St. Mary’s Expedition 2024

September 9-12, 2024
Based from the Inn at Leonardtown
$1,800 per person for single occupancy room
$1,500 per person for a double occupancy room

Tuition Includes:

  • Room

  • Use of Kayak, Paddle, Lifejacket

  • Round trip transportation from Chestertown or Annapolis (optional)

  • Meals (excluding one dinner and all alcoholic beverages)

  • Trip guides (ACA Certified) and expedition transportation

Join the experienced staff of the Sultana Education Foundation for this four day kayaking expedition based from the Inn at Leonardtown near the junction of the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay.  Participants (limited to 12)  will explore portions of the Patuxent River, small tributaries of the Potomac River, and the waters surrounding historic Point Lookout and share group meals at local restaurants.  Kayaks, paddles, life jackets are provided and participants will receive a detailed packing list.  This trip is suited for novice kayakers.   

If you have questions about this trip, please contact Paddling Director, Marcus Goldman, at 917-572-5854, 

Preliminary Itinerary 

September 9 

  • Van departs Chestertown at 9am (participants may also drive separately)

  • Pickup in  Annapolis at 10am (participants may also drive separately)

  • Lunch at The Pier Restaurant in Solomons

  • Afternoon paddle on the Patuxent River

  • Dinner at The Front Porch

September 10

September 11

  • Breakfast at Flour Doughnuts & Bakery

  • Paddle at Point Lookout

  • Box Lunch

  • Free afternoon to explore St. Mary’s County (transportation provided)

  • Optional evening paddle at Piney Point

  • Dinner on your own

September 12