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Texas Rowing For All - Camp Kayak

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ORGANIZATION: TEXAS ROWING FOUNDATION INC

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Interested in volunteering with Texas Rowing For All? During the summer, TRFA host several

weeks of summer camps for youth and young adults with disabilities. The success of our

program greatly depends on the amount of volunteers we have.

WHO Anyone that is over the age of 15. You should be comfortable on the water, working

with campers who have disabilities. Volunteers should be able to take direction from

our camp leaders as well as stay with the group.

WHAT The key roles of our volunteers will be to assist our campers prepare for the water

including lifejackets, paddles, and launching boats. The main task will be to paddle

with a camper in kayaks, canoes, and paddle boards.

WHEN All camps run from 9:00-12:00 Noon. We ask that volunteers arrive at the Texas

Rowing Center at 8:30AM. This will allow our coaches to give each volunteer a

rundown of the days objectives.

WHERE The group will meet at the far West picnic tables at the Texas Rowing Center’s

dock. 1541 W. Cesar Chavez St. Austin, TX 78703. Directly behind Austin High

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About TEXAS ROWING FOUNDATION INC

Location:

606 Allende Bend, AUSTIN, TX 78748, US

Mission Statement

Texas Rowing For All's mission is to provide programs that build self-esteem, confidence, fitness, and lasting friendships for people with physical, sensory, and intellectual disabilities through inclusive rowing and paddling.

Description

Texas Rowing For All (TRFA) promotes and provides opportunities for active participation in water sports, including rowing, kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddling and outrigger canoeing. TRFA programs provide individuals with an avenue for accessing and finding success in the pursuit of preventive health care / wellness; learning through experience; and having fun through water sports participation. Our goal is centered on the desire that participants leave with hope and a sense of purpose.

Texas Rowing For All provides adaptive rowing and paddling programs to people with disabilities in Central Texas. The main programs that TRFA hosts are our competitive adaptive rowing crew, paddle outings, and adaptive summer camps. Our summer camp "Camp Kayak" is a fun filled week where our coaches teach our campers of youth and young adults how to kayak, canoe, and paddle boards.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Mon Jul 15, 2024 - Fri Jul 19, 2024
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

1541 West Cesar Chavez StreetAustin, TX 78701

(30.27027,-97.76284)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 15
  • Confortable kayaking and being on the water

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