Kayaking

Join Quest for an exciting day on the river!  This trip is open to all ability levels, from beginner to advanced. Come and learn how to properly paddle, maneuver a kayak in moving water,  read water, and a lot more!

Date: April 15th from 9-5pm

Cost:

  • $25 for Bloomsburg University Students
  • $50 for all others

Location:  Quest Office

You will need to bring:

Appropriate clothing (no cotton!), swimsuit,  lunch, water (plenty of water),  and smiles

Quest will supply:

Boats, pfd, helmets, wetsuits, spray skirts, paddles, gloves, splash tops, spectacular instruction, and all other equipment.

 How to sign-up: Ideally, you should register early, weeks in advance, if possible.  In order for us to get prepared to get gear and equipment packed and ready, registration typically closes on the Wednesday before a activities occurring on a weekend, and a few days before activities occurring on a weekday, but if spots are still available there is a possibility that you may still be able to register.  Our office is not open on weekends or evenings.  Always call first to see if there is available space before coming to the office or sending in payment.  Spots cannot be reserved by calling or emailing.  Registration is not complete until payment is received.

Methods of payment: 1) cash in person   2) check payable to “Bloomsburg University” in person or via U.S. mail (with a note listing your name, email address and phone number and the date and activity your registering for.  Questions?  Call Susan at the Quest Office or email at quest@bloomu.edu.

Forms We Need From You

* A completed Quest AOR/Medical Form prior to participation in Quest activities.

* Signed Parental Consent for participants who are minors (under 18 years of age).

Course Information: (read everything below to make sure that you are prepared for this trip)

Quest courses are designed for beginners, so you will not be expected to demonstrate high levels of ability, but they provide a physical, psychological, and emotional challenge. Courses occur in areas that often involve steep terrain, rough and narrow trails, wet or muddy conditions, and inclement weather. Most Quest activities are movement-oriented activities involving some strenuous activity. Quest staff will provide you with a safety briefing to prepare you for the activities and any safety issues you might encounter or skills you need.

Instructors

Quest instructors are professional outdoor leaders, students, interns, and members of the community.  They are trained in specific outdoor pursuits, leadership, and first aid.  All are involved in on-going outdoor leadership training with Quest.

Policies

For safety reasons, participants are required to abstain from alcohol and non-prescription drugs while participating in Quest Activities.  Please respect the rights and health of others with regard to smoking.  Participants will be held responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged equipment belonging to Quest.

Safety

Safety is a primary concern during any Quest course.  A safety briefing precedes each activity, where risks and protection against these risks are explained.  Participants are expected to abide by all safety rules and procedures defined by Quest staff.

 See our Homepage for the Refund Policy

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