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West Virginia Wildwater Association
Calendar for 2017

 

Date
Details
Skill Level
Contact Info
1/14
Club Meetinging and election of officers
Click here for details
n/a
Ruth Bell
WVWA Forum
2/9
WVWA Club Meeting
Dunbar Public Library
7:00pm 8:30pm
Click here for directions
n/a
Club President
Email the president
3/9
WVWA Club Meeting
Dunbar Public Library
7:00pm 8:30pm
Click here for directions
n/a
Club President
Email the president
3/24-3/26
ACA Kayak Instructor Training Class with Chris Wing (part 1 of 2)
click here for details
Intermediate/Advanced
Chris Wing
See the message forum for details
3/31-4/2
ACA Kayak Instructor Training Class with Chris Wing (part 2 of 2)
click here for details
Intermediate/Advanced
Chris Wing
See the message forum for details
3/31-4/1
Taluah Fest
Talllulah Gorge, Georgia
Intermediate/Advanced
Tallulah Fest Facebook Page
4/7-4/9
Webster Wildwater Weekend
Webster Springs, WV
(See the forum for details)
(Note: There will be no downriver race this year)
All
The Webster Guys (Geary and Jim)
4/8
River Clean Up
River to be determined based on water levels
(stay tuned for more information)
n/a
Harry Netzer
Email Harry
4/13
WVWA Club Meeting
Dunbar Public Library
7:00pm 8:30pm
Click here for directions
n/a
Club President
Email the president
4/15-4/16
Senneca Rocks Weekend.
Paddling Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday. Rivers depend on river levels. Plan on Hopewell Canyon, upper section novice/intermediate and lower section intermediate/advanced, Senneca Creek. Alternate rivers will be Cheat Narrows and North Branch of Potomac. Camping at Princess Snowbird Campground at Senneca Rocks.
See the message forum for more information.
All
(see Members Only section)
4/21-4/23
Cliff's Spring Fling Paddlers Camp 3
See the forum for details
All
(see Members Only section)
5/5-5/6
Cheat Fest
Albright, WV
n/a
Cheat Fest on Facebook
5/5-5/7
Cliff's Spring Fling Paddlers Camp 4
See the forum for details
All
(see Members Only section)
5/11
WVWA Club Meeting
Dunbar Public Library
7:00pm 8:30pm
Click here for directions
n/a
Club President
Email the president
5/13-5/14
WVWA Aspiring Intermediate Kayak Clinic
Cherry River, Summit Lake Campground
Lead Instructor: Steve Pack
Co-Instructors: Tom Connelly & Harry Netzer
Click here for more information and to register
Novice/Intermediate
Harry Netzer
Email Harry
6/8
WVWA Club Meeting
Dunbar Public Library
7:00pm 8:30pm
Click here for directions
n/a
Club President
Email the president
6/10-6/11
Beginner/Novice Clinic
Greenbrier River (or comparable)
Lead Instructor: Tony Daniel
Click here for more information and to register
Beginner/Novice
Tony Daniel
Email Tony
6/17
Tour de Coal
Coal River
All
Coal River Group
6/17
Upper New
Glade Creek to Grandview
Beginner/Novice
(see Members Only section)
6/17
Stoneycreek below Showers Rapid
Putin at 11:00 at bridge below Showers Rapid.
Camping Friday and Saturday night at Tall Oaks Campground near Ohiopyle, PA. Mention that you are with WVWA to camp together.
See the message forum for the latest news about this trip.
Intermediate
(see Members Only section)
6/18
Lower Yough
Launch permits required and can be reserved through Pennsylvania State Parks web site. Make reservation for the 10:00 - 11:00 AM time slot. Be in putin parking lot by 10:00 to arrange shuttle with target shuttle departure of 10:30.
See the message forum for the latest news about this trip.
Intermediate
(see Members Only section)
6/24-6/25
Nat'l Youth Science Camp Weekend
Stay tuned for more information
Novice/Intermediate
Harry Netzer
Email Harry
7/1-7/9
Carolina Canoe Club Week of Rivers
(in Western North Carolina)
All
Carolina Canoe Club
8/26
2017 Anniversary Celebration
See the forum for more information and to register for the dinner.
All
Ruth Bell (coordinator)
9/14-9/17
Gauley Fest
Summersville, WV
All
American Whitewater
9/14
WVWA Club Meeting
Dunbar Public Library
7:00pm 8:30pm
Click here for directions
n/a
Club President
Email the president
9/16
Lower New (NRG)
Avoid the Gauley Fest crowds and have this river to yourself. First timers welcome. Levels should be good and guides the best. Meet at Fayette Station at 10:00
Intermediate/Advanced
(see Members Only section)
9/18
25th Annual Animal Upper Gauley Race
Upper Gauley
Summersville, WV
Advanced
www.facebook.com/groups/animalrace/
9/22-9/24
NOC Guest Appreciation Festival (GAF)
All
NOC
9/23
WVWA Weenie Festival
Stay tuned for more information
All
(see Members Only section)
10/21
6th Annual New River Gorge (NRG) Bridge Day Trip
Click here for more information.
All
Tony Daniel
Email Tony
11/9
WVWA Club Meeting
Dunbar Public Library
7:00pm 8:30pm
Click here for directions
n/a
Club President
Email the president

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