Apostle Island Kayak Adventures
Experience breathtaking views from the seat of your kayak and the front door of your tent
You will get the opportunity to experience the jewels of Lake Superior along windswept beaches, cliffs, and sea caves. This is a place where water meets land and sky, and past meets present.
Join together with 9 other girls to explore one of the most beautiful areas of northern Wisconsin. Once you arrive in Wisconsin, you will spend time at Camp Black Hawk working on your paddling, outdoor skills, leadership, communication, and critical thinking skills. Spend up to 7 days paddling around the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. While paddling through sea caves, visiting lighthouses, and cooking over an open fire, you will also create a stewardship journal as you meet with park rangers and outdoor leaders during the day and camp along the lakeshore at night. Once you have completed your Northern Wisconsin journey, you will use that journal when you return home as you educate others in how to be responsible stewards of land and water.
You must have basic outdoor skills.
Be able to pass a 10-minute deep water swimming abilities check.
Be comfortable in deep water, have an interest in the outdoors, enjoy being adventurous, and be able to work in a team environment.
July 6 - 18, 2014; $1200
Plan to arrive July 7, between 11:00am and 4:00pm. Depart July 18 between 9:00am and 1:00pm.
Girls must be 15-17 at the time of the event
Lightweight packable sleeping bag
A more detailed list will be sent upon program acceptance.
A $250 deposit will be due immediately upon acceptance to this event. (It's part of the event fee, not an additional fee.)
You will need to finance your round-trip transportation to this event. If you are traveling by plane or bus, you will go to Green Bay, Wisconsin. If you are traveling by car, you will go directly to Elton, Wisconsin.
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin-Badgerland Council, Inc.
2710 Ski Lane
Madison, WI 53713
Camp Black Hawk Director
(608) 237-1146 or (800) 236-2710, ext. 1146
Fax (608) 276-9160