Summer Adventure Camp for Kids

Bay Venture Outfitters is proud to announce a second season of  Kids on Kayaks, a series of summer adventures for kids 9-12 that love to be outside and on the water. Each camp incorporates kayaking skills, games, learning, and of course a ton of fun on the waters of the North East Creek! Our day camp runs Monday-Friday 9am-12pm.  Our evening camp runs from 5-7pm Wednesday through Friday allowing you an evening to relax while we provide your child with excellent care and an awesome experience. Below you will find session dates and answers to most questions you may have, if there is something that is not addressed we would love to speak with you to answer any questions that you may have.

Day

Time: Mon. - Fri. | 9a-12p
Price: $175/wk.
June 18-22: Week 1
July 16-20: Week 2
Aug. 13-17: Week 3
Aug. 20-24: Week 4

Evening

Time: Wed. - Fri. | 5p-7p
Price: $65/wk | $220/4wks.
June 20-22: Summer Kickoff
June 27-29: Week 2
July 18-20: Week 3
July 25-27: Week 4
Aug. 1-3: Week 5
Aug. 15-17: Week 6

Details

  • Location:
    • 104 W Church Point Rd., North East, MD 21901
  • Cancellations/Weather: 
    • Due to safety Kids on Kayaks will operate weather permitting. In the event of unexpected severe weather we will relocate to a safe area (TBD). In the event of cancelation we will allow your child to make up their session on a week of your choice or offer to exchange your payment for a gift card honored for hourly rentals.
  • What to Bring?:
    • Water
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Bathing Suit and/or comfortable clothing that can get wet
    • *Phones and Electronic Devices are not recommended*
  • Have your own Kayak?: 
    • You are more than welcome to bring your own sit-on-top kayak. Sit-inside kayaks are not permitted.
  • What do we provide?:
    • Kayaks
    • Paddles
    • Life Jackets for anyone over 90 pounds
    • Snacks

Please call to register. Fill out waiver by clicking the button below:

FAQ

What time should I drop my child off?

We strongly recommend that you drop your child off between 4:45 and 5pm. A few minutes early goes a long way - instruction will start promptly at 5pm, we want to ensure that your child gets ample time on the water.

How big are the groups? How many instructors will there be?

All groups will range from a minimum of 6 to a maximum of 12. There will always be two to three instructors based on the amount of participants in a given group.

How does a typical evening session run?

On Wednesdays participants will engage in:

  • Introductions
    • Rules and policies
    • Ice breakers and other fun games!
    • Overview of the week
    • Kayak use and safety
  • Demonstrations and water safety
  • Paddle practice (on water)
  • Debriefing

On Thursdays participants will engage in:

  • Review of Wednesday's learning
  • Themed activity (mostly water based)
  • Debriefing

On Fridays participants will engage in:

  • Review of Thursday's learning
  • Themed activity (mostly water based)
  • End of Week Celebration!

What equipment will my child be using?

All kayaks are Perception Tribe sit-on-top kayaks. They are designed for all ages, are very stable, and are fully closed so that they cannot fill with water even if flipped.