ORCKA Day Canoe Trip Leader
Fee Includes: canoe, pfd, paddle, safety equipment,
Lodging not available
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).
- 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
- Environmental Awareness
- First Aid / prevention
- Weather Interpretation
- Government Regulations
- Running a Shuttle
- and more