Tag: Youth

Zanskar Youth Kayak Expedition 2014

Zanskar Youth Kayak Expedition 2014

| February 28, 2013

Back by popular demand, Watermark Experiences will be running a second Zanskar Youth Kayaking Expedition, August 2014. The expedition is aimed at young paddlers who are looking for an adventurous and challenging kayak experience, alongside professional guidance and leadership. The trip is an amazing opportunity to witness a new culture and environment, as well as […]

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Slalom stars wanted!

Slalom stars wanted!

| February 5, 2013

Do you have what it takes to be the next Canoe Slalom Olympic Champion? If you fancy giving canoe slalom a go, are a current paddler looking to try something new or a slalom club member focused on gaining that extra advantage, GB Canoeing want to hear from you! There are exciting new canoe slalom […]

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GB rafting needs paddlers

GB rafting needs paddlers

| January 31, 2013

  British Rafting are hosting a Youth and Junior Selection weekend at Lee Valley’s Olympic White Water course on 23rd and 24th of February. Any young paddlers keen to get involved in raft racing are invited to come along. British Rafting are hoping to create a team of paddlers to represent Great Britain at the […]

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Youth slalom at Lee Valley

Youth slalom at Lee Valley

| January 15, 2013

Canoe Slalom Olympic legacy project unveiled to target youth for Lee Valley The first part of the 2012 London Olympic legacy project to increase the numbers of youngsters taking up Canoe Slalom gets under way this month when GB Canoeing begins offering training sessions for 9-16 year olds at Lee Valley White Water Centre. Enthusiasm […]

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Small grants available

Small grants available

| November 8, 2012

The Canoe Foundation provides small grants to projects which promote paddlesport activities with a specific focus on Young People and/or People with a Disability. Each grant is typically worth £1,000. The latest grants are now available, with an application deadline of Monday 7th January 2013. The grants are available to not-for-profit organisations, charities, clubs, schools […]

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Young Olympic Games Makers

Young Olympic Games Makers

| May 24, 2012

The Phoenix Canoe Club, based on the Welsh Harp reservoir in North London, has been successful in landing a dream role for eight young members at the Olympic Games as Young Games Makers (YGM). The YGM scheme was set up to offer 16-18 year-olds the chance to work on the Olympics sites, with 2,000 young […]

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