Port Austin Kayak Symposium

The Port Austin Kayak Symposium is a small, friendly symposium with classes from the beautiful Port Austin Harbor beach and tours on Lake Huron for all skill levels.  The Symposium focuses on paddlers with day touring and touring kayaks.  Our instructors and coaches are hand selected to provide the students fun, safe classes to develop long term paddlers.


Port Austin Kayak Symposium 

We are cancelling the 2020 Port Austin Kayak Symposium. We appreciate your support over the last 10 years and hope to see you again in 2021.

Symposium Dates:  Canceled

Optional  Add-on: Thursday Advanced Overnight Paddle or Thursday and Friday BCU 3 Star Training

Location:  Bird Creek Park, Port Austin, Michigan (Closest address is 184 Farrar Street)

Number of Participants:  Limited to 75 participants.

Cancellation Policy:  Full refunds will be given prior to May 1, 2020.  Refunds requested between May 1 and June 1, 2020 will be assessed a $50 fee.  There will be no refunds after June 1, 2020.

Pricing and Registration:

Full Symposium $250 Until April 15, 2020

Full Symposium $300 April 16 – June 1, 2020

Full Symposium $350 After June 1, 2020

Children 7 – 14 Years of Age $75 (Includes kayak and gear)

Meal for Non-Symposium Guest $15 Per Meal

Thursday Advanced Overnight Course $75

Plastic Kayak Rental with Gear $50

Fiberglass Kayak Rental with Gear $125

Single Day $200

More Information:

2018 Symposium Schedule (Subject to Change)


Classes (We will have 2020 descriptions up soon.)


Advanced Training


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