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Guide Training Course: Leading people on the water

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Join East Coast Outfitters in a training program that will leave you with skills you will remember forever. We require no previous experience- we will teach you everything you need to know. We only require that you are a self-identified leader and that you are willing to challenge yourself. This is a comprehensive course which […]

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Seacology by Kayak – June 16, 2015

Seacology by Kayak – June 16, 2015

Everyone had a great time with Alexandra Vance from The Canadian Wildlife Federation on Tuesday June 15. Seacology by kayak is every Tuesday from 6pm-8pm. Call us to for more information and to register.

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2015 Paddle Courses, Events and programs at East Coast Outfitters

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Welcome to the 2015 Sea Kayaking season at ECO! We are excited to get the season started after a long and hard winter. Our guides and guides in training have been working hard all winter learning about wind, weather, waves and tides – navigation – all important factors when keeping people safe on the water. […]

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September Newsletter

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  Although summer is not over yet, it is back to school and we would like to thank everyone who came and paddled with us over the last few months. You are amazing people and we loved sharing our passion for kayaking with you. What’s in this issue: Dock & Dine Sea Kayak Level 1 […]

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Sea Kayaking Fundamentals (Paddle Canada Level I Sea Kayak Skills Course)

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This course provides the skill and knowledge necessary for day-long sea kayaking trips in sheltered waters (non-wilderness areas). Successful completion of Level-1 indicates competence to paddle a sea kayak within a sheltered bay in the company of one or more paddlers with Level-1 or greater skill and knowledge. To participate: Call us to book your […]

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Staff Spotlight: Erin Laende

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I’m from Toronto and came to Halifax in 2006 to go to NSCAD. I’ve been with ECO since 2010 when I took the awesome Guide in Training course Favorite TV Show: Sherlock Holmes BBC Favorite Sports Team: Canada’s National Women’s Soccer Favorite Book: Into Thin Air or anything by Jon Krakauer Your Favorite Sea Kayak […]

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Staff Spotlight: Karl Vollmer

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I’m from Oregon, USA and I’ve been guiding at ECO since 2010 Favorite TV Show: The Ocean Favorite Sports Team: Whitewater Team Canada Favorite Book: Wheel of Time Series Your Favorite Sea Kayak (or outdoor) Guide (besides yourself haha): Lisa Jones, she’s the one who convinced me to become a guide Best Life Experience: Climbing […]

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Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Wells

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  With ECO since 2012 From: Halifax, Nova Scotia Favourite TV Show: MidSomer Murders Favourite Sports Team: Harlem Globetrotters (I’m not a fan of watching sports, so if I had to pick…!!) Favourite Book: I have 3 – Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman, Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers and The Professor […]

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Guide Training Course – Information Sessions and Paddle

Guide Training Course – Information Sessions and Paddle

We will be hosting a Guide in Training Program info session and paddle every Sunday at 10am until the course starts on October 27. If you are interested in taking our program or just curious and want to meet the staff and trainers, ask questions and hop on the water for a paddle then we hope to see […]

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Want to be an ECO Guide?

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Guide Training begins Halloween weekend. Spooky….

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