Celebrate the Little Calumet River with recreation and environment activities and learn about the history and ecology of the Little Cal!
Clean up tools, breakfast snacks and lunch will be provided.
This year we will begin at Kickapoo Woods in Riverdale. Advanced paddlers and those with their own boats are asked to bring them. Those needing a loaner boat and inexperienced paddlers are also invited to attend. There is no charge for this event, but all participants must register in advance, indicating whether or not you are bringing their own boat during registration.
River Clean Up. 9:00am – 12:30pm. Two teams–one launching upstream, another downstream–for on-water clean up. Return to launch ramp in time for lunch.
Introduction to Canoeing. 9:00am instruction, 9:30-10:30am paddle; 11:00am instruction, 11:30-12:30pm paddle; 1:00pm instruction, 1:30-2:30pm paddle.
Introduction to Kayaking. 9:00am instruction, 9:30-10:30am paddle; 11:00am instruction, 11:30-12:30pm paddle; 1:00pm instruction, 1:30-2:30pm paddle.
Wrap up & Clean. 2:30pm