Wooden Canoe

Heritage Association

The WCHA is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to preserving, studying, building, restoring, and using wooden and bark canoes, and to sharing information about canoeing heritage throughout the world.


Wooden Canoe Heritage Association at a Glance

A Bit of Background

The Wooden Canoe Heritage Association began 40 years ago as a way to unite the wooden canoe community as well as to educate the general public about the beauty and history of these wonderful watercraft.

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2021 WCHA Calendar

This beautiful full color calendar is a highlight of the WCHA year!

Photos from members, curated by Jim and Betsy Wilson, make a wonderful backdrop for 2021.

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"Everyone must believe in something. I believe I'll go canoeing."

Henry David Thoreau

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