Fall Trip 2022

Fall Trip 2022!!

Fall Trip will be taking place Friday September 30 – Sunday October 2 on the Ottawa River.

*** Please read the following for information and clarification on itinerary, cost, membership, gear, etc. ***

Brief itinerary : 

Friday September 30th:

We will be leaving Carleton University Friday evening and camping at Owl Rafting. Food is not provided on Friday, we suggest eating before leaving, bringing your own food or stopping along the way to buy dinner. 

Saturday October 1st:

We will prepare breakfast, a pack-able lunch for on the river. We will be kayaking the Ottawa River. Beginners will have instructional lessons. Once everyone is back at Owl, dinner will be prepared. 

Sunday October 2nd:

We will prepare breakfast and a pack-able lunch, clean up/pack up, and then we will paddle the Ottawa River.

Camping:

We are camping at Owl Rafting (40 owl Ln, Foresters Falls, ON K0J 1V0) for Friday and Saturday night. We will have potable water, electricity for cooking and washrooms. You will need to bring camping equipment such as a tent, sleeping mat, sleeping bag, etc. If you do not have your own tent please email events@cukc.ca and we will provide one while available or help you find camping gear.

Travel:

For rides, please try and coordinate with each other. If you are unable to find a ride to the river/need a ride, email us events@cukc.ca and we will help arrange one. If you are willing to volunteer to drive other people please let us know. 

Cost:

Cost will differ depending on what options you select.

Beginner lessons: $100.00

Meals for the weekend: $40.00

Camping: $10.00 a night, $20.00 for the weekend

Club Membership (needed to participate): $10.00 for students, $15.00 for community members, this fee can be included in your payment for the trip, however, please fill out the membership form on the website in addition. 

Gear:

Beginners who need gear will be provided with the basic kayaking kit for free. This includes a kayak, paddle, helmet, pfd, skirt and spray jacket, etc. We will be fitting beginners into kayaks and gear prior to the trip, a date will be announced for fittings closer to the event.

Membership:

If you are participating in the fall trip please go to cukc.ca/membership to fill out a membership form, you can include your membership fee with your payment for fall trip. This allows you to join us for pool sessions, rolling practice, spring trip and other club events throughout the year. Membership is $10 for students and $15 for community members.

Volunteers:

If you are able to help out in any way, please email us at events@cukc.ca or indicate this in the signup form. We are looking for people to help cook meals, fit people in gear, and help rescue people on the river. We are also looking for additional camp items including: another BBQ/something to cook on, extension cords, canopy tents for meals, trailers/truck beds for shuttles, etc. A huge thank you to anyone who is able to help out.