Canoecopia 2024

Alliant Energy Center 1919 Alliant Energy Way, Madison, WI, United States

John will be presenting four different topics at this year's Canoecopia event in Madison, Wisconsin Perfectly Pack your Kayak for a Multi-Day Trip Friday, 6:30 pm, Atrium Navigating the Seas with Nautical Charts Saturday, 3:30 pm, Caribou Room Power to the Paddle: Exercises to improve your canoe and kayak paddling Sunday, 11:30 am, Atrium Five …

ACA L2 Essentials of Kayak Touring Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW)

Chicago, IL

The ACA Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring certification qualifies you to teach introductory kayak skills in a variety of paddle craft (sea kayaks, sit on tops, recreational kayaks) in a protected and calm water environment. This certification program is a great opportunity for club paddlers, livery instructors, and camp waterfront staff to add kayaking …

TBD

ACA Level 1 Introduction to Kayaking Skills

Manteno, IL 851 N Main St, Manteno, IL, United States

The Introduction to Kayaking (Level 1) skills course is an introductory program that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be safe and confident on the water. A boat with sealed bow and stern bulkheads is recommended to participate in capsize and rescue technique activities. Spray skirts will not be used during this class. Topics …

ACA L1-2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

Traverse City Traverse City, MI, United States

Get together with your fellow instructors to sharpen your skills and meet your four-year requirement to keep your ACA certification current. Topics include: On-water skills and maneuvers Risk management and safety Assessment techniques Self and assisted rescue techniques Teach back opportunities On-land safety presentations Administrative support The program will involve a full day on the …

$125

ACA Level 1 Introduction to Kayaking Skills

Arbutus Lake 506 E Arbutus Lake Rd, Traverse City, United States

The Introduction to Kayaking (Level 1) skills course is an first-level program that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be safe and confident on the water. Spray skirts will not be used during this class. Topics covered include: Personal and group equipment On and off water safety and etiquette Safe launching and landing …

$79

ACA L2 Essentials of Kayak Touring Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW)

Chicago, IL

The ACA Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring certification qualifies you to teach introductory kayak skills in a variety of paddle craft (sea kayaks, sit on tops, recreational kayaks) in a protected and calm water environment. This certification program is a great opportunity for club paddlers, livery instructors, and camp waterfront staff to add kayaking …

$550

ACA Level 2 Essentials of Kayak Touring Trip Leader skills training and assessment

Bowers Harbor-Traverse City Neahtawanta Rd, Traverse City, MI, United States

The ACA Level 2: Essentials of Kayak Touring Trip Leader skills training and assessment is designed to expose candidates to the skill-set required to lead paddlers in protected waterways. While this is not a teaching award, a L2 trip leader should also be able to provide basic tips to paddlers, as appropriate, to help them …

$395

Paddling Safety Workshop – Sponsored by the US Coast Guard Auxiliary

Air Station Traverse City 175 Airport Access Dr., Traverse City, United States

This comprehensive land-based program will prepare you with the fundamental knowledge to prepare for a safe trip on the water.  This program is being conducted as a service to the paddling community in cooperation with the US Coast Guard Auxiliary-Air Station Traverse City. Topics include: Conditions important to the Paddler: 4-W’s (Water, Wind, Waves and …

$15

Kayak Quickstart

Arbutus Lake 506 E Arbutus Lake Rd, Traverse City, United States

The Kayak Quickstart workshop is an introduction to the fundamentals of kayaking. Topics include: Equipment for paddling Staying safe on the water Understanding and avoiding potential hazards Fundamental strokes to maneuver your kayak Basic rescue demonstration Sit on top, recreational boats, and sea kayaks are all welcome to participate in this class. Cost: $59 Date: …

$59

ACA Level 1 Introduction to Kayaking Skills-PRIVATE PROGRAM

Muskegon, MI

The Introduction to Kayaking (Level 1) skills course is an introductory program that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be safe and confident on the water. A boat with sealed bow and stern bulkheads is recommended to participate in capsize and rescue technique activities. Spray skirts will not be used during this class. Topics …

Your First Kayak Overnight

Traverse City Traverse City, MI, United States

Our 2-day/1-night journey on Northern Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay is the perfect introduction to kayak camping. If you’ve been itching to learn the skills needed to spend a night living from your boat, join us! Our self-supported journey will take us to Power Island, a unique 202-acre rustic paradise on West Grand Traverse Bay. Before …

$125

ACA L1-2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

Chicago, IL

Get together with your fellow instructors to sharpen your skills and meet your four-year requirement to keep your ACA certification current. Topics include: On-water skills and maneuvers Risk management and safety Assessment techniques Self and assisted rescue techniques Teach back opportunities On-land safety presentations Administrative support The program will involve a full day on the …

$125

ACA L1-2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

Traverse City Traverse City, MI, United States

Get together with your fellow instructors to sharpen your skills and meet your four-year requirement to keep your ACA certification current. Topics include: On-water skills and maneuvers Risk management and safety Assessment techniques Self and assisted rescue techniques Teach back opportunities On-land safety presentations Administrative support The program will involve a full day on the …

$125

Wilderness First Aid Certification

Izaak Walton Elgin Chapter 899 Jay St, Elgin, IL, United States

This interactive class provide combines guided presentation with hands-on practical scenarios to give you the skills, knowledge, and abilities to best care for an ill or injured person until you can reach qualified care. Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With an ASHI Wilderness First Aid class, first aid …

$175

Alaska’s Prince William Sound

Whittier, AK Whittier, AK, United States

Experience the beauty of Alaska’s Prince William Sound on this 6 day experience.  Along with peaks rising 4,000 feet from the sound, you will experience glaciers calve in the distance, catch a glimpse of the area’s diverse wildlife, camp on remote beaches, and more. Sample itinerary: Our group will meet in Anchorage and shuttle as …

$1700