South Niagara Canoe Club

Your Destination For Paddling Sports



canoe kids camp

 available to Members & Non-Members

Canoe Kids Camp is a week-long program designed to introduce the fundamentals of paddle sports and develop confidence and competence in water safety. Campers will learn the basics of paddling various boats in a fun and safe environment, including dragon boat, sprint canoe/kayak, war canoe and canoe polo. Daily activities will include a mix of on-water and dry land activities with plenty of games and learning opportunities. This program is intended for kids who would like to try a new sport while experiencing a unique Canadian approach to summer fun! 

Covid-19 Cancellation Policy

Go ahead and sign-up to reserve your space! 

Due to Covid-19, Canoe Kids Camp weekly registration is currently capped at 14-16 campers.

Wait lists will be kept, and if the regulations allow, we will increase the limit.

If camp is cancelled prior to the start by SNCC or the provincial or local governments due to Covid-19,

a 100% refund will be issued. If cancelled during the session a prorated refund will be issued.

All other cancellations, please refer to our refund policy.


The perfect place to learn to paddle, make friends and be active outdoors.

The day camp is a week of certified fun, playing sports, games and paddling on the world class Welland Recreation Canal.


 ages

8-13 yrs*

*Exceptions will be considered for younger children. Please email: info@sncc.ca.

July & august

Monday to Friday
Except on holidays


9:00 AM - 4:00 Pm

Register Below

5 days: $218

4 days: $177

*Early/Late Pick Up Service

 $40 – 5 Day Weeks 

 $32  4 Day Weeks


*Early drop-off starting 8:00 a.m.

*Late pick-up until 5:00 p.m.


Upcoming events

    • 28/06/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 02/07/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    Note* Thursday, July 1, 2021 is Canada Day.

    This four day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water. A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


    • 05/07/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 09/07/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 1
    Register

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


    • 12/07/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 16/07/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 4
    Register

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


    • 19/07/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 23/07/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


    • 26/07/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 30/07/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 1
    Register

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


    • 26/07/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 06/08/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 9
    Register

    A two week (9 day) introduction to the sport of sprint canoe and sprint kayak with a focus on developing fitness and introducing the fundamentals of balance, technique, and crew boat skills for racing. The camp culminates in a racing opportunity at the end of week two.

    Novice Racing Camp is supportive to beginners and those without previous canoe/kayak experience, however participants should be willing to challenge themselves as they progress. They should be enthusiastic to try out the competitive side of the sport.

    Novice Racing Camp will function both independently and combine with the Canoe Kids Camp to create a full day schedule. Canoe Kids Camp is focused primarily on fun and recreation, and will provide a complimentary balance to the competition focus of the Novice Racing component.

    All coaching, equipment and race fees are included in registration fee. All activities, including the race, will be taking place at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.
    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD every day.
    Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm. There will be no camp on holiday Monday, August 2, 2021.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.

    • 03/08/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 06/08/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 2
    Register

    Note *  Monday August 2nd isCivic Holiday.  This is a 4 day week.

    This four day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water. A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.


    • 09/08/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 13/08/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 2
    Register

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment


    • 16/08/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 20/08/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 6
    Register

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment


    • 23/08/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 27/08/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 10
    Register

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment


    • 30/08/2021
    • 9:00 AM (EDT)
    • 03/09/2021
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • WIFC-SNCC
    • 7
    Register

    This five day long program is designed to introduce the sport of sprint canoe and kayak to young boys and girls through a fun-filled environment and a variety of both on land and on water activities. Youth will learn boat safety, paddling fundamentals and skills. This program is intended for beginner paddlers, however participants must be confident in the water.

    A PFD must be worn at all times. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD each day. Camp runs each day 9 am - 4 pm.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment


Camps are subject to minimum enrollment requirements

For further information please contact info@sncc.ca.

SNCC provides PFD’s for all participants, however it is encouraged for individuals to bring their own.

Click here to purchase a t-shirt and pick it up on the first day of camp. $15.00 (HST included)


Paddling location

Welland International Flatwater Centre

16 Townline Tunnel Road

Welland, ON 


Contact Us 

Email:  info@sncc.ca

108 Thorold Road East

Welland, ON L3C7A6



Many thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support! 


Very special thanks to photographer and SNCC friend Anthony Gallaccio of Welland.

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