Camps, Clinics & Races for All Paddlers
NRC is dedicated to promoting youth and adult participation in paddlesports. Our goal is to get kids and adults hooked on paddling as a healthy, challenging, outdoor activity that they can enjoy for their entire lives.
|Young Rhinos Whitewater Discovery
NRC’s Young Rhinos Whitewater Discovery project encourages youth in underserved communities to reconnect with the outdoors through engagement in whitewater recreation.
|Nantahala Kids Club
This biannual, six-week program is designed to get kids active and engaged in the outdoors through introduction to paddlesports.
Spring Session: April 17 – May 22, 2017
NRC provides a supportive community of fellow paddlers to join you on your next whitewater kayak adventure.
Dates: May 1 – August 28
Whitewater Families & Friends Rendezvous on the Nantahala for this
Dates: May 27 – 28, 2017
|Youth Training Sessions
Take your paddling to the next level with our top coaches at these after-school training sessions in freestyle, slalom and wildwater.
Dates: May – November 2017 on Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 3:30 pm unless otherwise posted
|USA Canoe/Kayak Regional Teams Initiative
Qualify to be on the South-Atlantic Youth Slalom Team, train with National Team coaches, and earn a stipend towards travel and racing expenses.