Saturday Sept. 7th | Shelburne Bay Park

Celebrating Sacred Waters

Paddle & Hike 

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About The Event

Join this fun day of community celebration and connection to our beloved Lake Champlain and the waters that feed her!


Space is limited to 50 people- register now!

Registration is at 9:00 AM.  We'll gather at 9:15 AM for an opening circle of introductions & invocations.

Choose a morning opportunity of paddling a canoe up river or exploring nature trails. Educational and spiritual activities will be guided by faith leaders, field naturalists, educators, artists, and other talented souls.

$5 per person (we are happy to waive fee if you are unable to pay; children under 12 years old are free)

$10 per group (4 people)

Open to the public and boats are provided.

Participants are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and gather after 

No private crafts please.



9:00 a.m. - Registration

9:15 a.m. - Welcome Ceremony (please arrive by 9:00 a.m.)

10:00 a.m. - Morning Canoe Paddle (only 30 spots available!) ,Trail Hiking (20 spots available!)

12:15 p.m. - Closing Ceremony

12:30 p.m. - Optional Gathering for Lunch (bring your own)

Want more information?  Contact Barry Lampke at

Sponsored by: Vermont Interfaith Power & Light, Ascension Lutheran Church, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vermont Clean Water Network, ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Lake Champlain Committee, , Lake Champlain Sea Grant, All Souls Interfaith Gathering.


*NOTE - All boats provided; please do NOT bring your own boats.

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