River Town Racers

A sprint kayak club based in Petaluma, CA

June 20-25, 2022

Applications will be accepted between from March 14th – May 15th

We‌ ‌expect‌ ‌to‌ ‌have‌ ‌more‌ ‌people‌ ‌apply‌ ‌to‌ ‌this‌ ‌camp‌ ‌than‌ ‌there‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌spots‌ ‌available.‌

  Apply below and we will let you know if your camper has been accepted by May 17th.

About Camp

Learn to race sprint kayaks on the Petaluma River at our one and only introductory camp for new prospective club members in 2022.

Dates: Mon-Sat, June 20-25

Times: Monday – Friday, 12:00pm – 4:00pm, Saturday 8:00am – 12:00+ lunch and awards (wrap up by 2pm)

Cost: $425 (24 hrs of instruction)

Limit: 10 campers

Requirements: Must be age 11-15 as of June 20th, 2022 and able to swim. No prior kayaking experience is necessary

Due to our summer racing schedule, this camp is the one time during the year for prospective new club members to try out the sport of sprint kayaking and apply to become members of River Town Racers year-round training and racing club.

Apply here for camp by filling out the questionnaire thoroughly and thoughtfully. Your application will be reviewed and you will receive either an invitation to register for camp, notification that you are on the waiting list, or given an explanation as to why we did not accept your application.

Successful applicants generally posses the following attributes:

  • Live in or within easy reach of Petaluma.
  • Able to endure sustained physical effort.
  • Able to take directions for coaches.

*We have limited scholarship funding available. Please apply if you are unable to mange the full cost of camp.

2022 Introduction to Kayak Racing Application


Paddler Information


Coach's Description of The River Town Racers

  • Potential paddler: Please read the statement below and answer the following question: What makes you interested in kayak racing?