Paddle Canada Sea Kayak level 3 course (Advanced Tripping and Leadership)

ECO is excited to announce that we will be hosting a Sea Kayak Level 3 course this fall. We have partnered with the Ontario Sea Kayak Centre to bring you this exciting course. With most courses taking place in the spring, this course allows you to practice and refine your skills so that you are prepared to succeed during this course. Guides and Instructors at ECO are coming together to help each other prepare for this course with some planned session for surfing, rock hopping and rescues. Contact us for more info about this!

A sea kayak level 3 course will develop practical leadership, risk assessment, decision-making, judgment, group management, and seamanship, in the context of a multi-day journey. We will Participate in a multi-day journey that includes changing conditions and varying terrain. This course will develop the skills necessary to lead a small group of paddlers on an overnight journey and develop the skills outlined in Level-2 to a higher standard of proficiency.

Prerequisites
Paddle Canada Level-2 Skills certification or equivalent skill and knowledge.
Tripping experience: extended trips of 2 or more days totalling 10 overnights.
Wilderness First Aid (16 hours) with CPR is strongly recommended.
VHF radio operator’s license is recommended.
Bronze Medallion swimming and life saving (or equivalent) is recommended.

Cost: $875 plus HST.
Includes: Instructor and course materials.
Excludes: Kayak and necessary camping and kayak gear, food, accommodations and certification fee. (kayak gear a available to rent. $200 plus HST for the entire course.

Booking and Cancellation policy: When booking, a 50% deposit is required. If you need to cancel your booking you will receive your deposit back minus a $25 administration fee if notice is given 2 months or more in advance of the date of the course. If you cancel within 2 months prior to the course your deposit will be forfeited unless a suitable replacement is found.

Call: 902-852-2567 or email: adam@eastcoastoutfitters.com to register

Participants will be assessed for Paddle Canada Sea Kayak Level 3 Certification

Schedule: TBA

Instructors: Special Guest Instructor from the Ontario Sea Kayak Centre: James Roberts

Assistant Instructor from ECO: Karl Vollmer

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