DESGAGNÉS KAYAK CHALLENGE
August 12-15, 2021
DESGAGNÉS KAYAK CHALLENGE IS A FUND-RAISING ACTIVITY FOR THE NGO YOUNG MUSICIANS OF THE WORLD WHEREBY THE PARTICIPANTS WILL PADDLE THE SAINT-LAWRENCE RIVER BETWEEN MONTREAL AND QUEBEC OVER THE COURSE OF FOUR DAYS.
7th edition from August 12 to 15, 2021
Single participant or team registration
Two ways to participate:
(average of 64 km per day / 8 h on the water)
(average of 32 km per day / 4 hours on the water)
Desgagnés Kayak Challenge is an open event accessible to all, beginners or experts.
In addition to contributing significantly to the work of Young Musicians of the World, participants will experience an extraordinary human experience. Desgagnés Kayak Challenge allows participants to discover the St. Lawrence River and its breathtaking landscapes from a unique and safe point of view.
More than a sporting event, this kayak trip is a dive into Quebec history. It is also an exceptional experience focused on self-improvement, perseverance, team spirit, healthy lifestyles, friendliness and solidarity.
The Challenge will take place in August 2021, when weather conditions and the water temperature are ideal. In order to rise to the Challenge and prepare for the event, the participants will benefit from a physical training program designed by professionals especially for the occasion. In order to complete the challenge, you will need to prepare yourself!
Each participant commits to raise the minimum amount of $1,800 in order to, not only, live this unique experience, but also to allow young people from at-risk backgrounds to develop their skills and aspirations by receiving free music lessons, activities of musical expression and personalized accompaniment.