ACA Level 1 Canoe Instructor Course

May 24, 2021 (All day) to May 25, 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;

Level 1: Introduction to Canoeing

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

Tandem (Bow)

Forward  (Sit and Switch) Forward Back Draws:  Hip, Bow, Cross Bow, Draw Pry


Tandem (Stern)

Forward with correction: rudder, stern, pry Forward with Switch Forward with J Stroke Back Draws:  Hip, Stern Pry: Hip, Stern

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

         Teaching Skills

         Technical Knowledge

         Paddling Skills (see above)

         Rescue Ability



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Registration Fees


Contact Information

Janice Kerber