This course is a basic introduction to recreational white water kayaking. Students learn to paddle a kayak effectively and safely through experience and instruction on the water. This two-day progression takes place on a weekend. During the course, students become familiar with the following equipment and paddling skills: parts of a kayak, the equipment needed for safe paddling, features of a river, basic stroke mechanics, and safety concerns of white water paddling. Fee charged. Students evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.