DATE & TIME EVENT LOCATION TRIP OR EVENT LEADER
Be sure to check the Calendar of Events frequently as events can be added, deleted, or changed as late as the day before.
Pre-Registration is required for all paddles.
To add an event to this listing, please contact Sharon at firstname.lastname@example.org at least one business day prior to event.
Jan. 11, 2021 Mon. 6:00 PM ACKC Council Meeting via Zoom ACKC Council
Yearly planning to set dates and programs for club monthly meetings.
Feb. 22, 2021 Mon. 7:00 PM ACKC Club Meeting via Zoom ACKC Council
Business Meeting Chair - Laura
Presenter: Myra Shulman
Program: Paddle Opportunities at Land Trust Sites
One of the POSITIVE results of limited paddle opportunities due to
pandemic restrictions and low water levels was the discovery of new
paddle venues which were part of, or adjacent to, a Finger Lake Land Trust.
Many of these areas also offer hiking and biking opportunities.
March 22, 2021 Mon. 7:00 PM ACKC Club Meeting via Zoom ACKC Council
Business Meeting Chair - Donna Brisco
Presenter - Judi Hall
Program - Wetlands Flora
Back by popular demand, Judi has expanded her 2020 presentation of wetland
plants. As a result of Judi's 2020 presentation, many Ahwagans began seeking
and identifying these plants. This exploring (and almost a competition) resulted
in discovering new paddle venues and expanding our plant identification skills.
April 23, 2021 Fri. 7:30 PM Trip Leaders Meeting via Zoom Sharon Canfield
We will review and update the Covid restrictions, discuss shuttle procedures
during covid, review ACKC trip leader guidelines, check method of recording
and reporting trips to the ACA, examine mentoring prospective trip leaders,
consider procedure of scheduling paddles, and any other concerns
of leaders. This meeting is open to the ACKC membership body.
April 26, 2021 Mon. 7:00 PM ACKC Club Meeting via Zoom ACKC Council
Business Meeting Chair - Ray Baker
Presenter - Ray Baker
Program - Paddle Safety
May 19, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM Tioughnioga River Yaman to Blodgett Mills (shuttle) Dave Tanner
* You must be able to control your boat: able to stop, able to recognize and navigate
safely around hazards, able to recognize and utilize eddies, to be in control
in a strong current, etc..
* Current Covid Restrictions will be announced.
May 24, 2021 Mon. 7:00 PM ACKC Club Meeting via Zoom ACKC Council
Business Meeting Chair - Ray Baker
Presenter - Emily Marino, executive director of the Friends of the Chemung River Watershed
Program - River Friends 2021.
We will enjoy a look back at the organization over the years, as well as an overview of these
upcoming programs: Weekend Kayak Rentals on the Chemung, Riverside Plein (sic) Air Watercolor Workshop, Riverside Trails Yoga and Meditation Class, Knowledge Among the Pine Trees Program, and much more! To learn about all the goings-on for the Chemung River,
tune into this zoom meeting and meet our new director!"
May 26, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM Tioughnioga River Blodgett Mills to Messengerville (shuttle) Dave Tanner
June 2, 2021 Wed. TBA
June 3-7, 2021 Thurs. - Mon. Cape Cod Paddle and Camp Nickerson State Park Helena Garan
Arrive at campground on Thursday and begin scheduled paddles on Friday. Helena is
working with an experienced local paddler to schedule paddle locations and times.
Since our location is ocean side, the weather will be a major factor. Fortunately,
this area has many non-paddling areas to explore. Don't forget your bike!
Amazing bike paths await you. You may participate in all or parts of
event. Early reservations recommended. BYO equipment and
supplies. No chuck wagon at this event. BE SURE YOU
HAVE READ THE SPECIAL DOCUMENTATION
NEEDED TO ENTER THE STATE!
June 9, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM TBA
June 16, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM Tioughnioga River
June 23, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM Chenango River
June 28, 2021 Mon. Club Meeting via Zoom ACKC Council
Business Meeting Chair:
Program Presenter: Jim , past Executive Director of the Friends of the Chemung River Watershed
Program: The Mighty Osprey
Jim's presentation includes PowerPoint with photos, videos and interesting info
about one of nature's coolest birds - the osprey. Because it is at the top of the
food chain, it's presence signifies that the river is clean and bountiful.
Discover how the osprey mates for life, dives into water to snag fish and flies more
than 2,000 miles at a time to migrate.
June 30, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM Chenango River
July 7, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
July 14, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
July 21, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
July 25 - 28, 2021 Sat. thru Wed. NEW Camp and Paddle Four Mile Creek State Park Campground Ruth Hopkins
Please register with Trip Leader, Ruth Hopkins before making your reservations for the
campground. You may participate in all, or part of, this paddle experience. Some of the participants will be staying for the entire week. This is a great place for biking, too. Trip is in the planning stages. More information to come.
July 28, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
August 1, 2021 Sun. 1:30 PM Annual Club Picnic Dorchester Park Whitney Point Marilyn Wertman
Come one, come all! Open to all ACKC members, their families and friends. Meat will be
provided by the club. Participants should bring a large dish-to-pass and their own
beverage. Bring a lawn chair so that we can social distance. Water activity
will be announced as the date nears.
August 4, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
August 11, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
August 18, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
August 25, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
August tba, 2021 Camp & Paddle at Sedge Island New Jersey Helena Garan
Pre-registration is required. Number of participants is limited to 15.
CANCELED: SEDGE ISLAND IS RESTRICTING VISITATIONS TO LIMITED
DAYTIME EVENTS FOR THE 2021 SEASON. WE WILL LOOK FORWARD
TO THE 2022 SEASON.
September 1, 2021 Wed. 4:30 PM
September 8-12 Wed. thru Sun. Fish Creek Camp and Paddle Barb Hall
You must register with Barb to attend this event. You may paddle as many or few times as you wish.
Some days there may be more than one paddle opportunity from which to choose. Paddles are planned
on suggestions from the group, although event leader (Barb) has final say. You are responsible for
making your own camping reservations at Fish Creek. "Walk-ins" have always been available, but Fish
Creek is unique each year.
Wed.: Arrive and set up camp.
Thurs.: Day paddle
Fri: Day Paddle
Sat.: Day Paddle
Sun.: Break camp and drag on home
September 15, 2021
September 22, 2021
September 29, 2021