Category Archives: Kayaking

Kayak Fishing Camp in the Berkshires

Berkshires, MA kayak fishing camp hosted by Paddle Fish

The Berkshires region of western Massachusetts contains abundant water for paddling and fishing for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, as well as northern pike.

Campers spend the week learning paddling skills and safety from certified ACA instructors and expert anglers while staying at a house located on Greenwater Pond and fishing nearby lakes like Buckley Dunton, Woods Pond, as well as the Housatonic River.

Paddle Fish will extend a 20% discount for registration through the month of March for all ACA members.

For more information, visit or contact Tee Clarkson at 804-687-1869

Kayak Fishing Camp in the Berkshires



Hudson River Greenland Festival

Save the Date

The 8th Hudson River Greenland Festival will be held Thursday, June 26th through Sunday, June 29th at Croton Point Park.

 Share in our on-water and off-water programs for adults, as well as youths, ages 8 and up. Instruction in strokes, rolls and rescues.

 Registration opens April 1st. See our website‎ for information.

 Our guests this year include Jenna Padilla (Maligiaq’s sister) and Unnungulak, Qaanat Katuffiat Secretary, and festival regular Dubside. Don Beale of Beale Paddles, Oregon, will hold a paddle carving class Friday.

 See you there!

 The HRGF Team

ACA Rolling Endorsement – June 2-3, 2012

Chris Raab ( will be doing a rolling endorsement at Lake Sebago on June 2-3. This event is for people who want to learn how to teach rolling. In order to participate in this event you must be able to effectively do at least one type of roll. In order to be assessed, you must be any level ACA instructor.

This event is only open to ACA members. The fee for this event is $260 for the 2 days and includes the  ACA daily. Please RSVP to me ( by May 25 if you are interested in participating in this instruction since there are still a few openings.

Feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have.


Linda Peterson

Camp Director of ACA/Lake Sebago

Sebago Canoe Club’s All Club Invitational


Sebago Canoe Club, 1400 Paerdegat Ave, North, Brooklyn, NY 11236


A gathering of Human Powered boaters on Jamaica Bay.  Jamaica Bay is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area and encompasses over 16,000 acres of islands, salt marshes, beaches, duck marshes and is  You can explore the bay on your own or join one of the many guided trip into the Bay escorted by a Sebago member. There will be specific destinations where you can land and hear information about the harbor estuary system from our partner organizations. Relax on our grounds and enjoy the day, the choice is yours.

(download a pdf of the FAQdownload a poster for the event)


ACA Week At Lake Sebago, Harriman State Park

Kayak training at Lake Sebago

Learn how to become a kayak/canoe instructor, refresh your skills or try it for the first time.

June 8 – 13, 2010

The Atlantic Division of the ACA has put together a full week of training at the ACA camp at Sebago Lake in Harriman State Park. Training will be available for levels 1- 4 of canoe and kayaks, by some of the highest certified instructors in the ACA.

Instructor Training

For those looking to become ACA-certified instructors, mid-week is when you want to come. There will be instructor training courses (IDW/ICE) given Tuesday through Friday for Level 2 Essential Instructor for canoe or kayak.

Skills training

The weekends will be for those looking to improve their skills, with skill courses for levels 1 – 4. If you have never been in a boat before or you are ready to learn to roll, or somewhere in between, there is a place for you including Quick Start. There are 1/2 or full-day or even multi-day classes. Each day we will be on the water by 9:00 AM, go to noon and be on the water again from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.Times vary depending on the class and instructor. The more you know about paddling the easier it becomes.

Come join us and have some fun while you learn.

For more more information and a detailed schedule, go to ACA Week. Or download the flier.
Detailed class information, the registration
form and ACA waiver can be
found at: