Arkansas Canoe Club


44th annual School of Whitewater Paddling

Online Registration - OPENS MARCH 1, 2019



Basic Information

The ACC School of Whitewater Paddling is an opportunity to learn how to enjoy whitewater, to build skills and knowledge, and to have fun. 

When:  May 3-5, 2019

Where:  The Mulberry River, based at Turner Bend

Turner Bend is a private campground the ACC reserves for the weekend. It is located near Cass, Arkansas on Highway 23, approximately 11 miles south of Highway 16, and 13 miles north of I-40 at exit 35/Ozark. 

ACC Membership:  You must be a current member of the Arkansas Canoe Club to register. An ACC Household Membership (covers all your immediate family living in your household) cost $25 per year. If you have multiple members of your immediate family applying for the school, only one ACC membership is required. We also offer a Junior/Student membership for those under 25 years old. If you are not already a member of the ACC, please visit the Membership section of our website.

Cost:  Paddling school registration during March will be $80 and registrations in April will be $100.00.  The Stand Up Paddleboard class led by NW Chapter President and ACC Instructor, Rob Moody is $50.00 as it is now a one day only class on Saturday.   All participants must register online.  Registration includes a $5 American Canoe Association event fee.

If you are a current American Canoe Association (ACA) member and can show your ACA membership card at check-in, then you are eligible for a $5 credit coupon good toward the cost of the Saturday night fish fry OR the Saturday or Sunday morning breakfast. More information about the American Canoe Association can be found at their website: http://www.americancanoe.org.

NEW THIS YEAR!  Anyone camping at Turner Bend who is NOT a confirmed, dues paying ACC member will need to check in and pay the ACC a $10.00/night camping fee.

Minimum Age

Participants must be at least 12 years old to enroll in paddling classes and 14 years old to enroll in the Swiftwater Rescue course.  


Please read through the following pages before registering!


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