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July 17 - 21, 2024

"This place will change your life"






Bev Cosslett


Paddling Bio

Lives on James Island (Charleston), South Carolina and owns a small business, focusing on paddle sports instruction and camping expedition adventures. Bev volunteers serving on the ACA Board of Directors and ACA Regional Activity Council.


L2 Kayaking Instructor Trainer, L4 Coastal Kayaking Instructor, L2 SUP and Canoe Instructor. Other certifications: Wilderness First Responder, and Yoga (200 hour certified)

Who am I?

Born in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Worked in software engineering in the New York City area for 27 years and retired to Charleston, South Carolina. Began paddling adventure with owning a small kayak/paddling shop, and now run a small paddlesporting instruction and adventuring business.

My GLSKS Story

My connection to GLSKS is with other paddlers and instructors who’ve attended previously. And of course via my friend and co-volunteer, Trey Rouss!

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