Boat & Gear Rentals
Weekend Pass (Friday, Saturday, half day Sunday): $470.00
2 Day Pass: $340.00
1 Day Pass: $175.00
Youth Weekend Pass (Friday, Saturday, half day Sunday): $235.00
Youth 2 Day Pass: $180.00
Youth 1 Day Pass: $95.00
First Time Attendee Store Credit
To help new participants gear up for the symposium, Rutabaga is offering a $100 in-store credit to participants attending the symposium for the first time. The credit must be used in-person at Rutabaga Paddlesports in Madison, Wisconsin.
Full weekend registration includes access to half-day and full-day classes and tours Friday and Saturday, and half-day only on Sunday, located throughout the Door peninsula. Registration also includes Friday dinner, Saturday dinner, and Sunday lunch, a DCSKS cotton T-shirt, Friday & Saturday evening social gatherings & presentations, free beer, and a sure to be good time! 1 or 2 day passes include everything listed above for the particular days a participant chooses.
Community meals are included for the day(s) you are registered for. For more information on meals please see meals & lodging.
You provide your own gear (boat, skirt, PFD, paddle) or register for a Rental Package from us (see below), lodging/camping accommodations, and your own meals outside of the community meals.
Full refunds will be given for cancellations made on or before June 7, 2023. After that date, a $100 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. No refunds will be given for cancellations made on or after July 1, 2023.
There are limited boat rentals available for the event so all rentals are for the entire weekend.
Includes kayak, spray skirt, paddle, and PFD
Boat & Skirt Package
Includes kayak and spray skirt, does not include paddle or PFD
If you need to use a spray skirt, paddle or PFD for the weekend and are not renting a boat from us, the cost is $25 per item per day.
Join a small group for a pre-symposium introduction to overnight kayak camping. You'll learn the skills needed to spend a night living from your boat by paddling from Rowley's Bay to Newport State Park on Wednesday and returning Thursday. Be sure to register early, space is limited.
"I can't imagine a facility with more to offer."
"The most beneficial aspect of the weekend was becoming part of a paddling community and meeting people who inspire me to learn more and become more confident in the skills I have and have not learned."