ORCKA’s NEW Day Trip Leader

ORCKA’s NEW Day Canoe Trip Leader

April 29, 2018

or

June 4, 2018 

 

The purpose of the Day Trip Leader course is to provide a Provincial certification of competence in the planning and leadership of paddling based day trip in a non-wilderness setting (front country).

Prerequisite:

  • At least 17 years of age
  • Basic Level 1-4
  • Log of paddling experiences of include:

a) Evidence of at least 10 separate day paddling trips showing at least 125 km total, of which at least 5 at a minimum of 3 hours duration and at least covering 15 km.

b) Evidence of at least 5 day trips in which the candidate was responsible for some of the organization and leadership

  • Assignments will assigned prior to the course.

Itinerary: to include:

  • Trip Planning
  • Equipment (selection, maintenance, quick repairs)
  • Risk Management
  • Crisis Management
  • Personal and group safety
  • Group Dynamics
  • Group awareness and management
  • Navigation
  • Environmental Awareness
  • First Aid / prevention
  • Weather Interpretation
  • Communications
  • Government Regulations
  • Running a Shuttle
  • and more

 

Location:  Huntsville

Fee:  $300 +HST– includes canoe, pfd, paddle, safety equipment,

**Fee doesn’t include lodging, food