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Kayak camping essential gear, and how to pack it.

Sunday, January 16, 2022, 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Phil Salvador
Leader and organiser
713-591-2974 (p)
713-591-2974 (c)
HASK Training
Registration is required before Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 1:00 AM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
This is an ACA sanctioned event, but PFD's are not required as there will be no paddling on water. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver. See all rules at the bottom of this page. You must be an ACA member to attend this course.
Cancellation Policy:
Notify the Event Contact to cancel your registration.
Available Slots:
Members pay for their own charges


We will

 - display and discuss the key items to bring on a kayak-supported overnight or multi-night camping trip.
 - discuss best practices for kayak packing and demonstrate with actual gear for a 5 day, 4 night trip and a kayak.
 - provide sample packing lists will be provided.  Students may wish to bring pen and paper, cameras, recording devices, etc to capture notes.

This training is envisioned as preparation for an actual one night kayak camping trip for beginners, possibly in March 2022, where more skills will be taught.

The venue for this event will be a large, covered pavilion at Jesse H Jones Park, 20634 Kenswick Dr, Humble, TX 77338.  Meeting details will be provided closer to the event date.

Hazards -None

Float Plan Details:

 Departure Point
Jesse H Jones Park, Humble TX 77338
 Paddle Location No paddling
 Trip Leader Phil Salvador
 Trip Assistants Willie Younger, in spirit
 Trip Rating* Land based course.  No paddling involved.
 Ready to Learn at 9:00 AM
 Duration (hours) 3 hours
 Paddling Miles None
 Emergency Initiator w/ Float Plan Not applicable
 Emergency Phone #s Not applicable
 Latest Expected Fiinish 1 PM
 Auto Description/Lic # Silver Honda CRV TX JLX 7922 (Phil Salvador)
 Distance from Houston center 22. 4 miles North


* Trip ratings are only a guide.  Actual conditions will vary with wind and other weather.  Trip leaders must contact the E.I. in the event of an emergency and when all kayakers are off the water.




This is an American Canoe Association (ACA) sanctioned event. but PFD's are not required as there will be no paddling on water.  Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver. See all rules at the bottom of this page.


Waivers - Please complete our easy to use online waiver if you are a HASK member who has not signed a waiver within the last 12 months or a non- HASK participant. Read the waiver carefully.  You give up substantial rights when you sign it.

  • Add Smartwaiver with email address “” to your address book to ensure emails do not go to junk/spam.
  • Select a link below to complete the online waiver. 

   ACA-HASK Adult Waiver ACA-HASK Minor Waiver

  • Respond to the “Confirm your E-Signature” email from ACA / HASK to confirm your email address.  Wavier is now complete and valid.
  • You will receive a confirmation email. Please download and print a copy of the waiver and bring it to the trip put-in. 


Guests – You are welcome to join us for a couple of paddle trips.  As per our insurer, we will collect $10 from each non-American Canoe Association (ACA) participant and send it to the ACA. Hopefully you will then join HASK and continue paddling with us.

ACA Report:  ACA Trip Report