LightHouse Youth Invited to Paddle and Pizza Day

Are you looking for a cool and wet outdoor adventure this summer? Come enjoy an exciting kayak excursion with the LightHouse for the Blind at the Willow Creek Recreation Area.

Meet at LightHouse Headquarters in San Francisco on Friday, August 8th at 7:30 a.m. Please arrive on time; we will leave promptly at 8:00 a.m. Once at Willow Creek Recreation Area in Folsom, our experienced kayak guides will teach us kayak safety, paddling techniques, and equipment prep and clean up from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. After a full day of kayaking, we will join Margie Donovan at her home near Sacramento for a pizza party before heading back to the Bay Area. We expect to return to San Francisco at approximately 7:00 p.m.

Space is limited to 10 Participants, so please RSVP by July 27.
For more information or to RSVP for this event, please contact LightHouse Youth Services Coordinator Jamey Gump at 415- 694-7372 or

Who: Blind and low vision youth ages 8 to 18
When: Friday, August 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Meet at LightHouse San Francisco Headquarters
Transportation: Shuttle will be provided from the LightHouse in San Francisco, and is by RSVP only.
The bus will leave promptly after 7:30 a.m., so please be early or on time.
Cost: The cost of the event will be $40.00 per participant and includes kayak rental, transportation, and a pizza party. Spots will only be reserved once full payment has been received.
Waiver: A Lighthouse Liability Wavier must be filled out and submitted by each participant.

Things to Bring:

– Bottle of water
– Bag Lunch & Snack
– Hat or Visor
– Sunglasses
– Swimsuit
– Sunscreen
– Extra Change of Clothes (you will get wet)
– Water Shoes (no flip flops)
– Plastic bag to store wet clothes
– Cane or other necessary adaptive device
– Signed Waiver Form
– Jacket (in the unlikely event that it gets chilly)

Blind teenage boy kayaking in blue waters