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Wisconsin Canoe Symposium 2015

June 18, 19, 20, & 21, 2015

Pine Lake Camp, Westfield, WI


You are invited to the Wisconsin Canoe Symposium (WCS)! The symposium is located in Westfield, WI, approximately 60 minutes north of Madison, WI. Arrive as early as Thursday evening and paddle through mid-day on Sunday.


The WCS offers excellent instruction in a quiet water venue for people wishing to improve their skills in paddling and precise control of their canoes, and new this year, will also offer a “Creeking FreeStyle” course and an instructional river class. The quiet water classes are offered for all skill levels, and all WCS classes are taught by ACA certified instructors. Student/instructor ratio is limited to 5 to 1. Other special topic classes will include Touring Technique (Sit & Switch), Moving Around in Your Canoe, Forward Stroke Clinic, and Nail the Rail.


Other activities will include a Grand Slalom Fun Race, Interpretive FreeStyle Recital, and a Candelight Paddle. All participants are encouraged to bring musical instruments, and join in the jam session! Pine Lake’s various camp activities such as archery and low ropes will be available to symposium participants and registered family and guests.


Meals are available, served family style, in Amplhett Hall in front of a large fireplace.


There are several lodging options available, which include:

  • Wildwood Tent and Trailer Campground: Tent or RV, with or without electricity
  • Bishop Rader Retreat Center: Hotel-like accommodations
  • Birch 1: Bunkhouse style


Registration deadline is June 15, 2015. For registration materials, go to http://freestylecanoeing.com/wisconsin.html


We hope to see you there!


Your hosts,

Paul Klonowski, Tracy and Cathy Hunt


Questions? Contact Tracy Hunt: tj.hunt@sbcglobal.net (630) 329-4669; and/or Paul Klonowski: pklonowski@comcast.net (847) 687-2477    

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