1099 Empire Boulevard    Rochester, New York 14609    (585)288-2830

B.S.A. Merit Badges

Canoe or Kayaking Merit Badge Overnighter - 24 hours


We'll spend a morning learning to paddle and pack our canoes or kayaks and then we'll take an instructional tour of Irondequoit Bay before setting up camp on a quiet shore. The participants will be taught all of the requirements for their chosen merit badge while also learning about backcountry skills and leave-no-trace etiquette.


  • Maximum Group of 8 scouts, Minimum of 6 scouts
  • Required 2 scout leaders
  • The program starts at 10am on a chosen day and ends at approx. 9:30am on the following day.
  • All Camping & Paddling Equipment is provided by BayCreek
  • Two BayCreek Instructors (at least one of which is a merit badge councilor)
  • Participants are responsible for their own clothing & personal items
  • No Experience Required!


2017 Schedule:

  • Program must be scheduled at least one month in advance


Pricing - The Cost of this Instructional Paddling Trip is $100.00/participant.


  • This includes:
    • All Paddling & Camping Equipment
    • Two Meals (Friday Dinner & Saturday Breakfast)
    • All Paddling and Backcountry Instruction to satisfy badge requirements
    • A Great Experience right here in Rochester!