Basic Canoe Instructor Course

ORCKA – Basic Canoe Instructor Course

Course Dates:

  • May  20, 21, 22, & 27, 28, 2017   (2 weekends / 5 days total)
  • May 27, 28, 29 (CCI Bridge to Basic Instructor only)

NOTE:  Basic Instructor course is a 48 hour course over 5 days.  **100% attendance is required

  • Rise to a new personal skill level
  • Gain confidence instructing in many different circumstances
  • Share knowledge and resources
  • Practice sessions built into the 48 hr course

Prerequisites:

  • at least 16 years of age
  • ORCKA Basic Level 1 – 4, or Flatwater A – D
  • Or comparable skills & experiences – with permission from Director – Judy Kirkwood.

The Basic Instructors course provides you with the recognized provincial certification from ORCKA (Ontario Recreational Canoeing and Kayak Association).

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 entire course.

Location: Huntsville

Fee:

May  21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 2017 Session – $700 +HST

  • Includes:  ORCKA Canoeing Program Manual, one year ORCKA Membership, one year subscription to Canoeroots, or Rapid or Adventure Kayak Magazine.  

   Bring your own canoe                                                                                                                      

 **price does not include canoe, pfd, paddle, lodging or food

 

CCI Bridge to Basic Instructor

May 27, 28, 29, 2017 Session – $475 +HST

 Price includes:  ORCKA Canoeing Program Manual, one year ORCKA Membership, one year subscription to Canoeroots, or Rapid or Adventure Kayak Magazine.

Bring your own canoe

**price does not include canoe, pfd, paddle, accommodations or food

 

 

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

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