Canoe instructor training through the American Canoe Association: Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing Instructor Certification Workshop (ICW, ICE). Participants can choose to include a one day Introduction to Canoeing to help review paddle strokes before the intensive Instructor Workshop. This is strongly encouraged by the instructor.
Instructor: Bob Myron; American Canoe Association Instructor Trainer
Purpose: To learn or review basic canoe strokes before moving into the instructor level course (includes Intro to Canoeing Skills Course on day 1.) This is strongly recommended for all students and especially for those with minimal paddling experience.
To certify an individual to teach the American Canoe Association Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing curriculum
To gain knowledge of canoe safety
To strengthen teaching skills
To comply with ACA Accreditation Standards
Canoe Instructor w/Intro Course 1: Friday June 1st starting at 9am - Monday June 4th finishing at 5pm
Cost: $465 (Intro and Instructor Course)
Canoe Instructor Course 1: Friday June 1st starting at 7pm - Monday June 4th finishing at 5pm
Cost: $425 (Instructor Course Only)
Please note that the Canoe Instructor training is a full time commitment, including evening classes and coursework. Room and board is included in the tuition.
Minimum Age 18 for American Canoe Association Instructor requirements
Excellent physical condition and strong swimming skills
Current First Aid and CPR certification
We recommend you review the following ACA Instructor Criteria for the Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing Instructor
Certifications: American Canoe Association, Level I Introduction to Canoeing Instructor