ORCKA River Running

ORCKA River Running Level 1A (tandem) 

2024 DATESFee incl. hst
Sorry no courses planned in 2024 $825

ORCKA River Running Level 1B (solo)

2024 DATESFee incl. hst
Sorry FULL July 27-28, 2024$940

Location:  Palmer Rapids, Ontario  

Fee Includes:  White Water rigged canoe, safety equipment, paddles, pfd, helmet

Additional: Car Camping Fees and food  (May plan to arrive evening July 21st)

Prerequisite ORCKA Basic Canoeing level, equivalent certification or comparable skills and experience or with the permission of the Course Director- Judy Kirkwood.  Physically fit, good swimmer

River Running Level 1A or 1B provides an introduction to whitewater paddling for those with little or no experience in whitewater. Emphasis is on tandem canoeing skills, or solo skills, understanding whitewater principles and safety.

River Running has a central focus on the development of whitewater tripping skills. River Running skills include paddling moving water, the strategy, leadership and the safe management of the flow of the group through or around the rapids and other obstacles encountered while on the river journey.

Note:  The skill sets and manoeuvres are fundamentally the same as Moving Water Level 1A skills, and thus the ORCKA Canoeing Program recognizes and accepts the parallel skills courses as acceptable prerequisites for a higher skill level course in the alternate discipline.

River Running Level 1A (Tandem) or Moving Water Level 1A (tandem) is a prerequisite for Canoe Tripping Level 3 (Leader), and Canoe Tripping Instructor 1.

River Running Level 1 (tandem and solo) are a prerequisite for Canoe Tripping Instructor 2  

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