Many RCABC canoe courses are not advertised here. To get more information on instruction or courses in your area contact your zone representative or search for the local instructors using the "Find an Instructor" function in the courses menu.
Thursday, May 4, 2017
May 4-9. This course will be run as a training trip for commercial guiding or becoming a tripping instructor. The route will likely be the Kootenay River, but it is weather dependent. Participants will be cooking with a full commercial kitchen, and coordinating camp as well as leading on the water with assistance from the instructor. Leave No Trace principles will be practiced and many skills such as navigation, rescue, proper loading of canoes, etc. will be practiced. There are a few spaces for guests who wish to come as clients for the guide candidates. Candidates may use the course to qualify for the RCABC Expedition Guide Certificate.
Friday, May 5, 2017
This is a Lakewater Instructor Level 2 Recert on the first day of the Conference open to LWI whose membership is current. Course time is 10:00-6:00. Pre-registration is required. Registration is available through the RCABC Conference page at bccanoe.com. Please be prepared to paddle the tandem and solo circuits.Meet at Lake Kawkawa Park on the south side of the lake.
Monday, May 8, 2017
May 8 &13. Basic tandem open boat course for paddlers wanting to develop skills in moving water. Prerequisite: Basic or Advanced Tandem Lakewater Paddler. Contact Allyson Phillips for more information. email@example.com 604-831-5807
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Tandem Paddling Skills Clinic (no partner needed) details@ www.learn2canoe.ca
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Lakewater Level 1 is a basic lakewater tandem skills course and the prerequisite to the basic moving water tandem course and the tandem tripping paddler course. Course content includes the basic knowledge and skills you need to paddle, rescue, and transport canoes on lakewater. For a full description, see the RCABC Level 1 Course Description: http://bccanoe.com/courses/rcabc-courses2/281-lake-water-2#level1 It's Mother's Day! Bring your teens and have a fun day with mom! Rental canoes are available. Contact Allyson Phillips for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org (604)831-5807
Saturday, May 27, 2017
May 27-28. Basic tandem open boat course for paddlers wanting to develop skills in moving water. Prerequisite: Basic or Advanced Tandem Lakewater Paddler. Contact Allyson Phillips for more information. email@example.com 604-831-5807
Monday, May 29, 2017
This course has been designed to provide entry level skills for leaders guiding guests on flat water or moving class 1 water. This course runs May, 29, 30 and 31. This three day course is a combination of the RCABC Basic Lakewater Tandem Paddler, Basic Lakewater Solo Paddler and the new Day Guide Module. Skills that will be covered include; basic paddle skills, rescue skills (including recovering capsized boats), boat handling and navigation, basic moving water skills (including ferries, paddling upstream, reading currents, hazard recognition, safety). Guiding skills that are covered include leadership, group management, teaching of strokes and boat handling and risk management. The focus of this course is to introduce basic paddling skills and guiding skills as they relate to leading groups. Participants will have an opportunity to gain experience through teaching and leading and will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate, teach and manage in a group setting. This course will take place on Alta Lake and the river of Golden Dreams with a focus on preparing successful course candidates to lead clients in these waters. Successful participants will receive the Day Guide Certificate. Currently this course is full however spots may open up closer to the course date. Please contact Chris Kaipio for information on this course or additional dates. Course cost does not include equipment however equipment can be arranged for an additional fee.
Saturday, June 3, 2017
RCABC Lakewater Instructors Recertification. Saturday 9am to 5pm - June 3
Sunday, June 4, 2017
RCABC Movingwater Level 1 Basic Tandem. Wednesday 7pm to 9pm - June 1. Sundays 9am to 5pm - June 4, June 11. Boat and equipment rental available.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
This 2 day, course is for teachers or people working with youth who wish to take their students canoeing. It will cover the competencies and content for the new RCABC Lakewater Instructor Level 1 course. This course certifies successful candidates to teach RCABC Lakewater Levels 1 and 2. It will also include a Paddle Canada Instructor course which allows successful candidates to teach some Paddle Canada courses. The course fee does not include the membership fee for either organization. Rental canoes are available. For more information contact Lance Castonguay firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, June 16, 2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
This 2 day course is for teachers who wish to take their students canoeing. It will cover the competencies and content for the new RCABC Lakewater Instructor Level 1 course. This course certifies successful candidates to teach RCABC Lakewater Level 1 and 2. It will also include the Paddle Canada Waterfront Instructor course which allows successful candidates to teach PC's Canoeing Basics and Waterfront Skills. The course fee does not include the membership fee for either organization. Rental canoes are available. For more information contact Lance Castonguay email@example.com