Paddling Philip Edward Island Wilderness Kayak Camping

  • 14 Jul 2022
  • 10:00 AM
  • 17 Jul 2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • Chikanishing Creek, Killarney ON
  • 1


  • Registration opens 8 weeks before the event

Registration is closed
Paddling Trip Details
Paddling Title Philip Edward Island Wilderness Kayak Camping
Date July 14-17
Registration Opens 8 weeks before the event (Car Camping or Wilderness)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Judy Dragun; Debbie Leishman
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s);
Trip Address Chikanishing Creek, Killarney ON
Body of Water Georgian Bay
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks not permitted
Boat Launch Location
(if different than trip address)
Arrival Time 10:00 AM
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
11:30 AM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 6
Boat Rental Available Yes
Boat Rental Details Killarney Outfitters
Launch Conditions Boat Ramp
Bathroom Facilities on Site Portapotty
Trip Safety Requirements PFDs must be worn at all times while in your kayak;
A sprayskirt is required unless otherwise specified as a rec boat paddle;
Transport Canada requirements for equipment is also a HOC trip requirement: 15m of buoyant heaving tow line, sound signal device, bailing device, watertight light for ½ hour before sunset or ½ hour after dawn;
Wet exit practice (formally called wet exit lesson) within the last 12 months in the current kayak that you are using for a trip;
Kayak with sealed fore and aft bulkhead compartments unless specified as a rec boat paddle;
A minimum of one spare paddle per 2 participants
HOC Trip Rating
(* in those conditions)
Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Comfortable forward stroke; Comfortable reverse stroke; Comfortable turning strokes; Able to perform assisted rescue as swimmer and rescuer *
Wind Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Light to Moderate; 15 kms/hour; Wind noticeably affects movement of the paddler
Waves, Breaking Waves, Swell Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Waves up to 2 feet; Small breaking waves Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop; scattered whitecaps)
Current Grade A (Beginner) None or mild
Open Crossings Grade C (Intermediate) Up to 3 kms
Landing Type Grade C (Intermediate) Steeper slope; narrower landing zone; rocky; slippery; OR Docks
Landing Frequency Grade C (Intermediate) No more than 5 kms between landings
Total Distance Per Day Grade A (Beginner) Up to 10 kms
Overall Trip Rating Grade B (Comfortable Beginner)
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle To be determined
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs $0 , Parking cost not included ( Parking at boat launch pay at George Lake Camp Office)
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details Paddle is open only to members that have not been to Philip Edward Island, but must have done at least one wilderness camping trip.
We will base camp on Silver Island, from our base camp we will do various day paddles
Must have own gear, camping and cooking etc.
We will be self reliant for all meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Crown Land Camping

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