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June, 2018

Friday
1
Salmon La Sac Campground and Cle Elum River
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Slalom Race!! Kid’s Scavenger Hunt! Downriver Race! Music Jammin’ around the Campfire! Whitewater River Runs from class II to more! Great Hiking! Fun Camping!
Friday
1
Coronet Bay Environmental Learning Center
Deception Pass Park
 
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WKC Basic Sea Kayaking Class 2018
June1, 2 & 3 @ Coronet Bay Environmental Learning Center (ELC)This course will provide beginners with a safe and fun introduction to the sport of sea kayaking.
Saturday
2
Salmon La Sac Campground and Cle Elum River
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Slalom Race!! Kid’s Scavenger Hunt! Downriver Race! Music Jammin’ around the Campfire! Whitewater River Runs from class II to more! Great Hiking! Fun Camping!
Saturday
2
Saturday
2
Coronet Bay Environmental Learning Center
Deception Pass Park
 
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WKC Basic Sea Kayaking Class 2018
June1, 2 & 3 @ Coronet Bay Environmental Learning Center (ELC)This course will provide beginners with a safe and fun introduction to the sport of sea kayaking.
Sunday
3
Salmon La Sac Campground and Cle Elum River
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Slalom Race!! Kid’s Scavenger Hunt! Downriver Race! Music Jammin’ around the Campfire! Whitewater River Runs from class II to more! Great Hiking! Fun Camping!
Sunday
3
10:00 AM
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Small fun river with remote feel near the Wenatchee. Class 3 boat control skills required due to the potential wood situation.
Sunday
3
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At the anticipated flow, around 1000 cfs, the Lower Cispus be an accessible II+ (even though American Whitewater‘s river inventory lists the run as class III)
Sunday
3
Coronet Bay Environmental Learning Center
Deception Pass Park
 
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WKC Basic Sea Kayaking Class 2018
June1, 2 & 3 @ Coronet Bay Environmental Learning Center (ELC)This course will provide beginners with a safe and fun introduction to the sport of sea kayaking.
Tuesday
5
Stan Sayres Memorial Park
This is the seafair hydroplane pits
5:00 PM
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Enjoy a 2 hour evening paddle on Lake Washington in the evening.
Wednesday
6
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If you‘re looking to get back on the water to practice a few of the skills you picked up this past weekend, here‘s one chance. No drysuit required.
Friday
8
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South Sound Traditional Inuit Kayaking Symposium (SSTIKS) is the Northwest’s premier event devoted to traditional kayaking skills and culture. SSTIKS is held in June every year in Twanoh State Park on the beautiful Hood Canal in Washington.
Saturday
9
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Meet at Enatai Beach Park in Bellevue at 11 am. Kayak rental is available at the launch. Paddle Mercer Slough and to Newcastle Park.
Saturday
9
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South Sound Traditional Inuit Kayaking Symposium (SSTIKS) is the Northwest’s premier event devoted to traditional kayaking skills and culture. SSTIKS is held in June every year in Twanoh State Park on the beautiful Hood Canal in Washington.
Saturday
9
Snoqualmie Library
10:00 AM
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Learn the nitty gritty of self supporting out of a kayak and then join us in July for a self-supported overnight trip
Saturday
9
Sunday
10
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South Sound Traditional Inuit Kayaking Symposium (SSTIKS) is the Northwest’s premier event devoted to traditional kayaking skills and culture. SSTIKS is held in June every year in Twanoh State Park on the beautiful Hood Canal in Washington.
Tuesday
12
Coulon Park, north end parking lot
5:30 PM
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Paddle destination will be determined by the group. Join for a 2 hour paddle on Lk Washington. All skill levels welcome.
Tuesday
12
The Pit Stop
7:00 PM
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Come discuss business and help determine the direction of the club! In-person attendance is strongly encouraged but phone/call-in is provided below.
Local US Dial-in: 1-310-372-7549
Conference Code: 234736
Saturday
16
Peshastin, WA to Cashmere, WA on the Wenatchee river Eastern Washington just east of Leavenworth of
 
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Perfect level for newer paddlers aka "up and comers". Meet at Peshastin put in at 11:00 to set up and run shuttle. Discover pass needed to drive into the put in.
Saturday
16
launch from Lincoln Park
10:00 AM
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Paddle over to Blake for sandy beach time, then to Vashon for tacos, then ride the ferry back for free
Sunday
17
Father's Day
Wednesday
20
Wildcat Cove
10:00 AM
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Paddle from Wildcat Cove to Chuckanut Bay. SKII day paddle. enjoy one of Washington‘s best shorelines.
Thursday
21
Summer Solstice
Saturday
23
Gig Harbor
Boat Launch
9:00 AM
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From Gig Harbor we will go to Sunrise Beach and maybe over to Vashon Island for lunch and back to Gig Harbor SKI/II
Saturday
23
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Possibilities include Wenatchee, Middle Middle, Skykomish, Sauk, and Green. Water and participant skill level dependent. Recommend having a decent river roll. Float bags are a requirement. Please email if you have any questions.
Saturday
23
10th St. boat launch
11:30 AM
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We‘ll have lunch on Jetty Island, then go north across the bay, poke around quilceda creek on our way to Marysville, returning when the tide changes. SK II-III, wet or dry suit required.
Sunday
24
10:00 AM
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A trip suitable for Basic Class grads, rentals available
Sunday
24
Tuesday
26
Charles Richey Sr. ViewPoint
5:30 PM
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Paddle from Charles Richey Sr Viewpoint. Destination to be determined by Winds/Conditions. We will paddle either to Blake Island for a short break or we will paddle the shoreline around Alki lighthouse. Conditions and group will dictate.
Wednesday
27
Tibbetts Beach, Kayak Academy Site on Lake Sammamish
6:15 PM
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Play Polo with Kayak Academy‘s skills night. All boats and boaters welcome. Potluck afterwards - bring something to share
Saturday
30
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This is a two day trip, beginning Saturday morning and ending Sunday afternoon.
I‘m still figuring out the specifics so this will be updated.
No previous kayak camping experience required.
Saturday
30
Big Eddy Stretch of Skykomish River, Class II+
12:00 PM
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This clinic is perfect for anyone who has a good pool roll and wants to step up their skills. We will be working on drills to improve kayaking skills like ferrying, eddy-hopping, reading water and basic surfing.

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