Weekend Instruction
Trip Information
What to Expect:
Please read the 'bring list' and pack accordingly. Be prompt at the assembly point; you may cut our trip short by being late or miss the trip entirely.
Weekend trips meet at our Base Camp at 7:30 AM on Saturday and travel up to two hours, car pools are arranged, to one of several rivers in our area to begin two days of canoeing and camping.
Participants will have access to the cars at camp.
ALL paddlers WILL wear PFD's, life jackets, at all times while in canoes or near the river.
Everyone helps with camp duties. Evening campfires crackle, and the food is the best.

We Supply:
Canoes, paddles, PFD's (life jackets), tents, all common camping gear, beer, wine, soft drinks, gourmet food, canoeing instruction, and river guides. Persons with medical issues, food allergies, special dietary requirements or who are vegetarians must let us know the particulars prior to the trip cancelation date. Click here to see the weekend instruction trip bring list.

Trip Prerequisits:
Beginner Trip: No Prerequisites other than not be afraid of the water.
Intermediate Trip: Successful completion of the Beginner Trip or the equivalent.
Advanced Trip: Successful completion of the Intermediate Trip or the equivalent.

Reservation Procedure:
Send your $50 reservation/deposit check four or five weeks prior to the trip you have selected. Separate checks for each trip or trip package please, and indicate trip number on the memo line of your check. Reservations mailed within three weeks of a trip must contain the full fee amount. The balance of the $100 per person trip is due by the cancelation date, eight days prior to, the first day of the trip. Two weekend packages carry a ten percent discount and three weekend packages carry a fifteen percent discount. The fee the entire package must be paid in full and all weekends selected 8 days prior to the first weekend trip. The weekends in a package must be scheduled within a single season. Changes in package dates can only be made at the convenience of Champaign Canoeing Ltd. Make all checks payable to: Keech LeClair and mail to: Champaign Canoeing Ltd., Ann & Keech LeClair, 30 Beach Road, Ossining, NY 10562-3201. Please enclose a note indicating the names, addresses, phone numbers and most important an E-Mail address of the persons that are included in your reservation. Click here for trip schedule.
You can access the "Bring List", driving directions and other pertinent information about your trip on this web site. We will confirm receipt of your reservation check via e-mail. Please be aware that we cannot answer email messages or phone calls for periods of days while away on canoe trips, see our schedule for days that we are not available..

Cancellation Policy:
Total fees are due by the cancellation date, eight days prior to the first day of the trip. Cancellations after that date will result in the loss of 50% deposit. Cancellation after 6:00 PM the Thursday evening just prior to the trip will result in no refund at all. With the agreement of Champaign Canoeing, an eligible substitute may be acceptable.

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