EVENTS

This is a list of both WMCKA and Non-WMCKA events.

 

*Indicates a Non-WMCKA Sponsored Event. Non-WMCKA events are listed in order to help you connect with other paddlers. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information for non-WMCKA events.

Click on any event to see a more detailed description.

 

WMCKA requires a PFD (lifejacket) to be worn by all paddlers while they are on the water during WMCKA events.

 

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  • Spring Confluence
    May 3, 2019 - May 5, 2019
    3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

It's time to kick off the 2019 WMCKA paddle season.  Meet us at Ludington State Park from May 3rd to 5th and enjoy paddling, friends, and food.  Kristen Dart will be hosting this event with Cedar Loop acting as our base camp. Remember to bring your own food and supplies-and a dish to pass at (more…) →


  • Symposium Scholarship
    May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

WMCKA is partnering with Chicago Adventure Therapy and Refugee Education and Adventure Challenge to provide 20 young adults with the opportunity to attend Symposium.  They will participate in the Adult program and will have their meals covered.  Please consider purchasing a Scholarship for $100 to help support this program. (more…) →


  • 2019 Symposium - Attendee Registration
    May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019
    3:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Please join us for WMCKA's 30th Annual Sea Kayaking Symposium, held from May 24-27th, 2019 at Camp Pendalouan - Muskegon County, MI. Preregistration is required for each attendee. The symposium fills up fast - we encourage you to register early Be sure to select the appropriate Program, Meal Type, and Accommodation for all attendees that (more…) →


  • 2019 Symposium - Instructor Registration
    May 24, 2019 - May 27, 2019
    3:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Thank you for supporting WMCKA's 30th Annual Sea Kayaking Symposium, held from May 24-27th, 2019 at Camp Pendalouan - Muskegon County, MI. Please contact Lori Stegmier at Lstegmier [at] sbcglobal.net to verify your instructor status before registering. Select the Instructor role, and the lodging and meal options that work best for you. Feel free to (more…) →

Event Phone: 616-676-1591


  • June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019
    3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

June 21-23, 2019, we'll be returning to these beautiful islands with our base camp at Loon's Point Campground in Cedarville, Michigan (Upper Peninsula). Last year our group paddled at various levels, from a short mile long paddle in protected waters to a Lake Huron adventure by Government Island. Please make your reservations with the campground (more…) →


  • Round the tip of the Keweenaw Peninsula
    July 31, 2019 - August 4, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is not an event sponsored by WMCKA but we still believe in supporting quality paddling events around the Great Lakes.  You will need to register on the Uncommon Adventures Website Keweenaw is said to be one of the most beautiful places on earth, with miles of gorgeous landscapes and adventure around every corner. Lighthouses, (more…) →


  • Paddle Antrim Festival
    September 12, 2019 - September 14, 2019
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is not an event sponsored by WMCKA but we still believe in supporting quality paddling events around the Great Lakes.  You will need to register on the Paddle Antrim Website Paddle Antrim Festival, September 12-14 - Northern Michigan's Chain of Lakes The Paddle Antrim Festival celebrates the amazing waterways and communities of Northern Michigan.  The (more…) →