SPECIAL NOTICE FOR TRIP
School & Camps Canoeing Expeditions Programme
Combine the beauty of
touring the waters of the Grand River Valley with the
fun of a group canoeing expedition, and you’ve got one great
educational outing for your school.
We can accommodate up to 150 paddlers and up to 75
additional 3rd passengers. School Expeditions
may be booked for any weekday from May 1 to October 31.
Canoeing the Grand provides everything you need for your
trip including canoes, paddles, life jackets.
It's a FACT!...In 2012, we had
nearly 1000 students (age 6-16) Canoe the Grand with us!
SPECIAL OFFER FOR
SCHOOLS & CAMPS!...
Reserve in as little as 24 hours
prior to required trip day. No charge for
All trips start to finish
are completed during the
Rates – as
low at $15/student (max. 3 persons per canoe)
PROGRAM & DISTANCE-APPROPRIATE
trips for Ages 8+
FREE ORCKA-Certified Lead
and Sweep, Safety-Equipped Guides, Paddling Trainers
FREE bus service:
door-to-door from your camp or school location, for
groups of 30 or more
FREE Hot dogs & Beverage
for all after your trip at our on-site picnic
FREE Keepsake Group Photo
for each participant, ready by the end of your trip
PRICING*: 4 hour trip:
$72/canoe | 2.5 hour trip: $54/canoe | 1.5 hour
(up to 3 persons may occupy 1 canoe). Ask us about
Junior Kayak pricing.
* INCLUDES: sale tax, 10%
discount for 8+ boats, boat, life jacket, paddle,
guides if requested.
Upon request, participants will receive a customized keepsake group
photo, ready by the end of their Expedition, at no
That's the #1 question we hear.
Last season we provided nearly 4000 trips
with no injuries and only a handful of people
got wet (some quite intentionally, to beat the
heat!). The average depth of the Grand in our
service area is 3 feet deep. So even if you do
somehow tip-a-canoe, just stand-up! We also
safety guides and paddling instruction.
Enjoy your beautiful trip!
School Programme –
Groups up to 200
paddlers, ages 6-adult
Trips from 2 to 8 hours
briefing, on-river safety guides available
Pre-trip presenter will
visit your school at no charge
sightings checklist edu-worksheet
Staff are no charge (up
to 1 staff person per 10 students)
Savings Coupon for every
participant, for any 2012 return visit
from previous class trip organizers
Cost per person: as low
as $15 (3
per canoe, includes canoe, life vest, paddle)
A speaker with a multi-media presentation on
Canoeing the Grand River may be requested along
with an in-person presenter to talk to students and/or
teachers. River and River Valley history and features,
humorous stories for all ages about Canoeing, even a
puppet show, are all available at no charge to help
future paddlers get the most from their experience.
Book a speaker:
Paddler Pete (primary grades)
or Yo Paddle C. (upper grades)
the Do's and Don'ts of Canoeing and Kayaking
very limited parking, we suggest you car pool or bus to
Canoeing the Grand.
Feel free to
contact us with
Book your Group Expedition now!