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Tradition Canoe, Double-Bladed or Stand-Up Paddle Board Paddle Making Class

Sunday July 1, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, August 3, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Caleb Davis
$135 for ADKX members; $145 for non-members

Make your own traditional cherry paddle in a one-day workshop. Led by craftsman Caleb Davis, workshop participants will use hand-tools to make their own paddle. Choose from a traditional canoe, double-bladed or Stand Up Paddle (SUP) cherry paddle. Participants will leave with a shaped paddle; finishing to be completed at home.

In the earlier part of his adulthood Caleb was an athletic director and taught full-time while developing Tremolo part-time. He has been certified as a paddling instructor both in Canada and the United States. Each of his paddles takes seven to eight hours to craft by hand. He truly enjoys the process and the required patience it takes to complete a paddle. Each paddle has a bit of Caleb in it. With over 30 years of teaching paddle making, Caleb has shared his knowledge will well over 1,500 students.
Spaces are limited in all workshops; advance pre-registration is required.
Please register online or call 518-352-7311 ext 185.
Payment is due upon registration. Payment can be made with a credit card. Class space will not be reserved without full payment. Please be aware that classes require a minimum number of students and are subject to cancellation due to insufficient registration.
To cancel your registration, please notify the Adirondack Experience at least 10 days prior to the workshop. With 10 day notice, we will refund your payment minus a $50 fee.
No refunds will be issued for cancellations made with less than 10 days’ notice prior to the start of the class or workshop. If you register for a class or workshop within the 10-day period before a workshop, you will not receive a refund for the
There is a minimum number of participants required for all workshops. Registrants will be notified five days prior to your workshop if it is cancelled, as a result of not meeting the minimum number of registrants. Participants will receive a full refund if workshop is cancelled due to lack of participants. Some workshops have a maximum class size.
Lunch breaks provided; please enjoy lunch at the Lake View Café or bring your own lunch.
Some workshops will be held outdoors; please be prepared for bugs and weather.
Some workshops are physically demanding.
Some workshops require the use of hand tools and/or power tools which children will not be allowed to use.