This course is for beginner kayakers and will focus on the basics of kayaking. The first class will be a lecture on all aspects of kayaking. The next two classes will focus on basic gear and outfitting, paddling skills, wet exits, and self and assisted rescues.The last session will be a field trip to Boyer Lake near Lake Park, MN. All equipment, including kayaks, will be provided for the class and a lifeguard will be present at all water sessions. Youth participants must be accompanied by an adult to participate in this class.