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Sep
22

Greenland Paddle Making Class

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Learn to build your own Greenland Paddle  Sunday, October 18th, 2009 in Brooklyn NY hosted by Sebago Canoe Club.
For more information about paddle making classes visit the Tuktu Paddles web site.
http://tuktupaddles.com/paddlemaking.html

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Sep
20

ACA National Paddlesport Conference

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In conjunction with its Annual Meeting ACA will hold its First National Paddlesports Conference October 23-25 in Fredericksberg, VA. This is a combination of the National Instructor Conference held last year with a new feature: the Clubs Rendezvous! Starting with the Paddle America Club Social at 7:00 on 10/22 there will be a full schedule of Instructor and Club oriented training and forum sessions including paddling opportunities on the nearby Rappahanock River. Be sure to check out the special pre-conference training sessions offered on October 20 – 22. Save these dates and watch the ACA website for additions and updates to the schedule!

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Sep
18

NACK Peer & Demo Team Practices

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Peer practices offer opportunity for members to practice skills with assistance from other members. Demo team members practice skills in order to prepare for presentations at Outreach Events. Both groups are scheduled to practice together on evenings and weekends this fall. Times and locations vary as daylight wanes, consult our fall schedule for details. Practices are subject to cancellation if attendance is low, call Ann to confirm your interest on specific dates.

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Sep
18

ACA Joe Pina Award goes to Elizabeth O'Connor

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We are proud to announce that Elizabeth O’Connor, NACK’s Director of Training has won the 2008 Joe Pina Award for exceptional volunteer effort on a regional and national level from the American Canoe Association. Elizabeth received the award at this year’s Annual Meeting in recognition of her extensive efforts in public outreach through NACK, the Long Island Paddle Sport Symposium, Atlantic Division Training activities, American Red Cross Kayak Instructor Training programs, development of the first NYS Paddle Craft Safety Check program and service on a number of local safety boards and water trails. Her efforts are awesome and an inspiration to us all!!!

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Sep
18

Robins Island

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Heading for the North side

Heading for the North side

Recently five NACK paddlers set out on a trip to paddle around Robins Island in Peconic Bay.  The Island is noted for it’s strong currents, especially the south race. Careful planning around the tidal current is essential for a successful trip.

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Nov
04

NACK Honored by ACA

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NACK SA Award We are pleased to announce that NACK has been awarded the ACA Stroke of Achievement Award for excellence in program development. This is one of ACA’s highest awards and was presented to NACK at the ACA Annual Meeting on November 4, 2006.
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