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Canoeing is an integral part of our Canadian heritage. Canoe programs in Ontario high schools and outdoor education centres have been ideal environments for offering students authentic experiential learning opportunities. Despite their benefits, it has become increasingly difficult to sustain these programs.

Get Kids Paddling is an organization that is committed to supporting the re-growth and re-design of programs that can introduce and re-ignite a passion for canoeing and backcountry canoe tripping among our youth.

In addition to working with outdoor education programs in schools, Get Kids Paddling partners with community-based groups who might also be facing the same restrictions and difficulties with respect to sustainable programming.

To get involved, and learn more about how you can support, and connect with Get Kids Paddling, click below.