[Nfbc-info] Kayak Trip - LightHouse Youth Day Paddle

LightHouse for the Blind lhnews at lighthouse-sf.org
Mon Jul 15 20:15:37 UTC 2013


Are you looking for a cool and wet outdoor adventure this summer? Come enjoy an exciting kayak excursion at the Willow Creek Recreation Area with LightHouse for the Blind!

[Title: Teenage boy sits in kayak]We'll meet on Saturday, August 10th at 8:30 a.m., in front of the LightHouse at Ed Roberts Campus located at 3075 Adeline St. in Berkeley. Please arrive on time. At Willow Creek Recreation Area in Folsom, we'll meet our experienced kayak guides for a lesson that runs from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We'll learn kayak safety, paddling techniques, equipment prep and clean up. After a full day of kayaking, we'll join former LightHouse Board Member Margie Donovan at her home near Sacramento for a barbecue before heading back to the Bay Area. We expect to return to the Ed Roberts Campus in Berkeley at approximately 7:00 p.m.



Please note: Space is limited to 8 participants, and the deadline to register is July 27.

For more information or to RSVP for this event, please contact Jamey Gump, Youth Services Coordinator for the San Francisco LightHouse at (415) 694-7372 or by email at jgump at lighthouse-sf.org.

LightHouse Kayak Trip
Who: Blind and Low Vision Youth, ages 8-18
When: August 10, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Kayak Lessons 11:00 to 3:00 p.m.)
Where: Meet at LightHouse at the Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St. in Berkeley, shuttle to Willow Creek Recreation Area near Sacramento
Transportation: Shuttle to will leave promptly at 9:00 a.m. from Ed Roberts Campus
Cost: $40.00 per participant. Cost includes kayak rental, transportation, and barbecue. Note: We must receive your payment to guarantee your spot.
Waiver: LightHouse Liability Wavier must be filled out and submitted for each participant.
RSVP to: Jamey Gump, Youth Services Coordinator at jgump at lighthouse-sf.org or (415) 694-7372. Space is limited to 8 participants. Please register by July 27.

Things to Bring
Bottle of water
Bag Lunch
Hat or Visor
Sunscreen
Extra Change of Clothes (In case you get wet)
Water Shoes (no flip flops)
Cane or other necessary adaptive device
Signed Waiver
Jacket (for the unlikely event that it might get chilly)

Schedule
8:30 a.m. meet at Ed Roberts' Campus
9:00 a.m. (SHARP) depart Ed Roberts Campus
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Kayaking
3:00 p.m. Barbeque
5:00 p.m. Depart
7:00 p.m. Arrive back at LightHouse's Ed Roberts Campus


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