ORCKA CCI BRIDGE to Basic Instructor

2020 Dates Fee incl. hst
August 13-14$510

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

not included: canoe, pfd, paddle, Lodging or food

Bring your own paddles, pfd, and canoe or *rent

  • Rise to a new personal skill level to Canadian Style Paddling Level 1
  • Gain confidence instructing in all 4 Basic levels
  • Instruct Basic 1-4 anywhere in Ontario (not restricted to OCA Youth Camps)
  • 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.

*Arrangement may be made for local Canoe Rental – Algonquin Outfitters – Swift canoes – Speak with Judy