ACA Level 1 and 2 Kayak Instructor Certification

May 25, 2021 (All day) to May 28, 2021 (All day)

All times local.

This course is both an Instructor Development Workshop (IDW) and an Instructor Certification Exam (ICE). You are expected to arrive at this course with the knowledge and skills necessary for completion.


This will be an intensive course. It will cover the following certifications:

Coastal Kayaking, Level 1: Introduction to Kayaking and Level 2: Coastal Kayaking (optional)



You should be familiar with the following strokes.  You will need to show proficiency and teach these strokes for the Level 1 and 2 Instructor Kayak certification.


Body, Boat, Blade Forward (power vs. touring) Reverse Sweeps (forward & reverse) Emergency Stop Draws (beam draw & sculling draw) Low Brace Stern Rudder



In order to receive an ACA Instructor certification at any of the above levels you must demonstrate proficiency in:

         Teaching Skills


         Paddling Skills (see above)

         Rescue Ability



FWC/Everglades Youth Conservation Camp
12100 Seminole Pratt Whitney Rd
West Palm Beach

Registration Fees

Level 1 Kayak is $300 Level 2 Kayak is $450

Contact Information

Janice Kerber