ORCKA CCI BRIDGE to Basic Instructor

ORCKA Camp Canoe Instructor BRIDGE to Basic Instructor

May 25, 26, 27, 2018 


  • Rise to a new personal skill level to Canadian Style Paddling Level 1
  • Gain confidence instructing in all 4 Basic levels
  • Share knowledge and resources
  • Practice sessions built into the 30 hr course


  • Current Camp Canoe Instructor Certification

As a Basic Canoe Instructor, the successful candidate will be qualified to instruct and administer ORCKA Basic Canoeing Levels 1-2-3-4 courses, instruct at a Safe Canoeing Program,  instruct at a Camp Canoeing Instructors Course, and instruct (assist) at a Basic Canoe Instructors course.

As a bonus, those who meet the standards will also earn the ORCKA Canadian Style Paddling Level 1 (A-Tandem) and (B-Solo) certifications.  Evaluation of paddling skills will be ongoing throughout the 3 day course.


Fee – $550 +HST       *lodging $50+hst/night > discuss with Kirkwood Canoe

fee includes:   ‘Full’ ORCKA Canoeing Program Manual, one year ORCKA Membership, one year subscription to Canoeroots, or Rapid or Adventure Kayak Magazine and certification.

**fee does not include canoe, pfd, paddle, or food

Bring your own canoe

Arrangement may be made for local Canoe Rental – Algonquin Outfitters – Swift canoes