Kids Gone Paddlin': The Young Paddler's Guide to Having More Fun Outdoors

Kids Gone Paddlin': The Young Paddler's Guide to Having More Fun Outdoors

by Tom Watson
     
 


This fun-to-read book helps parents introduce their kids to the safe enjoyment of canoeing, kayaking, rowing and rafting.

Kids love water activities! Now more than ever, families are spending more time together in the outdoors. Whether it's with friends and family or a solo outing, non-motorized boating is a fun and exciting way to experience and explore

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This fun-to-read book helps parents introduce their kids to the safe enjoyment of canoeing, kayaking, rowing and rafting.

Kids love water activities! Now more than ever, families are spending more time together in the outdoors. Whether it's with friends and family or a solo outing, non-motorized boating is a fun and exciting way to experience and explore the outdoors. Photos and illustrations help the young reader learn all the important skills and to stay safe. Includes index for easy reference to topics of interest.

Chapters include:

  • Kinds of boats: canoes, kayaks, sit-on-tops, tubes, rafts
  • What to wear: PFDs, general clothing, footwear, helmets, accessories
  • Special skills: navigation, chart reading, water reading, seamanship
  • Packing for a trip: equipment list, weight considerations, safety
  • Where to go: coastal, inland waterways, parks, foreign, guided trips

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589233713
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Publication date:
05/05/2008
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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