Coastal Kayak Navigation

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

Navigational knowledge and proficiency is important in order to be a safe, effective, efficient paddler, paddlecraft leader, and paddlecraft instructor. The purpose of this skills course document is to develop venue-appropriate navigational knowledge and skills. During this class, participants will plan a short day trip as a group and have an opportunity to share navigation responsibilities …

$79

ACA Level 2 Essentials of Kayak Touring

Arbutus Lake 506 E Arbutus Lake Rd, Traverse City

The Essentials of Kayak Touring (Level 1/2) skills course is a full-day program that will provide you with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to be safe and confident on inland lakes and coastal waters. A boat with sealed bow and stern bulkheads is preferred but not required for this class. Topics covered include: Personal preparation and equipment Maintaining …

$79

ACA Level 3 Skills Assessment

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

The ACA L3: Coastal Kayaking Skills Assessment  is designed to fine tune evaluate a participant’s ability to perform all of the skills listed along with demonstrating an appropriate level of knowledge. The assessment provides the participant with the opportunity to receive documentation of having achieved a certain level of paddling ability. Skills assessment is a …

$150

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

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 …

$475

ACA L1 Introduction to Kayak Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW)-PRIVATE EVENT

The ACA Level 1: Introduction to Kayaking certification qualifies you to teach introductory kayak skills in a variety of paddle craft (sea kayaks, sit on tops, recreational kayaks) without spray skirts in a protected and calm water environment. This certification program is a great opportunity for club paddlers, livery instructors, and camp waterfront staff to …

Coastal Kayak Strokes and Maneuvers Refinement

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

The Coastal Kayak Strokes and Maneuvers Refinement course is designed to assist coastal kayakers refining basic and advancing strokes and maneuvers. Participants should have successfully completed a Level 2 or equivalent training. This full-day program will emphasize the following skills: Improving efficiency in your forward, reserve, and sweep strokes Preventing capsize through use of bracing Developing greater boat …

$99

ACA L1/2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

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

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

Alaska’s Prince William Sound

Whittier, AK Whittier, AK

Experience the beauty of Alaska’s Prince William Sound on this 5 day expedition.  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 transfer to …

$1575

Michigan’s Keweenaw Experience Skill Builder

Copper Harbor Copper Harbor, MI

Upper Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula is a true treasure of the north and this 4-day/3-night adventure will give you a taste of Gitche Gumee. Guarded on three sides by Lake Superior, the varied shoreline is sure to amaze you. Expect to thread through playful rock gardens, visit sandy shores, watch Great Lakes freighters heading across the …

$545

ACA L1/2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

Gillson Park Wilmette, 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 L2 Essentials of Kayak Touring Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW)

Traverse City Traverse City, MI

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 …

$475

ACA L1/2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

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

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