Rowleys Bay Resort in Ellison Bay will host the 16th year of the family-friendly Door County Sea Kayak Symposium (everyonepaddles.com) July 12-14 – a gathering that welcomes beginners to advanced kayakers to participate in 80-plus classes, tours, demonstrations and group activities. Instructors are experienced and passionate about helping kayakers get to the next level.
Beginner-level courses include kayak care, mastering boat control and youth instruction. More advanced topics include rescue techniques, towing and kayak rolling. Participants may also join daily social gatherings, hear featured speakers, attend evening presentations and visit vendor exhibits.