River Canoe Instructor

Training Description

Introduces American Canoe Association (ACA) instructor competencies and curriculum for certification in canoe touring and river canoe courses.  Topics include hazard assessment and safety, technical knowledge and skills development, decision-making and judgement, instructional and leadership abilities in a river environment.  This course progresses from flatwater review through moving and whitewater up to class II-III.  Students participate in Advanced Swift Water Rescue training.  Students participate in regional field trips to area waterways.

Certification Offered: 
Certification Duration: 
4 Years


Contact Person: 
Workforce Development and Community Education
Training Type: 
Training Certification: 
Training Dates: 
Monday, March 25, 2019 to Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Date Details: 
Course meets from 9 am - 4 pm on March 25 & 26 and April 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 17

Training Location

Greenfield Community College's Outdoor Leadership Program
One College Drive
Greenfield, MA 01301
United States

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