2017 Kayak and Canoe Schedule

Beginner Kayak & Canoe Lessons ($15)

May 20th

June 9th, 27th

July 11th, 29th

August 15th, 26th

*All lessons 9:00am-12:00pm

If you’ve always wanted to kayak or canoe, but were not sure where to start this program is for you! Participants will be taught paddling techniques and paddler safety while on the calm waters of Swan Pond, located here on the Howell Woods property. To better understand the differences in vessels, participants will start the day paired in a canoe and finish individually in a kayak. Seats are limited, so sign up early! Ages 13+.

Please register by emailing jtastoske@johnstoncc.edu or calling the Learning Center (919) 938-0115. ($15).


Neuse River Kayak Trip ($35)

June 10th, 28th

August 5th, 19th

*Participants should arrive at the Learning Center no later than 7:30am

The Neuse River runs right along the back of the Howell Woods property and makes for the perfect paddling route for more experienced kayakers. The course of this trip stretches through 12 miles of Johnston County ending at the Richardson Bridge boat landing. Our guides will provide history of the Neuse as well as identify wildlife along the way. Participants should pack a bag lunch and water.

Please register by emailing jtastoske@johnstoncc.edu or calling the Learning Center (919) 938-0115. ($35).


***Private groups of 8-10 may schedule Beginner Kayak & Canoe Lessons and Neuse River Kayak Trips for a date that works for the group by emailing jtastoske@johnstoncc.edu or calling the Learning Center at (919) 938-0115.