Living on MDI and surrounded by ocean is one of the many gifts we have living here. Come learn about the many gifts we have living here. Come learn about sea kayaking in Maine and the basic sea kayaking skills needed to be a safe and efficient paddler. In this week long program participants will learn basic paddle strokes, navigation skills, gear preparation, and on water skills. Campers will get into the boats in the Y pool and fresh waer before paddling the ocean. End the week with a Friday overnight paddle trip. Maine state licenses Sea Kayak Guide and the MDI YMCA Youth Development Director, Jared Erskine, will lead the camp. Erskine has 10 years of experience sea kayaking here on MDI and other coastal waterways of Maine.