Wednesday, 26 March 2014 20:00

Stand Up Paddling Instruction

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Monday, 08 November 2010 19:00

Paddle Canada Level I Sea Kayak Instructor

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Description: Become a certified instructor of novice sea kayak skills
Ratio:

One instructor to six students

Prerequisites: 18 years of age
Paddle Canada Level II skills
At least 30 days of paddling experience in level-1 conditions (including overnights)
Current certification in Standard First Aid with CPR (8 hours)
Dates: June 20 (6pm) - June 24 (4pm), 2014 book now
Price: $545 + HST
Includes:

Instruction, Paddle Canada Certification, instructor's manual, camping, Fri night meal at the lodge.

Options: Rock Island Lodge B&B- $98/night
Meal Plan- $134
Boat and equpment rental- $20/day

This Paddle Canada Level 1 Sea Kayak Instructor Course is a 4-day coverage of the demonstration quality paddling skills, appropriate teaching techniques and administration required to deliver a high quality Level 1 sea kayak skills course.

This course is run concurrently with our Paddle Canada Intro to Kayaking Instructor course. However it runs a day longer and is significantly more comprehensive.

Course Content

 This course will cover three main areas:

  1. Review of paddling skills to ensure a complete technical understanding and demonstration quality
  2. Coverage to teaching techniques and situations specifically the Paddle Canada, IDEAS approach
  3. Practice teaching of skills and theory (with feedback) to the participants and then to real students

The course is based from Naturally Superior Adventures/Rock Island Lodge and all meals and theory sessions are provided from the comfort of the lodge. Course accommodations are comfy tent sites on our beach or alternatively, rooms are available (at an additional cost) at Rock Island Lodge.  A detailed Instructor’s manua is provided as part of the course. The course fee also provides for Paddle Canada certification.

Teaching and Evaluation

Candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of the following topics as it applies to teaching kayaking: How one learns; conditions of learning; skill, knowledge and attitude areas of learning; goals and objectives; teaching strategies; lesson planning and organization; class management; group dynamics; evaluation techniques; instructor behavior and attitudes; and planning and organizing a Paddle Canada sea kayaking course.

Programming and Program Development

Candidates will demonstrate knowledge of the following as they relate to a recreational kayak program in Canada: Paddle Canada policies; certification guidelines; organization and management of certified courses; legal and liability issues for an instructor; safety procedures, regulations; equipment choice; teaching sites; scheduling; teaching progressions; kayaking games and activities; and staff management.

Course Evaluation and Certification

Candidates will be evaluated on their skills, behaviour and general attitude; by written test; and by a minimum of two demonstrations (theory and on water) of teaching at the Intro to Kayaking Instructor level. To complete the course candidate instructors are required to prepare and submit a Paddle Canada Intro to Kayaking course outline.

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Monday, 13 November 2006 19:00

Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Instructor

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Description: Become a certified instructor of novice sea kayak skills
Dates: Fri June 20 (6pm) -Mon June 23, 2014 book now
Price:

$455 + HST

Includes:

Instruction, course manual, group meal Friday night, beach camping

Options:

Meal plan- $96
Boat rental- $20/day
Rock Island Lodge accommodations- $98/night

Prerequisites: 16 years of age
Paddle Canada Level I skills
Current certification in Standard First Aid with CPR (8 hours)
Length: 20-36 hours over 3.5/4.5 days
Ratio: One instructor to six students

This Paddle Canada Basic Kayak Instructor course is a 3-day coverage of the demonstration quality paddling skills, appropriate teaching techniques and administration required to deliver a high quality Intro to Kayaking course to new paddlers. It provides a starting point for those looking to progress as Paddling Canada sea kayak instructors.

This course is run concurrently with our Paddle Canada Level 1 Sea Kayak Instructor course.

Course Content

  1. This course will cover three main areas: Review of paddling skills to ensure a complete technical understanding and demonstration quality
  2. Coverage to teaching techniques and situations specifically the Paddle Canada, IDEAS approach
  3. Practice teaching of skills and theory (with feedback) to the participants and then to real students

The course is based from Naturally Superior Adventures/Rock Island Lodge with theory sessions provided from the comfort of the lodge. Course accommodations are comfy tent sites on our beach or alternatively, rooms are available (at an additional cost) at Rock Island Lodge.  Fully equipped sea kayaks, paddling tops and wetsuits are available to rent. A detailed Instructor’s manual is provided prior to course commencement. The course fee also provides for Paddle Canada certification.

Teaching and Evaluation

Candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of the following topics as it applies to teaching kayaking: How one learns; conditions of learning; skill, knowledge and attitude areas of learning; goals and objectives; teaching strategies; lesson planning and organization; class management; group dynamics; evaluation techniques; instructor behavior and attitudes; and planning and organizing a Paddle Canada sea kayaking course.

Programming and Program Development

Candidates will demonstrate knowledge of the following as they relate to a recreational kayak program in Canada: Paddle Canada policies; certification guidelines; organization and management of certified courses; legal and liability issues for an instructor; safety procedures, regulations; equipment choice; teaching sites; scheduling; teaching progressions; kayaking games and activities; and staff management.

Course Evaluation and Certification

Candidates will be evaluated on their skills, behaviour and general attitude; by written test; and by a minimum of two demonstrations (theory and on water) of teaching at the Intro to Kayaking Instructor level. To complete the course candidate instructors are required to prepare and submit a Paddle Canada Intro to Kayaking course outline.

If certification is not important to you, great. Rest assured, you’ll be getting top notch instruction from qualified instructors who love sharing their passion for paddling with you.

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Tuesday, 23 November 2010 19:00

Learn to Canoe

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Options: Half-day (instruction in the morning
and afternoon is self-guided)
Full-day Instruction
Skill: Beginner Beginner
Dates: Any day (min 2) Any day (min 2)
Cost: $49 CDN
Kids <16 with parents $45
$59 CDN
Kids <16 with parents $35


This half- or full-day canoe instruction course is designed to introduce the novice or inexperienced person to canoe paddling. In the half-day course you will learn the basic strokes and safety procedures before spending the afternoon exploring the area on your own. The full-day course is best for those looking for more thorough instruction.

Typical Basics coverage: basic outfitting and terminology, proper equipment, entry, strokes; foward, reverse and stopping strokes; forward, reverse sweep and stern rudder turning strokes; draws and prys; assisted deep water rescue.

Naturally Superior Adventures’ Canoe Basics provides you with confidence and a good foundation of safety and skills upon which to build. You will learn in sheltered water at our spectacular Lake Superior Paddling Centre. Both options include lunch.

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Sunday, 19 November 2006 19:00

Paddle Canada Flatwater Canoe Instructor

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Become a Paddle Canada Certified Canoe Instructor

Fast Facts
Description: An instructor-level course for those wanting to teach novice paddlers flatwater canoeing skills
Dates: Offered as a custom course in 2014 on demand.
Price: n/a
Prerequisite: NSA Flatwater Canoeing Skills or equivalent experience
Course Fee Includes: Certified instruction, fully outfitted canoes, all meals/snacks, all Paddle Canada registration and course fees, course manuals and teaching materials. Participants must register and pay Paddle Canada candidate instructor fees separately (approx $75).

 

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canoe instructor course

This canoeing instructor course is designed to provide proficient paddlers with the skills and knowledge to teach Introductory and Intermediate canoeing skills. It’s designed for canoeists with flatwater skills and experience who want to teach beginners well.
Taught by a certified Paddle Canada Instructor, certification as an Intro or Intermediate Lakewater Tandem Canoe Instructor may be achieved on this course. Those not wanting certification are also welcome.

This course is both theoretical and practical and includes:
•    A review of personal paddling skills to ensure a complete technical understanding and demonstration quality boat control.
•    Cover various teaching techniques and situations specifically the Paddle Canada IDEAS approach
•    Practice teaching of skills and theory (with feedback) among participants and optimally real students.
For this course we are compressing 4 days into 3 and to ensure complete coverage and practice time there will be evening sessions and homework in advance of the course

Prerequisites (for those seeking certification):
•    First Aid and CPR (16 hour) – (our WFA First Aid (16 hrs) runs June 2 & 3, 2012).
•    Paddle Canada Intermediate or Advanced Lake Tandem skills certification according to the Instructor level applying for OR equivalent skills as evaluated by the Instructor Trainer Canoe Instructor
Note that you will get the most from this course by arriving with a high degree of proficiency with Intermediate Lake Skills including boat handling (described below), rescue skills, navigation, and weather interpretation.

We recommend that paddlers registered for the program who do not have a high degree of proficiency in intermediate skills spend some time in advance (at NSA or elsewhere) reviewing and practicing skills. This may be arranged with NSA at a reasonable fee. Pre-course assignments if required by the Instructor trainer will be made available on this site. See detailed course info for more information.

Successful Introduction Lake Tandem Instructors are certified to:
- conduct courses and certify paddlers at the Basic and Introduction Tandem levels
- assist on an intermediate Lake Instructor trainer or Intermediate skills course

Successful Intermediate Lake Tandem Instructors are certified to:
- conduct courses and certify paddlers at the Basic, Intro and Intermediate Tandem levels
- assist on an advanced Lake Instructor trainer or advanced skills course

At the Intermediate Lake Tandem level you will be qualified and certified to teach:

Safety and Rescue/ Rescue Skills (theory): Weather Information (Interpretation), Exposure Aliments, Accident Prevention, Communication and Leadership Requirements, Principles of Effective Rescues & Organization, First Aid Kit

Rescue Skills – Practical: Deep Water Exit & Swimming Canoe to Shore (swamped), Canoe over Canoe (timed), Parallel Rescue, Towing Canoe and Swimmers, Assisting Swimmers into Canoes, Throw Bag Practice

Paddling Skills & Strokes: Enter and exit a canoe along a rocky shore line, Refining timing and switching sides, Draw (underwater recovery), Cross Bow Draw, Sculling Draw, Righting Pry, J Stroke, Reverse J Stroke, Traditional / Punch Stroke, Pry

Manoeuvers: Triangular Course (100 metres), Sideslipping along a 5 metre dock (both ways), Figure Eight (2), Docking, Inside and Outside Turns, Reverse in a straightline 25 metres

Knowledge: Canoe History (personal/local/regional/national), Canoe and Equipment Materials, Knots, Basic repair kit items, Emergency kit items, Transport Canada "Guided Excursion" Regulations, Float Plan

Course Evaluation and Certification:
Candidates will be evaluated on their skills, behaviour and general attitude; potentially by written test where a min of 80% is required to pass; and by a minimum of two teaching demonstrations (one theory and one on water) at the Intro or Intermediate Tandem Instructor level. To complete the course candidate instructors are also required to prepare and submit a Paddle Canada Intro or Intermediate Lakewater canoe course outline.

If certification is not important to you- great.  Rest assured you’ll be getting top notch instruction from qualified instructors who love sharing their passion for paddling with you.

Course Location
The course is based from Naturally Superior Adventures/Rock Island Lodge and all meals and theory sessions are provided from the comfort of the lodge. Course accommodations include comfy tent sites on our beach (bring your tent or rent from us) or alternatively, rooms are available (at an additional cost) at Rock Island Lodge. Reduced rates are available for course participants. Fully equipped canoes, paddling tops and wetsuits are provided as part of the course as is an Instructor’s manual.


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Friday, 01 July 2011 16:10

St Joseph Island

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Paddle Canada Level I - Sea Kayak Skills
September 6-7, 2014

 

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Description: This sea kayak course includes a comprehensive 2 day introduction to the skills and theory needed for day trips. Saturday is focused on technical kayaking skills and rescue training. Sunday we join the Rendezvous Paddlers on a day trip around St. Joseph Island and will practice newly learned skills on trip. There are no course pre-requisites and our focus is on learning, fun and safety. For those who wish, the Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level I certification may be awarded.

Skill Options:      1. New to advanced Novice skills: Max 6 participants
        2. Advanced Novice to early Intermediate: Max 6 Participants

Cost:

  • $196 + tax includes Instruction and Course theory manual
  • Paddle Canada Certification if desired: $25
  • Boat rental (if needed): $40/day or $60/weekend.
  • Wetsuit rental: $10/day or $15/weekend

Dates and Location:

Saturday Sept 6
8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Meet at Women’s Institute park beach, Richards Landing.
Bring a lunch, snacks and a change of clothing.
Day’s focus will be on instruction. You will be getting wet!
Sunday Sept 7
9 am – 4 pm
Meeting place to be determined.
Day’s focus will be on practicing skills as part of a day trip. Bring a bag lunch and snacks in water resistant bag.

Instructor/Student ratio: 1:6. Instruction from certified Paddle Canada instructor(s). We will break into groups of 6 according to self evaluation of your previous sea kayak experience.

Topics:

Safety Theory Skills
Wet exit
T-Rescue
Bow rescue
Self rescue
Sea kayak design and outfitting
Paddle design and selection Paddling safety gear
Paddle Clothing
Weather
Navigation
Planning a day trip
First Aid

Lift and carry
Launching and landing
Balancing and edging
Forward and reverse strokes
Sweep strokes
Pivots
Draw strokes
Support strokes (high & low brace)


PaddleCanada Evaluation and Certification: Our objective is to provide you with skills required to safely and effectively handle a kayak in sheltered water conditions. Those wishing to attain Paddle Canada certification will be assessed based on their skills and safety on a day-long sea kayak paddle in sheltered conditions.

In 2008, Sea Kayaker Magazine awarded Naturally Superior Adventures with the Readers Choice Award for sea kayak tours and Instruction in Canada. Our goal for this course is to provide a fun and comfortable learning experience for all who participate.

Registration: Participation is limited to 6, 12 or 18 paddlers. To register contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 1-800-203-9092.  If you would like to rent a kayak please let us know your height and weight.


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Fast Facts
Description: Together in one workshop receive the training and assessment necessary to be certified as a Level 1 – 4 ACA Coastal Kayaking Instructor.
2014 Dates: Sat Aug 23 (6pm) to Thurs Aug 28 (4pm) book now
Price: $595 + HST (includes group dinner the first night, camping, ACA materials)
ACA membership $40 + ACA SEIC $30 is additional
Early Bird Discount: register by June 1st and get $50 off
Options: Meal plan-$149
Boat rental- $20/day
Tipi accommodations, double occ: $30 night
Accommodation at Rock Island Lodge B&B- $98/night
Certification: ACA Level 1, 2, 3 or 4 Coastal Kayaking Instructor

The purpose of this course is to obtain the skills/theory training and experience required to successfully assess as an American Canoe Association (ACA) Coastal Kayaking Instructor. The course includes the two components required for certification including the Instructor Development Workshop (IDW) and the Instructor Certification Evaluation (ICE).

During the IDW portion you receive the training necessary to effectively and efficiently teach sea kayaking. This includes classroom sessions on how people learn, the 3Ds teaching method and effective feedback.

On water sessions include leadership/group management, risk management and refining paddle strokes and rescues for skill modeling. You'll receive hands on experience and feedback while doing presentations.

During the ICE portion you demonstrate your competency as an instructor through presentations, scenarios and skill modeling. Included are staff presentations on liability, program risk management and instructor judgement to continue your professional development.

The course is open to all levels of paddlers and it is not necessary to be certified through ACA in advance of the course.

Successful course participants will achieve the ACA Instructor Level certification from 1 to 4 based on their demonstrated skills. This approach enables more experienced and higher skilled candidates to attain a higher level certification in the workshop.

When conditions are present, expect to be out paddling in them. For the more experienced and skilled participants, this provides the opportunity to refine skills including teaching, leadership and group management. For the others, this is about skill development and building confidence in conditions. With a Level 1-4 workshop, participants at all levels are accommodated and the group is managed to allow everyone to refine and build skills.

Our paddling center and lodge location on Superior adjacent the warmer Michipicoten River is optimal for this course for many reasons including:

  • Course fee includes camping on site. Tipi & lodge are also available on site
  • All meals served or camp cooking space on site
  • Indoor and outdoor classroom areas on site
  • Paddle fully protected to very challenging conditions all within 200 yards of site
  • Tidal race current experience opportunities at the Michipicoten River mouth adjacent site

These features ensure that you can be entirely focused on the workshop.

Instructors:

Sam Crowley

Sam is an ACA Level 5 Advanced Open Water Instructor Trainer Educator, an ACA Adaptive Paddling Equipment Instructor and Wilderness First Responder. He's been paddling since 1991 and instructing since 1996. He's instructed over 100 instructor workshops but is primarily a paddler with many Lake Superior trips in addition to Haida Gwaii in BC, Finland/Sweden and an Ireland circumnavigation. 

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Saturday, 17 November 2012 19:00

British Canoe Union 3-star Assessment

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Description: To recognize the level of skill, understanding, and knowledge demonstrated (whilst journeying in a moderate tidal environment as part of a led group with winds no more than 15 knots) is the standard of an able improving sea paddler and beyond that of a beginner.
2014 Dates: Sat 23 noon- 4pm book now
Price: $100 + HST (Cost is included if you are registered in the BCU training course)
Prerequisites: None
Certification: BCU 3-star (equivalent to ACA Coastal Kayak III, Paddle Canada Level 2 skills)

Equipment

The candidate must have personal equipment, appropriate for a competent member of a group undertaking a day’s journey on the sea, including;

  • A closed cockpit kayak or sit-on-top suitable for sea touring
  • Appropriate personal clothing (this may include a helmet)
  • Spare clothing
  • Food and drink 
  • A means of summoning external assistance and awareness of its limitations
  • Towline
  • Knife
  • Whistle
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Basic repair kit
  • Exposure bag or emergency shelter 

Syllabus

The candidate is required to perform all skills on both sides. If the kayak is fitted with a rudder, it must be disabled for the duration of the assessment.

Part A - Personal Paddling Skills

  • Lifting, carrying and launching/landing
  • Efficient forward paddling
  • Reverse paddling, stopping
  • Maintaining direction
  • Changing direction
  • Moving sideways
  • Supporting
  • Rolling
  • Securing

Part B - Rescue Skills

  • Deep-water rescue
  • Contact tows and use of towline
  • Eskimo rescue (self-rescue if using a sit-on-top)

Part C - Safety, Leadership & Group Skills

  • Personal risk management
  • Awareness of others
  • Paddle as part of a led group

Part D - Theory

  • Equipment
  • Sea safety
  • Weather
  • Hypothermia / first aid
  • Access
  • Environment
  • Planning
  • Group awareness
  • General Knowledge
  • Navigation, including;
    • Basic recognition of main buoyage
    • Basic knowledge of collision regulations and sound signals
    • Ability to identify position by using a grid reference and a latitude and longitude
    • Use a compass to paddle on a bearing
    • Ability to calculate distance and paddling time

It is not necessary to register for the skills course the week prior however advanced registration is necessary.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011 20:00

Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level 1 Skills in Timmins

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Description: An introduction to overnight wilderness sea kayak camping along a moderately exposed coastline
2014 Dates: Saturday, July 5 - 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday, July 6 - 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
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Price:

Saturday and Sunday course: $255 (Saturday only: $155)  (+HST)
Paddle Canada Certification if desired: $25
Kayak rental $40/day or $60/wknd
Wetsuit rental $10/day or $15/wknd

 

Options: Meal plan-$96
Boat rental- $20/day
Accommodation at Rock Island Lodge B&B- $98/night

Description:

This sea kayak course includes a comprehensive 2 day introduction to the skills and theory needed for day trips. Saturday is focused on technical kayaking skills and rescue training. Sunday is a day trip to Peterlong Lake including a skills review and day trip planning basics. There are no course pre-requisites and our focus is on learning, fun and safety. For those who wish, the Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level I certification may be awarded.  

Location and Itinerary:

DateNotes
Saturday July 5
8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Meet at Hersey Lake Conservation Area
Bring a lunch, snacks and a change of clothing as you will be getting wet.
Day's focus will be on instruction.
Sunday July 6
9 am – 4 pm
Meet at Peterlong Lake  
The day's focus will be on practicing skills as part of a day trip.
Bring a bag lunch and snacks in water resistant bag.

Instructor/Student ratio:

1:6. Instruction from certified Paddle Canada instructor(s). We will break into groups of 6 according to self evaluation of your previous sea kayak experience.

Topics:

SafetyTheorySkills
Wet exit
T-Rescue
Bow rescue
Self rescue
Sea kayak design and outfitting
Paddle design and selection Paddling safety gear
Paddle Clothing
Weather
Navigation
Planning a day trip
First Aid

Lift and carry
Launching and landing
Balancing and edging
Forward and reverse strokes
Sweep strokes
Pivots
Draw strokes
Support strokes (high & low brace)

Paddle Canada logoEvaluation and Certification:

Our objective is to provide you with skills required to safely and effectively handle a kayak in sheltered water conditions. Those wishing to attain Paddle Canada certification will be assessed based on their skills and safety on a day-long sea kayak paddle in sheltered conditions.

In 2008, Sea Kayaker Magazine awarded Naturally Superior Adventures with the Readers Choice Award for sea kayak tours and Instruction in Canada. Our goal for this course is to provide a fun and comfortable learning experience for all who participate.

Registration:

Participation is limited to 6, 12 or 18 paddlers.

 

Fast Facts
Description: Achieve BCU 3-star with an introduction to overnight wilderness sea kayak camping along a moderately exposed coastline 
2014 Dates: Tue Aug 19, 6 pm – Sat 23 late afternoon book now
Price: $595 + HST (includes group dinner the first night and meals while on overnight trip)
($25 PC Certification) (BCU assessment included in price) 
Options: Meal plan-$96
Boat rental- $20/day
Accommodation at Rock Island Lodge B&B- $98/night 
Certification: BCU 3-star assessment offered Sat Aug 23. (Equivalent to ACA Coastal Kayak III) 

Our intent is to run our BCU 3 star training course concurrently with the Paddle Canada level 2 skills certification course over a 4 day period. This allows 3 days to cover BCU syllabus plus an additional sea kayak overnight camping component to cover Paddle Canada level 2 skills syllabus. Participants who meet criteria will be able to obtain Paddle Canada Level II skills and take the BCU 3-star assessment at the course end.

The mixing of British and Canadian course syllabus and skilled instructors with Lake Superior and the mouth of the Michipicoten River will result in a very unique and dynamic learning experience.

Topics

SafetyTheory

Skills

Bow rescue
T-rescue
Self-rescue
Eskimo paddle rescue
Scoop rescue
Eskimo roll
contact tows
tow-line use
Safety equipment
Weather
Navigation
Tides and currents
Planning a multi-day trip
First aid for paddlers
Risk management
Landing and launching in rough seas
Advanced edging
Forward stroke
Sweep strokes
Support strokes
Dynamic turning strokes
Paddling in wind, waves and current
Surf launch and landing

This course is for paddlers with well-practiced fundamental skills looking to refine their paddling and rescue techniques. Arrive prepared for wilderness camping and lots of time on and in the water. Sea kayaks, camping gear, paddling tops and wetsuits are provided as required. Beach camping is included and alternatively, rooms are available (at an additional cost) at Rock Island Lodge.

Is this BCU 3- star training & PC Level 2 sea kayak skills course right for you?

If you just graduated from BCU 1 star or PC Level 1, this course is not for you (yet).  You’ll have practiced your skills and rescues and be comfortable and competent with them in waves up to 20 cm. You’ll have done at least three separate day trips covering at least 15 km each. You’ll have been out once in bumpy water and want to learn more. You'll want to take your skill set from good to strong-intermediate. You’ll have your roll or be close to getting it. You'll have also spent at least three hours exploring other paddling disciplines such as SUP, Canoe, WW kayak, etc.

To BCU & PC Certify or to not BCU/PC Certify? That is the Question!

Our objective is to provide you with skills required to safely and effectively plan and undertake overnight sea kayak trips in moderately exposed, open water conditions. Those wishing to attain certification will be assessed based on their planning, paddling and rescue skills in the context of an overnight sea kayak journey in appropriate conditions. You will be assessed separately for each course based on the criteria for each course. See detailed course descriptions for more detail.

If certification is not important to you, great. Rest assured, you’ll be getting top notch instruction from qualified instructors who love sharing their passion for paddling with you.

Course Instructor

Bonnie Perry

BCU Sea Coach 3, BCU/UKCC Level 1 Coach, ACA Level 4 Open Water Instructor Trainer, ACA Eskimo Rolling Endorsement, Paddle Canada level 2 Instructor endorsement. Bonnie teaches both Euro & Traditional paddling.

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BCU 3 Star sea pdfguidance notes

 

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