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Kids & Paddling
Kids and Kayaking!!

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02-05-2012





Young River Rats on the Grand Canyon

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10-25-2011

There are no two Grand Canyon trips alike. Whether on the Canyon for six days or three weeks….few people experience the Grand Canyon without going home with dreams about the next time to get back to the Canyon--that next time possibly being the following year, or many years later.  This summer two separate groups hit the Canyon—all veteran Canyon boaters, albeit nearly twenty years’ ago for most of them.  Both trips included good friends—but more importantly, their own kids!!

Rarely do any of us have the opportunity to see such an amazing place from the perspective of young people—so let’s see what these young guns have to say about their trips! Read more....






Kids and Kayaking: Step One- who wants to go kayaking?

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07-20-2011

The anticipation of the day when your little one will finally be paddling down the river behind you can be unbearable!  If you are at that point, check out our boatertalk article on ten pointers to help with that big step.






Introducing the Paddle It Forward Kids Program

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09-21-2010
Endless River Adventures Introduces the Paddle It Forward Program: the solution for keeping growing kids' passion for kayaking going!





The Nantahala Kids Club to enourage kids into kayaking!

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09-20-2010
The Nantahala Race Club (NRC) is reaching out to community kids in western North Carolina with the Nantahala Kids Club--a seven week/once a week session to get kids interested in the competitive side of kayaking, both freestyle and slalom.





Junior Olympics Dominates the Nantahala

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06-05-2010
The 2010 Junior Olympics have been the focus of the Nantahala this week. While closing ceremonies and awards will happen Saturday, the memories, friendships, river experiences gained by over forty particpants have been immortalized by Team Popp--our embedded journalists/junior contenders. Enjoy their daily blog entires capturing all the best of this week!





Make sure you have layering for the Young Paddlers in Your Crew

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06-05-2010

Our instruction program is strongly committed to young paddlers; a commitment that extends into our Outfitters Store also. Stop in and see all the awesome gear available for your smaller paddlers!






There Really is Such Thing as Do Over in Kayaking

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07-13-2008
One of the things that our annual Kids Camp teaches all the adult milling about is how much we can learn from our “shorter” kayakers.  Future ERA staff member, Erin–a veteran Camp participant set us all straight this year about being able to deal with making a mistake, picking yourself up and going and doing it again.  Ouch! We can all learn a lesson from Erin and her experience at Nantahala Falls.





Kayaking Builds Confidence in Kids

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02-09-2008
If there was ever a sport that helps kids build confidence, it is kayaking says the Endless River Adventures team





Kidsboats by Juliet

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07-05-2007

Kid\'s boats: they were not invented a year ago. In fact, there have been boats designed specifically for kids/smaller people for a long time. And at the time each of the boats came out, it was always state of the art. Following is a short (and certainly not complete) summary of the history of kids whitewater boats.








 



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