Vermont, or VT as the locals fondly call it, is a hidden treasure nestled between two beautiful mountains, Guardian Grizzly and Whispering Willow. Now don't let the names fool you, there are no grizzlies here, and the willows do nothing but whisper sweet lullabies throughout the day. Instead, the state is filled with lush, green forests, and rivers that wiggle and waggle like a happy puppy's tail. Now, these rivers are the playgrounds of the bravest of all kids - the freckle-faced, mud-smudged, sun-kissed Kayaking Kritters! These aren't your usual kiddos. No, siree! These children command their kayaks like Captain Barnacle - the imaginary pirate who sailed the Seven Seas, with a parrot on his shoulder and never lost his hat, no matter how windy it got. From the crack of dawn till the sun dips behind Guardian Grizzly, these Kayaking Kritters can be seen battling the playful waves, their laughter echoing against the mountains. The river is their kingdom, and their kayaks, their trusty steeds. And if there was a dragon, you ask? Oh, they would just paddle faster, steer their kayak with a whoosh, and zoom past it, leaving it gaping and feeling rather silly about itself. These Kayaking Kritters not only have the most fun but also have an iron-strong bond with Captain Barnacle. You see, they believe that each time they conquer a river wave, they bring a smile to the old captain's face. After all, he was the one who taught them, "No wave is too high when you have the heart of a pirate!" And you know what? They prove it every day. So, if you ever find yourself in VT, make sure to look for the Kayaking Kritters. Who knows, maybe you'll join their next adventure!

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best kayaking programs in Plymouth, VT

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Swift Nature Camp is the perfect place for your child to spend their summer! Our overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-15 is located in beautiful Wisconsin. We offer a unique blend of traditional summer camp activities and environmental education to help kids increase their appreciation for nature, science, and the environment. We’ve got it all – fun, friendships, adventure trips, and nature! Spend your summer with us – you’ll never forget it!

Minong, WI 54859
4.5(4 reviews)
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Our campers have the chance to explore the beauty of nature and discover the joy of unstructured play, while also building a connection to the land and developing skills that will last a lifetime. Regardless of the activity, our campers will learn something new and have fun in the process. Campers get to take a break from technology and enjoy the wonders of the natural world. At Killington Ski area/resort in Vermont, the 600-acre wilderness provides a perfect playground for children to explore their wonder and imagination. Whether chasing crickets, milking goats, or playing at the waterfront, campers are encouraged to enjoy the simple delights the outdoors has to offer. Campers have the opportunity to take part in creative activities like splatter-paint art and pirate gold hunts, as well as hosting a farm stand for the local community. With unstructured play and learning the land, campers are guaranteed to come away with lifelong skills and a greater appreciation for the beauty of nature. Technology is put aside, allowing children to experience the wonders of the natural world.

Plymouth, VT 05056