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Rafting, Canoeing and Kayaking ... Lake, River and Ocean ... Beginner to Advanced ... KCK does it all!

KCK is a non-profit organization which emphasizes safe enjoyment of paddle sports.
KCK is an affiliate organization of the American Canoe Association.


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New members always welcome!
$10 individual or $15 family
Download the KCK membership application. Application form must be printed, filled out completely and signed.
The completed application may be either mailed or delivered to a representative at any KCK meeting. Form

KCK Events - Meetings are free and open to the public
 

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if you have an event that should be added to our calendar, send an email with details to kck.org@gmail.com

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Have you had a near miss, incident or accident on the water? The Alaska Recreational Incident Report Project collects, reviews, shares, and summarizes information about near misses and accidents related to recreational boating in Alaska. The goal is to increase the general public’s boating safety and knowledge through shared experiences.

Report Boating Incidents Here:  http://www.akboatingincidents.com/


KCK Film Fest


We are looking for local paddling video submissions for the 2019 Anchorage Paddling Film Festival

Calling all filmmakers (professional, amateur,and aspiring!). Are you a Pro working on a documentary or did you and your buddies just have an interesting trip this last summer? We are looking for Alaska grown content for the 2019 film festival. Sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking, rafting, packrafting, SUP, bore tide surfing, we want to see it all!
KCK will screen all entries at its  monthly meeting on March 23. The best entries will be included in the Anchorage Paddling Film Festival on April 8 at the Beartooth Theatrepub. Additionally we are offering $50 each for the best 5 submissions we use in the April film festival.

SUBMISSION INFO:
All entries should feature human powered water craft.

All entries must be received by March 17, 2019

Entries should be submitted as HD quality video files (720 or 1080 resolution) via a link for download.  Online media preferred but physical media (DVDs / flash drives / memory cards) also accepted. If you submit your entry via an online link please use a web host that allows for downloads like Vimeo, Google Drive, or Dropbox.

Online links should be sent to kayakdiver@gmail.com

Physical media can be sent to:
Chris Hellmann
3419 Gibstay Circle
Anchorage, AK 99516


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KCK members are invited to view these digital paddling publications online free of charge.
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Rapid Media’s annual Paddling Buyer’s Guide is the most comprehensive in North America. Inside its 212 pages, discover 501 of the hottest canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and gear. Stop wondering what to add to your wish list—we’ll show you what you need to make 2017 your best year on the water.
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The International digital magazine for recreational paddlers. The best for all paddling watersports including whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking, expedition kayaking, canoeing, open canoeing and rafting. All magazines are in excess of 150 pages and absolutely free.
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Membership

KCK Official 2018 Membership Cards

Cards will be available to current members at the general meetings.
The 2018 membership cards will identify you as a current KCK member to a variety of vendors offering discounts to KCK on paddling gear and services.
If you are not a member, then please consider joining KCK for the low cost of $10 and support KCK's efforts toward safety, conservation and access rights for the Alaskan paddling community. The associated benefits are well worth the low $10 membership fee. http://kck.org/join.html

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KCK

NEEDS YOU
Volunteer today!
Openings Available.
KCK Volunteers Needed
Sergeant at Arms
Programs Assistant
Summer Grillmaster and Assistant
Conservation Advocate
Insurance Coordinator
Canoeing Instructor Assistants
Pack-Rafting Instructor: and Assistants
IK Instructor: and Assistants
Rafting Assistants
Volunteer by sending an e-mail to kckmail or by contacting any current Board member. For more information, follow the link:Link

KCK Board of Directors and Officers
KCK Board of Directors
Volunteer Positions
President :
Eric Downey
Sergeant at Arms:
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Grillmaster:
Jim Davis
Vice President :
Cable Starlings
Membership:
Amy Mcclean
Grillmaster 
Keith Hawkings
Secretary :
Chris Hellman
Programs Director:
Val Glooschenko Insurance Coordinator : OPEN
Treasurer :
Sarah McCabe
Programs Assistant:
Eric Downey
Insurance Coordinator: 

Board Member:  Val Glooschenko Webmaster:
Victoria Lytle
Canoeing Instructor:

Board Member: 
Keith Hawkings Communications :
Richard Sepersky
Rafting Instructor:
Eric Downey
Board Member:  Jim Davis
Bookkeeper:
Alden Worachek
Sea Kayaking Instructor: 
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Board Member:  Rebecca Deugaw
Conservation: Kristin Collins
Pack-Rafting Instructor: 
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Board Member : Jeremy Ryan




Board Member :
Susan Diemer




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Interested in having the club help you pay for professional development?

The KCK Board is interested in encouraging people to take leadership roles in club activities as well as promoting safety education. To further those goals the club will pay up to $100 to those members that take recognized outdoor professional development training. The applicant must approach the Board and the award of the scholarship will be on a case by case basis. Think of this as your chance to help the club and learn something that could save a life! Contact any Board member or email :
kckmail


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Paddlesports Safety Resources
offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary in partnership with the American Canoe Association


The ACA and the USCGA are working together to promote safety among those who use kayaks, canoes and other paddlecraft. For more information follow the link Link.
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