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 Celebrating our 31st Year

Sign-ups for Summer 2017 Camps Start on March 1st

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 2017 Schedule:

Session 1:
July 10th-12th 9:00am-10:30am Book through Pembroke Recreation
Session 2:
July 17th-19th 9:00am-10:30pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 3:
July 24-26th 9:00am-10:30pm Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 4:
July 31, Aug 1, 2 9:00am-10:30am Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 5:
August 7th-9th 9:00am-10:30pm Book through Plymouth Recreation

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 Kayak Adventure Camp

***New for 2017!!!***

Youth Learn-to-Kayak & Science Camp


The Kayak Adventure Camp engages students in the development of their paddling and navigational skills while inspiring a sense of adventure and discovery. 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 shores and islands of Billington Sea for hidden treasures. Students will be introduced to navigational techniques using map and compass and use these new skills to locate a series of hidden geocaches on the way to discovering the ultimate treasure!

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Summer 2017 Schedule:

Session 1:
July 10th-12th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 2:
July 17th-19th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 3:
July 24th-26th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 4:
July 31, Aug 1, 2 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 5:
August 7th-9th 3:00pm-5:00pm Book through Plymouth 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

***Great Team-Building Activity!!!***

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!

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Summer 2017 Schedule:

Session 1:
July 13th (Rain Date: July 14th) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book Online with Zozi
Session 2:
July 27th (Rain Date: July 28th) 12:00pm-3:00pm Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 3:
August 10th (Rain Date: August 11th) 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.

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Summer 2017 Schedule:

Session 1:
July 9th 9:00am-10:03am Book through Kingston Recreation
Session 2:
July 23rd 9:00am-10:30am Book through Plymouth Recreation
Session 3:
August 6th 9:00am-10:30am Book through Plymouth Recreation
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


SUP Yoga on Billington Sea


We wait all year for summer and now it's in full swing! So lets spend some time on the water and try something new like Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Yoga. SUP Yoga is a new trend in the fitness world and its been sweeping through the nation. When paddling your core body is targeted and during the yoga segment you will find balance along with a total body workout. This class is 90 minutes long and in that time we will paddle to our spot, enjoy a 60 minute flow and then paddle back. Each SUP Yoga class will be an adventure, so live a little, join me on the water and lets flow. Namaste!

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Summer 2017 Schedule:

Session 1:
July 28th 9:00am-10:30am Book Online with Zozi
Session 2:
July 30th 8:00am-9:30am Book Online with Zozi
Session 3:
August 4th 9:00am-10:30am Book Online with Zozi
Private
Group Lessons by Appointment Minimum 2 Call 508-269-2031

Where: Billington Sea Kayak Shop in Plymouth

Cost: $35.00 per person (ages 16+, under 16 ok if accompanied by an adult)

Guides: Vivi Liousas

Features:
Price includes 90 minutes of instruction (SUP orientation, paddling and yoga session) and all of the gear that you’ll need (SUP board, paddle, and PFD). No Prior SUP or Yoga experience required. 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


Kayaking a a great sport for all ages! Our Introduction to Kayaking lessons are designed to help you develop a safety-first mindset and proper paddling technique in order to become a safer, more efficient paddler. Each lesson is tailor-made to fit the needs of the individual/small group; we can start with the basic strokes and boat handling or get into more advanced skills. Lessons last for two hours including on and off-water instruction and include a kayak, paddle and PFD. We invite participants to bring their owen gear if they prefer.

Summer 2017 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 MacVicar/ Dave Arruda

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 2017 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 2017 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