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RCABC Canoe Lakewater Instructor Course

  • 02 Apr 2023
  • 10 Apr 2023
  • 5 sessions
  • 02 Apr 2023, 8:30 AM 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • 07 Apr 2023, 8:30 AM 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • 08 Apr 2023, 8:30 AM 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • 09 Apr 2023, 8:30 AM 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • 10 Apr 2023, 8:30 AM 4:30 PM (PDT)
  • VCKC Clubhouse
  • 9


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Fees will be between $100 and $250, determined in discussion with Ellie James and demonstrated abilities on April 2

    To be accepted in this program you must be a member of VCKC or SIPS.


Private course for Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club (VCKC) and South Island Paddling Society (SIPS).

Sunday April 2nd and April 7-10 as needed to meet standards, expectations and needs of both the course and the participants.

The course will cover all the requirements for both the Basic and Advanced certification. April 2nd will be used to assess skills, determine individual goals and develop the agenda for the following four days.

Paddling experience is strongly recommended. The course will include canoeing skills (both Tandem and Solo), canoe rescues, teaching methods, group management and group safety.

Successful participants will have the opportunity to achieve certification as a RCABC Basic or Advanced Tandem and Solo Instructor.

Instructor recertifications are welcome.

All participants must be a RCABC Instructor Member ($65) prior to the course date. Click here to find out more about being an instructor:

To join RCABC, click here:

Once you are a RCABC Instructor Member, you can download (free) a copy of the Instructor Manual. This can be found at the following:

The cost of this course will range from $100-$250 depending on individual goals, membership and volunteer commitments.

For registration, questions or concerns please contact:

Ellie James, 250-885-8030, elliej6172@gmail.com

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