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Contoocook River Canoe Company

The Contoocook River Canoe Company is a family owned and operated business specializing in sales, rentals, instruction and guided tours of canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards since 1997. Explore the Contoocook and Merrimack Rivers in Concord, New Hampshire. Leisurely paddle along, enjoy an abundance of beaches, swim, picnic or just lie in the sun. Contoocook River Canoe Company outfits larger groups including school trips, summer day camps, youth and church groups, scout troops, and more. 

contact info

Hrs: By appointment.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

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Kayaking and Rafting Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS 

Ever wonder how a small life jacket can keep your larger body afloat? An object displaces water, which pushes back and causes buoyancy (the more water you displace, the greater the force that pushes back). A life jacket is filled with a very light material, so it can displace a lot of water compared to its weight, meaning it will float high on top of the water and keep your head above the surface. Next time you take a rafting trip, think about the physics involved: learn about how things float, the force and torque from the water and paddle, and the logistics of crossing running water. Most guides can also give you interesting facts about the river in which you are rafting, its history, and its surrounding wilderness. Don’t stop asking questions!

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About This Venue

Contoocook River Canoe Company

The Contoocook River Canoe Company is a family owned and operated business specializing in sales, rentals, instruction and guided tours of canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards since 1997. Explore the Contoocook and Merrimack Rivers in Concord, New Hampshire. Leisurely paddle along, enjoy an abundance of beaches, swim, picnic or just lie in the sun. Contoocook River Canoe Company outfits larger groups including school trips, summer day camps, youth and church groups, scout troops, and more. 

contact info

Hrs: By appointment.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Kayaking and Rafting Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS 

Ever wonder how a small life jacket can keep your larger body afloat? An object displaces water, which pushes back and causes buoyancy (the more water you displace, the greater the force that pushes back). A life jacket is filled with a very light material, so it can displace a lot of water compared to its weight, meaning it will float high on top of the water and keep your head above the surface. Next time you take a rafting trip, think about the physics involved: learn about how things float, the force and torque from the water and paddle, and the logistics of crossing running water. Most guides can also give you interesting facts about the river in which you are rafting, its history, and its surrounding wilderness. Don’t stop asking questions!

View Lesson Plan>>

About This Venue

Contoocook River Canoe Company

The Contoocook River Canoe Company is a family owned and operated business specializing in sales, rentals, instruction and guided tours of canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards since 1997. Explore the Contoocook and Merrimack Rivers in Concord, New Hampshire. Leisurely paddle along, enjoy an abundance of beaches, swim, picnic or just lie in the sun. Contoocook River Canoe Company outfits larger groups including school trips, summer day camps, youth and church groups, scout troops, and more. 

contact info

Hrs: By appointment.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Kayaking and Rafting Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS 

Ever wonder how a small life jacket can keep your larger body afloat? An object displaces water, which pushes back and causes buoyancy (the more water you displace, the greater the force that pushes back). A life jacket is filled with a very light material, so it can displace a lot of water compared to its weight, meaning it will float high on top of the water and keep your head above the surface. Next time you take a rafting trip, think about the physics involved: learn about how things float, the force and torque from the water and paddle, and the logistics of crossing running water. Most guides can also give you interesting facts about the river in which you are rafting, its history, and its surrounding wilderness. Don’t stop asking questions!

View Lesson Plan>>

About This Venue

Contoocook River Canoe Company

The Contoocook River Canoe Company is a family owned and operated business specializing in sales, rentals, instruction and guided tours of canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards since 1997. Explore the Contoocook and Merrimack Rivers in Concord, New Hampshire. Leisurely paddle along, enjoy an abundance of beaches, swim, picnic or just lie in the sun. Contoocook River Canoe Company outfits larger groups including school trips, summer day camps, youth and church groups, scout troops, and more. 

contact info

Hrs: By appointment.

HELPFUL LESSON PLAN(S)

Prepared by FieldTripDirectory.com

Kayaking and Rafting Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS 

Ever wonder how a small life jacket can keep your larger body afloat? An object displaces water, which pushes back and causes buoyancy (the more water you displace, the greater the force that pushes back). A life jacket is filled with a very light material, so it can displace a lot of water compared to its weight, meaning it will float high on top of the water and keep your head above the surface. Next time you take a rafting trip, think about the physics involved: learn about how things float, the force and torque from the water and paddle, and the logistics of crossing running water. Most guides can also give you interesting facts about the river in which you are rafting, its history, and its surrounding wilderness. Don’t stop asking questions!

View Lesson Plan>>

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