Canoeing for Beginners

Sat, July 13, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Saturday, July 13


Walnut Hill Boat Launch, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 9-11 a.m. or 1-3 p.m.

Never been in a canoe before? This program is the place to start! After learning the basics of canoeing and water safety from expert instructors from Kickapoo Adventures, you will be a part of a canoe caravan around Homer Lake. We will explore the animals and plants of Homer Lake while practicing paddling skills. All equipment will be provided; please bring sunscreen, water to drink, and wear close-toed shoes. Minimum age to participate is 8 years old; an adult must accompany children under 18. $8 per person, or $4 if you bring your own canoe. Space is limited. Register by July 12 via phone or email: (217) 896-2455 or

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