NRC Whitewater Mini-Camp
NRC Mini-Camps provide targeted whitewater instruction by experienced instructors over the course of an intensive, two-day clinic. Participants are encouraged to challenge themselves to develop and use new skills in a fun, supportive environment.
Skills: Participants build key river-running skills such as balance, stroke technique, surfing, choosing a line.
Slalom: Slalom gates and technique are used as a learning tool for building precision whitewater skills and to show the fun, competitive aspect of kayaking.
Prerequisites: must be an NRC member, Confident wet-exit, willing to try new things in flat and moving water. A whitewater roll is a plus, but not required.
Pre-registration: Online Registration Form
Not included: Lodging, food, and Sunday’s race entry are not included in the registration fee. If your child needs to borrow equipment, please email NantahalaRacingClub@gmail.com to inquire.
In addition to your small registration fee, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to NRC.
Nantahala Bridge Gates
|Welcome, Introductions & Orientation||10 am||Bridge Gates|
|Flat Water Skills Session||10:30 am – 12:00 pm||Below Big Wesser Falls|
|Group Lunch & Free Time||12:30 – 2 pm||Big Wesser BBQ|
|River Run (Put in to Nantahala Falls)||2- 5 pm||Nantahala|
|Free time at NOC, Slalom concepts||5:30 pm||NRC Trailer/NOC|
|Flat Water Skills Session||10 – 11 am||Event Tent|
|Course-walk with NRC Mini-Camp Coaches||11:30 am||Nantahala Bridge Gate|
|Practice Run of Slalom Course||12 am||Nantahala Bridge Gates|
|For Fun Slalom Race(10 Down & 4 up River Gates)||2 pm||Nantahala Bridge Gates|
|Awards||4 pm||Event Tent|
|Mini-Camp Wrap-up||4:15 pm||Nantahala Bridge Gates|
Nantahala Bridge Gates – The Nantahala Bridge Gates are located on the NOC campus. Directly after crossing the bridge onto NOC property River Left, turn left towards the main parking lot, then left again into the small parking lot just upstream of the roadbridge. There is a large black trailer with the NRC logo. This is the meeting area.