Wilderness Leadership Club
Sat Feb 11 - Sun Jun 11, 2023
(10 days)

This experiential program for high school students from the Monadnock Region will focus on developing skills to become wilderness leaders, practicing adventure sports, and having fun in nature and community. The group will meet one weekend day each month in February, March, April, May, and June 2023 and aim toward the development of a school-sanctioned club in fall 2023. There is no charge for participation however some activities will require student contribution toward transportation, equipment, or food.

Please complete the registration form below to sign up for the club program:

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Wilderness Adventures for Homeschoolers: Spring Session
Wed Apr 12 - Wed Jun 7, 2023
(15 days)
Ages 10 - 15
Homeschooling students ages 10 – 15 are invited to join us for a weekly wilderness adventure program based at Kroka's campus in Marlow, New Hampshire. The group will meet each Wednesday for a full day outdoors with activities in the wilderness and on the farm. Participants will develop skills for cooperative living in nature, competence in practical adventure sports, and appreciation for the natural history and ecology of New England

Program days will alternate between day-long outings in the local area and skill-building days on the Kroka farm and campus. Each day follows the same rhythm:
8:30-9:30 AM: Drop-off and morning farm chores
9:30 AM: Morning meeting
10:00 AM: Departure for daily activity
12:00 PM: Lunch break
3:00 PM: Return to campus and clean-up
3:30 PM: Pickup and departure

Spring session activities include canoeing, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, caving, mountain biking, carpentry, and traditional wilderness skills. Spring semester culminates in a 3-day student-designed overnight expedition challenge to practice teamwork and skills learned. 

Instructors: Lindsay Moon, Alex Stroshine and guests
Group is limited to 12 students, however if there is enough interest we may break into two sessions of different ages. 
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Spring Whitewater Paddling Clinic June 10th
Sat Jun 10, 2023

Join Kroka's whitewater instructors to practice skills and share the love of the river!  All paddling equipment is included in the cost. We will be paddling Southern NH and Vermont, and Northwestern Mass' local rivers.  Itinerary will be announced the week before as it is weather dependent. Trips will be in class I-III whitewater and will include instruction on basic stroke mechanics, eddy catching and ferrying, bracing, surfing and rolling!  

These clinics are a great way to gain skills and experience if you have signed up for a Kroka summer paddling program!  Registration includes boat, paddle, and PFD rental, canoe/kayak instruction, and transportation to the river from Kroka. We will pack our own lunches and have a picnic on the river. 

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