) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book through Pembroke Recreation
Session 3:
July 25th (Rain Date: July 26th) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 4:
August 3rd (Rain Date: August 4th) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 5:
August 8th (Rain Date: August 9th) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book through Marshfield Recreation
Session 6:
August 17th (Rain Date: August 18th) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Private
Group Events by Appointment Minimum 4 Call 508-269-2031

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $60.00 per child (ages 8-16)

Instructors: Dave Arruda, BSK Staff

**Please note that our lead instructor, Dave Arruda, is employed as a high-school science teacher in a local school district and holds a valid Massachusetts Teaching License.

Features:
Price includes one (1) 3-hour session, building materials, instruction and all gear required for the on-water portion (kayak, paddle, lifejacket). No prior kayaking experience required but participants should be comfortable on the water. We require that all participants be dressed appropriately for class with closed-toe water shoes. Cancellations due to heavy rain or high winds will be made up on the published rain date. Click here to view our Cancellation Policy


Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

BSK's Intro to SUP Clinic


Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding at Billington Sea Kayak is the perfect class for those adventurous spirits who are interested in seeing the water from a new perspective! SUP is the fastest growing paddle sport out there and this clinic will provide you with the knowledge and experience that you need for a pleasant and safe start! Our instructors will cover the fundamentals of SUP safety, various paddle strokes, and board handling techniques all on the quiet waters of Billington Sea.

Book It!

Summer 2016 Schedule:

June:
Sundays 9:30am-11:00am Book Online with Zozi
July:
Sundays 9:30am-11:00am Book Online with Zozi
August:
Sundays 9:30am-11:00am Book Online with Zozi
Private
Group Lessons by Appointment Minimum 2 Call 508-269-2031

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $50.00 per person (ages 16+, under 16 ok if accompanied by an adult)

Instructors: Dave Arruda, BSK Staff

Features:
Price includes 90 minutes of on-water instruction and all required gear (paddle board, paddle, lifejacket). All you need to bring is your bathing suit, close-toed water shoes, and a smile! Group size limited to 10 paddlers per session to allow for maximum attention and fun! Private Lessons also availible by appointment. Click here to view our Cancellation Policy

Introduction to Kayaking

BSK's Eskimo Roll Clinic


Summer 2016 Schedule:

June-August
Weekdays & Weekends By Appointment Call 508-746-5644 to schedule!

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $50.00 per person

Instructors: Ross A. MacVicar

Features:
Price includes 2 hours of on-the-water instruction and all gear (kayak, paddle, lifejacket). You're welcome to bring your own kayak and gear if you perfer. Group size limited for each session to allow for maximum attention and fun! Traditionally, the classes are offered either on Sunday mornings or weeknights. We’re flexible! Click here to view our Cancellation Policy


Kayak Re-entry and Rescue Clinic

Kayak Re-entry and Rescue Clinic


The Kayak Re-entry and Rescue clinic is an important next step for those kayakers interested in expanding their skill set and paddling horizons. Work with our experienced instructors to gain the confidence of knowing that you can get yourself and your paddling partner safely back into a kayak in the event of a capsize. This clinic will cover a host of self and partner re-entry techniques with the goal of discovering and developing the methods that work best for you!

Summer 2016 Schedule:

Private
Group Lessons by Appointment Minimum 2 Call 508-269-2031

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $50.00 per person

Instructors: BSK Staff

Features:
Re-entry and Rescue Clinics are offered June 1st through August 31st. Price includes 2 hours of personalized on-water instruction. We highly recommend using your own kayak and gear but accomodations can be made at no additional charge. Group size is limited to 5 paddlers per instructor to maximize one-on-one time. Private Lessons also availible by appointment. Click here to view our Cancellation Policy


Eskimo Rolling Clinic

BSK's Eskimo Roll Clinic


Are you an intermediate sea kayakers looking to expand their skill set and paddling horizons? Maybe you're interested in taking the first step toward whitewater or surf paddling. Then again, you might be one of those folks who loves to be upside-down, under water, or both at the same time!!! If any of these descriptions sound like you then this is the clinic to take your sea kayaking adventures to the next level by developing and perfecting your Eskimo rolling technique. Personalized instruction will help to recognize and address problem areas with your roll. The best self-rescue is one that keeps you in your kayak!

Summer 2016 Schedule:

Private
Lessons by Appointment Maximum 2 Call 508-269-2031

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $50.00 per person

Instructors: BSK Staff

Features:
Eskimo Rolling clinics are offered from June 15th through August 31st. Price includes 90 minutes of personalized on-water instruction. We highly recommend using your own kayak and gear but accomodations can be made at no additional charge. Group size is limited to 2 paddlers per session to maximize one-on-one time. Click here to view our Cancellation Policy