ACA Level 2 Essentials of Kayak Touring

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

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

Rescue Rodeo

This fun 3-hour program will cover the fundamentals of flatwater rescue to help paddlers get back in their boats after a capsize. the program will cover: Self and assisted rescue techniques The use of slings and paddle floats Re-entry for injured paddlers Plan for a fun and empowering afternoon falling out of and climbing back …

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

Mallard Lake Hanover Park, IL, IL, United States

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 …

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 …

ACA L1/2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

Bowers Harbor-Traverse City Neahtawanta Rd, 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 L1/2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

Gillson Park Wilmette, IL, 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 L1 Introduction to Kayak Instructor Certification Exam (ICE)-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, United States

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

Coastal Kayak Navigation

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

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 L1/2 Coastal Kayak Instructor Update

Bowers Harbor-Traverse City Neahtawanta Rd, 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

Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium

Bay of Fundy 52 Ye Old Argyle Rd, Glenwood, NS, Canada

John will be a guest coach at the Bay of Fundy Sea Kayak Symposium in Nova Scotia. Learn more at bofsks.com.

CPR / AED/ First Aid Certification

NMC 1701 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI, United States

This interactive class combines video with hands-on practical experience on the latest CPR skills, AED use, and basic first aid knowledge. ASHI Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid training program provides an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving adults, …

$149

CPR / AED / First Aid Certification (IL)

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

This interactive class combines video with hands-on practical experience on the latest CPR skills, AED use, and basic first aid knowledge. ASHI Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid training program provides an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving adults, …

$59

Wilderness First Aid Certification

NMC 1701 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI, 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 …

$299

Quiet Adventures Symposium 2024

MSU Pavilion 4301 Farm Lane, Lansing, MI, United States

John will be presenting two different topics at this year's Quiet Adventures Symposium event in Lansing, MI Perfectly Pack your Kayak for a Multi-Day Trip Power to the Paddle: Exercises to improve your canoe and kayak paddling Get your admission tickets to the Quiet Adventures Symposium!