ORCKA CCI BRIDGE to Basic Instructor

2021 Dates Fee incl. hst
May 23, 24 cancelled$520
August 7, 8 FULL$520

Location:  Huntsville

fee includes:   ‘Full’ ORCKA Canoeing Program Manual, one year ORCKA Membership, one year subscription to Paddling Magazine.

Participant is responsible for ♦accommodations, paddles, pfd, safety kit, and canoe or *canoe rental 


  • Current Camp Canoe Instructor Certification
  • “Refined” Basic Level skills

Rise to a new personal skill level.  Participants with proven skills will  earn ORCKA Canadian Style Paddling Level 1 (A-Tandem) and (B-Solo) certification.  Evaluation of paddling skills will be ongoing throughout the entire course. 

  • Gain confidence instructing in all 4 Basic levels
  • Instruct and administer ORCKA Basic 1-4 anywhere in Ontario (not restricted to OCA Youth Camps)
  • Instruct at an ORCKA Safe Canoeing Program
  • Assist at future CCI Courses, and Basic Canoe Instructors courses
  • Share knowledge and resources
  • Practice sessions built into the 24 hr course

♦Accommodations- Kirkwood Canoe has Reserved 2 campground sites at Arrowhead Provincial Park.  You may inquire about using or sharing with other participants.

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