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Youth racing camp

 Programme de course pour les jeunes

 available to Members & Non-Members

The Youth Racing Camp is an 8 week program designed to introduce participants to the sport of flatwater canoe/kayak. The atmosphere of the camp is supportive to beginners and no prior canoe/kayak experience is required; however, participants should be willing to challenge themselves as they progress over the eight-week span and be enthusiastic to try out the competitive side of the sport. The Youth Racing Program runs independently and combines with the Canoe Kids Summer Camp for off-water activities. 

 DIsponible Aux Membres et Non-Membres

Le camp de course pour les jeunes est un programme de 8 semaines conçu pour initier les participants au sport du canoë/kayak en eau calme. L'atmosphère du camp est favorable aux débutants et aucune expérience préalable en canoë/kayak n'est requise. cependant, les participants doivent être prêts à se mettre au défi à mesure qu'ils progressent au cours des huit semaines et être enthousiastes à l'idée d'essayer le côté compétitif du sport. Le programme de course pour les jeunes fonctionne indépendamment et se combine avec le camp d'été Canoe Kids pour les activités hors de l'eau.

UPDATED: Space is limited to 15 paddlers!

Register early so your child doesn't miss out!

Youth Racing Camp builds on Canoe Kids Camp to introduce sprint canoe/kayak racing.


l'espace est limité À 40 Pagayeurs!

Inscrivez-vous tôt pour que votre enfant ne le rate pas!

Le camp de course pour les jeunes se bas sur Le Camp de Canotage pour introduire la course de canoë/kayak au sprint.


Fees - register below

Youth Racing Camp $900
Early/Late Pick Up Service: $10.00 per day $50 per week. 

Frais - Inscrivez-Vous Ci-Dessous

Camp de course jeunesse : 900 $
Service d'enlèvement anticipé/tardif: 8.00$ par jour $50.00 par semaine 


AGES 10 - 15 YRS*

july 3 - August 25, 2023

* Exceptions will be considered for younger children please email

ÂGES 10 - 15 ANS*

3 juillet - 25 août, 2023

* Des exceptions seront envisagées pour les enfants plus jeunes, veuillez envoyer un courriel à:

hours of operation

Camp runs Monday to Friday, except on holidays
UPDATED 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Early drop-off starting at

8:00 a.m.
e pick-up until 5:00 p.m.

heures d'opération

Camp se déroule du Lundi au Vendredi, sauf les jours fériés
 ACTUALISÉ 9h00 - 16h00

Dépose anticipée à partir de 8h00
Pris en charge tardive jusqu'à 17h00

Upcoming events

    • 03/06/2023
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Empire Sportsplex
    Welland Girls Sports Day is part of The Next Play initiative, made possible by funding from the government of Ontario.  The event aims to increase awareness and capacity in providing gender equity experiences in sport and active recreation.  

    SNCC's athletes, coaches, and volunteers have a role in inspiring, motivating, and encouraging young girls in our community to participate in sport and to enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle.

    SNCC members will have a table with postcards advertising our Summer Camps to children and parents.  Contact Marie-Jeanne Monette or Colleen Kenyon if you are able to help out.
    • 03/07/2023
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25/08/2023
    • 4:00 PM
    • SNCC-Welland International Flatwater Centre
    • 5

    Youth Racing Camp is an eight week day camp introduction to the sport of sprint canoe and sprint kayak and replaces the two week Novice Racing Camp introduced in 2021. YRC focusses on developing fitness and introducing the fundamentals of balance, technique, and crew boat skills for racing. 

    July 3 - August 25 2023 excluding holidays $900

    9:00am - 4:00pm Early Drop off and Late Pick Up available for $10 per day.

    YRC is intended for young participants ages 10 - 15 who are excited about excelling at a new sport or wish to continue to develop their skills in Sprint Canoe and Kayak.. Participants should be enthusiastic to try out the competitive side of the sport and be willing to challenge themselves as they progress. 

    All coaching, equipment and race fees are included in registration fee. All activities, including the race, will be taking place at the Welland International Flatwater Centre.

    A lifejacket (PFD) must be worn at all times in and around the water. Participants are encouraged to bring their own PFD every day.

    Please note registrations will only be processed once SNCC has received a completed registration and full payment.

Paddling location

Welland International Flatwater Centre

16 Townline Tunnel Road

Welland, ON 

Contact Us 


108 Thorold Road East

Welland, ON L3C7A6

Many thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation for their support! 

Very special thanks to photographer and SNCC friend Anthony Gallaccio of Welland.

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