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The CPA offers many diversified activities and benefits providing a way for people to safely enjoy sea kayaking within the Chesapeake Bay region.

CPA has plenty of opportunities for both car- and kayak-based camping this summer.  Check these out.

There are a number of great Beginner opportunities on the Calendar for new paddlers:

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The CPA has a dedicated space for paddlers seeking or selling gear.
Mix and mingle with fellow paddlers. Talk about kayaking events, paddling trips, gear, and much, much more.
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Trips, Events and Peer Paddles
Some of the terminology CPA uses in describing different paddling opportunities may be confusing to a newcomer.  I’m going to try to explain some of them in this column, although there may be disagreement from some on my definitions. [More]

On Sun Jun 26th, 2016: Sunrise is at 5:43 AM EDT, Sunset is at 8:40 PM EDT
Don't forget your PFD, light and whistle!

A few random images from the CPA Photo Galleries

Some images from the CPA Picasa® Albums

Visit the CPA Gallery now. Or click on a thumbnail to jump to that album.
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Some images from the CPA Site Photo Albums

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Upcoming Events

June 27,  2016 (Monday)
Led by  301-249-4895
Paddle most of the Great Wicomico River in Virginia.
June 28, 2016 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Led by  443-962-7612,   301-395-6822
Pirates of B'More Paddlers—A roving piracy exploring the rivers and creeks around Baltimore
June 29,  2016 (Wednesday)
Led by  410-531-5641
Kayaking Wednesdays- 4 PM
June 30, 2016 2:31 PM to 5:29 PM
Led by  410 939 0269
The PON meet weekly at about 530PM for 6PM launch. We meet at Roberts Park in Havre de Grace and paddle the lower Susquehanna and the Upper Bay. It is a great place to paddle. Come join us.
June 30, 2016 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Led by  3012494985, 
Weekly evening kayak trips on the lower Patuxent from Solomons, Maryland
June 30,  2016 (Thursday)
Led by 
PoG launches promptly at 6:30 PM from Columbia Island Marina
July  1 2016 3:00 PM to July  4 2016 1:00 PM
Led by  410-446-5991
Camp and Paddle the Pocomoke River and its tributaries for the holiday weekend.
July  5, 2016 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Led by  443-962-7612,   301-395-6822
Pirates of B'More Paddlers—A roving piracy exploring the rivers and creeks around Baltimore
July  6,  2016 (Wednesday)
Led by  410-531-5641
Kayaking Wednesdays- 4 PM
July  7, 2016 2:31 PM to 5:29 PM
Led by  410 939 0269
The PON meet weekly at about 530PM for 6PM launch. We meet at Roberts Park in Havre de Grace and paddle the lower Susquehanna and the Upper Bay. It is a great place to paddle. Come join us.

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