The first set of HERYN (Helping Engage our River's Youth with Nature) program days are set to kick off on June 21, with a different group of 12 young people, ages 10-13, participating each day over a six-day week.
Representatives with NuCanoe, an American-made kayaking and canoe company out of Washington state, have helped the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association obtain a fleet of NuCanoe Flint kayaks at a very reasonable price. To help toward matching/in kind grant funds, we are accepting donations toward the final costs of these kayaks.
There are two ways to get involved with this initiative. One of which is to donate directly to our HERYN kayak fund via the following secure DonorBox funding platform:
The other way to contribute to this initiative is via a special fundraising tournament on Saturday, June 12, at the Shickshinny Boat Launch. Organizer John Oast provided the following details and rules for the benefit tournament:
For any other questions about this initiative, contact Riverkeeper John Zaktansky via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-768-6300
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John Zaktansky is an award-winning journalist and avid promoter of the outdoors who loves camping, kayaking, fishing and hunting with the family.