Registration

Click the 'Book Now' button today.  Spaces are already filling fast for 2017!

Pricing:

  • Class & Meal package with your own lodging: $449
  • Tent Space (2 nights), three days of kayak instruction and 7 meals: $489
  • Shared Cabin (2 nights), three days of kayak instruction, and 7 meals: $529
  • RV Site (2 nights), three days of kayak instruction, and 7 meals: $529
  • Double Occupancy Cabin w/ Private bath and kitchen (2 nights), three days of kayak instruction, and 7 meals:SOLD OUT
  • Group Cabin w/ private bath and kitchen (2 nights, sleeps 3-4), three days of kayak instruction, and 7 meals:SOLD OUT
  • Ala Carte Pricing is available at $120 per 1/2 day class or $199 for a full day class
  • Rental Gear and boats are available!  Kokatat Drysuits will be available to rent for $75 (good for all 3 days) Boats are $150 (all 3 days)
  • If you're bringing a spouse or partner who is not participating, please contact Suzi at 503-285-0464 for adjusted pricing
  • General questions? Call Paul or Suzi at: 503.285.0464



How to Book:

  1. Consult the Self Assessment Guide to better identify what skill category you fall into. Self assessment's aren't always entirely accurate, so consult your coaches or peers if necessary. Feel free to call 503-285-0464, and ask for Paul or Suzi if you need assistance with this process
  2. Decide your focus. Are you working towards taking successful journeys? Or are you looking to build on sea play skills? Look at the schedule from last year to get a feel for what is generally offered.  
  3. Click the "Book Now" button above, and read ALL the provided information (including the cancellation policy). If you have any questions call 503-285-0464 and ask for Paul or Suzi before proceeding.
  4. Select the room and board options that best suit you. If you are booking multiple participants at the same time, please have their information available. Each participant is required to fill out a questionnaire to help us customize the event to their needs
  5. Complete the booking form, and answer all questions to the best of your abilities. If you have any questions at this time, call 503-285-0464 and ask for Paul or Suzi before proceeding.
  6. A confirmation email will be sent shortly after booking is complete. Read it carefully! Check for any errors and contact us if any changes are necessary. A detailed schedule will be issued prior to the event
  7. In the mean time, get out and go kayaking! Practice your skills, evaluate what you really want to learn, and get excited for 3 days of world class kayak instruction! We look forward to seeing you at the Lumpy Waters Symposium!

  8. What to Bring:

    We require all participants to dress for immersion in COLD water.  At the Oregon coast that means you should be wearing a drysuit or full length wetsuit with drytop or paddle jacket.  Please come dressed and prepared for cold water to prevent hypothermia.  

    You are responsible for your own comfort on and in the water.  We highly recommend drysuits, booties, skull caps, and plenty of fleece or wool (non-cotton) layers.  Drysuits are available for rent from Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe.  Boats, drysuits, and other gear can be rented for a very reasonable rate.  There is no excuse for coming un-prepared for cold water.  Please contact Suzi or Paul to add gear rentals to your reservation.  Paul@aldercreek.com or Suzi@aldercreek.com

    Please bring a HELMET!  Helmets are required for almost all courses.


    Here is a basic list of the bare minimum gear requirements:

    • Seaworthy Kayak (including secure bouyancy)
    • Paddle
    • PFD
    • Sprayskirt
    • Bilgepump  
    • Paddlefloat
    • Helmet
    • Immersion Clothing
    • Spare layers
    • Snacks
    • Water
    • Protective footwear 
    • Sleeping gear
    • Toiletries or other personal comforts                                               


    We are providing a lunch with snacks and drink but if you require more frequent meal/water breaks please bring your own.  

    *All rough water and surf classes or tours will require helmets unless otherwise instructed by the coaching staff.*

    Please consider purchasing a helmet and properly fitting it prior to the event. It is your head we are talking about here… (We will have a limited number of helmets to load out).


    *For any class requiring specific equipment such as rescues or short boat surfing  please realize that we will be able to provide some options, but ultimately make sure you have what you need for the weekend prior to the event.

    Call us if you have questions about gear requirements 503-285-0464


    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 

    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 

    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 
    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 
    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 
    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 
    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 
    CANCELATION POLICY:
    For all Lumpy Waters resrvations there is a non-refundable $100 deposit required.  The Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and often unpredictable environment. All activities are run/fun rain or shine. All programs are conditions dependent and may change at any time at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable a minumum number of participants may be required. If we are unable to fill a program to a minimum requirement level we reserve the right to cancel the program.
    If you need to cancel, please do so by October 1st to receive a 50% refund. After October 1st there will be no refunds but store credit for future classes will be awarded. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability. 
    Cancellation Policy:

    All Lumpy Waters reservations require a $100 non refundable deposit. The Northwest is a dynamic region, but all classes will run, rain or shine. All programs are condition dependent, and may change at our discretion. In order to keep our programs affordable, a minimum amount of students may be required. If we are unable to fill the program to the minimum requirement, we reserve the right to cancel the class


    If you need to cacel, contact us by October 1st to recieve a 50% refund. After October 1st, you will not receive a refund, but a store credit will be issued for future classes and trips. Transfers will be discussed and accommodated to the best of our ability


    SPECIAL NOTE: We do not allow consumption of intoxicants prior to or during paddling sessions. There will be gatherings sponsored by outside vendors at the end of each day with adult beverages provided.