Kayaking Merit Badge

2 classes/2 hours per class     $55/participant

Minimum 6 students; 2 chaperones  Please call for availability, 860-535-9362.

Prerequisites:  Students must be able to pass the Boy Scouts of America Swim test. 
Test will be given at the beginning of the class.

Earn your kayaking badge with a badge counselor from NESS!  Learn safety while on the water in the classroom and then get on the water in one of our sit-on-top kayaks.  Some activities include:
  • Safely capsize and perform a wet exit in a kayak
  • Learn a forward stroke, backstroke, forward sweep, reverse sweep, draw stroke and stern draw
  • Paddle a buoyed course