Youth Programs

Resilience Adventures Youth Programs strives to build personal resilience and coastal environmental awareness for NY/NJ youth through team-building activities, on-water adventures and Hudson River estuary exploration.  Book early! Camps and family programs may sell out! Check out our calendar and book online!

Resilience Paddle Camp!

Resilience Paddle Camp!

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Youth Camp Programs 2016

Teen Paddleboard Classes 2016

Family Programs 2016

  • Family Kayak Tour  (1 hour) price: $30 per adult, $15 per child
  • Mother * Daughter Paddleboard (1 hour) $45 per mother/daughter(age 10-16) pair
  • Wednesday Afternoon Special! Parent * Child Paddleboard (1 hour) $15 per Parent/child(age 10-16) pair

Private Programs

Private Lessons, Tours/Classes, Birthday Parties/ Corporate Groups and other group or individual private programs are available upon request. Prices vary according to duration of program and number of participants. Please email info@resilienceadventures.org or phone (617) 438-5708 to inquire or schedule private programs.

School and Group Programs

Resilience School & Group Programs are half-day or full day paddling courses for intact youth groups such as camps and schools. are available upon request May – September. During the three or six hour youth group program, students participate in cooperative, team building games and learn paddling skills with an emphasis on environmental awareness.  A parent or guardian must sign the required waiver form for youth participation. Advanced registration is required. 12 students per session.  Age: minimum of age 10 for paddleboarding and age 8 for sit-on top kayaking.  Fees vary according to duration of program and number of participants.  Financial assistance for youth groups is available through the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance, http://www.waterfrontalliance.org.  Please email info@resilienceadventures.org with questions or to book a group program.

Resilience Paddle Camp: Challenge can build resilience. Experience can build understanding. Resilience Adventures provides fun and challenging on-water adventures that help build personal resilience and a greater understanding of the Hudson River ecosystem. Join us for Paddle Camp to learn paddling skills and discover the estuary through hands-on activities. Students will participate in cooperative, environmental games on land and learn to paddleboard or kayak in protected embayments on the Hudson River. A parent or guardian must sign the required waiver form for youth participation. Advanced registration is required. 12 students per session

Resilience Adventures: Mommy or Daddy and Me Paddling! Adventure can build resilience. Experience can build understanding. Resilience Adventures provides fun on-water adventures that help build personal resilience and a greater understanding of the Hudson River ecosystem. Take your little one  paddling with you and discover the beauty of the Hudson River estuary together. Paddling will take place in a protected embayment in Hoboken. Stay after paddling to learn more about the Hudson River estuary and look for river creatures with our nets.  Age: 1.5 – 6 years old (parent must accompany child)

Learning about the estuary, campers observe a Toad Fish as part of a catch and release activity.

Learning about the estuary, campers observe a Toad Fish as part of a catch and release activity.

Resilience Adventure Camp is a five day empowering camp program for middle school girls ages 11-13. Resilience Adventure Camp will include cooperative games, team building initiatives, environmental education activities, an art project and daily paddling skill practice on the water. Students will learn both kayaking and paddleboarding techniques as well as basic navigation, leadership skills and expedition planning. Students will take turns leading and navigating on the water as their paddling skills increase.

Throughout the week, students will spend time learning about environmental issues facing the Hudson River estuary and participate in water quality testing. Students will learn some of the history of the waterfront through a visit to the Hoboken Historical Museum. As the camp progresses, students will work together as a team to develop an Expedition Plan. Resilience Adventure Camp will culminate with a full-day group kayak expedition to a destination to be determined based on tides, weather conditions and the appropriate skill level of the group. A parent or guardian must sign the required waiver form for youth participation. Advanced registration is required. 12 students per session

Resilience Adventure programs follow all industry guidelines and standards for safety. Instructors are trained through the American Canoe Association or British Canoe Union. A waiver must be signed by a parent or legal guardian prior to youth participation.

Resilience Paddle Camp!

Resilience Paddle Camp!